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Branding + Packaging

Designer

Who we are.

Makers & Allies is an award-winning design and branding studio producing exclusively for the wine, craft, and spirits industry. We’re a multi-talented creative crew that has learned how to play at the top of our game together. We’re pretty damn serious about what we do, but never too serious about ourselves.

Makers Mindset.

  1. Stand Out
  2. Stand for Something
  3. Details are Everything

Who you are.

You’re passionate about storytelling and creating brand experiences from the ground up!

You’re also passionate about the wine, craft, and spirits industry, or have a strong desire to learn more about it, as this role is the perfect combination of detailed design and cocktail curation. That means, we need a creative individual who is eager to source the perfect garnish, place it just right on the cocktail, and help curate the shot so that it fits perfectly into the brands overarching visual strategy for web, social, and digital activations. You will be asked to work in a fast-paced, ever-evolving, creative work environment where you will be pushed to deepen your understanding of brand development and design.

Most importantly, you’re a positive team player with a let’s-figure-this-out attitude who wants to jump right in and hit the ground running.

What you can do.

  • Think big picture and execute down to the small details
  • Concept meaningful ideas and brand communications
  • Design beautiful digital experiences through photo, web and social
  • Communicate ideas clearly, both written and verbal
  • Collaborate with writers, designers, developers, and project managers
  • Turn creative direction into beautiful design
  • Design compelling and strategic presentations
  • Make the complex simple
  • Be awesome to work with
  • Go above and beyond

What you can do.

  • Think big picture and execute down to the small details
  • Concept meaningful ideas and brand communications
  • Turn creative direction into unique and compelling designs
  • Concept beautiful experiences that turn heads
  • Collaborate with contractors and vendors to see projects through to completion
  • Communicate ideas clearly both internally and client facing
  • Collaborate fluidly with other designers, writers and project managers
  • Design strategic presentations
  • Make the complex simple
  • Be awesome to work with
  • Go above and beyond

Must haves.

  • 3+ years designing specifically for packaging (beverage industry strongly preferred)
  • Incredible attention to every detail
  • Hungry hard-working creative drive
  • Ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with a team
  • Understanding of print production processes
  • Mastery of Adobe tools: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom
  • Experience creating 3D product mock-ups in Photoshop
  • Portfolio demonstrating breadth across various mediums of design

What we offer you.

  • Full-Time Salary
  • Benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401k
  • Amazing clients and projects to work on
  • A sweet office space
  • Paid holidays, sick days, vacation and birthdays
  • A team that is wildly creative, works smart and plays hard

Sound like you?

Apply