Careers

Mercantile 12 is hiring!

for Napa-based opportunities.

 

Production Designer

Working under the direction of the Production, Sales, and Art departments, the Production Designer will execute regular artwork needs for Mercantile 12. Much of their time will be devoted to custom orders. Our line of gifts feature designs created in-house which can be customizable with a winery name or a location name-drop.

The Production Designer will become an expert on our product line, our customizable designs, and specific product specs, and can interface professionally and efficiently with clients and our internal team. They understand the fundamentals of screenprinting and pre-press. This role is for a fast learner, self starter, and detail obsessive who keeps fastidious notes loves working in a fast-paced team environment!

Ongoing Responsibilities:

Custom Projects (anywhere between 5-15 a week, depending on season)
⁃ Track with Production & Sales Manager on custom orders
⁃ Adapt artwork to customer specs
⁃ Photoshop mock ups
⁃ Generate PDF of mock ups in InDesign
⁃ Exhibit extreme diligence in maintaining correct artwork files on Dropbox

Marketing Collateral & Assets
⁃ Update and design sell sheets, price sheets, brochures, catalog based on existing templates
⁃ Occasionally design assets for social and digital marketing
• General In-House Design Tasks
⁃ Generate new versions of existing designs for sales teams
⁃ Create PDF presentations based on templates for sales teams
⁃ Photoshop various products for marketing needs

Required Skills/Qualities:
• Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite–Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
• Diligent with file organization
• Self-managing, efficient, and responsive
• Understands printing processes and designing for physical product
• Ability to adhere to templates and style guides
• Gets the wine country aesthetic
• Good branding intuition
• Thrives in small business environment

Desired/Bonus Qualities:
• Interest in wine country lifestyle & maybe even the wine business!
• Eager to learn and grow within a small company and take on more responsibility
• Marketing savvy
• Skill + style to develop new product designs for our line
• A love of our product line! You want to carry our totes and tumblers around with you!

2+ years experience as a graphic designer, including a graphic design degree, is definitely a plus, but recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Portfolio should demonstrate a proficient level of skill and style congruent with the Mercantile 12 brand.

Please send a 1-page cover letter that demonstrates your interest in Mercantile 12 and your specific skills as a designer, your resume, and link to a portfolio site to the email above.

Please email dylan@mercantile12.com for more information and with links to your work. Thank you!