Director, Design and Production

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: July 20, 2022
  • Job Order ID: 786899
  • Consultant: Trevor Baker
  • Industry: Marketing
Director of Marketing Creative and Production

Our retail client is a leader in their space and is seeking a senior marketing leader to keep a highly functioning team of creatives on task, on brand and on budget. This role has the potential to be the crown jewel of your career, with the client consistently one of Canada’s best places to work. This role is primarily in office however there is some flexibility for remote work.

Some of what you will do in this role includes:
  • Leading a cross-functional team of creatives in the strategic development of marketing messages and deliverables
  • Overseeing projects with a focus on delivery, quality and service
  • Collaborating with stakeholders at all levels and inspireing others to achieve goals and deliverables through facilitation, effective communication of corporate visions, and ensuring that the culture is one in which individual competencies can thrive.
  • Translating marketing objectives into clear creative strategies.
  • Directing creative and brainstorming meetings.
  • Leading and directing the creative in the production of all marketing collateral.
  • Overseas the creative process from concept to completion.
  • Creating detailed schedules and setting deadlines for various stages of a project.
  • Prioritizing workload and resources including distributing assignments to the creative team and or agencies and free-lance designers.
  • Ensuring visual communication and brand standards are met for all brands.
  • Managing the design and production budget and ensuring that parameters are adhered to.
  • Negotiating optimum terms with vendors and suppliers.
  • Maintaining and developing collaborative partnerships with service providers and agency partners.
  • Researching and recommending ideas and opportunities that will result in operational efficiencies.
You should have the following in your background to apply:
  • Post secondary education
  • 10 years of experience in Branding, Marketing, Design and Production or similar
  • In-depth knowledge of brand development and multichannel marketing models
  • Knowledge of media methodologies such as design, photography, printing and digital processes
  • Proficiency in systems applications such as Microsoft Office 365
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and have lead teams through large scale change
  • Adobe suite or other design software experience
  • PMP designation and/or experience with Project Management systems
If this sounds like a role where you could excel, please apply. MacDonald Search Group works with our clients to create diverse and highly effective teams, reflective of the Canadian employment landscape. All applications are considered.