Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. - Production Designer

Job Description: 

Under the direction of the Graphics Manager, the PRODUCTION DESIGNER is an integral part of the Sierra Nevada Graphics team, responsible for working closely with our Graphics Designers to prepare all graphics for print production and for working with our print vendors on establishing graphic and color standards for new and existing packaging designs. This position is accountable for maintaining the Sierra Nevada visual look and feel, while helping to advance and excel in the market by creating award winning work. 




  • Support the graphics and production teams by providing print mechanicals, ink drawdowns, and establishing print standards for new and existing packaging

  • Work closely and collaborate with Graphics Manager to execute timing and resources for projects to complete on time and on budget

  • Work closely with design team to apply company branding and guidelines to all graphics

  • Prepares graphic production files for various types of commercial printing

  • Works with ink vendors on establishing color targets for various products

  • Attends press checks for packaging print

  • Circulates packaging approval forms and oversees the approval process for packaging print

  • Creates sample design comps for internal design review







To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The areas listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Must have excellent skills in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop

  • Must have excellent organizational skills

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Must have thorough understanding of the commercial printing process and technology

  • Experience providing graphic mechanicals for a wide range of printing mediums is required

  • Must have solid, practical knowledge of the Microsoft Office platform, including Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher

  • The ideal candidate will have unwavering attention to detail and be quality focused.




  • A Bachelor of Arts/Science degree in Graphic Design, Fine & Applied Arts, Communication Arts or equivalent experience is REQUIRED.

  • Three (3) + years of print production experience is required, preferably in a high volume, fast paced, in-house CPG company

  • Experience working with food or beverage products is preferred, but not required.

  • Experience successfully multi-tasking, prioritizing and handling multiple projects with competing deadlines


Additional REQUIREMENTS to consider when applying:


  • This is an in-house position based in our Chico, CA brewery. Relocation assistance is not provided.

  • Selected candidate will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check.

  • You must be at least 21 years of age to work for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.


To apply, please visit our website:


**This position is open until filled**


Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


How to Apply
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Job Location: 
Chico, CA
United States