Job descriptionOur client, a global tech brand has an immediate need for a Creative Program Manager with a background in branding. This is a 6 month freelance role (40 hours a week) with potential to extend that is hybrid in LA or Seattle.
This role will oversee the execution of creative projects supporting high profile, high impact business initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of branding, building and rolling out brand architecture, brand strategy, building brands from scratch, rebranding and managing conceptual design projects. Candidates should have relevant experience at an agency or in house creative studio of the following: overseeing the creative development process for building brands and an expertise in digital marketing. Additionally, this individual will have the ability to anticipate workload and resources needed for a successful project, manage complex stakeholder matrixes while working closely with the internal creative team to develop and execute innovative initiatives to achieve business goals.
The candidate should have experience managing multiple projects, own schedules, outline key milestones, and traffic deliverables. The candidate will thrive in a dynamic, often ambiguous and fast-paced environment, implementing and streamlining processes and raising the bar on creative deliverables for integrated cross-site events.
Bachelor's degree in business or related field required Able to navigate somewhat ambiguous situations, identify and solve for blockers, and know when to escalate to keep the project moving forward History of teamwork and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, and anticipate and make tradeoffs to balance the business needs versus creative constraints Meticulous attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously Knowledge and proficiency with Project Management tools
Brand Communications & Brand Strategy
This role requires experience with branding, brand strategy, creating a brand from scratch, rebranding, brand guideline development, and managing conceptual design projects.
This role requires excellent project management skills, strategic thinking, relationship building, problem solving, and strong communication skills. A track record of on-time delivery of projects coupled with the ability to operate independently and autonomously through ambiguity and/or difficult stakeholders are key to the success of this role.
Experience in brand design, marketing and content production timelines and process Knowledge of video or photo shoot details and production timelines desired Knowledge of Adobe design programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Figma Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with creative team members, media leads and senior leadership