Farmers Fridge - Chicago, IL

30+ days ago

At Farmer’s Fridge, we believe it should be easy for everyone to get delicious, nutritious food in a hurry. We source the best ingredients we can find, and bring them to our kitchen in Chicago’s Fulton Market. Every night we chop, roast, mix, and shred everything by hand, creating tasty salads, meals, and snacks that we deliver daily to our growing network of citywide Fridges. Chances are good there’s a Fridge near you right now, stocked full of good stuff, waiting to serve you something tasty with a few taps of a touchscreen. If you’re passionate about our mission and about giving our customers a great experience, keep reading!

About the role

We’re looking for a creative and ambitious visual designer to join our rapidly growing Chicago based food-tech start up.

What you are:
A talented designer and innovative thinker. Someone who thrives in a fast pace environment. Good at taking creative direction and constructive feedback. You are constantly curious and are always on the look-out for the latest design trends. You geek out about typography. You cringe at poor letter spacing and oddly cropped photos. You have a passion for creating exceptional brand experiences. Beyond your creative skill set you are a kind and open-minded person who enjoys working in a diverse environment.

What you are not: Slow paced. Timid. Afraid of change and ambiguity.

About the team

The designer works alongside a highly passionate and accomplished team. You will report to the Creative Director, and work alongside the marketing team to support all marketing and branding efforts.

You will:
Be responsible for helping to translate our brand vision into beautiful and compelling digital and print assets. These assets span a wide range of marketing and brand collateral, including but not limited to event signage, environmental graphics, leave behinds, branded swag, ads, posters, email campaigns, infographics, presentations, and other various marketing-related materials. In addition to supporting the marketing team you will also work with the tech team to weave that brand vision into our digital eco system which includes our website, app, and custom user interface on our fridges.

You are excited to work in a start-up environment. We’re moving fast and need someone who can jump in and help take our creative efforts to the next level.

You have:
3-5 years of design experience – print and digital
Demonstrated graphic design skills with portfolio of printed and digital materials
Passion for all things design
Proficiency in Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Mailchimp
Keynote and PowerPoint experience
Knowledge of Sketch a plus
Serious attention to detail
Obsessive organizational skills
The ability to operate in ambiguous situations and be flexible as the organization changes and grows - we are a new place every quarter!

Traditional Benefits – Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term Disability, LTD, 10 Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off.
Daily Credits – for our fridge for lunch, or your meal of choice
Monthly Cellphone Bill Credit
Professional Development Opportunities
Fantastic Team – You will get to work with a phenomenal team of individuals that are constantly pushing the market boundaries to offer healthy food accessible 24/7.
Clarity Breaks – At Farmer’s Fridge, we reward you for stepping away from your routine to reflect on your work strategy and top priorities.
Monthly Yoga Classes –You can participate every month in our office yoga class and take time to relax, meditate and stretch your body.
Social Mixers –Works feels like a party at times, and this happens quite frequently. We take time to stop what we are doing to intentionally connect with our people across all locations and celebrate their life happenings.
Volunteering Opportunities – We love to engage with our community and participate in events that are aligned with our Core Values.
Sports Leagues – Another way our employees engage with the community that fuels teamwork and collaboration with a healthy dose of competition.
Spontaneous Events – Solar eclipse event at the park? We’re there. Daybreaker party at the Planetarium? Count us in. Taste of Chicago impromptu get together? Absolutely! We are constantly scoping nearby events to give our team a break from our unconventional routine.
Family Events - From company sponsored BBQ’s to social gatherings, we always make time to meet our team member’s family members and friends.

Since our recruiting process is homegrown (no robots involved), when we experience a high volume of applicants it becomes quite challenging to respond timely to each request. However, be assured that we will provide you with an update as soon as possible.

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