Responsibilities

  • Successfully organize and create detailed schedules of large and/or complex design assignments with minimal guidance, revising/changing as needed without sacrificing any creative integrity
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively to inevitable changes in timelines, deadlines and project goals, keeping everyone on task and projects on deadline
  • Work closely with account managers to organize and prioritize all elements of their projects
  • Collaborate with the team on the prioritization and scheduling of projects, including ensuring on-time, within scope, within budget and organized project workflow from initiation to final release
  • Think critically and be a part of strategic brainstorming sessions to ground creative decisions in the strategic directions that are established by the account services teams
  • Be able to present ideas both internally to peers and externally to clients, providing rationale for organizational and scheduling choices
  • Meet with agency leadership to learn more about new project details and give progress updates on existing projects, communicating any issues
  • Hold weekly production meetings with internal team
  • Proofread all files and print proofs to ensure content and color accuracy, including adherence to creative, technical and legal specifications
  • Willingness to jump in and help out other individuals/teams when needed, including providing additional project management support

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience managing projects either from the client or agency side in advertising, marketing and design, with a total of 3–5+ years of working experience, with a focus on retail visual merchandising and/or brand management, project management or comparable experience with progressively expanding responsibilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or English; equivalent work experience will be considered, however, a degree is strongly preferred
  • Well-rounded knowledge of high conceptual- and executional-level print production, brand development, strategic planning and the design industry
  • Strong project management skills, including exceptional organizational and time-management ability
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical, technical, multitasking and problem-solving skills
  • Effective and professional verbal and written communication skills with a strong command of the English language; ability to communicate ideas to clients, vendors, team members, and others in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong proficiency with Word and Excel and general understanding of how graphic software (PDFs, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) works; proficiency in traffic management software is highly preferred
  • Possess high standards of integrity and confidentiality; be able to adjust to multiple demands while achieving challenging objectives with intelligence and analysis
  • Pursue additional learning and self-develop