locationsBoston, MA, UStime typeFull timeposted onPosted 30+ Days Agojob requisition idR-11489Gensler’s Brand Design studio is a collaborative team of designers, strategists, and storytellers that engages with a wide variety of clients on projects of all sizes—from branded workplaces to campus signage systems and international brand positioning. As Gensler brand designers, we help our clients tell their unique stories effectively via every channel available in today’s diverse media landscape. Our approach combines design and architectural expertise with a unique point of view and strong communication skills. We believe that this approach results in brands that build trust, inspire confidence, and forge lasting relationships.Your RoleGensler is searching for an experienced Design Manager with a successful track record of managing all phases of projects focusing on brand design. As a Design Manager at Gensler, you will have overall project responsibility for client satisfaction, quality control and financial performance. This position will be involved in managing multiple brand design projects across Gensler’s service areas of: Strategic Brand Development, Visual Identity & Communications Design, Environmental & Experiential Design. What You Will DoFacilitate great design results by cultivating and maintaining positive client and team relationshipsPerform as point of contact on projects for clients, vendors, and teamsManage multidisciplinary project team workload for multiple projectsCreate and manage project scopes, budgets and workplansManage project financial performanceAssist in the development of proposals and collaborate in the strategic development of new businessInteract with internal team members, project managers from other areas, representatives from accounting and external vendorsManage coordination between studiosManage project staffing/hoursYour QualificationsBachelor’s degree and 7-10 years of relevant experience as a Project Manager, Account Manager, Graphic Designer or Brand StrategistDemonstrated success as a project manager on Environmental Graphic Design, brand strategy, identity, print, and web design. Portfolio of work managed should be submitted.Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skillsExperience with the entire project lifecycle, through production and final delivery of brand projectsExperience leading, managing and mentoring multiple project teams, including the ability to create and communicate clear and attainable project objectives and requirementsExperience preparing project proposals, negotiating contracts and fees, and coordinating the bidding processProven fiscal accountability and responsibilityProficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop).Interest in working within environments, ability to understand scaled drawings, plans, elevations, site plans, and signage and graphic systems.Life at Gensler At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests. We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership, and twice annual bonus opportunities. Our annual base salary range has been established based on local markets. As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.
Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 52 locations across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Gensler designers strive to make the places people live, work, and play more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.
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