Signage Designer

POSITION TITLE: Signage Designer

CONTRACT LENGTH: November 1, 2019 – March 13, 2020

REPORTS TO: Senior Graphic Designer

ROLE OVERVIEW: 

A creative go-getter with a passion for graphic design and visual problem-solving. With a meticulous eye for detail and ability to apply pre-existing brand standards to their work, this visionary will seek to elevate Charleston Wine + Food’s brand through event signage during the festival weekend. Ability to creatively problem-solve and work with grace, humor, and kindness is a must.

DUTIES:

Collaborate with Event Director/Event Lead(s) + Graphic Designer to brand CHSWFF events

Conceptualize + Design signage for Signature Events, Hands-on Classes, Excursions, and Beverage Workshops

Manage Signage Database to maintain organization, monitor inventory, and adhere to deadlines + delivery schedule

Serve as signage printing company’s main point of contact for all things design + production 

Conduct pre and post-quality checks with signage printing company as needed

Work closely with Senior Graphic Designer to set internal and external signage deadlines

Schedule weekly meetings with Event Leads + Development Department to ensure that event theme and associated partners are being represented correctly

Assist CHSWFF Staff with festival breakdown and inventorying of signage hardware

Participate + complete all formal onboarding procedures

1.5 hour general in office onboard training + onboarding as assigned by department head

Scheduling + attending 1:1 in-person meetings with each core staff member

Identify topics of conversation that will strengthen/enhance the festival.

Act as a brand representative of Charleston Wine + Food and portray our values of people first, community, diversity and good stewardship.  

Recognize and use our higher purpose as a guide in every decision made on behalf of the festival: to be a catalyst for connections that inspire curiosity through thoughtful storytelling and meaningful experiences with a sense of place.

Act as a brand representative of Charleston Wine + Food and portrays our values of people first, community, diversity and good stewardship. Recognizes and uses our higher purpose as a guide in every decision made on behalf of the festival: to be a catalyst for connections that inspire curiosity through thoughtful storytelling and meaningful experiences with a sense of place. 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Degree in Graphic Design or related experience 

Provide own laptop that is able to run cloud-based softwares including Adobe CC Suite

Must be organized with diligent attention to detail

Ability to multi-task and work proactively 

Competent in Microsoft Office and Google Drive (Google Docs and Google Sheets)

Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of people 

Comfortable working in an outdoor setting (rain, cold, mud)

Ability to do some physical work (lifting boxes, field set-up)

Past event experience is a plus

Must be available + onsite during 2020 festival week (Monday, March 2, 2020 – Monday, March 9, 2020)