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Senior Graphic Designer

Website Upward Projects

OUR MISSION: We Make People Feel Good

ABOUT THE ROLE

The primary responsibility of this position is to conceptualize, design and execute original creative solutions that consistently and clearly communicate the companies brand identity, positioning and messaging through all brand touch points. This role is a three-dimensional balancing act of creativity and aesthetic intelligence, revenue-driving and brand experience, brand heritage expertise and forward- looking trend awareness. This position oversees graphic designer(s) and/or interns in the Marketing Department.

WE ARE SUCCESSFUL WHEN YOU

Lead projects with a creative team, setting direction for all collaborators to generate creative concepts that meet marketing and revenue-driving strategies.
Concurrently handle multiple creative projects and campaigns.
Prioritize projects and set realistic timelines supporting our team needs.
Facilitates the creative direction for all brand and revenue-driving omni-channel campaign assets, including email marketing, websites, social and paid media, in-store and out of home.
Create unique and impactful creative assets and campaigns for new restaurant openings.
Create concept storyboards and moodboards.
Manages production of collateral.
Manages design requests; establishing timelines to deliver on-brand, on-time and on-budget creative deliverables.
Leads professional photo and video shoots, including developing shot lists and ROS for production days.
Maintains and organizes archives of all digital creative assets while providing access to specific users.

WHO WE ARE

We are a restaurant group that thrives on creating authentic and inspiring experiences for the communities we serve. Through the contributions of countless incredible people, past and present, we’re headed to the moon with a simple mission — to make people feel good.

While no one on the team is quite like the other, it’s our common values that keep us united.

Be Authentic and Humble

Know your strengths and weaknesses
Seek feedback to perform at a higher level and be coachable
Actively listen to understand the perceptions of others
Act with Integrity

Be consistent and committed
Be the example of the right behaviors
Build trust through personal accountability
Bring Good Energy

Have passion for what you do
Have a positive mindset
Raise the vibration in the room
Achieve as a Team

Be a contributor
Collaborate with others to achieve together
Be a motivator to get the right results
Get Extraordinary Results

Have a well thought out plan and take action to get desired results
Anticipate potential issues and be a critical thinker to solve them
Have a desire for continual learning
Inspire with Hospitality

Provide thoughtful gestures to our guests and community through hospitality that makes them feel seen, acknowledged and cared for
Identify when to provide a thoughtful special moment for others and follow through
Show genuine interest and concern for the well-being and happiness of others
WHY YOU’LL LOVE UPWARD PROJECTS

Excellent benefit and compensation package
Paid time off and earned paid sick time
Fitness discount programs
401K program with company match
A people focused culture united by our shared values
Unlimited growth opportunities, with several new restaurant openings
Having a voice. We provide empowerment and influence to all our team members
Opportunity to build deep, meaningful, and lasting relationships with colleagues
Recognition and rewards for your hard work and tenure
Generous meal benefit program
WHY WE’RE EXCITED ABOUT YOU

Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Plans & Aligns: Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
LIFE AT THE LAB

We cherish innovation and developing creative solutions to everyday challenges. That’s why we named our home office the Lab. A Lab is typically a place for experimentation, testing, and practice. Our Lab is focused on delivering a world class experience to our guests, supporting our operations team in the field, and achieving extraordinary results through teamwork. Housed in the iconic mid-century Sarmiento-designed Phoenix Financial Center, our open office floor plan is vibrant, positive, and filled with a team that is inspired to be a cutting-edge restaurant group.

Requirements
This role is on-site.
To thrive in this role, you must have experience leading creative digital projects in a fast-paced growing company.
Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field
Must be able to take projects from concept to execution with minimal supervision
Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with HTML a plus.
Knowledge of printing techniques required
Ability to manage a team, project deadlines, and collaborate with other departments

To apply for this job email your details to jspencer@upwardprojects.com