Leading a design team to generate unique design and promotional concepts that promote brand identity and enhance the company experience for the consumer. Responsible for development execution and evolution of the Brand Expression. Executes the entire design process on assigned projects, within agreed upon schedules and budgets. Summary of Key Responsibilities: Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: Maintains highest level of innovative design execution. Accountable for leading and/or supporting the conceptual, strategic and design development of multiple small and large scale projects. Initiates and obtains creative feedback from managers at appropriate junctures. Keeps design lead(s) and business manager(s) informed of project status. Collaborates with content team, prepress partners and Procurement managers to execute design projects. Assists Creative Manager in mentoring and providing direction to designers and writers on each project. Develops and adheres to a design strategy (including budgets and timelines) based on the project brief, creative criteria, expected production values, and reviews creative concepts against the strategy. Articulately represents creative work to creative leadership supporting the design strategy. Selects and supervises illustrators, art-directs photographers and other outside services. Summary of Experience: Professional experience with a design firm, advertising agency or marketing department: 4 to 6 years. Supervision of workgroups: 1 year. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross functional projects and activities. Supervisory skills. Organizational skills.