GA – Atlanta
Date Posted: Mar 31, 2017
Company: The Home Depot
Functional Area: Marketing
Position Type: Full-Time
Relocation Provided: No
The Manager, Packaging Design position will lead a team of creative agency partners that will be responsible for the design direction and execution of all private label packaging across The Home Depot enterprise. Responsibilities include initiating, planning, executing and controlling packaging design projects to deliver departmental strategic objectives. Major tasks in this assignment include the development of creative development processes, project management of seasonal programs and consistent interpretation of brand creative direction across multiple brands. This position will also be responsible for coordinating timelines for project deliverables across numerous Merchants at the same time. Communication, prioritization, and organization are key skills needed to accomplish this multi-tasking position. As a member of the Brand Development team, this position is also crucial to the integrity of delivering the brand’s promise and customer experience through packaging design and copy. The Manager, Packaging Design will report to the Sr Manager, Brand Development.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
40% Partner with key business partners to execute and manage packaging design development
30% Project management to ensure timelines are met
20% Manage a pool of creative agencies effectively
10% Consistently benchmark brand creative vs. competitors to ensure creative treatments represent current brand positioning
NATURE AND SCOPE
- This position reports to the Sr Manager, Packaging
- 1-2 direct reports.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment: Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel: Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
- Must be eighteen years of age or older.
- Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions, there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
- Prior experience in creative packaging design
- Knowledge of advertising agency structure
- Computer skills to create design direction and mechanical executions
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
- Knowledge or experience with creative packaging design
- Cross-functional multi-project management
- Packaging process operations/development
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.