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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      July 14,2022
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    Design Manager

    Greetz was founded in 2004 as the first online card service in the Netherlands. Greetz has become the dutch market leader in online real greeting cards into the online platform for personal surprises such as flowers, balloons, photo gifts and cards. From production to marketing; at Greetz you will find it all under one roof in Amsterdam. With a team of more than 140 driven and enthusiastic people, we are working the growth of Greetz. Because whatever you send via Greetz; the end result is always a smile. And we never get enough of that. Greetz in NL and Moonpig in the UK together form the Moonpig Group since 2018.

    This position focuses on managing the design team. You are responsible for creating a design vision for the Greetz card collection and thus the appearance of the Greetz assortment. You are also responsible for overseeing and scheduling all design requests.

    You are also responsible for the design of both cards and personalised products. And you will support internal projects with graphic work when necessary. You are also responsible for managing our freelancers and licenses.

    Roles and responsibilities

      • You will work closely with the Head of Cards to create the best and most commercially successful design collection and together you will define the way of working.
      • You will set the design vision and strategy for the Greetz collection and determine the look and content of the collection.
      • You manage the design team of 4 designers.
      • You consult with stakeholders regarding the process, planning, work delivered, cooperation between the teams and results achieved.
      • You create and monitor the internal delivery calendar, according to the agreed KPI's, divided over the different categories.
      • You are ultimately responsible for the delivered work and check whether it meets the UX requirements and you arrange the appropriate processes and improvement measures.
      • You support projects and our internal production with graphic work.
      • Furthermore, you manage the team on:
      • Product Design: design of greeting cards and personalised products, focusing on online opportunities such as the use of photos and personal texts such as names, sayings and one-liners.
      • Trend watching: you conduct research into design trends and implement these in the Greetz collections. You look at online possibilities and, based on this, initiate innovations within Greetz to make its content even more fun.
      • Concepting: you oversee the entire picture. You know how to successfully carry out a design project from concept to execution.

    About you

      • Minimum of 8 years work experience, of which at least 1 year in a managerial position.
      • Experience in the field of concepting and design within retail is a plus.
      • You are a team player
      • You are good at making capacity plans and monitoring progress
      • Fluent Dutch speaker and English at a professional level
    We offer a challenging position in a nice team and a nice organization where there is attention for each other. Given the waters in which the organization now finds itself, there is no lack of challenge and dynamics. You will also receive an travel allowance, telephone allowance, work-from-home allowance and a Pension premium of which 70% of the costs are covered by Greetz. You also get 26 vacation days from us on a full-time basis.
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