Graphic Designer

  • Chicago  
  • Company
    Compass Group  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    14 December 2019  
    Posted on
    15 November 2019  

Division: Tradecraft (part of Canteen, a Compass Group company).

Experience: 3-5 years (this is not a senior role).


Why work for Tradecraft?
Because we want to work with great people like you - people passionate about fantastic coffee and tea. Do you remember when coffee used to be just a cup of coffee? Today coffee and tea drinks are about expression and the delivery of experience. We are leaders in delivering transformative craft coffee and tea experiences to businesses (think hotels, cafes, restaurants, offices).

Craft coffee is about craftsmanship - the application of professional skill and manual precision - through all stages of production from farm to cup. We are a one-stop solution providing the artisan products with the equipment, training, service, and accessories needed to deliver well crafted, memorable experiences.


Job Summary:

As the Graphic Designer, you are a detail-oriented, creative individual tirelessly seeking to deliver the Brand experience to our existing and prospective customers. Basically, you are the one making things look awesome as you contribute to our strategic marketing initiatives and customer solutions.

You get:
- To learn a ton about craft coffee and tea (and drink it too).
- To contribute to the building of a craft coffee company in a fast, growth phase.
- Incredible opportunities for career growth and mobility within the company.
- To enjoy an informal dress code balanced by a passionate, innovative and driven team.
- And the opportunity to travel to industry events.

Must-haves we are looking for:
- Minimum 3-5 years of professional design experience.
- A strong portfolio and an elevated sense of layout, form, color, and typography.
- Powerpoint / Keynote / Google Slides.
- Wordpress.
- E-Commerce (Shopify is a bonus).
- Social media graphics experience.
- Catalog/book layout.
- Proposal building.
- Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign (Adobe Creative Cloud), as well as image compression, file correction, and optimization techniques.
- G-Suite.
- Project management (Asana, Basecamp experience a bonus).
- Both digital and print.
- Strong corporate design or B2B experience.
- Doesn't take constructive criticism personally.
- Self-directed toward excellent work outcomes.

We also prefer you have:
Experience with mocking up products in Photoshop, a bonus.
Traditional art.
Basic knowledge of Video Editing / After Effects / Motion Graphics.

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry:

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.


Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).