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Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Title: Manager, Graphic Media Services
Location: Richmond, VA

Job Code: #02212
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking an experienced graphic media production professional to help build, lead, and manage a new world-class Workforce Solutions Division within VEDP.  The goal is to create a top ranked program to compete with the existing industry leaders, Georgia Quick Start and Louisiana FastStart.  
The core deliverables will be new-hire training and workforce selection services that are fully customized to a client company’s unique processes, equipment, procedures and standards.  These services will be part of a comprehensive suite which includes training in leadership, collaboration skills, quality systems, and automation technologies. 
This is a unique opportunity to work with the world’s most prestigious companies as they deploy leading edge technologies at their new or expanding Virginia locations.  You will do this as an employee of VEDP, which offers a highly attractive compensation package, featuring a defined benefit retirement program that fully vests in just five years.
The position reports directly to the Senior Vice President, Workforce Solutions.  In addition to leading and managing the program’s graphic production operations, the Manager will be a key member of the division’s executive team, helping to mold the strategies, operating model, staff and culture of this new organization. 
  • Hire and lead a team who will help design and develop training media to support client engagements.  These media will include 3D animations, technical illustrations, graphics, design templates, etc.  The deliverables will range from interactive e-learning modules to printed manuals, work instructions and process flow illustrations. 
  • Develop a budget and manage spending to address all of the necessary software, computing, and printing equipment needs. 
  • In close collaboration with the Video Services Manager, SVP, and Project Operations Director, help develop a workflow system to optimize collaboration with Project Managers on the media support required for individual projects.
  • Collaborate with the VEDP Senior Leadership and Marketing team on media development initiatives that leverage the custom workforce media team’s unique capabilities and development capacity
  • Collaborative and operationally-minded leader who inspires innovation, delivers results, and can also leverage opportunities to improve efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Verbal and written communication expertise
  • Excels under pressure, in a fast-paced, high-profile work environment
  • Enjoys meeting needs/deadlines of internal and external customers
Experience required:
  • At least 3 years of experience leading a team responsible for developing and delivering graphic media with Adobe Creative Suite, preferably for use in technical training
  • Management of internal direct reports and indirect reports
  • Division/department management, resource allocation, and project delegation
  • Verbal and written communication expertise
  • Operational performance management and reporting
  • Budget/contract preparation and administration
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required; advanced degree is a plus
Experience desired:
  • Substantial experience developing and delivering graphics services, technical illustrations, etc. to support training in manufacturing environments
  • Substantial experience in an organization whose core business is developing and delivering training services to external clients
  • Experience developing with 3D Studio Max, Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate, Captivate, AutoCAD
  • Experience developing Google Glass or Microsoft HoloLens applications for manufacturing environments
  • Experience lighting, shooting and editing broadcast-quality videos
All candidates must apply through our website https://www.vedp.org/about-vedp.  A valid Virginia driver’s license is required.  Application deadline: August 28, 2019.
VEDP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. It is VEDP’s intent that its employment and personnel policies and practices conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.   Applicants requiring more information or requiring assistance may contact VEDP Human Resources at 1-804-545-5634 or vedphr@vedp.org. TDD 1-800-828-1120

The Scoop
Primary Industry: New Media - Design
Secondary Industry: New Media - Other
Career Level: Early Career (1+ yrs experience)
Minimum Education: Bachelor's
Job Status: Full Time
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
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