Perky Jerky

Graphic Designer

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Denver (DTC)
Date Posted: May 24th, 2013
Description:

Perky Jerky is seeking a Graphic Designer, with a few years under their belt, to join our team on a full-time basis. If you want to be part of a fast growing, never boring, meat-filled atmosphere - keep reading.

WHAT IS PERKY JERKY?
We are a small, but rapidly growing, jerky company that started in 2009 and have already made it to the top of the jerky pyramid. If you haven’t tried it yet, go out and grab a bag. It will be the best tasting meat you’ll get your hands on. If you don’t love it, then don’t apply. We want you to be proud of the product you are representing.

TOOTING OUR OWN BULL HORN.
• “One of America’s Most Promising Companies.” - Forbes Magazine
• “Best Tasting Jerky” - Men’s Health Magazine

WHO ARE YOU?
You probably graduated a few years ago and were talented enough to land a design job right out of college. You got your toes a little wet in the creative pool and want to step in a little further. Let us give you the little push that you need.

WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
• problem solver
• collaborator
• great listener
• story teller
• go-getter
• honest
• courteous
• optimistic (no-whiners)
• accountable
• chameleon

THE JOB:
You will work under the direction of the Creative Director (a.k.a. ‘Branding Iron’) and support other members of the marketing team. What kind of grunt work will you do? You will create 3D renderings of displays, gather photos, organize digital files, prepare files for print, mockup package prototypes and resize images. Of course, you will also get to design for SOCIAL MEDIA (FB posts, contests) and EVENTS (Promotional, Tradeshows, Mobile Tours) – like make signs, banners, postcards, etc.

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?
MUST HAVES:
It goes without saying that you are proficient in Adobe CS6 - Photoshop • Illustrator • InDesign. You should have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in graphic design (or related field). And, you understand the importance of branding consistency (imagery, fonts, logos & messaging).
Most importantly, a kick-ass portfolio.

BONUS QUALITIES:
• video editing
• copywriting
• proofreading

ARE YOU READY TO MAKE THE MOVE?
If so, submit your cover letter, resume & portfolio to jurky@perkyjerky.com. Please do not send any printed items. We have enough crap in our office already.

Just tell us what you can bring to the table. We’ll supply the meat.

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