Freelance Part-time Graphic Designer

Jacobsen Salt Co. is looking for a freelance part-time Graphic Designer to create and develop packaging and label designs, and digital/print collateral for marketing and branding purposes. We are a growing small business with a tight and nimble team, so excellent communication, the ability to share ideas and iterate on them, and the ability to work independently are essential. This position is a consistent 15-20 hours per week with flexibility for ebbs and flows during the season. The rate is $40/h. 

Duties include:

  • Designing and updating labels, boxes, and other branded collateral
  • Conceptualizing and presenting new product packaging ideas and iterating with feedback from the team
  • Creating social media, web, and email assets for certain campaigns and product launches
  • Working with and adapting existing vector illustrations for use in designs
  • Aligning all designs to the brand guidelines, keeping packaging consistent to the brand but still fresh
  • Preparing all files for print production and communicating effectively with printers and packaging vendors
  • Staying accountable to production deadlines and launch timelines
  • Developing brand strategy collaboratively with marketing, sales, and product development teams
  • Organizing all files according to existing file system for easy access across teams

Someone who would thrive in this position:

  • Asks great questions and thinks strategically
  • Is an active and engaged participant in the team
  • Has expertise using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Brings forward their own unique perspective, skills, and experience as an asset 
  • Is flexible, happy to work on projects small and large, from quick turn-around label updates to new product launches
  • Is excited about the Jacobsen brand and the artisan food movement
  • Presents work confidently with a point of view, sharing process and rationale for design decisions, but also thoughtfully considers team feedback and production constraints 

Additional skills that would be an asset:

  • Vector and/or digital illustration
  • Art direction/creative direction
  • Digital marketing
  • Brand strategy
  • Photography and/or photo styling
  • Your own particular secret sauce

Reports to:

  • Marketing Manager

To apply: 

Contact us with your resume, a letter of why you’re interested in this role, your favorite thing to make in the kitchen, and some samples of your work. Please send to with your first and last name, and job title in the subject line. Example: Jane Doe – Part-time Graphic Designer