Director of Design Production

San Francisco , Full time

Director of Design Production

Our custoemr is looking for a Director of Design Production to join their growing team! Located in San Francisco they are looking for has the complete package – highly organized, results-oriented, full of integrity and strong attention to detail. This results-oriented, the Production Design Director is a leader who is passionate about driving quality and efficiency within the Production organization through Design Excellence, technology and best practice processes. The Production Design Director will be responsible for the daily design, processes, and procedures that drive our go to market B2B and Packaging design collateral.

This role will support the execution, maintenance and continuous improvement of Design Production and include automation, planning/budgeting and other technology platforms necessary to enable the Production design team to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment.

  • Serve as the Design Leader in executing marketing and Brand Design production initiatives

  • Juggle a high volume of work, ensuring that all Brand design, Packaging, marketing and sales materials are well-designed, polished and on-brand before going out the door

  • With a focus on production excellence, partner with Brand designers to resize and organize files execution across all platforms

  • With a mind for scale, partner with Brand design leadership to create and evolve core templates, enabling designers around the world to produce on-brand, beautiful work

  • Help execute and build library of brand assets, ensuring all file types and versions are included

  • Over time, build a team of production design specialists in-house, freelance, and in partner agencies - reviewing their work for quality assurance and growing their skill sets

  • Develop and maintain core Production design processes to support collaboration and communication throughout the Brand design, marketing and cross functional teams

  • Enable the planning and programming process to ensure a coordinated offense across different marketing channels, geographies, and experiences

  • Be the subject matter expert on Production technology platforms and work closely with the Sales and Marketing technology team to manage all Design Production technology platforms

  • Design, develop, train and maintain Production Design processes to enable consistent Design execution across the globe

  • Partner with project management to track and deliver critical Production projects on time

  • Knowledge of Production Design automation concepts and best practices

  • Self-starter able and eager to learn quickly with a good head for problem-solving, while able to adhere to standard Brand design and Production procedures and deadlines

  • Ability to work autonomously and willingness to take the initiative

  • Ability to work in fast pace and high-growth environment with tight deadlines and shifting priorities, and be willing to “roll-up your sleeves” to drive organizational change

  • Take on other roles as necessary to adapt to the organizational needs of the time

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8-12 years of experience in Design Production

  • Knowledge of Production Design automation, Q&A, and Design best practices

  • Self-starter able and eager to learn quickly with a good head for problem-solving, while able to adhere to standard operational procedures and deadlines

  • Ability to work autonomously and willingness to take the initiative

  • Ability to work in fast pace and high-growth environment with tight deadlines and shifting priorities, and be willing to “roll-up your sleeves” to drive organizational change

EDUCATION

  • BS/BA – Design or related discipline

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