Dufresne Manager, Creative Services Full Time in Winnipeg, MB


Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Manager, Creative Services
Winnipeg, MB

Manager, Creative Services Career Opportunity. As a Manager, Creative Services you will lead the Creative Services team reporting to the Director, Brand…

Manager, Creative Services Career Opportunity

The Dufresne Group is currently seeking a Manager, Creative Services for our Marketing Team within our Home Office located at 116 Nature Park Way in Winnipeg, MB .

As a Manager, Creative Services you will lead the Creative Services team reporting to the Director, Brand Marketing. You will lead, mentor and coach the team of designers while leading the direction for a suite of integrated marketing, branding, creative design, production and digital creative services to help the company’s brands achieve their strategic objectives

The Dufresne Group is committed to investing in our team members; we offer:

  • Market competitive wages;
  • Comprehensive benefits plan and excellent employee discounts;
  • Employer Sponsored Retirement Savings Plan;
  • Career growth and continuous development;
  • Respectful and family-oriented working environment with strong company values.

As a Manager, Creative Services you will:

  • Provide creative and art direction for all marketing projects including print, online, social and digital advertising
  • Oversee design process, creative and art direction
  • Ensure process efficiencies, proper brand standards, visual consistency and copy flow across all channels including corporate branding and communications
  • Experience in rolling out branding strategy and visual identity, pitching designs, understanding strategic planning initiatives to formulate design concepts
  • Negotiate contracts with outside vendors including printers to ensure responsiveness, effectiveness and efficiencies in a constantly changing environment
  • Drive and support a high-volume of work while working closely with other departments to develop successful campaigns and build strong internal relationships

As a successful candidate you will have the following:

  • A certificate, diploma or degree in graphic communications or design
  • Five years’ experience leading and mentoring a team of designers and working in a creative and production environment within a marketing department
  • French would be an asset
  • Strong understanding of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and web technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, social media and website design
  • Strong performance management and collaboration skills to provide direction as well as assign, monitor and follow up on creative requirements
  • Exceptional communication, report writing, analysis and presentation skills
  • Ability to drive processes, balance and prioritize multiple projects and deliver on time in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Weekends and/or travel may be required
  • Criminal Record Check Required

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-23
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