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Graphic Designer

Theisen Home Farm Auto

1 Positions

ID: 40644

Posted On 11/14/2023

Job Overview



Employment Type: Full Time

Supervisor: Marketing and Advertising Manager

Location: Dubuque Corporate Office


Job Description

The Graphic Designer must be comfortable in a range of design mediums including print, and digital advertising and marketing assets. They primarily work directly with the purchasing team to create compelling and exciting marketing materials with the Theisen’s Brand and vendor standards being upheld.



  • Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Graphic Design, Creative Arts, English, Business, or related field
  • 3-5 years of Graphic Design or related experience
  • Working knowledge of marketing and/or retail is a plus
  • Experience with Smartsheet is a plus


Job Duties

  • Design and create printed circulars, including in-store signage & materials for each publication
  • Create engaging, compelling assets for social and digital marketing
  • Create impactful assets for billboard and other Out-Of-Home advertising
  • Ensure all designs follow Theisen’s Brand standards
  • Proof materials/designs in Smartsheet and make sure deadlines are met and progress is recorded in Smartsheet
  • Create Wrike tasks for stores
  • Work with vendors to obtain and edit artwork as needed for placement within marketing materials, signage, etc.
  • Maintain Theisen’s and vendor artwork and upload assets to the DAM system so they are available for all departments
  • Design marketing materials for retail stores including sale signs, banners, posters, coupons, handouts and more
  • Design and create institutional and B2B focused materials
  • Serve as backup photographer and videographer
  • Prepare and edit video
  • Work with printers and vendors to ensure the correct files are placed and sent in correct formats
  • Perform other tasks as assigned 


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements 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.

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suites including but not limited to InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Prelude, Audition, Affinity, and Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel, PowerPoint, and Smartsheet
  • Proficient in the use of Mac OSX, DSLR/Mirrorless Camera, and Studio Lighting
  • Good at turning feedback into opportunities
  • Exhibit a high level of integrity and business ethics to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload with multiple priorities
  • Excellent attention to detail and deadline-oriented with the ability to meet deadlines with accuracy
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Ability to professionally interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to follow and execute directions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills




Full Time eligible for: 

  • Health, dental, vision, flexible spending account
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Competitive match on 401K
  • PTO, holiday, and birthday-off pay
  • Associate discount and many other benefits



Theisen’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, status as a veteran, or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Kelly Boge

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Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Clerical/Office Administration
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Dubuque, IA

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Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
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About the Company

Theisen's is an independent, family-owned chain of Home, Farm and Auto stores, with locations in Dubuque, Maquoketa, Dewitt, Anamosa, Monticello, Tipton, Dyersville, Vinton, lowa Falls, Charles City, New Hampton, Marshalltown, Cedar Rapids (2), Newton, Ames, Grinnell, Pella, Coralville, Indianola, Davenport IA, Sparta WI, Black River Falls WI and Jefferson, WI.

Theisen's is a member of Mid-States Distributing, a buying group comprised of independent, family-owned retailers across the country.

Theisen's was founded in 1927 by Leo & Kathryn Theisen.  Theisen's headquarters are in Dubuque where the buying staff, advertising, accounting, human resources, MIS and distribution center are located.

Theisen's  employs over 1200 associates. The philosophy at Theisen's is "people buy from people, not companies" and the company stresses that "our associates work with us, not for us". 6201 Chavenelle Road Dubuque , IA 52002-2634 (563)556-4738