Design Manager

  • Sector: Creative
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Expiry Date: 10 August 2021
  • Job Ref: 759811
Our client is on the lookout for a highly skilled Design Manager to join and lead their bustling creative team. This role will work very closely with the marketing, brand and corporate teams within the business and report into the Head of Marketing. 
As the Design Manager you will lead a team of designers and effect creative solutions from concept to completion. You will be responsible for workflow management through the studio, team development and mentorship, being a key brand advocate and also getting involved with hands on design and finished art when required.
You will be working in a supportive in-house studio environment located just north of Melbourne’s CBD.
Responsibilities will include:
  • Working with stakeholders across the business to take briefs and communicate on progress
  • Responsible for design and artwork processes
  • Mentoring and managing a growing team of permanent and freelance designers
  • Ensuring briefs are delivered in a timely manner
  • Leading weekly planning meetings
  • Delivering solutions across touchpoints including packaging, campaign and marketing materials, visual merchandise and POS, digital
  • Maintaining brand consistency
  • Optimising digital media creative and assets
  • Identifying opportunities to improve current workflow systems
You will have:
  • 8+ years design experience
  • Experience managing a design team
  • Ability to create design solutions from briefs
  • Strong understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite, HTML5, After Effects
  • Design experience across packaging, digital and print channels
  • Strong finished art skills and knowledge of the print production process
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional communication, collaborative and organisational skills
If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV and folio to

Please note, only suitable candidates with full Australian working rights will be contacted. Candidates who apply without a portfolio will not be considered.