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Graphic Designer - Retail

Kohler, WI


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

$35- $40 hourly depending on experience

Start Date:


Must be able to come on site 2 days a week in Kohler, WI

Associate will be responsible for the development of communications projects specific to the Retail Kitchen and Bath channel for both KOHLER and STERLING brands. This individual will be self-motivated with strong creative and production skills. They will be required to take projects through completion with a concentrated effort in design, layout, and typography.

This role will execute hybrid creative projects, requiring a mix of graphic design thinking and execution skills combined with strong production skills. This is a high volume, fast paced position and the ideal candidate will be able to manage multiple projects, and projects with multiple components simultaneously.

This role specifically supports the North American retail sales channel of the Kitchen and Bath business division. Working under the direction of senior creative team members and with account and project managers, this individual will be focused on deliverables specific to Kohler’s North American retail customers (i.e. The Home Depot, Lowe’s, Costco, Sam’s Club, etc). The type of projects and deliverables for the retail channel include literature, packaging, 2D and 3D merchandising displays, environmental graphics/signage, point-of-sale materials, sales and training collateral materials, and digital content.

The candidate we are seeking must have the following:
• Strong design sensibility and understanding of typography.
• Strong production skills and thorough understanding print production.
• Strong digital production skills and understanding of specs and output needs for the web.
• Ability to take verbal and written direction, with impeccably high attention to detail.
• Ability to work well with a diverse group of individuals, both on-site and remote.
• Ability to work closely with Art Directors, Copywriters and Account Service team to ensure a clear understanding of strategic and creative direction of each project.
• Work closely with Print Management team and vendors to ensure project will produce accurately.
• Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
• Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Mac OS.
• Proficiency in Adobe Dimension, Microsoft Teams, and Adobe Workfront is a plus.

BFA/BA in Graphic Design/Commercial Art and 3-5 years Graphic Design experience in an advertising agency, design studio or corporate in-house department.

Client Description

Our client is a recognized global leader in kitchen and bath design in addition to manufacturing furniture, cabinetry, engines and generators. Just to name a few! Each of the products and services offered strive to enhance the quality of life for future generations to come through high quality design, craftsmanship and innovation. While the company leads in various areas, their words are reflected in their actions. From commiting to sustainability and being net zero by 2035 to providing clean water to surround communities–they are truly making a difference in the world!

This client believes that each associate is a leader. Teams consist of future thinkers, problem solvers, dreamers (and doers) who don’t believe in the word “impossible”. The culture is another reflection of the company that thrives on challenging the “norm” and providing a safe and human-centered workplace where each person can thrive. There are so many opportunities to expand your skill set, create something fresh, and use your own background to develop our boldest ideas. With a global presence, this is a fantastic way to expand your portfolio and learn new skills from the other leaders at the company.

Working with AQUENT provides you access to some pretty awesome perks:

  • Subsidized (up to 85%!) Health, Vision and Dental Benefits, and Access to Fidelity 401(k) with Matching!
  • FSA Program
  • Weekly Direct Deposit
  • Resume / Portfolio Review + Interview Prep. You’ll be set-up for success!
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