Creative Manager

Corporate Monroe, Michigan


Description

JOB SUMMARY:
This position leads the Creative Services team and provides graphic art design, production and coordination services of internal/external communication materials in support of the marketing department, and other departments as necessary. Design, layout, edit and produce print and digital documents for brand, advertising, promotional marketing materials, consumer communications and business communications, consistent with the company’s brand standards and guidelines.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties as assigned):
• Conceptualizes and implements design solutions that meet marketing strategies from concept to completion.
• Reviews work performed to ensure consistency across all media channels.
• Leads creative team members to ensure effectiveness of messaging and integrity of brand to all internal and external audiences, communicating expectations and standards of work quality.
• Leads and provides guidance and direction the creative team on projects consumer facing (e.g., advertising and marketing material).
• Provides work direction, gives regular feedback on performance, and ensures expectations are met by the Creative Director.
• Trains new creative team members on process, procedures and brand standards.

SCOPE & IMPACT:
Leads, guides, and directs the creative team. Initiatives directly impact consumer demand for company products. Content efforts contribute towards both web and store traffic. Develops projects for marketing initiatives using multi-channel execution. Position directly supports advertising/marketing plan for company-owned retail division. Deliverables impact same-store-sales, product launch success (placement/sell-through). Content developed is leveraged by nearly 2,900 retail locations across North America.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field with 6-8 years of relevant experience, or equivalent.
• One (1) to Three (3) years of supervisory/leadership experience
• Graphic Design experience in a Mac OS environment.
• Proven proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat and Microsoft Office applications in a Mac OS environment. Demonstrate the ability to execute in design, web and multimedia software and applications Adobe Creative Suite.
• Mastery in fundamentals of graphic design including layout, composition and typography

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
• Master’s degree in Graphic Design or related field with 6-8 years of relevant experience, or equivalent.
• Flash and HTML experience a plus.



SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: 3-5 employees

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Office environment/no specific or unusual physical environmental demands.

CORE ATTRIBUTES:
Communicate Transparently
Lead the Team
Impact and Influence
Deliver Results
Coach and Develop

OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

An Equal Opportunity Employer
La-Z-Boy Incorporated and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers that support and subscribe to a policy of nondiscrimination in all aspects of employment. La-Z-Boy will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by applicable laws.