Aimco

Creative Manager

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Denver
Company URL: http://www.aimco.com/
Date Posted: January 25th, 2013
Description:

We are looking for a Creative Manager to join the Corporate Marketing Team!

The Aimco Marketing Team is seeking a Creative Manager that has a strong work history of leading creative projects from concept through completion. The Creative Manager will serve as the liaison between the Marketing Project Managers or field Property Operations teams and Graphic Designers on a diverse set of creative projects ranging from flyers to permanent signage.

Key Responsibilities
•Supports creative needs of Marketing Department, Project Managers and field Property Operations teams
•Manages team of 3 to 6 Graphic Designers
•Follows creative process to execute projects
•Sources materials, timing and cost estimates from vendors
•Manages the project traffic, due dates and workload per Designer
•Communicates frequently with Graphic Designers and project stakeholders to ensure visibility into project progress
•Reports to Director of Marketing

Skills
•Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
•Exceptional interpersonal skills
•Management of Graphic Designers
•Print production knowledge
•Strong communication and presentation skills
•Strong conceptual skills and ability to generate fresh ideas fast
•Professional written and verbal communication skills
•Ability to thrive in a growth environment
•Team building and diplomatic leadership
•Problem solver
•High attention to detail

Experience
•5 years creative and / or project management experience (at least 3 years creative experience)
•Management of a team of 3 or more Graphic Designers
•Working with internal and external clients
•Overseeing small- and large-format creative projects, including Point of Sale displays and signage. Experience overseeing permanent signage production preferred.
•Corporate work experience preferred

Education
•4-year college degree

Travel
•Between 0 and 2 times a month

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