Design Manager - Indianapolis

Starts May 3
Duration Direct Hire
Status Full Time
Rate $70,000 to $80,000/year; depending on experience
Calling all design managers who are skilled illustrators! Our retail client is looking for a Design Manager to join their team.

This is an onsite direct-hire role in Indianapolis.

The Design Manager will be responsible for:
- Being a working manager. You will be responsible for managing a team and designing
- Managing the teams priorities and three team members
- Designing and reviewing artwork specifically for a specific product line
- Creating unique, high quality, top-selling designs
- Keeping a pulse on where projects are and making sure projects are moving forward
- Identifying market research and trends to develop product designs
- Collaborating with creative director and assist in art directing in-house and freelance staff
- Planning design presentations
- Working closely with commercial printers throughout production process
- Mentoring team members

The Design Manager must have:
- 7+ years of design experience
- Illustration and graphic design background
- Experience leading teams or managing designers
- Strong digital photography and color correction skills
- Good character illustration ability
- Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong organizational skills and a flexible, positive attitude
- Experience working with large national retailers such as Wal Mart or Target
- Advanced understanding of file formats, template/die-line development and pre-press

If you have experience with product development or flexo printing, you be at the top of the list.

Send us your portfolio and apply today!

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