Pop! Promos is one of the fastest growing suppliers in the $25,000,000,000 US Promotional Products Industry with extraordinary annual growth. Our focus is delivering excellent customer service to the highest performing distributors in North America. We deliver value by shortening the supply chain and focusing on high-growth, high-margin products where we have a cost advantage over our competitors. Only apply if you are up for hard work and great rewards!
2028 Abigail Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Do you have experience leading and managing a fast-paced and innovative technical design team? Do you love making products that not only function well but also look great? Do you love leveraging your mastery of Illustrator and Photoshop to make your life easier?
Pop! Promos is looking to add you to our executive leadership team as our Technical Art Director overseeing teams in Philadelphia, the Philippines, China, and India creating completely custom promotional products for the most brand-specific fortune 500 companies in the country! Over the past decade, Pop! Promos has earned numerous accolades, including recognition as one of INC 500’s Fastest Growing Companies and as an ASI “Best Place To Work”.
The Technical Art Department Director is responsible for:
Lead a team of 5 technical art & design associates in Philadelphia
Oversee the strategic relationship and work of a team of 20+ overseas designers who are designing products daily
Drive innovation and process improvements to improve the quality of virtual designs and tech packs produced by your team
Manage departmental P&L
Collaborate with the Product Development and Production teams to ensure all products are thoroughly tested and seamlessly integrated into the client experience.
Oversee departmental KPIs to identify inefficiencies in technical artwork production and manage key departmental and company initiatives
Oversee team product and design training
Collaborate with the sales team and our customers to identify how we can continue to leverage artwork services to sell product
Minimum 5 years of leadership experience (formal management/leadership training encouraged)
Minimum 10 years of exposure to technical design/product design in apparel, accessories, hard goods, and/or home goods industry(s)
Advanced understanding of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Comfortable analyzing large datasets and drawing conclusions
Experience driving process efficiencies through Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Self-starter with strong organizational skills, ability to multitask, and resolve issues in a timely fashion.
Nimble and flexible with a keen ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Ability to manage up and problem solve, communicate unforeseen hurdles, offer suggestions, and drive solutions
Compensation and Benefits:
* Health Insurance
* Retirement plan with company match
* Paid personal days and holidays
*Summer friday and work from home policy
* Opportunities for advancement based on performance