Nike Converse, Senior Manager, Digital Creative Operations- Global Digital Content & Design in Boston, Massachusetts
WHAT YOU WILL BRING
Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Design or equivalent combination of education and experience
8+ years of direct experience in creative production and operations
Art buying experience
Photo studio management experience
Ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks, and reliably meet deadlines
Strong understanding of project management tools like Asana, Slack, MS Office, Airtable, Frame.io.
Detail orientation and intrinsic passion toward site success and high-quality delivery
Outstanding team player and positive attitude
Able to manage multiple and competing work priorities, demands and changes— Must maintain a positive attitude under pressure
Must be a self-starter, thrives working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment, organized, detail oriented, collaborative, and flexible
Strong sense of ownership and accountability
Connection to streetwear culture and trend.
Management experience of teams with 2+ people
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We’re seeking a natural leader, with a positive & collaborative demeanor, an entrepreneurial approach who takes initiative and is eager to create and instill operational excellence for our team. This position will lead the content operations and production function within the Global Digital Design team. You are operationally minded with direct creative production experience. You will own, drive, and create processes for the team, and continually optimizing as we go. You will lead your team to meet business objectives by enabling the creation of compelling content and bring to life the Converse Brand and our storytelling centered around our consumer, across our digital ecosystem.
This candidate should have a passion for the Converse Brand. Someone who is driven, strategic, thinks critically, is accountable, empathetic, resourceful, takes initiative and has great interpersonal skills. The ideal individual for rthis position is a dynamic and innovative problem-solver who has the proven ability to lead a team of strong producers, navigating ambiguity, deliver and launch initiatives on time, on budget, and on strategy. It is critical for this role to have strong relationships with the immediate functions on your wider team (Content, Copywriting, & Design) as well as our cross-functional partners, primarily our Experience Strategy team, Creative Production, and Brand team.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
Oversight and management of all digital content production operations — inclusive of still photography and motion content.
You will partner closely with our creative team to help bring the creative vision to life.
Manage, lead, and inspire a team of producers. Supporting and assisting them to deliver effective solutions without micromanaging. Places the team priorities over personal objectives. Encourage, recognize, and reward team members. Be a positive driving force. Promote team spirit and build energy and optimism in others to achieve the team and company vision.
Attend weekly meetings with key cross-functional partners.
Facilitate collaboration between internal and external creative partners.
Establish strong and effective relationships with external partners.
Oversight of internal photo studio.
Own, drive, and optimize workflow processes.
Owner of documenting and tracking processes accurately and timely by using Asana as the project management application tool.
Manage and be responsible for master production budget
Implement partnerships with external agencies & creatives, working through all contract management with legal and finance.
Maintain understanding of all aspects of brand standards, design and production process.
Excellent communication and teamwork skills:
Takes initiative to consistently update team leader and all stakeholders on progress.
Innate sense of when to seek guidance and share problems.
Knows when to involve others when working on projects
Shares own expertise and experience with others
Values differences; behaves with sensitivity toward differences in cultural norms.
Enables Content Production team to execute the following:
Define scopes of work, manage project trajectories, and budget
Manage day-to-day tasks for all Digital shoot and productions
Track stakeholder feedback.
Set weekly meeting cadence, communicate agendas ahead of time, run effective meetings to ensure agendas are adhered to and time is spent productively, manages meeting time to always start and end on time, communicates next steps and follow up notes
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
As a Converse Senior Manager, Global Digital Content & Design, you will work with our team of art directors, digital strategists, external vendors and creative partners. You will partner closely with teams across the Digital Organization, Brand Communications & Media teams, and North America and Geography teams, to identify creative needs that support digital business goals
This role reports to the Director, Global Digital Creative Operations.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.
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