Graphic Designer, Brand + Social

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at sweetgreen
Culver City, CA

Role: Graphic Designer, Brand + Social

Location: Culver City

About the role: 

sweetgreen is looking for a visionary graphic designer to help execute the creative vision of our brand. The Graphic Designer, Brand + Social will play an integral role in the execution of marketing communications and social creative that support a range of initiatives for our growing, design-forward company.

Working alongside our creative and marketing team you will play a pivotal role in the creative identity and vision of sweetgreen. You will be responsible for helping to create innovative editorial and visual content that will build our brand, internally and externally, increase awareness and consumer engagement. We’re looking for the consummate visual storyteller - someone who is not afraid to take risks, experiment, and inspire our customers through thoughtful, consistent and aspirational design.

In this role, you will help us design for our social platforms, digital menu boards, and other marketing based efforts. Our ideal candidate is tuned into culture and skilled in creating digital content that connects with social audiences. You will also need a deep understanding of social platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, TikTok and Snapchat and have instinctive storytelling skills.

Core Job Duties + Responsibilities:

  • Create and deliver a range of cross-platform work. This can be anything from in-store visuals, marketing collateral, to branded content for social media and digital menu boards.
  • Execute a brilliant design language that elevates the customer experience.
  • Collaborate with content and marketing to create strong visuals and collateral to convey our messaging.
  • Create original social content, graphics and motion animation that is engaging and appeals to our social audience.

About you: (minimum requirements)

  • Background in graphic design.
  • Design centered portfolio showcasing knowledge of print production, layout design, and digital design understanding.
  • A deep understanding of social platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, TikTok and Snapchat
  • Passion for typography and a meticulous eye for detail.
  • High proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and After Effects. Bonus if proficient in Final Cut Pro/Premiere. 
  • Ability to design for a variety of outputs with dynamic, flexible creative.
  • Team player; understand the importance of collaboration.
  • Ability to drive ideation and execution based on data and business objectives.
  • Be a self-starter who has a constant desire to improve and remain innovative in an ever-evolving marketplace.

What you'll get:

  • Three different medical plans to suit your and your family's needs
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Flexible PTO plan
  • 401k; company match of 50% up to 3% of employee contribution
  • 5 months paid family leave; we believe in fully supporting new parents
  • Employee HSA and FSA
  • Complimentary greens
  • An opportunity to make a real impact on the people around you, both by growing them and by connecting them to real food
  • To live the sweetlife and celebrate your passion + purpose
  • A collaborative family of people who live our core values and have your back
  • A clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionally
  • Free sweetgreen swag

Come join the sweetlife!

About sweetgreen

sweetgreen is on a mission to build healthier communities by connecting people to real food. We passionately believe that real food should be convenient and accessible to everyone. Every day in each sweetgreen, our 3,500 team members make food from scratch, using fresh ingredients and produce delivered that morning. And in our local communities, we’re committed to leaving people better than we found them. We’re in the business of feeding people, and we’re out to change what that means.

sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.

sweetgreen participates in the federal government's E-Verify program to determine employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please click here.


  • 401k Matching

    We'll match 50% of your contribution up to 3%.

  • 5 Months Paid Family Leave

    We believe in fully supporting new parents.

  • Free Greens

    Get your fill of sweetgreen with a weekly stipend.

  • Dog-Friendly Office

    Your four-legged friends are welcome!

  • Unlimited Vacation

    Take time to recharge with uncapped paid time off.

  • Office Snacks Galore

    We’ll say it, our snack game is on point.

  • Community Impact Hours

    Give back with 5 paid volunteering hours per year.

  • Work-Life Balance

    Do what you love on *and* off the clock.

  • Career Development

    We offer training and support for career advancement.


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