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Position: Assistant Manager, Creative Services
Company: Energizer
Location: St. Louis MO US

The Assistant Manager, Creative Services will support our mission through the development of creative packaging solutions and artwork for our multi-branded portfolio that drives brand preference whilst aligning with global brand and product strategies and priorities to drive growth and profitability.

  • Global and area team collaboration
  • Brand and Marketing asset execution
  • Packaging and graphics creation in line with Global direction
  • Collaboration with Marketing Operations to ensure timely execution of the packaging cycle plan
Specific Accountabilities
  • Understand and execute brand treatment, priority initiatives, and communication, with emphasis in providing support from development to execution, with heavy focus on package design.
  • Responsible for timely and precise packaging design and creation from concept through final production.
  • Execute brand and product assets as assigned
  • Brand and product assets include but are not limited to: packaging design, product images, mockups, awareness assets such as TVC, print, digital; engagement assets such as videos; activation assets such as permanent merchandising, temporary merchandising, promotion support, other visibility assets; supporting assets such as trade frameworks, customer presentations, launch kits; etc.
  • Organize assets, shepherd/traffic to stakeholders, execute asset deployment, manage timelines, and manage budget
  • Manage agency partners through execution of assets, including the transfer of brand treatment knowledge
  • Interact with vendor art departments and printers
  • Collaborate with other design specialists, including but not limited to: industrial designers, illustrators, retouchers, photographers, etc.
  • May also perform additional duties as assigned
Required Skills and Experience
  • 4-year degree required in Visual Design, Graphic Design, Packaging Design or other related degree or equivalent combination of experience and instruction from an accredited university.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience with an emphasis on FMCG/CPG package design.
  • High Fluency in Adobe CS (Illustrator & Photoshop a MUST)
  • Understanding of dieline creation, layout, typography, color palettes and processes.
  • Knowledge of printing processes and technologies and how it affects different substrate materials.
  • Creative concept skills, category/product research, brainstorming.
  • Able to work with little supervision.
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously with tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully deliver on brand.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and lead creative development.
  • Attention to detail, organization, and great follow-up skills.
  • Team player that strives to maximize team and department performance.
Preferred Skills and Experience
  • CPG background preferred
  • Design experience with packaging would be valuable
  • Strong retouching skills a plus
  • Experience with a Digital Asset Management system
  • Ability to draw & stylize illustrations and fine art
  • Website design and photography experience is a plus
Working Relationships & Environment

Working Relationships

  • Reports to Senior Manager, Global Creative Services.
  • Key relationships internally will include Global Marketing, Brand, Product, Visibility and Licensing teams.
  • Additional relationships include Area Marketing Operations and Packaging Center of Excellence. Externally with agencies and suppliers.

Work Environment

  • Minimum Travel Requirements
  • Located in St. Louis, MO
An Offer to Grow On

Energizer offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical and retirement savings coverage, paid holidays.


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