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Full-time, BJU Education Group, Benefitted

Design Team Manager

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JOB SUMMARY: As Design Team Manager, you are responsible to oversee a group of Designers, Production Designers, and Design Assistants as they develop and produce various educational materials. You will work with the Art & Design management team and Project Management department to implement established project plans, resolve project issues, reduce and manage project risks, and facilitate the completion of project-related Design Team tasks. You will also contribute to departmental cohesion and improvement by collaborating with other members of the Art & Design management team to solve departmental problems, make departmental improvements, and develop positive departmental culture.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Collaborate with the Creative Lead and other Design Team managers to hire, train, and assign the best-fit talent to each Design Team
  • Collaborate with the Creative Lead on issues related to look-and-feel or Design process
  • Collaborate with Project Management, DesignOps, Lead Designers, and the Senior Manager of Art & Design on project scheduling and planning
  • Collaborate with the other Design Team managers evaluate, improve, and maintain Design Team processes and documentation
  • Track and report key project milestone dates, including any additions or changes to project schedules
  • Assist with scheduling and tracking internal departmental milestones (covers, concept design reviews, etc.)
  • Handle changes in scope and day-to-day issue management that affects scheduling and planning
  • Manage capacity planning and workload balance within their assigned Design Teams
  • Track progress of Design tasks assigned to their assigned Design Team
  • Problem-solve Design and Production issues with the ability to step in and assist with work as needed
  • Evaluate a Design Team member's work for quality
  • Conduct regular one-on-ones and Design Team meetings
  • Encourage personal and professional development of each member of the assigned Design Teams
  • Be forward-thinking and committed to ongoing improvements in both processes and technology

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Commitment to BJU Press philosphy
  • Effective Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Scheduling and Time Management
  • Leadership
  • Risk Management
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Team Management
  • Active Listening and Reporting Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Eye for Design and Detail

COMPUTER SKILLS: 

  • Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Adobe Creative Cloud, Acrobat, Basecamp

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Required Education: Bachelors
Required Experience: 3-4 years related experience
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