Design Manager

Posted: Nov 8, 2019

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of designers who perform medium to high-complexity, cohesive, and innovative design deliverables that are customer-focused, simple and intuitive with deep dive skills. 

  • Have data driven approach, own and meet people management/operational goals and key metrics for the organization.

  • Perform audits on processes to obtain data on teams' efficiency, alignment on productivity, and quality metrics.

  • Provide regular coaching and feedback to direct reports to help grow functional skills and leadership capability, with support from senior managers.

  • Manage end-to-end team operations, handle design processes and related tools proactively engaging manager and stakeholders.

  • Identify improvements to processes and contribute to root cause analysis, with a focus on the elimination of waste, defect reduction, quality enhancement. Assist in the implementation of new design processes to support business initiatives.

  • Initiate collaboration with peers, partners and stakeholders to ensure high-quality, cohesive deliverables through the entire design process.

  • Foresee capacity issues and work with the business to plan and set expectations and track key metrics to meet goals.

  • Identify resource need for the team and participate in recruiting efforts.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, 1 to 3+ of industry experience in visual design or related creative discipline.

  • Proficiency in design principles (Typography, Composition, Scale, and Color Theory amongst other) and working knowledge of how those principles work together.

  • Proficiency in design tools (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, etc.) and knowledge of various platforms (desktop and mobile) required for their specific role.

  • Management of a team that executes designs that follow brand style guidelines and takes it beyond the scope or brief.

  • Define, recognize and develop talent and create an inspiring creative work environment and culture. Actively brings out the best in designers, developing both designers and team dynamics.

  • Aptitude for analyzing metrics accurately, building models around data to provide solutions and/or improvement to processes.

More Information

Source: Behance


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