Full time -
Shanghai

Design Manager H/F

At MALHERBE PARIS, our independent creative agency at the crossroads of art and commerce, international leader (Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong and New York) in retail design and digital creation, we work with major global brands on design and retail strategy (Hennessy, Dior, Sephora, L’occitane, Krug, Cartier, etc.). For 28 years, we have been asserting the difference of a French culture and imagining new shopping experiences by combining a creative approach based on elegance, innovation and freedom of expression, applied to a multitude of retail professions: cosmetics, jewellery, department stores, shopping centres, mass distribution, food & beverage, travel retail, etc.

To find out more: https://www.instagram.com/malherbeparis/

We are looking for a Design Manager to create, manage and present our projects. He/she is the guarantor of the agency’s image and will be responsible for ensuring that the requirements are met. The Design Director leads several projects simultaneously, from their conception phase to their realisation phase. He or she is the driving force that keeps the teams moving forward.

  • Role requirements

    MISSION

     

    – Create / Manage / Present
    – Ensure compliance with the agency’s requirements (production quality)

     

    MANAGEMENT – PROJECT

     

    The Design Manager leads several projects simultaneously, from their conception phase to their implementation phase. He is the driving force that keeps the teams moving forward.

     

    – Take the brief and analyse it
    – Studying and validating the planning of resources and projects
    – Making the teams aware of the project’s profitability
    – Giving creative impetus to the teams
    – Plan and conduct creative meetings with the team and the Creative Director
    – Ensuring that the project is progressing well
    – Participate in the production of rendering elements
    – Participate in the definition of the presentation document in collaboration with the Client Director and the Creative Director
    – Present to clients
    – Debriefing the presentation teams

     

    MANAGEMENT – PEOPLE

     

    – Responsible for a creative team (Project Designer, Designer, Architect, 3D Designer, freelancers and depending on experience Junior Design Manager)
    Recruiting creative profiles with less than 3 years experience
    – Train, evaluate and develop teams in production tools
    – Manage the planning of your team

     

    CLIENT RELATIONS

     

    – Participate in development meetings
    – Take the brief / Present the project to clients
    – Be active in terms of resale

  • Qualities & characteristics

    – Drawing
    – Perfect mastery of production tools
    – Creativity
    – Management skills
    – English

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