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CREATIVE PROJECT MANAGER- PACKAGING

Home Depot


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
06/21/2017
2017-06-212017-07-20
Job Code:
107693
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CREATIVE PROJECT MANAGER- PACKAGING (107693)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: May 23, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Marketing
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE
The Creative Project Manager for packaging is a highly organized, savvy, energetic candidate that is proactive and fast learning, with proven experience managing the creative development project flow with packaging.  The Creative Project Manager will possess a proven ability to think strategically about the requirements for each project, and will be able to independently research and acquire various elements or missing details. The Creative Project Manager must have experience working within a creative environment and with creative teams including graphic designers, web production, copy writers, traffic coordinators, production, product development merchants, global sourcing managers, marketing teams and merchants.
Candidate must also be able to communicate with Sr. Creative Manager, Director of Creative and Marketing and Senior Packaging Manager.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • 40% Create and maintain the creative project plans. Identify and track the flow of tasks between the creative team and internal clients; includes handholding the project through each phase of and reporting status. Monitor intermediate and long-term deadlines and key milestones to ensure timely execution.
  • 30% Responsible for asking the right questions tailored to the target audiences; working with Manager to identify/clarify goals/objective of creative deliverable, and approvers who will be involved in reviews. Drive and participate in kickoff and follow-up meetings. 
  • 20% Research outstanding questions, get content decisions, and gather missing information from creative, marketing, and merchandising groups to ensure accurate scope, requirements, and deadlines prior to design team s engagement. 
  • 10% Other duties as assigned.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Position reports to Manager Packaging Design
No direct reports.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
5 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
- Proficient in the use of Project Management Software Tools with demonstrative growth in use of project methodologies
- Must know MS Office
- Must have a hands-on working knowledge the creative development process and speaking their language
- Must have ability to work take complex objectives/project and break it down into simplified, executable tasks
- Ability to work independently and in a group with proven ability to drive buy-in of diverse audiences and build collaboration
- Must have worked in creative and/or advertising environment
- Must have excellent communication skills – verbal and written – with a comfort level of communicating with Sr. Leadership
- Excellent presentation skills to all levels of organization
- Very knowledgeable in project management beyond coordination and trafficking of creative jobs
- Must have an understanding of creative processes (proofing, design, photography) and creative milestone
-Must know Adobe Illustrator and MS Office
-Must be able to do graphic design


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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