Junior Graphic Designer

Duke Cannon Supply Co.

Listen up, designers!

Join Duke Cannon Supply Co., a dynamic and fast-growing CPG company with an entrepreneurial spirit, making waves in the men's grooming category. Our mission is to enhance the lives of hard-working men through our products and meaningful conversations. As we strive to become a household brand, we're seeking a smart, fun, and highly talented Junior Graphic Designer to join our team and contribute to our creative journey. This isn’t just for any strap hanger; it’s a chance to leave your mark on a brand that prides itself on quality, efficacy, and a bit of good, old-fashioned ingenuity.


Position Details

Junior Graphic Designer
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN

Position Overview:

Packaging and presentation are paramount. The Junior Graphic Designer will report to the Design Director of Packaging and In-Store Merchandising and collaborate with the marketing team, as well as cross-functionally with PD&D and Sales, to contribute to the concept, design, and execution of packaging, visual merchandising fixtures, displays, and other creative assets. We are looking for an Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator expert who can visually bring ideas to life. You’re not just designing; you're evoking a feeling, a nod of approval from those who understand that excellence lies in the details. We stand out because our design screams quality louder than any Hüsker Dü concert, although we love those guys.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Design Director of Packaging and In-Store Merchandising and Creative Director to concept and design product packaging, packaging artwork, and visual merchandising displays based on creative briefs. 
  • Bring energy and breakthrough ideas to the Duke Cannon creative team, serving as a creative resource for the overall design process. 
  • Tools of the Trade: Mastery over the Adobe Creative Suite is non-negotiable. Be prepared to wield Illustrator and Photoshop. Ability to work in 3D is a plus! 
  • Adaptive Creativity: Flexibility in style and form to sail smoothly from traditionally rugged to modern minimalism, as the tides of design demand. 
  • Clear Communication: Boil down complex ideas into conversations as smooth as a fine whiskey – easily digested and leaving a warm, lasting impression.

Experience and Qualifications:

This role presents a unique opportunity for career growth, offering an unparalleled learning experience and the chance to build a fresh and visible body of work for a rapidly growing company.

  • 2-3 years of relevant experience as a Graphic Designer. 
  • Portfolio showcasing a range of relevant work that knocks our socks off, showcasing a range of projects especially in packaging and ISM. 
  • A burning desire to turn “good enough” into “can’t get any better.” 
  • Authentic passion for what we do and how we do it – creating products that stand the test of time and use. 
  • High proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop and Illustrator. 
  • Basic understanding of product packaging, artwork specifications, materials, and processes. 
  • Familiarity with design trends and best practices related to product, packaging, and display. 
  • Bonus: Experience with work in the personal care category

Company Culture:

As part of our small and agile creative team, you'll experience a fast-paced environment where flexibility, ownership of projects, and a positive attitude are valued. We encourage a collaborative, problem-solving mindset, and we're dedicated to the growth and development of our team.

Salary and Benefits:

Duke Cannon offers a competitive market salary and bonus based on role and professional experience. Our benefits include health & dental insurance, HSA and 401k programs with company contributions, a tuition reimbursement program, and a monthly parking stipend. We foster team camaraderie through various activities, from community service events to social hours in our vibrant Minneapolis North Loop office.

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