Design Manager

Location Secaucus, NJ
Starts As soon as identified
Duration Full-Time
Status Hybrid, Full Time
Rate $80-90k + bonus potential
Our client, a major retailer, is looking for a Design Manager to join their team, Full Time! This role is hybrid with expectation to be onsite in Secaucus, NJ 3x per week, (W,F remote), summer Fridays close at 1pm. VERY easily commutable by train, door to door shuttle great location with shops for lunch!

*Strong retail social media background with a clear, playful, clean aesthetic will stand out!

The Design Manager will lead ideation, development and execution of social media content. This position will collaborate with peers and leadership in creative and copy to align social media stories with seasonal campaign concepts, and with marketing partners to align to editorial calendar and business objectives.

Design and execute still, motion, and directed content for social media
Conduct research & curate best-in-class social media swipe for inspiration & to drive development of new ideas.
Develop stories that promote seasonal apparel designs, trends and color themes and align to editorial calendar
Collaborate with Creative, Copy and Marketing to create compelling social media concepts
Collaborate with Art Director and Stylists to define art direction and execute social media photography
Develop and maintain social media style-guides for brands
Review work created by direct reports and supporting designers, drive creative excellence and meet production milestones
Provide clear direction and feedback to direct reports and to achieve creative & marketing objectives
Create social media campaign presentation boards and presents to senior leadership, effectively communicating creative strategy

Qualifications for Design Manager:
Bachelors degree in with concentration in Graphic Design, BFA preferred
5+ years of experience in retail industry, expertise in fashion retail preferred
Expertise in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop, proficiency in After Effects

This is a Full Time Opportunity
Benefits Included

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