As a Senior Creative Program Manager, you will manage the development and creative execution of localized Amazon branded device packaging and publications.
You will work closely with regional Go-to-Market and cross-functional US resources to ensure the necessary process steps are planned and executed, while communicating progress against target costs and schedules. In addition, you will :
Plan for and manage the creative development of International packaging & in-box publication design initiatives, which includes graphic design, print production artwork, localization, and handoff of final artwork to the supplier.
Lead creative development with regional teams, 3P vendors, and suppliers. Includes communicating schedules & next steps, solidifying localized design direction and production, content (text and assets), and executing within the artwork files ensuring accuracy.
Create and manage regional program schedules. Forecast and plan resources for assigned programs.
Delegate and prioritize tasks to creative resources.
Schedule and facilitate reviews with internal stakeholders.
Manage other creative or internal projects as assigned.
Develop or support process improvement initiatives.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Graphic Arts, Marketing, Advertising, or related studies.
7+ years of experience in packaging & publication design program management or equivalent.
Strong expertise in managing complex projects.
Experience with web-based project management software (iMeet Central or like).
Proficient with Excel and Word.
Familiarity with Adobe CS (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat).
Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as ability to problem-solve effectively.
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, ambiguous, deadline-driven work environment.
Ability to earn trust, engage, and influence people and teams at every level in the organization.
Can easily shift from thinking big to rolling up your sleeves to execute smaller tasks.
Program or Project management experience in a design / agency / creative environment.
Experience in localized region-based creative artwork (2D and 3D) development.
Ability to multi-task and manage a high volume of activities with constant changes.
Enthusiasm for getting hands on in collaborative team environments.
Proven ability to balance long-term visioning with immediate needs.
Experience in consumer electronics packaging.