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Senior Designer

Category
Fast Casual
Cuisine
Mediterranean
Summary
Senior Designer
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 5 years of experience
Location
Category Fast Casual
Cuisine Mediterranean

Senior Designer


Description

Senior Designer

At CAVA, we make it deliciously simple to eat well and feel good every day. We are guided by a Mediterranean heritage that’s been perfecting how to eat and live for four thousand years. We prioritize authenticity, curiosity, and the pursuit of excellence in everything we do. We are working towards something big, together.

We foster a culture built on five core values:

  • Positivity – Every one of us can change someone’s day for the better.
  • Transparency –We use transparency to help us make decisions through open dialogue
  • Humility – We can always find ways to improve.
  • Fanaticism – We are passionate about the opportunity to turn every guest into a fanatic.
  • Thoughtfulness –We go above and beyond for our guests, our teams, and communities.


The Role:

  • We are looking for a visionary Senior Designer who is an expert in brand storytelling across mediums and building fluid design systems. You will play an integral role in the execution of innovative marketing communications and campaigns to increase brand love, loyalty, awareness, and engagement.
  • The ideal candidate is a conceptually driven, strategic thinker who can deliver top-tier creative solutions and is tuned into culture and skilled in creating content that connects with our growing audiences. You understand the necessary marriage of brand creative and design that optimizes for conversion yet seek solutions that break the existing molds.
  • The Senior Designer should feel very comfortable leading projects throughout the entire project lifecycle. You will actively participate in and lead ideation sessions to generate innovative ideas, from storyboard to final production, for key creative across the brand ecosystem. You will help us design for our digital menu boards, culinary and product launches, and other marketing base efforts.
  •  The Senior Designer will function as a core leader on the creative team, while partnering closely with the Art Director, Creative Director, and cross-functional stakeholders to produce the best-quality creative that continues to elevate and evolve the CAVA brand and seeks to inspire our customers through thoughtful, consistent, and aspirational design.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead definition and evolution of design system, understanding the value of design patterns and helping to build and maintain a cohesive visual language
  • Drive concept and execution of both print and digital creative around new product launches, brand initiatives + partner collaborations, web, social media channels, in-store displays, and experiential for the brand to support product, marketing and business objectives
  • Execute a brilliant design language that elevates the customer experience.
  • Own strategy and creative application across multiple projects at once
  • Identify brand development opportunities and implement strategic insights
  • Work collaboratively with creative team as a whole and cross functional stakeholders to execute on innovative, integrated solutions—lead ideation and working sessions
  • Work from concept to completion on all visual touchpoints of new product launch campaigns
  • Keep a close eye on full project process and ensure quality and consistency of deliverables
  • Maintain deadlines, deliveries, and communication to internal and external partners


The Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with 5+ years’ work experience in graphic design; branding and/or motion design expertise a big plus
  • Extensive knowledge of programs like Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Sketch, Figma,
  • After Effects, C4D and/or other 3D programs, Video Editing
  • Genuine interest in lifestyle brands, and how they communicate with their consumers
  • Extensive experience leading projects from concept to launch
  • Strong ability to lead a team in carrying out a vision
  • Meticulous eye for detail and trained in typography + layout
  • Ability to drive ideation and execution based on data and business objectives
  • Comfortable working across many different platforms while building consistency (i.e.
  • packaging, motion, digital, web, branding, art direction and experiential)
  • Collaborative yet generative working style
  • Top-tier visual storytelling skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; able to handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to be flexible and agile with constant changes and time restraints—proven aptitude for quick, creative, and adaptive thinking


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods
  • Must be able to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Must be able to identify, assess and observe detail


What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Telemedicine, Pet Insurance plus more!
  • 401k enrollment with CAVA contribution
  • Free CAVA food
  • Casual work environment
  • The opportunity to be on the ground floor of a rapidly growing brand

 

CAVA – Joining “A culture, not a concept”

 

As an equal opportunity employer, CAVA considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or any other characteristic or protected classes as defined by federal, state, or local law.

 

Senior Designer

At CAVA, we make it deliciously simple to eat well and feel good every day. We are guided by a Mediterranean heritage that’s been perfecting how to eat and live for four thousand years. We prioritize authenticity, curiosity, and the pursuit of excellence in everything we do. We are working towards something big, together.

We foster a culture built on five core values:

  • Positivity – Every one of us can change someone’s day for the better.
  • Transparency –We use transparency to help us make decisions through open dialogue
  • Humility – We can always find ways to improve.
  • Fanaticism – We are passionate about the opportunity to turn every guest into a fanatic.
  • Thoughtfulness –We go above and beyond for our guests, our teams, and communities.


The Role:

  • We are looking for a visionary Senior Designer who is an expert in brand storytelling across mediums and building fluid design systems. You will play an integral role in the execution of innovative marketing communications and campaigns to increase brand love, loyalty, awareness, and engagement.
  • The ideal candidate is a conceptually driven, strategic thinker who can deliver top-tier creative solutions and is tuned into culture and skilled in creating content that connects with our growing audiences. You understand the necessary marriage of brand creative and design that optimizes for conversion yet seek solutions that break the existing molds.
  • The Senior Designer should feel very comfortable leading projects throughout the entire project lifecycle. You will actively participate in and lead ideation sessions to generate innovative ideas, from storyboard to final production, for key creative across the brand ecosystem. You will help us design for our digital menu boards, culinary and product launches, and other marketing base efforts.
  •  The Senior Designer will function as a core leader on the creative team, while partnering closely with the Art Director, Creative Director, and cross-functional stakeholders to produce the best-quality creative that continues to elevate and evolve the CAVA brand and seeks to inspire our customers through thoughtful, consistent, and aspirational design.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead definition and evolution of design system, understanding the value of design patterns and helping to build and maintain a cohesive visual language
  • Drive concept and execution of both print and digital creative around new product launches, brand initiatives + partner collaborations, web, social media channels, in-store displays, and experiential for the brand to support product, marketing and business objectives
  • Execute a brilliant design language that elevates the customer experience.
  • Own strategy and creative application across multiple projects at once
  • Identify brand development opportunities and implement strategic insights
  • Work collaboratively with creative team as a whole and cross functional stakeholders to execute on innovative, integrated solutions—lead ideation and working sessions
  • Work from concept to completion on all visual touchpoints of new product launch campaigns
  • Keep a close eye on full project process and ensure quality and consistency of deliverables
  • Maintain deadlines, deliveries, and communication to internal and external partners


The Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with 5+ years’ work experience in graphic design; branding and/or motion design expertise a big plus
  • Extensive knowledge of programs like Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Sketch, Figma,
  • After Effects, C4D and/or other 3D programs, Video Editing
  • Genuine interest in lifestyle brands, and how they communicate with their consumers
  • Extensive experience leading projects from concept to launch
  • Strong ability to lead a team in carrying out a vision
  • Meticulous eye for detail and trained in typography + layout
  • Ability to drive ideation and execution based on data and business objectives
  • Comfortable working across many different platforms while building consistency (i.e.
  • packaging, motion, digital, web, branding, art direction and experiential)
  • Collaborative yet generative working style
  • Top-tier visual storytelling skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; able to handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to be flexible and agile with constant changes and time restraints—proven aptitude for quick, creative, and adaptive thinking


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods
  • Must be able to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Must be able to identify, assess and observe detail


What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Telemedicine, Pet Insurance plus more!
  • 401k enrollment with CAVA contribution
  • Free CAVA food
  • Casual work environment
  • The opportunity to be on the ground floor of a rapidly growing brand

 

CAVA – Joining “A culture, not a concept”

 

As an equal opportunity employer, CAVA considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or any other characteristic or protected classes as defined by federal, state, or local law.

 


Details
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 5 years of experience
Location
Category Fast Casual
Cuisine Mediterranean

Skills
Photoshop
InDesign
Illustrator
Sketch
Figma
Video Editing
after effects
C4D
3D Programs
By applying you confirm you have these skills.


  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Fenway/Kenmore, Boston, MA, USA
  • 702 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA