Design Manager

The Design Manager works closely with the Managing Director of Design and the Sr. Vice President of Creative to support and manage the project flow of the agency’s creative department.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with the Managing Director of Design to ensure projects are assigned correctly based on project scope, individual availability, and scale.
  • Implements processes and standards that reinforce each client’s branding strategy and enforces quality control.
  • Acts as the liaison with account services to gain clear expectations and a project’s scope.
  • Ensure optimal supplies and assets are available to complete each task.
  • Manages the departmental calendar to accurately allocate time and responsibilities, and coordinate art production scheduling.
  • Implements organization for all digital creative assets and upload/download, label, and organize files and folders accordingly – both on agency server and cloud storage.
  • Offers support for producing content for all brand needs including social media (IG Feed, IG Stories, Tik Tok)
  • Can assist agency producer with the pre-and post-production of all photoshoots and video shoots.
  • Coordinate with any necessary freelance parties for content production needs.
  • Support the agency producer with the execution of model, talent, and/or community castings as needed.
  • Coordinate with the accounting team to ensure invoices are paid.
  • Handles company-wide communication regarding creative team availability, who will be out of the office, etc.

About You

  • A bachelor’s or associate degree in graphic design, advertising, or marketing.
  • Mid to Senior-level experience in the creative field as a graphic designer, production artist, producer, copywriter.
  • Able to work full-time on location at our home office in downtown Des Moines.
  • Proven ability to adapt and anticipate the needs of the creative department.
  • Demonstrated history of teamwork, creativity, and problem solving.
  • Exceptional communication skills, organizational skills, and ability to meet tight timelines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Helpful skills include creativity, analytical skills, negotiation skills, and leadership skills.
  • This role may be required to travel approximately 5% of the time.

About Us

Flynn Wright is a full-service agency located in the heart of downtown Des Moines that serves clients across the country.

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