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Design and Resource Manager

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:45:24 GMT

SUMMARY POPSUGAR is seeking for a Design and Resource Manager who will oversee all resources and scheduling for the Design team. This cross-functional role will be responsible for facilitating all design projects and communication through Design to ensure that deadlines are efficiently and consistently met. This role will partner with internal clients to maintain a standard of quality and report on the status of projects to all stakeholders. The Design and Resource Manager will leverage internal and external expertise to translate insights into innovative solutions to meet project goals. RESPONSIBILITIES Resource and traffic management for Design team Facilitate the creation of graphic assets within through the Design team Manage the intake of Design briefs and translate them into optimized schedules for Design team Proactively manage team bandwidth tracking hours per week. Flag and provide solutions when bandwidth exceeds reasonable expectations. Maintain constant knowledge of current and upcoming projects and business development activities as they relate to resourci ng Manage communication around shifting priorities with key stakeholders Maintain and update project list that is reviewing bi-weekly with the Design team Monitor and flag Design team needs and issues Provide consultative guidance for project managers when developing project timelines and approach. (Includes guidance on hours needed to complete the project and provides proactive solutions for delivering assets) Assist in management and maintenance of freelance creative talent pool, sourcing and engaging freelance talent when needed QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor’s degree is required Experience managing multi-disciplinary design teams Broad understanding of Media industry, direct experience preferred Demonstrated 2 to 3 years of trafficking / creative resource management in creative services, marketing, design or media agencies Demonstrated experience guiding business partners through the design process Thorough understanding of creative development process Expert project management and organizational skills Expert written and verbal communication skills Experience in Workfront or other project management tools preferred POPSUGAR Inc. is a global media and technology company that is parent to lifestyle media publisher POPSUGAR and monthly subscription box POPSUGAR Must Have. Together, the brands attract a monthly global audience of 400 million, generating 3.1 billion monthly content views. POPSUGAR is the #1 lifestyle brand for young women, delivering inspiring, informative, and entertaining content in multi-platforms across entertainment, fashion, beauty, fitness, food, parenting, news and more. POPSUGAR Studios, the video production arm of POPSUGAR, Inc., is the leading producer of online video lifestyle content, with more than 390 million monthly views of its original series. POPSUGAR Inc. has offices in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and London and operates internationally in Australia, France, the Middle East, and the UK. The company is privately held and funded by Sequoia Capital and IVP. For more information about POPSUGAR Inc., visit POPSUGAR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive company culture. We celebrate our differences and embrace the varying ideas, interests, and life experiences that make us who we are. As a company with a mission to inform and inspire people all over the world, we believe that employing individuals with diverse backgrounds is essential to building a successful, creative, and innovative business. We work hard, play nice, and welcome those who do the same. Whoever you are, You are POPSUGAR Resumes and Inquiries to