Posted: Apr 24, 2024

Creative Design Assistant

Kent Corporation - Muscatine, IA
Salary: Hourly
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024

Ready to join a four-time US Best Managed Company Award-Winner and help a growing world do more?! KENT® Nutrition Group, a member of the KENT Corporation family of companies, has a phenomenal BRAND-NEW opportunity to join our team as a Creative Design Assistant! As we continue to experience growth this role will be responsible for producing creative content and visual materials that are consistent with and support the company’s strategic plan, brand standards, and marketing focus.

In addition, this role will deliver high-quality marketing materials which will include work on packaging, brochures, point of sale materials, sales collateral, and other related projects. Apply directly for consideration to join the KENT family!


  • Work closely with others in the Marketing Communications and Product Management teams to execute the assigned creative responsibilities.
  • Creative Design Production
  • Serves as in-house creative designer for assigned creative design needs which will include new and current graphic content, packaging, web graphics, print, and social media graphic creation. This will require working with internal team members and external agencies and businesses.
  • Provides creative leadership and direction for assigned creative work and is able to work within a defined brand standard design framework.
  • Responsible for the oversight and management of internal design projects which includes supervising creative workload, providing weekly updates on projects, photo taking and management, providing leadership on priority planning and working directly with those who have submitted the creative project requests.
  • Additional project work will include assignments such as print ads, brochures, sell sheets, point of sale materials, photography, videos, logo development, trade-show graphics and materials, sales collateral, and other related creative projects.
  • Communications
  • Will work to create and review new and current copy to enhance and support communication needs and will help coordinate department communication efforts.
  • Brand Guidelines Supervision
  • Serves with others on the creative team as an in-house brand guideline resource representative who is the key contact for all approved brand graphics, logos, pictures and related materials.  Able to provide design instruction for creative development and provide design direction that is consistent with established brand guidelines. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field with a strong portfolio


  • 3 – 5 years of experience as a graphic / creative designer or equivalent; Candidates with fewer years of experience may be considered if strong design skills can be demonstrated through job related work samples
  • Effective use of computer design technology including Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office applications and multiple platforms including MAC and PC.
  • Prefer experience working in the agricultural industry – specifically commercial, lifestyle, or companion animals or within a consumer product company and / or design agency.
  • Ideally have experience in photography, videos, and developing communication copy
  • Successfully manages time, priorities, workflow and schedule in order to meet deadlines; able to work quickly and efficiently
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills in order to manage multiple projects at the same time; keen attention to detail
  • Self-driven, proactive, team player