CIM Group is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Manager, Creative Services to join our team. The perfect candidate will be responsible for designing well-thought-out and creative projects for CIM including logos, collateral, print, digital, video and much more supporting CIM’s commercial real estate projects. Manager must be business savvy, be able to solve assignments creatively, and have an awareness of current trends in design and visual communications. Having the ability to meet deadlines is a must. While reporting to the Vice President, Creative Services, this individual will manage a junior graphic designer, providing inspiration, input and oversight on their projects.
RESPONSIBILITIES:Provide designs for branding/identity, collateral, digital assets, signage and various other marketing materials for our commercial properties including apartments, office and retailWork closely with Leasing, Property Management, Investments and other internal teams to effectively convey key messaging and value propositions through creative marketing tools to drive ROILeverage digital expertise to convey compelling stories through websites, mapping, virtual tours, interactive designs, webinars and other online toolsCollaborate with others on the team to support creative needs for corporate branding and financial services marketingCreate brand standard guidelines for newly created logos and marketing programsDevelop engaging and integrated website graphics as well as interactive digital presentationsAssist with storyboarding various videos and, at times, direct photo/video shootsFollow brand identity standards, specifically colors, typography, and compositionManage one junior graphic designer
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCEBachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts, or a related field of study, or equivalent work experience7+ years working as a professional designerA strong and consistent portfolio of design demonstrating deep understanding of typography, color and layoutPrevious experience in commercial real estateExtensive experience in Adobe Creative Suite Prior experience managing other creative team membersAdept at project management with the ability to handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and turn projects around quicklyExtremely strong attention to detailExcellent interpersonal communication skillsFlexibility and ability to adapt to changes quickly; always willing to roll up sleeves and get things doneSelf-starter with strong interpersonal skills who works well within a team and independently as neededAbility to give others constructive feedback on their projectsProficiently use Microsoft Office products: edit PowerPoint presentations, create charts using Excel and create documents in Word