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Design Supervisor

Apply Job ID 13923 Date posted Jun. 18, 2019 Location Katy, Texas Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.
Quad is currently seeking a Design Supervisor, to be located onsite with one of our clients in Katy, TX. The Design Supervisor will work hand in hand with the Account Director and the Clients’ Art Director to meet defined team goal and objectives while maintaining high quality standards. Also responsible for understanding the digital workflow and working with additional team members to help improve and implement change. The Design Supervisor should have a design background in digital and print execution, the ability to provide creative direction and personal development to designers, and have production skills to execute within the design team. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with graphic designers to establish suitable goals, action plans in regards to personal growth and help develop and improve employee skills
  • Administrate graphic designer one-on-ones, coaching, conflict resolution and performance reviews
  • Collaborate with project managers on project assignments to graphic designers and participate in project meetings
  • Participate in design and execution of digital and print graphics 
  • Ensure the accuracy and completion of all project details assigned to graphic designers
  • Regularly inform project managers of any issues that may need attention or may be a cause for concern
  • Understand production workflows and SOPs and be able to efficiently follow them
  • Maintain and suggest updates to existing workflows and resources for optimal output 
  • Work with account team to develop and roll out new departmental procedures and workflow driven by continuous improvement 
  • Participate in client strategy, planning and concept presentation meetings as required
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines within established budgets with a great deal of organizational ability
  • Study, fully understand, follow and hold designers accountable to creative briefs
  • Maintain archive of professional records/detailed housekeeping (email, timekeeping, expenses)
  • Communicate business strategies from leadership to the design team as needed
  • Exhibit a positive, proactive and problem-solving outlook and approach of the client and their needs to the greater team
  • Participate in daily workflow and promote the culture of continuous improvement across the greater team
Qualifications
  • 5+ years of graphic design and digital experience 
  • Team leadership experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 
  • Detail and deadline oriented 
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud applications, proficient in Photoshop 
  • Ability to multitask 
  • Experience in the prepress/graphics arts industry preferred
  • Proficient Mac computer skills including ability to utilize CC applications, project management databases and email applications
Additional Company Information
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. 
Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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