Under the direction of the Instructional Services Manager this individual will concept, design and execute product-guides that communicate instructions and brand messages.
60% Design instructional communication which includes:
Researching relevant product and competitive information.
Understanding brand strategy, as well as Marketing and Design & Development objectives.
Conceptualizing and presenting multiple concepts to meet brand messaging objectives , deliver play experience and story.
Executing product guides that effectively communicate product assembly and operation.
Refining product guide solutions with integrated feedback.
Providing progress reports.
20% Collaborate with product development teams which includes:
Initiating and attending team meetings, product kick-offs, approval meetings, and status meetings.
Monitoring legal, licensor and regulatory requirements.
Identifying and developing process improvements.
20%Manage projects and delegate individual assignments which includes:
Driving multiple projects throughout staggered stages of development.
Delegating individual design projects to HFE production designers, internal agency temps, and outside vendors.
Prioritizing work to maximize support and ensure high quality results.
Professional qualities and skills: Creativity, focus and leadership
Impeccable organization skills, with the ability to oversee multiple projects, costs, schedules and resources.
Strong communication skills, with the ability to absorb, process, distill and communicate complex information.
Expert knowledge of CS5 InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat.
Working knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Comprehensive knowledge of and experience with production requirements and printing.
Ability to build a production ready file.
The successful candidate will also: enjoy challenging work, brainstorming and problem solving; respond well to constructive criticism; be detail-oriented and efficient yet flexible; be personable and articulate; understand the importance of building strong work relationships.