Group Studio Manager
Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by New Look Retailers Ltd
About New Look:
At New Look we all stand by our brand values; keep it simple, be brave, think customer, act with pace and take responsibility- That's the New Look way!
Every person makes New Look the incredible place it is to work, and together, we're unstoppable. Within our buzzing environment all our talented people work hard but we ensure some fun is thrown in too!
Fashion is personal and we want everyone to celebrate self-expression, helping our customers to look good, feel great and express themselves with fashion.
At New Look we spend our days working to improve the way we do business , our only rule is that there are no rules and we want people who can make a difference, think big, think brave and aren't afraid to make mistakes.
Does that sound like you?
About the role:
Owning and managing the Creative Studio work-flow, Artwork generation & Production specifications, working with key internal business stakeholders (and external agencies if we need to) to deliver design projects accurately & on deadline.
You'll be communicating the group brand & visual assets effectively to each of the New Look owned territories, franchise partners and 3rd party associates.
To manage the team's cost centres, ensuring all are maintained under budget, and ensuring each phase is reported on time.
To oversee the Studio resource planning, making sure we are able to meet each deadline on-time, every time. Using freelance and 3rd party as necessary to accommodate the flex in capacity.
Experience: You've had a succesful stint in digital, marketing - whether in a design agency, studio, or even inhouse. You don't just manage the workflow of individual projects - you manage a workflow of projects.
Communication: You don't just know how to speak designer's language. You're also adept at working with third parties, retail teams, merchandising, IT...
Cool head: Ability to meet deadlines in a fast moving environment, whilst motivating a team with a variety of skill sets.
Attention to detail: You're comfortable managing and directing multiple projects, have meticulous attention to detail and possess problem-solving skills.
At heart you still love design: Although you're no longer a day-today-designer, you still get a kick out of seeing good design, and understand the different design & studio softwares out there.
Why New Look?
At New Look we take pride in career progression, offering internal promotions to candidates who are ready to step up the career ladder. We also offer everything from bonus schemes to season ticket loans that will make life a little bit easier for you - including a huge staff discount of 40%, holiday days and access to our New Look Rewards which include some amazing discounts across a number of different businesses.
Come join us and see it for yourself. You have to experience it to truly believe it.
Just one more thing:
We know that job descriptions do not always let your unique work history show- if you do not meet all of our requirements but you still think you'd be a great fit for this role… apply anyway!
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