Graphic Designer

Green Thumb Industries

Green Thumb Industries Inc. (“Green Thumb”), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and retailer, promotes well-being through the power of cannabis while giving back to the communities in which it serves. Green Thumb manufactures and distributes a portfolio of branded cannabis products including Beboe, Dogwalkers, Doctor Solomon’s, Good Green, incredibles and RYTHM. The company also owns and operates rapidly growing national retail cannabis stores called RISE. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Green Thumb has 18 manufacturing facilities, 77 open retail locations and operations across 15 U.S. markets. Established in 2014, Green Thumb employs approximately 4,000 people and serves millions of patients and customers each year. The company was named to Crain’s Chicago Business, Fast 50 list in 2021 and 2022 and a Best Workplace by MG Retailer magazine in 2018, 2019 and 2021. More information is available at

Position Details

Graphic Designer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

The Role:

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated person who works well under pressure and can thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven atmosphere with ever-changing priorities. They will be able to work successfully with a variety of internal stakeholders and occasionally external vendors. In this role, you will work closely with our Design Managers and Senior Graphic Designers to design and develop innovative and strategic campaigns, packaging, marketing and sales assets to visually tell the brand story of our products through visual design. As part of the Consumer Products Marketing team, the Graphic Designer will create designs across a range of mediums, included but not limited to: packaging, print, point-of-sale, social media, sales collateral, websites, and animation.

Our ideal candidate will not only be strong and versatile in design & technical skills, but also have experience creating animations and visual graphic effects in using Adobe After Effects (or similar applications) and a desire to continue to build upon that skill set. Candidates must be able to communicate ideas effectively and work well in a team environment. This role requires the willingness to understand/learn state-specific regulatory requirements for the cannabis industry.


  • Provide marketing design work across multiple mediums on a variety of projects, from social media assets to sales collateral, swag to point-of-sale displays, animations to packaging, and more. 
  • Create multiple design options that meet (or exceed) provided creative briefs; consulting with fellow designers and brand managers for collaboration and feedback throughout the process. 
  • Manage multiple projects and work with multiple disciplines at one time. 
  • Ensure brand consistency across multiple assets, work with multiple identities concurrently. 
  • Actively contribute to the creative process during team meetings by asking questions, voicing opinions, and thoughtfully interacting with the team to creatively problem-solve for the task at hand. 
  • Organize and maintain digital files. 
  • Carry a design through the entire project process, making revisions or creating new versions as needed in order to fulfill the brief’s deliverables; preparing assets to be handed off to Production based on Production guidelines. 
  • Follow and implement provided state guidelines and requirements on all materials.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred 
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience in Graphic Design; either within an Ad agency, Design studio, or in-house marketing team experience preferred 
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite (especially Illustrator) 
  • Intermediate proficiency with After Effects (or similar animation/vfx application), Microsoft applications, and project management applications 
  • A strong interest in animation and visual effects (vfx) 
  • Can provide a portfolio of work that showcases a wide variety of design styles & executions; experience designing for consumer goods and retail preferred 
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment; performs under minimal daily supervision, receiving guidance from Design Manager and/or Senior Designer 
  • Strong attention to detail, time management skills, and willingness to learn existing/new workflows preferred 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in terms of communication, both written and verbal 
  • Interacts regularly with Design Managers and Design team regularly; Brand Marketing team as needed for completion of assigned projects 
  • Able to operate successfully and quickly adapt within a lean, dynamic, fast-paced organization 
  • Motivated self-starter, proactive and action-oriented with strong creative problem solving skills

Additional Requirements:

  • Must pass any and all required background checks 
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry 
  • Must possess valid driver’s license 
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age 
  • Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry

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