Company Name:

Delicato Family Vineyards


Napa, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Sales & Marketing


August 3, 2018

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Graphic Designer

Position Purpose

Under minimal supervision and acting on own initiative, the Graphic Designer is responsible for creating design solutions that have a high visual impact in print and digital applications including websites, social media, advertising, collateral materials, magazines, posters, product packaging, exhibitions and displays, corporate communications and corporate identity (i.e. giving DFV a visual “brand.”) The Graphic Designer will use artistic sensibilities and knowledge to design elements to create materials that support the DFV wine brands and corporate endeavors. The Graphic Designer will be involved in managing more than one design project at a time and allocating the relevant amount of time according to the value of the job.

Essential Duties

Conceptualizes and designs templates for POS collateral including neck hangers, shelftalkers, and accolade sheets

Illustrates concepts by designing rough layouts of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic components

Communicates messaging visually by referencing objectives and considering the final output

Takes direction and feedback in a constructive way, offers feeback

Establishes and updates brand style guides

Proofreads to produce accurate and high-quality work

Designs advertisements, invitations, websites/web graphics, social media graphics, tradeshow/event materials, brochures

Contributes to the design of wine packaging (labels, corks, closure, and shippers)

Obtains approvals from project managers and compliance

Works with various vendors to facilitate final product, creates prepress files and ensures the delivery of correctly prepared, complete, accurate artwork to printers, publications and manufacturers

Attends Press Checks to ensure quality of output for projects

Researches and purchases stock photography; maintains record of license and usage rights

Retouches or reformats photographic image files

Organizes and art directs photo shoots with the Creative Manager

Maintains technical knowledge by attending design workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies

Participates in monthly team meetings

Manages project deadlines, expectations, and budgets

Updates Creative Services project matrix on a daily basis

Organizes, monitors, archives, and maintains graphic files on the Creative Services shared folder

Non-Essential Duties

Maintains all studio devices: printers, scanners, digital cameras, etc.

*Other duties may be assigned

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Communication Design, Visual Studies or other design-related fields

5–6 years in graphic design with increasing levels of responsibility

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Highly motivated and self sufficient

Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite for MacIntosh including Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

High level of professionalism and self-confidence

Design curious – passionate, observant and self-motivated to stay current on design trends

Photoshop expertise (image adjustment, lighting fixes, paths & masks, actions, file batch automations, prep for print & web)

Strong sense of concept development, layout composition, color theory and typography

Ability to implement pre-determined design styles as well as create new layouts and campaigns

Strong communication skills; ability to liaise with vendors, articulate design process and justification

Meticulous approach and polished delivery

Ability and desire to collaborate with coworkers

Ability to juggle multiple deadlines

Budget conscious

Marketing wine experience a plus

Knowledge of MicroSoft software including Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Knowledge of video production a plus

Work Standards

Acts in a manner reflective of the Company culture of High Moral Standards, Innovation and Continuous Evolution, Trust in Team, Continuous Improvement, and Sustainable Relationships

Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concerns in a constructive manner

Demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training

Follows all Company policies and procedures

Additional Comments

Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

Delicato Family Vineyards offers its employees a generous and comprehensive benefits package.  The core health insurance components include medical, dental and vision, where Delicato covers nearly the entire cost for employees and a large percentage for dependents.  Additional health benefits include life, disability and flexible spending accounts.  Other benefits include 401(k) with generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, wine & merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, gym discounts & many more.

Delicato Family Vineyards is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Company Name:

Delicato Family Vineyards


Napa, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Corporate Communications


August 3, 2018

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