Designer, Taco Bell Design

POSTED ON 11/25/2021 AVAILABLE BEFORE 12/22/2021
Taco Bell Hired Organization Address Irvine, CA Remote Full Time

Job Posting for Designer, Taco Bell Design at Taco Bell

Taco Bell is instituting a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for health and safety reasons. Effective January 3, 2022, Taco Bell requires that corporate employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

Who is Taco Bell?

Taco Bell Corp., a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), is the nation's leading Mexican-inspired quick service restaurant (QSR) brand. From breakfast to late night, Taco Bell serves made-to-order and customizable tacos and burritos, among other craveable choices, and is the first QSR restaurant to offer American Vegetarian Association (AVA)-certified menu items.

Taco Bell and its more than 350 franchise organizations proudly serve over 42 million customers each week through over 7,000 restaurants around the world, as well as through its mobile, desktop and delivery ordering services. Internationally, Taco Bell has over 600 restaurants, with plans to add 2,000 more restaurants in the next decade.

The brand encourages its fans to “Live Mas” and connects with them through sports, gaming and new music via its Feed The Beat® music program. Taco Bell also provides education opportunities and serves the community through its nonprofit organization, the Taco Bell® Foundation™, and connects fans with their passions through programs such as the Live Mas Scholarship program. According to Harris Poll, Taco Bell has been named America’s Best Mexican-Food Restaurant for two back-to-back years.

About the Job:

Taco Bell Design, or TBD, is at the heart of the brand as our award-winning in-house creative agency. Our renegade crew of artists, designers, copywriters, and account managers live and breathe the Live Más ethos and are connected directly to the design, brand, and marketing work that Taco Bell delivers to the world. We strive for our fans to love tacos as much as we do and engage them with the brand in new, bold, and innovative ways.

The Designer role requires excellent skill in layout, typography, color, and design theory as well as attention to detail. You will also be asked to ideate concepts and provide a strong POV for the work you create. You will work closely with Creative Directors, Art Directors, and other Designers to help produce new and innovative creative solutions for a range of brand assignments.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Conceptualize and execute on creative marketing campaigns while maintaining brand
    consistency across print, digital, retail, art and packaging
  • Assist Art Directors and photographers with photoshoots and production
  • Ensure files for production are properly built to specifications
  • Must be highly detail oriented, well organized and able to thrive in a deadline-driven environment
  • Perform work on multiple projects simultaneously prioritizing projects to meet deadlines
  • Must stay current with skill sets and have a mastery of the Adobe design applications along with sketch and comping skills
  • Must be able to articulate creative concepts to the internal team and provide a strong POV
  • Motivated to achieve personal and department goals
  • Stay up to date with industry trends to keep ahead of competitors
  • Produce consistently excellent visual work
  • Produce a host of ideas, selecting the best ones and sell them to the other members of the team and to clients
  • Encouraging others to share their ideas and nurture creativity

Is This You?

  • 4-5 years relevant industry experience
  • A. degree in a related field preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A full and fluent knowledge of current design tools and software
  • Confidence to be bold with their work
  • Industry experience in the design field
  • The ability to meet deadlines
  • A background of working well as part of a larger creative team, inclusive of designers, art directors, and copywriters
  • The ability to think creatively and deliver impressive concepts
  • Strong typography skills with deep understanding of messaging and communication hierarchy
  • Understanding of color theory principles and their role in visually communicating ideas and concepts
  • A positive and awesome collaborative attitude
  • A good-natured human being with a genuine love for finding inspiration beyond the computer and in the world around you

Why Taco Bell?

We truly believe that where you work matters, and we know a thing or two about what makes employees happy. Join us on our mission of feeding people’s lives with más!

Work-Hard, Play-Hard:

  • Year-round Flex day Fridays
  • Free snacks, drinks and bagel & donut Fridays
  • Onsite childcare through Bright Horizons
  • Onsite dining center and game room (yes, there is a Taco Bell inside the building)
  • Onsite dry cleaning, laundry services, carwash, Booster gas delivery
  • Onsite gym with fitness classes
  • 4 weeks of vacation per year plus holidays and time off for volunteering
  • Tuition reimbursement and education benefits
  • Discounts for life’s adventures (ex: theme parks, wireless plans, etc.)
  • Generous parental leave for all new parents and adoption assistance program
  • Opportunity to taste test new products
  • 401(k) with a 6% matching contribution from Yum! Brands with immediate vesting
  • Comprehensive medical and dental including prescription drug benefits and 100% preventive care
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Opportunities to support the Taco Bell Foundation’s educational initiatives and programs.
  • Recognition based culture and unique, fun events year round (recess at work, Halloween Spooktacular, employee art show benefiting Taco Bell Foundation, etc.)

*Please note that some perks/amenities may not be available and/or may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion during the COVID-19 temporary work-from-home period.

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