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Monday, November 09, 2009

ShopNBC - Creative Director

Position Overview:
The Creative Director, Online and Print leads the creative direction, design and production execution for our online initiatives, direct mail and print, including ShopNBC.com and ShopNBC.TV. Responsible for managing the entire creative and production process from concept to delivery of finished product. Partners with Online Merchandising & Programming, Online Marketing, Merchandising, Marketing, and Media to understand marketing objectives and develop creative direction for related Internet design initiatives and print. Manages the creative organizational process, supervising: Interactive Art Director, Interactive Designers, Print Designers, Front-end Web Developer, Traffic, Project Manager, Sr. Copywriters / Editor, Copywriters.


Success Attributes:
Online e-commerce and direct mail design/creative leadership, organized and detail oriented, strong communicator, strategic thinker, excellent management skills, team player, positive, flexible, highly productive.

Essential Functions:


Principle Accountabilities & Authorities:
Manages and directs day to day creative department process, workflow of all assignments, delivering high quality creative pieces within deadlines.

Responsible for creative concept, design, production, implementation, and maintenance of all graphic elements on ShopNBC.com and ShopNBC.TV (including website, emails, external site banners, etc).

Responsible for the creative design and user interface design of ShopNBC.com - Oversees design, production, testing, functionality, navigation and usability.

Manages execution of all print assets for ShopNBC including: postcards, program guides, inserts, catalogs and annual report. Including creative concept, wireframes, design, proof, edit and print production.

Day-to-day management of activities for the group including creative direction, technical and aesthetic standards, budgeting, vendor management, management creative team.

Oversees management of freelancers and management of external photographers, external makeup artists and external stylists.

Stays current on e-commerce design standards and user interface/experience design best practices.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education:
Bachelor's degree (B.A.), or equivalent experience

Experience:
10+ years of creative design experience in retail e-commerce organization.
5+ years management experience leading cross-functional interactive design teams
Design related major preferred.
Strong online e-commerce retail design and user interface design experience.
Experience in direct mail/print design and production.
Demonstrated design sense and experience with corporate Branding.
Working knowledge of Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, QuarkXpress – (Mac platform).

For more information contact Anthony Giombetti - agiombetti@shopnbc.com