Manager, Brand Design

Panera Bread - St. Louis, MO3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $52,000 - $65,000 a year
Manager, Brand Design

Panera is seeking a talented, enthusiastic, and versatile Manager to join our Brand Design Creative Team. Our growing Creative Team produces engaging, high-quality assets in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. Projects include designing marketing campaigns for both print and digital to overseeing our junior graphic designers. You’ll be responsible for ensuring all creative is visually "on-brand" across all our marketing channels, acting as brand steward with stakeholders and leadership. You'll report to the Director of Creative Design and work closely with a talented team of designers and marketers.

Lead the creative development of print and digital marketing, advertising, and other communications
Design an array of digital and print assets including campaign concepts, emails, banner ads, print mailers, catalogs, and e-commerce imagery
Lead and provide guidance and feedback to junior designers to produce and deliver outstanding creative.
Ensures projects are delivered and aligned to Panera brand voice and in a timely manner
Helps to develop and implement brand design standards

A Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Art, Communication Design or a related field
3+ years of Design experience, with Retail experience or Agency environment preferred
Portfolio with compelling sample work
Experience managing and mentoring designers
Ability to manage workflow, multiple projects and deliver work on schedule
Demonstrated proficiency with design principles across digital and print platforms.
Passionate about branding, storytelling, and producing engaging content and campaigns
Proven experience with InDesign, Photoshop, and other Adobe Creative Suite software.
Strong interpersonal skills, communicating clearly with various stakeholders and both responding to and providing constructive feedback.
Strong time-management and organizational skills; ability to multitask and meet production schedules.
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