Graphic Designer

Saz’s Hospitality Group

Seeking Graphic Designer: Are you our Brand Magician?

Position Details

Graphic Designer
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Saz’s Hospitality Group is seeking a on-site graphic designer to join our dynamic team in the Walker’s Point neighborhood of Milwaukee. This individual will work closely as part of the marketing team to influence and assist in the design, layout and concept creation of materials including for print, outdoor, internal and online delivery with an emphasis on increasing the effectiveness of all marketing activity.

The ideal candidate is an energetic self-starter with a passion for creativity and design who will thrive in a culture of dedicated individuals committed to client service. This position is a one-of-a-kind experience to support and shape the brand of an iconic Milwaukee institution and its six business divisions in an environment with a work hard, play hard mentality. The successful candidate will have a fun personality and will smile frequently! Personal penchant for Saz’s BBQ is optional, but strongly encouraged.

  • Modify existing graphics and print or online sales collateral - sometimes independently, sometimes based on specific direction from management. 
  • Collaborate with marketing team members to translate marketing objectives and brand strategies into pieces that effectively deliver the message in a visually-impactful manner.
  • Contribute fresh ideas and design approaches based on industry trends, identified focus areas, or client needs. 
  • Prepare and present conceptual drafts by designing rough layout of art or copy to suggest arrangement, size, typography structure, style and other related aesthetic concepts. 
  • Work to develop and enhance internal documents such as brand standards guide, training materials and associated items. 
  • May participate in market research, including the prospecting of local publications and media to generate fresh promotional ideas and creative advertising for target audiences unique to each of Saz’s divisions. 

Check out the full job description on our website for technical and general requirements, essential job functions and to apply.

  • Strong aesthetic sense, conceptual skills, ability to bring ideas to life and clearly communicate these ideas through different mediums.
  • Ability to understand and interpret the needs of diverse clients and audiences, then work with the marketing team to create and develop visual responses and solutions.
  • Foundational knowledge of layout, color, grids, typography and proportion. 
  • Ability to manage multiple project priorities efficiently and effectively, remaining flexible through multiple revisions and consistently meeting reasonable deadlines in a fast-paced work environment. 
  • Excellent attention to detail with respect to project instruction and production specs. 
  • Teamwork-oriented with collaborative mentality, positive attitude, innovative approach when appropriate, and inherent excitement for new ideas. 
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the Milwaukee hospitality industry and local community-at-large. 
  • Awareness of the latest design trends and ability to adopt these trends into strategic designs. 
  • Accountability and project ownership; professionalism with regard to time, cost and project deadlines. 
  • Comfortable asking questions and using available resources to find answers when necessary.
  • Consistent maintenance and back up of files in an organized and timely manner. 
  • Familiarity with WordPress and digital design/online interactive is a plus, as is proficiency in photo editing and color correction. 
  • Familiarity with commonly-used print and design terminology to facilitate design production preparation. 

Technical Requirements:

  • Comprehensive working or practical knowledge of Mac OS, Windows, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office

Essential job functions:

  • Stand/sit up to 8 hours at a time
  • Lift up to 10lbs to chest level
  • Communicate in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Operat a computer

This is an hourly position with flexible hours between approximately 9am and 5pm, M-F. We’re looking to fill this position as soon as possible with a great fit suited for both the role’s responsibilities and the team as a whole. Saz's Hospitality Group is thrilled to offer insurance benefits to our full-time employees as well as participation in our vacation, retirement and discount programs.

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