Design Manager - San Francisco

Starts When right candidate is identified
Duration Possible Full Time
Status Freelance/ possible Full Time
Rate Up to $65/hour DOE
Our renowned, well-established dessert company is looking for a Design Manager to join their team.

Role will start off as 40 hours/week for 3-4 months with potential to convert into direct hire depending on fit.

This Design Manager will be:
- Developing branded creative for marketing campaigns, eCommerce, social media, in-shop signage, retail collateral, print and digital catalog
- Creating seasonal and all-year packaging designs
- Directly managing the internal creative team and contractors and supporting the marketing strategy within budget.
- Responsible for resource management, project allocation, team activities and collaboration, creative direction and feedback to ensuring deadlines are met
- Cultivating creative direction each seasonal campaigns; presenting to stakeholders to ensure the vision is executed across channels
- Leveraging opportunities and ways to extend customer reach by staying innovative
- Providing mentorship and development for the Creative team

- 7+ years InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat
- Creating graphic, digital and/or motion design in a retail or CPG agency
- Portfolio must include digital and print advertising, catalog and packaging projects
- Deep knowledge and applied expertise in typography, color and layout
- Has lead creative teams of 5+ through entire aspect of design process in a fast-paced environment
- Managed creative team budgets with the ability to reprioritize based on evolving needs
- UX/UI experience is a major plus!

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: