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Graphic Designer

About Green Thumb Industries:
Green Thumb Industries (GTI), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and retailer, is dedicated to providing dignified access to cannabis while giving back to the communities in which they serve. GTI manufactures and distributes a portfolio of branded cannabis products including Rythm, Dogwalkers, The Feel Collection, and Beboe, among others. The company also owns and operates rapidly growing national chains of retail cannabis stores called Rise™ and Essence. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, GTI has 13 manufacturing facilities, licenses for 89 retail locations and operations across 12 U.S. markets. Established in 2014, GTI employs approximately 1,100 people and serves thousands of patients and customers each year. GTI was named a Best Workplace 2018 by Crain’s Chicago Business. More information is available at GTIgrows.com.
The Role
The graphic designer for GTI will execute designs across a range of mediums including, but not limited to: packaging, mock-ups, point of sale materials, social media assets, brochures, menus, flyers, emails, sales collateral, PowerPoints, advertisements, etc. The graphic designer will provide support for the Marketing and Creative Teams under the direction of the Senior Designer.
 
As our ideal candidate, you are versatile in all aspects of design and possess strong technical skill. You are innovative, passionate, forward-thinking and highly creative with a great eye for detail. You are adaptable and extremely resourceful and work well in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide marketing design support to the Sr Designer across multiple mediums on a variety of projects.
  • Complete tasks as assigned by the Sr Designer for marketing and sales materials.
  • Create forward-thinking digital and print assets that compliment and elevate marketing messages.
  • Maintain graphic continuity of visual communication elements across many brands.
  • Handle multiple projects at once, adhere to quick deadlines, and work with multiple disciplines.
  • Expertise in digital and print production for all marketing materials, from outputting digital billboards to releasing print-ready packaging artwork to different suppliers.
  • Prepare press-ready files and make various formats of artwork production ready
  • Work with external printers to gather bids, ensure deadlines are met and materials are printed correctly and within budget

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred
  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in Graphic Design
  • In-house design experience required
  • Photography and Animation experience, a plus
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong photo editing/photoshopping skills required
  • Strong understanding of marketing strategy and design principles
  • Experience designing for consumer goods/regulated goods and/or retail required

Qualifications

  • Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness. Good time management skills and organizational skills
  • Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment and works well under pressure. Resourceful and “Scrappy”. A quick learner and problem solver.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, non-verbal, written)
  • Possesses a high level of critical thinking, continuously open to constructive, developmental feedback
  • Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information
  • Acute attention to detail and accuracy
  • Can work well with or without a creative brief
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness
  • Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment
  • Possesses a high level of critical thinking
  • Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information
  • Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of GTI
  • Must have a solid understanding of the Medical Marijuana laws, rules and regulations set forth by the state and the D.O.A.; a pursuit to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws is appreciated and commendable

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS and Dreamweaver preferred
  • Copywriting ability a plus
  • Animation/After Effects experience a plus
  • Photography experience a plus

Additional Requirements

  • Must pass any and all required background checks
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry 

At GTI we believe that our corporate community should be a reflection of the communities we serve. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity across race, sex, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, experience, and thought—not only because it is right, but because it makes us better. Our mission—the right to wellness—informs our commitment to champion economic opportunities in communities disproportionately affected by the war on drugs through employment and community involvement. GTI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
We can't wait to meet you.

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Location

325 W. Huron St, Chicago, IL 60654

What are Green Thumb Industries (GTI) Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
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