The Digital Product Creation Apparel Production Studio community is the foundation and support of the Apparel product image creation process for our client. As the category / business Digital Creation Lead (DCL), you will be the main connection point between what the categories / businesses need and what the DPC Apparel Production Studio creates.
DCLs continuously project, coordinate and attend category meetings to proactively seek info needed to execute graphics and images required for product creation utilizing a project management tool tracker. DCLs additionally call and conduct meetings to ensure gates and dates are met and content of meetings are complete and sent to the image studio.
DCLs deliver tools for review (internal and external) to ensure category / business Apparel Product Creation Teams have what is needed to create, sell and manufacture their seasonal Apparel product. Our studio operates seasonally starting directly after Design Review continually maintaining imagery through Go-To-Market Readiness.
DCLs provide metrics on status and negotiate deadlines that are “off calendar” while managing up any “out of scope” requests. DCLs partner with their peer DCLs, Senior Image Artists and direct managers to ensure “one voice” of service to all categories / businesses into the DPC Apparel Production studio.
Digital Creation Lead Responsibilities
Produce information to help manage / maintain the accuracy and availability of Apparel product images according to company image standards.
Attend / participate and / or conduct Category / DPC Apparel Production Studio meetings.
Individual workload and calendar management in project management tool. Communicate key dates to stakeholders, working across several seasons simultaneously.
Peer communication within the Apparel Image Production Studio.
Assign, track and manage daily tasks. Troubleshoot clarifying questions, quality check, follow up on deadlines and prioritize tasks.
Documentation and training.
Design software knowledge.
Digital Creation Lead Qualifications
1 4-year Degree (e.g. Bachelor’s), subject area: General.
One of the following alternatives may be accepted. An Associates degree or 1-3 additional years of experience in lieu of a degree.
Apparel Product Creation image process expert.
Project Management skills – support a mentality of service that creates seamless internal integration (liaison) between DPC Apparel Production Studio and category / business Apparel Product Creation Teams.
Generously and actively collaborate with category / business Apparel Product Creation Teams.
Subject Matter Expert.
Quality control of imagery / projects.
Knowledge of Apparel construction (nice to have).
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
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