Contract Graphic Designer - packaging/ID focus

San Francisco, CA

Company Description

Tesser, an award-winning, San Francisco-based brand strategy and design firm, is looking to add a mid-senior level, contract Graphic Designer to its team. We are a tight-knit, hard-working agency with exciting national-level brand imaging projects specifically focused in consumer goods and restaurant/retail design. We work for national and global blue-chip clients, like Wendy’s, Chili’s, Ben & Jerry’s, Del Taco, Popeyes, Quiznos, Domino’s and KFC.

Job Description

As a Graphic Designer at Tesser, you will support the design team in many different capacities—from initial brainstorming and conception to refinement to production. You will play an integral part in the success of our brand identity and print projects and the continued growth of our agency. You will have the chance to directly contribute creative ideas and to grow as a designer. You will need to be available to work full-time and on-site in downtown San Francisco for 3 weeks to 2 months beginning ASAP.


You are passionate about design. You are looking for a place where you can make a difference and be challenged. You have a BA in graphic design and preferably two years of experience working as a designer.  You are a creative problem solver who is a “natural” at producing innovative designs and conceptualizing ideas. You work well under pressure, have a strong ability to meet deadlines, are a good communicator, and are a team player.  You have excellent skills in SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark and Microsoft Office, have strong typography skills, and have a strong knowledge of pre-press and production. Hand drawing skills are a must. Experience designing building interiors/exteriors is a plus.

Additional Information

If you believe you fit the requirements above, please send your cover letter, resume and work samples to resumes@tesser.com.  Only PDF and Word documents will be accepted. Please note, all emails must have “Contract Graphic Designer – YOUR NAME” in the subject line.