Production Manager Sr – Graphic Design Studio
Shaw Contract is a global design leader in commercial flooring for some of the world’s most creative and innovative environments. Our vast, sustainable product offerings can be found in diverse markets such as workplace, healthcare, hospitality, education and multi-family dwellings; supporting the spaces in which we work, learn, live, play and heal.
The Graphic Design Studio is a new full service in-house creative studio providing design, editorial, photographic, print and electronic marketing materials that develop and maintain the Shaw Contract global visual identity.
We’re looking for a Senior production manager to manage all deliverables and production for our in-house creative media team projects and assets.
This position must be highly communicative and ready to efficiently plan and prioritize all deliverables and resources working across multiple projects. Senior production managers can consistently manage deliverable expectations, schedules, budgets, assets and scopes—organization and an attention to detail is essential. The Senior PM role would work closely with the design direction and production team to produce amazing print and digital campaigns and product collateral.
More than anything, the Senior PM leads their team to create the stunning work to an expectation that our fast-paced creative culture desires – they make decisions and find solutions quickly and with confidence, and they don’t expect someone else to show them the right way forward.
What we’d like to see:
-Excellent presentation and communication skills. Senior production managers must be able to clearly communicate and prioritize project goals and schedule to create awesome work.
-Development, leadership, oversight of implementing systems and tools to support workflow and project management.
-Manage complex and simultaneous projects: schedules, resources, costs. Obtain necessary approvals and communicate plans to relevant stakeholders.
-Lead and manage junior designers / free lancers and their work loads. Responsible for seeing all projects through to completion – from concept design to production.
-Management of both projects and their assets.
-Working from initiation to completion with rigor and focus.
-Work closely with the Marketing Team to create collateral, promotional and advertising pieces
-Support the Sales Team in managing the creation of necessary sales material w/ Marketing team.
-Work with printers and other vendors, from bidding to the final product. Form good relationships with vendors.
-People: Build Trusting Relationships
-Innovation: Adapt & Change
-Growth: Initiate Action
-Strategy: Execute Action Plan or Deliver Compelling Communication?
Position Requirements :
-Bachelor’s degree in Communications/Marketing or Graphic Design or relevant field of study.
-Minimum 8+ years of relevant experience working at a creative, media, or in-house agency / production studio.
-Strong project management experience using systems such as Workfront, Basecamp, etc.
-Understanding of design principles, process – in print, packaging, branding, typography, catalog production, retail graphics and also some web design experience.
-Flex different skill sets: you might be required to get your hands dirty with design work or tweak some details on artwork files, execution is equally as important as management.
-Demonstrate excellence in organizational skills and effective time management against demanding deadlines.
-Ability to think conceptually, but able to execute on a detailed level.
-Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines.
-Ability to negotiate and deal with multiple stakeholders on a project.
-Problem solve under constraints: deal with narrow parameters or potential budget restraints
-Deal with formulating costing and budgets.
-Exceptional proofreading and editing skills.
-Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office with advanced Excel skills.
Although our highly-distributed workforce can be found around the globe, Shaw Contract is based out of Cartersville, Georgia and construction is underway on our new highly-sustainable, world-class Create Centre facility, which will be home to product development and marketing for our commercial division, demonstrating our commitment to hiring the best talent. We hire humble, collaborative and ambitious people and give them endless opportunities to grow and succeed. Shaw Contract is the commercial design brand for Shaw Industries Group, Inc., a vertically integrated manufacturer that supplies carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient, tile & stone flooring products and synthetic turf to residential and commercial markets globally. Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, and with manufacturing in the United States, Mexico and China, Shaw is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. with more than $4.5 billion in annual sales and 23,000 associates worldwide.
Mission Statement: Great People. Great Products. Great Service. Always.
Number of Openings: 1
Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Cartersville
Shaw Plant 94 30120
Shifts: 8 hour 1st
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