Junior Graphic Designer/Production Artist

Organizational Overview

Great Harvest Franchising, Inc. is a unique franchise company offering ownership of artisan, made from scratch, bakery and cafe businesses in a community-based atmosphere. Our philosophy is simple. Let's create unique neighborhood bakery cafes that are a reflection of the Great Harvest brand and the local bakery owner. We are no cookie cutter franchise. We are a franchise owner-centric company that encourages excellence and individuality, not to mention a spirit of fun and generosity. Our franchise owners receive all the systems of a traditional franchise, with the freedom to adapt to their local communities and align their business with their personal vision.

Great Harvest Franchising, Inc. has more than 180 bakeries located throughout the nation including Alaska and Hawaii. Great Harvest is known for handcrafted breads made with freshly ground whole wheat from the high plains of Montana. Today the neighborhood bakery cafes create an array of legendary fresh-baked breads and goodies, all with pure-and-simple ingredients. Most stores also offer sandwiches, salads, espresso, and many other related retail products.

Great Harvest is proud to be a winner of the WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces. The WorldBlu List organizations make use of a variety of unique practices that are distinctly democratic and contribute to profitability, high performance and engagement.

To learn more about Great Harvest Franchising, Inc. click the on About Us link above.


Job Description:

We are looking for a self-motivated, customer service oriented, Production Artist/Junior Graphic Designer. You will be a valued member of a talented team who is dedicated to helping our Great Harvest Bakery Owners highlight their delicious, bakery and cafe items, serve their communities, and grow their locally owned businesses.


 Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Design and manage a variety of given projects for print and digital, within established brand standards and adjust to recommended revisions and comments.
  • Work directly with owners on various projects.
  • Management and creation of online digital ads and landing pages.
  • Perform quality control of deliverables. Proofread and prepare designs to be sent to print.
  • Edit, size, and upload photos, marketing collateral materials, and promotion pages to our intranet, for owner use.
  • Work closely with our Senior Graphic Designer on any other duties needed.


 Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design.
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design and Acrobat Pro.
  • Skilled in the areas of multi-tasking, organization, prioritization and time management.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to take design feedback and incorporate it quickly.
  • Ability to work efficiently and manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, confident, energetic, and creative.
  • Proofing and editing skills with attention to detail.
  • Team player comfortable wearing a smile.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with other creatives.
  • Online portfolio that exhibits strong understanding of design and layout.


Special Conditions of Employment

  • Great Harvest Franchising is located in Dillon, Montana. This job is located at our headquarters and reports directly to our Sr. Graphic Designer, president and CEO.
  • Six-month probationary period.
  • Must sign a Confidentiality and Non-Competition Agreement.
  • Great Harvest is a flat organization by design. Our employees are expected to handle administrative duties as well as daily workflow issues.


  • Full time, salaried, professional position. We do not pay commissions to any of our employees.
  • Salary to be determined and commensurate with experience and market management salaries in Montana.
  • Personnel benefits program to include paid leave & holidays, medical insurance, long-term disability insurance, 401(k) participation and match, YMCA subsidy and more.

To Apply

Download the application and return a cover letter and completed application to Christy Stauffenberg at christys@greatharvest.com. Our phone number is 800-442-0424. Great Harvest is an equal opportunity employer.