MelvilleNY05/31/2019Full description is on our Careers website (jobs.mscdirect.com). It's job 2158 on our Careers site. This is a newly-created opportunity due to changes within our organization. Job may be based in Melville, NY or Davidson, NC.
BRIEF POSITION SUMMARY:
The Manager of Creative Services leads a team of production artists in the development of creative solutions that meet the business objectives of the organization and span across multiple mediums, channels, and content types; including but not limited to digital advertising, direct mail, social media, and e-commerce. The Creative Services Manager also provides both visual and strategic direction to interpret and support the MSC brand and enforces brand standards across the company.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leads the Creative Services Team to deliver scalable creative solutions to challenging internal and external opportunities
Leads the development, management, and continuous improvement of MSCs customer and sales communication assets in both online and offline media
Manages and protects the MSC brand by ensuring consistency in communications, design elements, and adherence to brand standards
Researches and uses technologies, tools and strategies that continually evolve and improve our creative processes
Aligns with creative trends in Marketing Communications industry and applies learnings to increase effectiveness toward business objectives
Creates and nurtures an environment of continuous learning to meet the evolving creative and digital landscape
Mentors and motivates creative team members by providing thoughtful and engaging feedback and coaching that encourages professional development and team growth
Leads creative reviews and feedback sessions with the creative team and key stakeholders
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors degree in Marketing, Advertising, Graphic Design, or a related field required
Minimum of five years experience in creative design and creative direction required
Minimum of three years managing a team
Experience in collaboration with agency partners and internal teams
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Creative thinker with a demonstrated ability to create solutions to creative challenges and opportunities, along with developing relationships and influencing key stakeholders
Possess strong conceptual skills and an advance-level sense of design, layout and typography
Ability to build and lead teams
A valid drivers license and the ability to travel 10% as needed are required.