2018-10-10

Director of Graphics
Job Opportunity at bizjobz LLC

Posted on Oct 10

http://www.bizjobz.com    855-BIZ-JOBZ (249-5629)

Location: Newark, NJ
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4169369


Our client is a multi-divisional consumer products company that develops, sources and markets a variety of product lines into virtually all retail channels. The company’s growing baby products division has an immediate requirement for a Graphics Director to develop market-right and exciting packaging for its large assortment of products - both proprietary and licensed brands.
 
Reporting to the Division President, responsibilities will include:
 
  • Packaging graphics: oversee the entire process from concept development to final production and release to printer. Includes soliciting approval from licensors and obtaining translations if needed. Will include developing graphics and/or logos for a multitude of products and packaging formats including cartons, blisters, and hang tabs as well as the appropriate labeling for each product.
  • Instruction Manuals: oversee entire process from development to production and release to printer.
  • Marketing Communications: develop social and digital communications (i.e. emails, Facebook posts) along with printed marketing collateral (i.e. print ads, brochures) from brief to final production.
  • Trade Shows: Develop visuals for trade shows and release to printer.
  • Photography: Collaborate closely with staff photographer to shoot photos/images needed for communications
  • Timeline and Project Management: Manage the entire end-to-end process from creative to production/release. Manage timelines for all projects, ensuring all projects are completed on time. Ensure workloads are balanced across the department and all approvals (both internal and external) are obtained.
This role is an integral member of the Baby leadership team, and this person will work closely with the leaders of all other departments including Marketing, R&D, Operations and Sourcing. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in managing graphic designers, developing impactful packaging graphics and engaging marketing communications, be results-driven, have strong leadership and teamwork skills, and a proven ability to work in an informal/entrepreneurial environment.
 
Education, Skills and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5-10 years of graphics experience including packaging and marketing communications including 3+ years managing graphic designers
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite and/or other graphic design/editing software to produce engaging graphics
  • Excellent team, project management and communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access)
 
 
This individual must be able to convey creative ideas through design and graphics, help sell the customer in this regard and exhibit sound time management skills to meet deadlines while juggling multiple projects.
 
This is a dynamic business that has shown sustained growth and requires a person for this position with relevant experience and the aforementioned qualifications.Our client is a multi-divisional consumer products company that develops, sources and markets a variety of product lines into virtually all retail channels. The company’s growing baby products division has an immediate requirement for a Graphics Director to develop market-right and exciting packaging for its large assortment of products - both proprietary and licensed brands.
 
Reporting to the Division President, responsibilities will include:
 
  • Packaging graphics: oversee the entire process from concept development to final production and release to printer. Includes soliciting approval from licensors and obtaining translations if needed. Will include developing graphics and/or logos for a multitude of products and packaging formats including cartons, blisters, and hang tabs as well as the appropriate labelling for each product.
  • Instruction Manuals: oversee entire process from development to production and release to printer.
  • Marketing Communications: develop social and digital communications (i.e. emails, Facebook posts) along with printed marketing collateral (i.e. print ads, brochures) from brief to final production.
  • Trade Shows: Develop visuals for trade shows and release to printer.
  • Photography: Collaborate closely with staff photographer to shoot photos/images needed for communications
  • Timeline and Project Management: Manage the entire end-to-end process from creative to production/release. Manage timelines for all projects, ensuring all projects are completed on time. Ensure workloads are balanced across the department and all approvals (both internal and external) are obtained.
This role is an integral member of the Baby leadership team, and this person will work closely with the leaders of all other departments including Marketing, R&D, Operations and Sourcing. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in managing graphic designers, developing impactful packaging graphics and engaging marketing communications, be results-driven, have strong leadership and teamwork skills, and a proven ability to work in an informal/entrepreneurial environment.
 
Education, Skills and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5-10 years of graphics experience including packaging and marketing communications including 3+ years managing graphic designers
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite and/or other graphic design/editing software to produce engaging graphics
  • Excellent team, project management and communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access)
 
 
This individual must be able to convey creative ideas through design and graphics, help sell the customer in this regard and exhibit sound time management skills to meet deadlines while juggling multiple projects.
 
This is a dynamic business that has shown sustained growth and requires a person for this position with relevant experience and the aforementioned qualifications.
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