Product Design Manager – UPDATED Party Products

Job Title:
Product Design Manager – UPDATED Party Products
Job Location:
Mid Atlantic
Relocation:
Limited
Position Level:
Manager
Position Report To:
VP
Position Responsibilities:

The Product Design Manager will manage a team of 6 In-house Designers.  You will be responsible for the development of both licensed and non-licensed products.  Coordinate and supervise new projects from concept to completion; create new product ideas and their designs.  

  • Manage 6 In-house Designers.
  • Stay abreast of new design and product trends.
  • Design product ensembles- both licensed and non-licensed.
  • Work from concept to finished art on the computer for items to send to separators and printers both domestic and overseas.
  • Share in approving of all printed product proofs. Sign-off on all color separations for products related to team projects.  Talk directly to the Product Production team about any changes for product art.
  • Maintain consistent server file organization for licensed and non-licensed projects; ensure that presentations are consistent and that concept sheets for both licensed and non-licensed products match.
Percent Travel:
Direct Reports:
Yes
Experience Required:
  • Excellent skills in Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to use licensed/non-licensed style guides.
  • Good communication with others in the department, with other departments and with suppliers is necessary.
  • Ability to calculate sizes and color percentages.
  • Ability and experience to manage designers.
  • Ability to juggle many projects at the same time.
  • Ability to do computer-troubleshooting, assist designers with problems.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year art college or university strongly preferred.
  • 5 years of related experience and/or training required; 6 or more years preferred.
  • Must have 3 or more years of direct supervisory experience.
Education Required:
BS/BA pref.
Other Remarks:
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Base Salary:
100000 (low): 90000 (high): 110000
Sign on bonus:
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Bonus Potential:
Yes
Bonus %:
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Total Estimated Compensation:
Stock Options:
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Car:
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Car allowance:
Other Benefits: