Pfizer Design Solution Project Manager in Madison, New Jersey

About Pfizer

A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

Role Description

The Design Solution Manager works with Marketing, Sales Strategy, Trade Promotion, Customer Teams and other PCH cross functional partners to lead design development and provide strategic, innovative thinking and expertise around creative direction and design solutions. Position requires thorough knowledge of in store communication strategies across all classes of trade. Individual is considered expert in design development and has strong understanding of merchandising principles. Design Solution Manager applies brand, promotional, shopper, retailer and other consumer insights to deliver impactful design solutions across a variety of promotional materials including displays, promotional packaging, shelf signage, trade ads and other national/customer specific promotional programs (FSIs, direct mail, contests, sweepstakes, refunds & rebates). They are considered the functional SME in graphic development. Must have excellent collaboration and communication skills to effectively influence business stakeholders and determine the most appropriate design solutions for any challenge. Requires strong project management skills, attention to detail and ability to be agile and thrive in a fast paced, ever changing environment.

Responsibilities

Lead the Design development and manage the execution of high impact graphic designs that support brand and trade strategies. Partner and support stakeholders in achieving their creative objectives by analyzing information, strategizing solutions and translating to strong visual concepts appropriate for the brand, audience, market, retailer or business context. Act as the go to resource for all branded graphics and materials. Engage, inform and interact with both internal and external customers to establish design parameters. Effectively communicate technical aspects of projects to both technical and non-technical audiences. Assign projects to outside design firms, manage workload and set priorities for all vendor resources. Act as SME regarding the creative and production requirements for the development of all collateral materials. Responsible to establish specifications, then source and manage the execution of all promotional materials. Understand and negotiate with vendors on their project estimations as necessary. Ensure that all designs are developed to meet vendor technical specifications as well as meet budget and timeline requirements. Ensure compliance with all PCH processes (RC/metastorm/procurement etc.) Maintain visual library and reference for all display and product images. Leverage existing design solutions where possible to drive speed to market and cost efficiencies. Provide historical reference, support, education and coaching to all incoming ABM and cross functional team members. Stay abreast of industry trends and technology relating to design development.

Qualifications

BA/BS degree preferredMinimum of 10 years of design solution experience (agency, CPG, POP display, printing or related graphic design role.) General Knowledge of CPG industry and retailer requirements

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Design Solution Project Manager Madison, New Jersey 1042882