Assistant Graphic Designer

L.A. Burdick Chocolates - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)


L.A. Burdick Chocolates is looking for a motivated and talented Graphic Design Assistant to assist with various graphic design projects. The Graphic Design Assistant will utilize their understanding of layout, typography, color, and other essential graphic design principles to support business development objectives. The Graphic Design Assistant will report to the Art Director.

Duties:

  • Assist in creating a wide range of print and digital marketing materials, including catalogs, email communications, signage, website graphics, and product packaging
  • Contribute throughout all phases of a project from ideation to execution
  • Photo selection, retouching, and editing
  • Organize and archive visual assets
  • Ensure all work meet goals and maintain brand aesthetic and standards
  • Support marketing activities, such as special events and social media

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in design or related field
  • One to two years of related experience
  • Strong design and conceptual development skills
  • High level of creativity
  • Sharp attention to detail
  • Ability and drive to learn and receive and apply feedback
  • Understanding of pre-press and print production process
  • Experience in packaging design
  • Excellent communication and organization skills. This entails interacting with colleagues and outside organizations; juggling multiple projects and priorities; maintaining and organizing visual assets; and meeting stringent deadlines. Copywriting ability is a plus
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint and Word is a plus
  • Experience working with web developers and/or professional printers preferred but not required
  • Drawing and illustrating skills preferred but not required
  • Video editing skills preferred but not required

Please send cover letter, resume and PDF portfolio or a link to an online portfolio.

Be sure to put your full name and "Graphic Design Assistant" in the subject line of your email.

Founded in 1987, L.A. Burdick Handmade Chocolates is an artisan chocolatier with retail locations in Cambridge, Boston, Walpole, New York and Chicago, as well as an e-commerce business (www.burdickchocolate.com). For 30 years, L.A. Burdick has been devoted to handcrafting artisanal chocolates that combine “Swiss know-how, French gastronomic thoughtfulness, and American imagination,” in the words of the founder Larry Burdick, a pioneer of fine chocolates in America. Signature items include the Chocolate Mice and Drinking Chocolates.

L.A. Burdick has been named the maker of one of the best chocolates in the U.S. and one of the best hot chocolates in the U.S. by Food & Wine and Travel + Leisure , and has also been praised by numerous media outlets, including New York Times , Boston Globe , Bon Appétit , Vogue , Forbes , among others.

For further information regarding L.A. Burdick, explore our website www.burdickchocolate.com.

Job Type: Part-time

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)