Graphic Designer

Cheryl's Cookies

About Cheryl's Cookies®

Founded in 1981, Cheryl's Cookies has quickly grown a loyal customer following for its quality fresh-baked desserts using only the finest ingredients, including individually wrapped cookies, brownies and cakes. Headquartered in Westerville, Ohio, Cheryl's Cookies is well-known for its cut-out cookies with buttercream frosting and its selection of specially designed, hand-crafted baked goods for everyday and special occasion gifting. Offerings may be found on its website and in its retail stores in Ohio. Cheryl's Cookies is part of the 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. family of brands, Shares in 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, ticker symbol: FLWS.

Position Details

Graphic Designer
Northern Illinois
Melrose Park, IL

This position is responsible for the creative development, production, design integrity, and effectiveness of a variety of marketing and communications assets for digital and print vehicles, across all channels and divisions. Responsible for meeting project delivery dates according to assigned schedules, and preparing print-ready files and digital assets according to specifications.

Major responsibilities of the position are listed below. To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to execute each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties, assignments and specific projects may be assigned at the discretion of management. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Partners with the art director, creative director, management, and team members to understand business needs and marketing requirements, and devise compelling design solutions to best meet those needs 
  • Produces fresh, high-quality design and typography that ensures the department's creative direction is consistent and in line with brand direction 
  • Utilizes up-to-date technology and best practices to develop and execute a variety of digital and print illustrations, layouts, and assets 
  • Designs materials for various campaigns and promotions which include catalogs, print materials, web assets, email, events, and signage 
  • Manage tasks and schedules to meet all production and go-live deadlines 
  • Tracks all revisions of print and digital documents and maintains status reports on assigned projects 
  • Visually proofs work and verifies content of assigned items prior to release 
  • Follows established workflow and standard operating procedures from beginning of job through archive of digital files 
  • Proactively seeks out ways to improve consistency and effectiveness of visual communications for the company. 
  • Identifies relevant media, technologies, and production processes that offer significant improvements in cost-effectiveness, production time, or impact. 
  • Stays informed about company products, current graphic design trends and tools, and industry developments that may lead to future visual communications opportunities 
  • Other job duties as assigned.


  • A degree in graphic design or related required 
  • 2-4 years of graphic related experience desired 
  • Well-versed in Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Mac OS platform experience required 
  • Prior experience with prioritizing and multiple project schedules 
  • Prior experience in streamlining and maintaining design and production processes 
  • Ability to identify and interpret graphics design needs and develop creative and responsive design concepts 
  • Working knowledge of graphic and web design fundamentals and principles including typography, best practices in print and digital layout, and color theory

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