Design & Production Lead

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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.

    • Location scouting 

    • Brand partner development that aligns with concepts (as needed)

    • Budget forecasting 

    • Creation of design / inspiration boards

    • Sourcing 

    • 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

 

ABOUT YOU

  • 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.