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Graphic Designer

Calabasas Hills, CA

Eligible for a hybrid work schedule split between home & office.


You may know us for our extensive menu, expansive restaurants and the significant opportunities that come with being one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For®” for 11 years in a row! This role presents an excellent opportunity to support and enhance our training, communications, recognition and cultural programs through digital, print, motion and interactive materials.

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Multimedia Solutions and Learning Technologies, you will collaborate with teams across multiple departments, including Human Resources, Marketing, Culinary Operations and Performance Development.

As a Graphic Designer, you will play an integral role in the development and advancement of our online and print-based HR communications, employment branding, social media presence, interactive multimedia training and system design for a $3.4 billion company with more than 47,500 staff members across the US.


Let's Do Big Things!


You’ll excel in this position if you are:

  • A Creative Thinker: Demonstrating an uncanny ability to think outside the box by utilizing available resources, conducting research, or engaging in continuous learning to create understandable, interactive, and engaging communications and learning materials.
  • A Team Player: Thriving on collaboration and iteration, and always showing respect for the views and contributions of others.
  • Adaptable: Comfortable in a fast-paced environment and able to change direction rapidly when priorities, deadlines, or circumstances shift.
  • An Expert in Your Field: Maintaining a deep understanding and comprehensive knowledge of Graphic and Visual Design, with a strong grasp of typography, color theory, design hierarchy, negative space, etc. Also, exhibiting a high level of detail and organization in all tasks.
  • Results Driven with a Passion for Excellence: Consistently delivering timely, high-quality deliverables and maintaining a relentless focus on achieving the next goal.

Here’s more of what you’ll get to do: 

  • Continuing to advance our graphic design strategy in partnership with the Marketing team across various initiatives and restaurant brands.
  • Developing visual graphics, messaging and branding for our HR training, social media and communications.
  • Creating/developing and managing a library of high-quality, appealing designs, animations, photos, templates, color palettes, text standards, etc., to support the visual and interactive aspects of our presentations, documentation and learning solutions.
  • Setting and maintaining visual and creative standards for learning and development that align with our internal and external brand (corporate graphic design strategy).
  • Collaborating with our HR Communications and Recruiting team on designs for digital and email marketing campaigns, print marketing materials, merchandise, promotional items and digital publications.
  • Managing workflow and project deliverables to accommodate shifts in priorities while ensuring client and business needs are met.

What we require:

  • 3+ years in a Graphic Design role with proven success in illustration, photo editing, layout and drawing.
  • Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.), Canva and similar tools.
  • Strong layout skills and an eye for clean design.
  • Experience in print and web/interface design.
  • Proficiency in Windows 10 and Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint.
  • Experience designing corporate training and communication materials.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and work well in a fast-paced, iterative environment.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to remain composed in stressful situations.
  • Associate degree or equivalent with experience in art, print, digital, visual design or a related field.


What we prefer:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to have fun while maintaining professionalism.

Recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® since 2014, The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is a global $3.4 billion public company with 47,500 staff members across more than 300 casual dining restaurants, including The Cheesecake Factory, North Italia, Grand Lux Cafe, Social Monk, and Fox Restaurant Concepts. Internationally, 30 The Cheesecake Factory restaurants operate under licensing agreements.

Our Bakery division creates over 35,000 delicious cheesecakes per day and other baked products for our restaurants, international licensees, and third-party bakery customers.

We offer a people-centered culture and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all. We welcome applicants from a wide variety of identities, ideas, perspectives, and experiences, and encourage individuals from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. 

Salary: $85,000 - $100,000 / Year

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The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities.

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