Design & Production Lead
Mayker is looking for an innovative, passionate, and experienced Design & Production Lead to join our Media Team. You will collaborate with our Media Team and key leadership to craft smart marketing creative to guide both our business and our brand forward.
This is a hands-on role. You will be at the heart of creating ideas and bringing them to life. You will report to the Media Manager and lead projects from concept through execution, QA, and continuous iteration.
You’re conceptual, can share and sell your ideas, and are expert at moving an idea from concept to final product.
ABOUT THE JOB
Help set creative strategy; collaborate with Media Team and leadership to align on marketing objectives that support Mayker services, product launches, and other key brand activities
Develop game-changing creative concepts and campaigns that support these goals and continue to set Mayker apart
Use customer and data insights to inspire creative concepts
Provide creative prep work for all brand projects/shoots, including:
Working with Media Manager to estimate project timeframes to balance great design with meeting deadlines.
Brand partner development that aligns with concepts (as needed)
Creation of design / inspiration boards
Working with Media Manager to develop shot list / deliverables
Leadership of pre-production meetings to ensure best execution
Additional pre-project/shoot prep (as needed)
Run point on all Mayker shoots, providing art direction and styling
Provide Recap Wraps on all projects for record and future improvement
Collaborate with photographer on continually refining the Mayker visual voice
Concept and install seasonal installations at Shop Mayker
Champion brand standards in all work
Strong visual eye that fits naturally with the Mayker aesthetic
Very comfortable concepting and developing projects, mastering the need for design and organizational components
Clearly and confidently communicate and present design decisions and mood boards
Well-versed in aligning creative visions with budgetary goals
No problem flipping projects quickly and efficiently
Enjoy collaborating across multi-functional departments
Meet deadlines and know how to hold yourself accountable
A demonstrated ability to respond effectively to changing workloads and priorities
Consistently curious with an open mind — especially when it comes to expanding your skills and methodologies in your design process
Extraordinary communication (verbal and written) skills while working at all levels within the company
Ability to listen to constructive feedback and adjust as appropriate.
The right cultural fit—you’re determined, outgoing, positive, articulate and diplomatic.
Hard-working, flexible, and always works to exceed expectations
An entrepreneurial mindset and love working in a fast-paced nimble environment that tackles big ideas
Are seeking a long-term investment. We understand the appeal of trying every flavor, but we’re focused on hiring people who are commitment-focused and who are ready to make this company something really special.