Creative Production Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 513000-776727
    • Job Location: Rockville, MD
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 07/02/2021
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

Have you ever dreamed of going to a job that you love? One that includes working in a place where contributing to the client’s effectiveness, work-life balance, and quality performance are our hallmarks; a place where a collaborative environment will challenge you? Well, you need to look no further - COE is an award-winning workplace with a balanced focus on client, employee, and company. We offer benefits that exceed others and a flexible environment focused on your success.

So, if you are someone who focuses on high quality performance, relishes in achieving meaningful and measurable outcomes for clients, loves to perform with passion, and appreciates support and recognition, then COE is the right place - we are ready to invest in you!

We are seeking a Creative Production Manager to supervise production staff members in the creation of high-quality artifacts such as project deliverables, internal guides, proposals, RFI responses, presentations, whitepapers, and marketing collateral through advanced-level word processing, desktop publishing, and graphics skills. You will oversee basic video production for podcasts and event planning and execution. This role is also responsible for the quality of COE’s website, managing all requests for posting information and making changes to the site. The ideal candidate will have strong quality, speed, organization, coordination, consistency, and communication capabilities. In addition, the ideal candidate will be adept at multi-tasking and prioritizing projects and deadlines, executing high quality work products under tight deadlines with a strong attention to detail. This position will work closely with managers and internal clients across the company.

Responsibilities

Your role will include, but will not be limited to the following:

  • Manage the design and development of creative concepts from inception to completion.
  • Efficiently manage inbound production requests to ensure on-time, high-quality delivery of requested artifacts.
  • Translate marketing objectives into designs that are clear and compelling while staying within brand guidelines.
  • Manage creative execution within company guidelines for websites, print and digital media, and email campaigns.
  • Act as the brand manager for COE, coaching others and providing guidance on COE quality standards, brand treatment, and look and feel.
  • Manage version control to incorporate revisions, capturing changes from multiple parties without losing content or introducing errors.
  • Create professional, clear graphics to support proposals, case studies, white papers, and client deliverables that increase COE’s ability to effectively convey concepts and highlight findings and recommendations.
  • Manage time and budget, and schedule resources, to meet deadlines and provide quality deliverables. Evaluate conflicting requirements of multiple customers, and prioritize workload accordingly.
  • Manage and archive electronic files to COE standards including resumes, proposals, and client deliverables.
  • Manage COE’s website to ensure up-to-date, high-quality content and an error-free end user experience.

Experience and Skills

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in multimedia, graphics design or equivalent work
  • 5+ years direct graphics design and production experience
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and desktop publishing in a PC or Mac environment, including advanced functions such as styles, master pages, templates, macros, toolbars, line spacing and organization-standard formatting
  • Excellent organization/coordination skills and the ability to work well under pressure, working efficiently against deadlines
  • Proven staff management as well as organization/coordination skills and the ability to work well under pressure, working efficiently against deadlines.
  • Proficient in applying existing standards to new documents
  • High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment. Flexibility to work extended hours as needed
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Using judgment to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information within and external to COE

Job Benefits

We are proud to have been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms. COE has also received consecutive  awards of the prestigious "When Work Works" award in recognition of our engaging corporate culture and strong employee benefits!

We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits to meet the personal and family needs of our employees. The following information is a brief summary of these benefits and may be subject to change.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Voluntary Group Term Life and Accidental Death Benefit
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Employer-Paid Professional Development
  • Educational Assistance
  • Performance Incentive Bonus Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Financial Planning Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Smart Benefits®
  • Parking Assistance Policy
  • Holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave