Design Director

8-15 years
8 days ago
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Do you have a keen eye for design and aesthetics If you like the chance to create the look and feel of some of our billion dollar brands, this is a role for you! P&G is looking for a highly creative and proactive design leader someone that is eager to take on challenges, introduce consumer inspiring fresh ideas, and implement innovative approaches!

The primary role of the Design Director, Japan/Korea Fabric Care is to be the design leader in the business, to own the evolution of our brands with elevated design and visuals with executional excellence. We are looking for a highly creative and proactive design leader someone that is eager to take on challenges, introduce consumer inspiring fresh ideas, and implement innovative approaches!

You will work both independently and collaboratively, manage a multi-talented team to deliver across multiple touch points including branding, packaging, and digital through partnerships with Marketing, Consumer Insights, Sales, and external agencies. Our in-house design team is involved in end to end range of worku2014 from package design and art direction, to digital design, including print execution production of key deliverables.

Your Team

You will report to the Senior Design Director.

What success looks like

  • Build strong working relationships and drumbeats with Multi-functional team members.
  • Co-create and refine designs to adapt to the nuances and challenges of local markets, driving winning brand propositions
  • Grow into a trusted Design expert who works effectively with the Marketing and Design leaders
  • Lead work with speed & flexibility in uncertain circumstances.
  • Pioneer-mindset and curiosity with the end-goal in mind.

Job Responsibilities

u00B7 Represent design in matrix organisation to influence leadership team, ensuring designs are on brand, and are elevated and of high quality.

u00B7 Lead and oversee multiple initiatives from design strategy to execution while fully articulating the local consumer needs and business context.

u00B7 Develop in partnership with the internal and external teams to create consumer winning concepts across touchpoints based on campaign needs. Projects include (but not limited to) innovative package design, digital design, brand identity/ assets creation, photography etc.

u00B7 Understand and translate consumers insights and business needs into consumer appealing design solutions

u00B7 Coach and mentor a team of designers and print production specialists to ensure high level of design quality and efficient workflow. At the same time growing teamu2019s capabilities.

u00B7 Own and drive design prioritises of teamu2019s activities, including work processes, budgets, stewardship/ tools to deliver on design teamsu2019 agenda.

u00B7 Lead assigned projects to ensure goals delivered are timely and on budget u2013 while maintaining strong communication with key partners along the way.

u00B7 Partner with the internal multi-functional teams to manage the end to end design process from concept to implementation

Job Qualifications

u00B7 Minimum Bachelor degree or equivalent in Graphic Design, Visual Communication or a similar field

u00B7 At least 8u201415 years agency/design studio/in-house experience in graphic design, art direction, digital design, and package design within the beauty industry.

u00B7 Design leadership skills to represent design in key decisions making processes

u00B7 Experience leading a team and external agency partners.

u00B7 In touch with latest trends and culture.

u00B7 Experience working on Japan market preferred

u00B7 Strong understanding in basic print production management

u00B7 Sophisticated, visual design aesthetic.

u00B7 Proficient on Mac platform Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design, After Effects, Premiere Pro, and 3-D drawing programs are a plus.

u00B7 Unwavering attention to detail with a strong sense of ownership.

u00B7 Strong communication and storytelling skills, both verbal and written.

u00B7 Ability to problem solve and mitigate challenges ahead of due dates.

u00B7 Consistently deliver excellence in the work and encourage team members.

u00B7 Strategic and thoughtful in approach to design and branding.

u00B7 Strong project management and organization skills.

u00B7 Proficiency in Japanese language a plus

About Us

We produce globally recognized brands and we grow the best business leaders in the industry. With a portfolio of trusted brands as diverse as ours, it is paramount our leaders are able to lead with courage the vast array of brands, categories and functions. We serve consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Alwaysu00AE, Arielu00AE, Gilletteu00AE, Head & Shouldersu00AE, Herbal Essencesu00AE, Oral-Bu00AE, Pampersu00AE, Panteneu00AE, Tampaxu00AE and more. Our community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide.

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Our consumers are diverse and our talents - internally - mirror this diversity to best serve it. That is why weu2019re committed to building a winning culture based on Inclusion and our ideal candidate is passionate about the same principle: you will join our daily effort of being u201Cin touchu201D so we craft brands and products to improve the lives of the worldu2019s consumers now and in the future. We want you to inspire us with your unrivaled ideas.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

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