Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Whole Foods - Graphic Artist

Whole Foods Market Upper West Side is seeking a creative, consistent and fastidious store graphic artist to be a part of the marketing team creating in-store signage and marketing material. Fortune Magazine has placed us among the top 100 companies to work for 11 years in a row. Isn't it time you joined us?

Your role as a Store Graphic Artist/Signmaker will be to design and create graphics for promotions, store literature, and signage. You will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service to customers and team members.

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Will Do
• Create all in-store signage by hand and using a computer including but not limited to: chalkboards, product and store signage, event flyers, posters, and calendars in a timely manner
• Print and laminate weekly and monthly specials support signs, regional and national sign and poster programs.
• Work with Marketing Team Leader and Store Team Leader, department Team Leaders, and Store Team Leaders to ensure all products and departments are properly and effectively signed.
• Learn and adhere to corporate style guidelines in all materials. Establish and/or maintain store graphic style within those guidelines.
• Ensure that signs are placed and removed at correct times.
• Work with décor team to report missing or broken décor and other permanent signage.
• Participate in regional training and work with Regional Graphics team on regional level projects.
• Duties do not include web, digital or product design.

Must Have/Be:
• Mac proficiency, specifically in design programs: Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator, Microsoft Excel, and Word. FileMaker and InDesign knowledge a plus.
• Strong artistic and creative skills, with ability to be precise and render effective signage. Strong hand-lettering skills and drawing ability.
• Excellent organizational and time management abilities and ability to prioritize and change gears quickly under pressure.s
• Self-motivated, energetic, and enthusiastic!
• Superb communication skills and ability to manage and prioritize numerous requests.
• Able to remain detail-oriented in all aspects of your job including laminating, cutting and hanging of signs.
• Able to work a flexible schedule which may include weekends, nights and holidays.
• Able to convert constructive feedback into better work.
• Able to communicate, read and follow instructions in English.
• Able to work 8 to 10 hours per day. Able to sit, stand and or walk for extended periods of time, up to 4 hours, without a break. Able to bend/stoop to grasp/lift, objects not to exceed 50 lbs, unassisted.
• Art degree or some formal artistic training preferred

If you are interested in the SGA position, please reply to this posting and include your resume and link/PDFs to your portfolio.

  • Location: 808 Columbus Avenue - Upper West Side
  • Compensation: $15/hr - $18/hr
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.