Manager/Team Lead, Graphic Designer

Employer
Cvent
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Sep 14, 2017
Closes
Sep 22, 2017
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join Cvent's Award Winning Creative Team as a Manager/Team Lead of Graphic Design. This role reports directly to the Creative Director in the Marketing Department and will serve as the Project Manager and Graphic Design Team Leader in the US. The responsibilities will be to manage the role of Graphic Design for Corporate Marketing as a shared service for the organization. You would be required to understand the key initiatives as described by the Creative Director or other Marketing Leaders and provide the necessary skills and bandwidth for a team to meet expectations with the highest amount of efficiency and quality. You will need to monitor project intake and manage output of each designer on the team. This includes project level QA, reporting and measuring with a defined and consistent cadence. In addition to this manager level responsibility, you will be hands on with your daily work and will be seen as a key design and creative contributor to marketing campaigns, corporate branding and corporate events. The ideal candidate is highly organized, detail oriented, a team player and preaches design as a service. Responsibilities: Set goals for and conduct regular 1:1's and reviews with all graphic designers to foster career and skills development Manage project intake by receiving design projects from marketing stakeholders and assigning to appropriate graphic designer Monitor output for each team member by conducting regular scrums and status meetings with the graphic design team Provide design level QA for each project before delivery to the stakeholder Optimize team output by aligning team roles to initiatives and priorities as communicated by the Creative Director Refine project delivery SLAs and improve workflows for graphic design projects Seeking graphic design professional with 6+ years of experience A strong portfolio showcasing skills in page design, layout, and typography Experience creating visual design guidelines and documentation Ability to articulate design concepts and justify design decisions Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Ability to manage multiple projects at once and accurately set and meet deadlines Strong organizational and problem solving skills Experience designing in a variety of mediums, including print and digital Strong people management skills Preferred Skills: Corporate branding experience a plus B2B experience in a marketing department a plus PowerPoint layout skills a plus Illustration/Drawing skills a plus Photography experience a plus