designer application

Branding + Digital

Senior 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 an exceptionally talented, high-level web and print designer with branding experience in the alcohol/beverage industry and a dedicated passion for your craft. You possess the ability to generate original concepts and have an outstanding sense of design style paired with an incredible eye for detail.

What you can do.

  • Think big picture and execute down to the small details
  • Concept meaningful ideas and brand communications
  • Design beautiful web experiences
  • Communicate ideas clearly
  • 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

Must haves.

  • 3+ years designing specifically for web, print, and digital
  • Incredible attention to every detail
  • Hungry hard-working creative drive
  • Ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with a team
  • Experience in managing projects from concept to completion
  • Mastery of design tools: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, Invision
  • Experience creating digital prototypes and collaborating with developers
  • Impressive portfolio demonstrating breadth across various mediums of design: visual design, illustration, iconography, branding, illustration, packaging, social and activations
  • Work in-person at Makers & Allies HQ in San Luis Obispo, California (may start remote, with move within first 3 months)

Does this role sound like it was made for you, yet you don’t check every box? Apply anyways!

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?

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