Jr. Graphic Designer, Brand + Social

| Greater LA Area

About sweetgreen:

sweetgreen is on a mission to build healthier communities by connecting people to real food. We passionately believe that real food should be convenient and accessible to everyone. Every day in each sweetgreen, our 3,500 team members make food from scratch, using fresh ingredients and produce delivered that morning. And in our local communities, we’re committed to leaving people better than we found them. We’re in the business of feeding people, and we’re out to change what that means.

About the role: 

sweetgreen is looking for a visionary graphic designer to help execute the creative vision of our brand. The Jr. Graphic Designer, Brand + Social will play an integral role in the execution of marketing communications and social creative that support a range of initiatives for our growing, design-forward company.

Working alongside our creative and marketing team you will play a pivotal role in the creative identity and vision of sweetgreen. You will be responsible for helping to create innovative editorial and visual content that will build our brand, internally and externally, increase awareness and consumer engagement. We’re looking for the consummate visual storyteller - someone who is not afraid to take risks, experiment, and inspire our customers through thoughtful, consistent and aspirational design.

In this role, you will help us design for our social platforms, digital menu boards, and other marketing based efforts. Our ideal candidate is tuned into culture and skilled in creating digital content that connects with social audiences. You will also need a deep understanding of social platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, TikTok and Snapchat and have instinctive storytelling skills.

Core Job Duties + Responsibilities:

  • Create and deliver a range of cross-platform work. This can be anything from in-store visuals, marketing collateral, to branded content for social media and digital menu boards.
  • Execute a brilliant design language that elevates the customer experience.
  • Collaborate with content and marketing to create strong visuals and collateral to convey our messaging.
  • Create original social content, graphics and motion animation that is engaging and appeals to our social audience.

About you: (minimum requirements)

  • Background in graphic design.
  • Design centered portfolio showcasing knowledge of print production, layout design, and digital design understanding.
  • A deep understanding of social platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, TikTok and Snapchat
  • Passion for typography and a meticulous eye for detail.
  • High proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and After Effects. Bonus if proficient in Final Cut Pro/Premiere. 
  • Ability to design for a variety of outputs with dynamic, flexible creative.
  • Team player; understand the importance of collaboration.
  • Ability to drive ideation and execution based on data and business objectives.
  • Be a self-starter who has a constant desire to improve and remain innovative in an ever-evolving marketplace. 

What you'll get:

  • Competitive pay + bonus plan granted based on performance 
  • Health, dental + vision insurance
  • Flexible PTO, because we respect the need for work/life harmony
  • An opportunity to make a real impact on the people around you, both by growing them and by connecting them to real food
  • To live the sweetlife and celebrate your passion + purpose
  • A collaborative family of people who live our core values and have your back
  • A clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionally
  • Free sweetgreen swag
  • Complimentary sweetgreen

Come join the sweetlife!

sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.

sweetgreen participates in the federal government's E-Verify program to determine employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please click here.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • GrailsLanguages
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    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks

Location

Our office is positioned in the centerpiece for LA's newest creative generation, PLATFORM and directly across the street from the Metro Station.

What are sweetgreen Perks + Benefits

sweetgreen Benefits Overview

sweetgreen is committed to offering a benefit package with flexibility and options to help you live your sweetlife. Our suite of benefits includes the core options of medical, dental, and vision as well as other voluntary benefit options to help you create the benefit package that best meets the needs of you and your family.

We believe that our employees are the most important ingredients in our restaurants and aim to support you throughout your journey at sweetgreen. FAMILY FUND

Culture
Volunteer in Local Community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Pair Programming
Open Office Floor Plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious Bias Training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 5 months of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We believe in fully supporting new parents.
Flexible Work Schedule
sweetgreen provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times. Do what you love on *and* off the clock.
Return-to-Work Program Post Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees Give back with 5 paid volunteering hours per year.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Sweetgreen has partnered with Classpass to offer a different kind of gym membership. All benefits-eligible employees receive a subsidy per month to use towards your membership.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and Learns
sweetgreen hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross-Functional Training Encouraged
Promote from Within

Additional Perks + Benefits

FAMILY FUND

The family fund provides emergency financial aid to employees experiencing financial hardship caused by catastrophic events outside of your control, like a natural disaster or life altering personal crisis.

Every person in the sweetgreen family can elect to donate part of their paycheck to the family fund pool of money. This is the money that will be distributed to individuals who apply for funds that will help them cope with an unfortunate situation.

With your continued support, we can truly make an impact in the lives of our sweetgreen family members who are experiencing hardship.

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