Visual Design Manager

Job ID: 1452894 | Amzn Support Srvcs Costa Rica

DESCRIPTION

The Amazon Design Scaled Services (DSS) team is looking for a talented and customer-focused Visual Design Manager to join the creative service team based in San José, Costa Rica. DSS is the internal design team that supports Campaign & Creative Services within Amazon Advertising managing creative content across multiple platforms. The team insists on the highest standards and presents Amazon customers with timely, relevant, and beautiful advertising that enhances their shopping experience. DSS applies strategic insights to delight customers - driving discovery, engagement and trust.

Do you have a successful record of accomplishment as a team manager and as a designer? Are you passionate about developing strong design solutions and define scalable processes? As a Visual Design Manager at Amazon Advertising, you will lead a team of designers, lead the design of complex campaigns, define and build digital experiences for brands across Amazon network, platform and products. You will lead with example and will be responsible to build, coach and mentor high-class design teams for developing best-in-class consumer experiences in a fast-paced, agile, dynamic multinational environment.

Prior experience in an agency or media environment creating advertisements for global brands is required, as is proven management experience. Additionally, you should have a self-starter attitude, proven team leadership, an ability to create goals and strategy at scale and an excellent ability to communicate.

An online portfolio and previous design experience are required.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 3+ year in a lead or management position for a design or creative related team. Having direct reports or direct reports responsibilities.
· 5+ years of working experience as a designer in a creative agency or production/presentation design role.
· Bachelor's degree in design or related field experience.
· Strong and proficient spoken and written/speaking English communication skills.
· Experience in design, digital production, and project management of print and digital advertising products throughout product lifecycle.
· Thorough knowledge of design practices, tools, and standards.
· Ability to interact at all levels of the company and with external parties in a professional manner, maintaining effective written and oral skills.
· Exceptional computer skills using Mac publishing platforms, Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat) and other graphic programs.
· Knowledge of video and/or photo post-production workflow and timelines.
· A remarkable portfolio that demonstrates excellence in composition as the level desired for the application (please include a link in your resume).
· Ability to interact at all levels of the company and with external parties in a professional manner, maintaining effective written and oral skills.
· To approve the required assessment, evaluated by Hiring Manager's discretion.
· Mastery of the principals of design, color theory, typography and graphics file creation optimized for digital media.
· Able to deal with ambiguity.
· Ability to work with highly technical teams and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Ability to interact at all levels of the company and with external parties in a professional manner, maintaining effective written and oral skills.
· Experience supporting creative to international markets.
· Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Visual Arts, Digital Production or related.
· Experience working in an agency environment with high-level brands. Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but are necessary for Amazon leaders:
· Exhibits excellent judgment
· Hires and develops great people
· Has relentlessly high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo)
· Is able to dive deep and is never out of touch with the details of the business or the technology
· Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
· Has passion and convictions and the innate ability to inspire passion in others
· Strong results orientation
· Thinks big