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Associate Creative Manager

Company name
Toys ''R'' Us, Inc.

Location
Wayne, NJ

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Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!

Job Description

The Associate Creative Manager is a design leader and art director, whose high standards and broad, conceptual thinking drives creative excellence. The Associate Creative Manager is the primary back up to the Creative Manager and plays a supporting role to develop strategic and compelling marketing campaigns that leverage promotional offers, achieve marketing objectives and position Toys“R”Us as the world’s greatest toy brand.

The Associate Creative Manager reports to the Creative Manager, and works closely with a number of cross functional partners from Creative, Marketing, Dotcom, and Merchandising to ensure a superior guest experience through clear, concise and compelling advertising.

Responsibilities:

Supports visual communication strategies that promote marketing objectives, drive sales and position Toys“R”Us as the authority on toys and kids.

Manages multiple design projects, as lead designer and/or art director, meeting a high standard of quality via brand standards and design guidelines.

Leads creative development of marketing campaigns. Leverages marketing briefs to develop big ideas that support strategy, elevate the brand and engage our customers.

Provides meaningful, clear art direction and feedback to junior staff and freelancers that elevates the work and aligns with marketing objectives.

Assists the Creative Manager in training and mentoring junior staff, develops direct report to achieve high performance levels and reach full potential. Manage staff, freelance and workload in Creative Manager’s absence, ensuring adherence to brand standards & production schedules.

Manages junior staff and freelance designers, ensures accountability in meeting production milestones and review stages. Assists Creative Manager to identify and remove obstacles, adjust workload and assignments to accommodate changing business needs.

Collaborates with cross functional Creative Managers, Copy teams, Project Management & Marketing to build strong partnerships, deliver fresh creative/marketing solutions, and create synergy & integration across all marketing channels.

Presents work to creative management, effectively communicating strategies and concepts to gain support.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree with concentration in Graphic Design, BFA preferred

5 years of relevant experience in retail advertising, children’s/babies editorial design, and/or advertising agency

2 years of management experience preferred

Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office

Web Design, Responsive/Adaptive Mobile Design required

Practical knowledge of coding preferred

ToysRUs is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions are to be made without regard to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, physical/mental disability, military status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Toys“R”Us recognizes that its team members are its greatest asset and is committed to developing high-performing, highly engaged and diverse talent. The company offers various employment opportunities, ranging from internships to top management positions at the company’s Global Resource Center in Wayne, New Jersey. In addition, job seekers can explore positions at Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us stores and distribution centers coast-to-coast.

Company info

Toys ''R'' Us, Inc.
Website : http://www.toysrusinc.com

Company Profile
Toys“R”Us, Inc. is the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, offering a differentiated shopping experience through its family of brands. Merchandise is sold in 872 Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us® stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, and in more than 715 international stores and over 180 licensed stores in 35 countries and jurisdictions. In addition, it exclusively operates the legendary FAO Schwarz® brand and sells extraordinary toys in the brand’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. With its strong portfolio of e-commerce sites including Toysrus.com, Babiesrus.com, eToys.com, and FAO.com, Toys“R”Us, Inc. provides shoppers with a broad online selection of distinctive toys and baby products. Headquartered in Wayne, NJ, Toys“R”Us, Inc. employs approximately 70,000 employees worldwide. The company is committed to serving its communities as a caring and reputable neighbor through programs dedicated to keeping kids safe and helping them in times of need.

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