Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 3:56 AM
Come work for one of the most trusted and recognized brands and be part of one of the worlds largest and most renowned creative teams. We are storytellers, makers, inventors and explorers:and we want you to join us as we work to create a more caring and connected world.
The Creative Product Development Director : Cultural Identity leads our creative efforts to build unique and dynamic brands while delivering relevant social expression product to the rapidly evolving multicultural marketplace. This role is accountable for leading a team focused on creative product development and creative brand strategy, while envisioning and executing all aspects of the consumer experience for Mahogany, VIDA, Tree of Life, and other product programs for emerging culturally relevant consumer segments.
:Develops long:term creative strategies as part of an evolving annual greetings category plan.
:Leads the cultural identity portfolio segment strategy process and approves brand:specific strategies and product plans.
:Oversees the end:to:end creative product development process from concept to shelf.
:Oversees the creative studio execution process and approves final product designs.
:Develops strong and positive relationships, effective linkages and holistic integration across businesses and with key partners.
:Leads, manages and develops direct and indirect reports to ensure growth of needed skills and capabilities.
:Creates a culture of accountability and learning while demonstrating credible managerial talents including effective, timely decision:making and collaboration throughout the organization.
To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I:9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.
:Bachelors degree or Masters degree in design, graphic design, art, journalism, communications, language arts, cultural arts, or marketing
:At least 10 years of product development experience
:Prior people management experience
:Deep understanding of the multicultural market and consumer needs
:Proven ability to develop and act upon consumer and shopper insights
Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally:protected status. Principals only please.
• Location: Kansas City
• Post ID: 37876807 kc