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Penrose Hill is building the most customer centric wine company. Collaborating with famed winemakers and sourcing from vineyards around the globe, our wines have won over a thousand awards, including multiple 95+ point scores, Best in Show, and Winery of the Year. As the world’s first data-first winery, we’re part of the wine business from grape to glass: not just making the wines but getting it directly into the hands of customers. Our largest and most profitable distribution channel is our wine club business, Firstleaf, which uses algorithmic technology to match the perfect wine selections to each customer based on their preferences and ratings.

We are looking for a proactive and driven Production Designer to join and support our Creative Operations team. This role reports directly to the VP of Creative Operations and would be directly responsible for all aspects of design production, print and online collateral, and other ad hoc requests. These projects include but are not limited to design/content iteration, version control, print ready file preparation, press proof accuracy, and archival of between 15-30 wine brands per month in a truly fast paced environment. This role focuses primarily on planned production with a small opportunity to concept and design based on consumer insight and member data.
The ideal candidate would be a proactive communicator, meticulous and detail oriented, efficient and organized across multiple systems and online platforms. We are a small team so this role would need to work well in a tight knit group but also be able to work independently with minimal supervision. We move quickly and priorities can shift rapidly, this requires the person to be adaptable and ready to solve a new challenge with a positive attitude.

Requirements

Responsibilities include

Production design of wine labels, sales materials, and collateral for upwards of 150 brands
Work collaboratively to scope project requirements and concepts.
Maintain tight standards of version control, ability to quickly iterate design.
Using graphic techniques to create drafts, quickly solicit and incorporate feedback.
Understand survey responses and adjust design to reinforce USP
Candidates should be able to produce high-quality materials while adhering to deadlines
Qualifications Education, Experience and Knowledge

Bachelor’s degree in graphic design strongly preferred
3+ years of working experience as a Graphic Designer
Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud tools a must
Working knowledge of visual communication & design sensibilities with typography, graphics, illustration, and photography
Working knowledge of basic print production and print-ready file specifications
Time management skills and ability to prioritize multiple projects with tight timelines
Ability to take direction and work well within a fast-paced, highly efficient team
Ability to incorporate cross-departmental feedback into final product
A talent for creativity and data driven problem-solving
Wine and CPG design experience a plus
Next Steps
We’d love to hear more about how your background fits and what most excites you about this opportunity with our dynamic team at Penrose Hill. This is an amazing opportunity for the right person who must have a widely diverse design skill set as each of our brands has their own personality, design elements, style guide and USP. Only applications with a cover letter explaining why you are the perfect addition to our team, and a portfolio of work will be considered. Portfolio can either be attached or linked to if hosted, and can include student projects. We are looking for versatility, basic design aptitude, and working ability with Adobe Creative Cloud tools.

Benefits

Penrose Hill offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance along with a flexible, primarily work from home schedule. Position can be entirely remote working during Pacific Time Zone. If local, and when allowable, periodic meetings in person in Napa.