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Design Managers direct teams of designers and are responsible for providing creative strategies, mentoring and guiding team members, attending client meetings, ensuring a timely delivery of designs, assigning tasks and executing creative materials. The ideal candidate should demonstrate in his or her resume leadership, coaching, creativity, time management, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and computer competencies. Most resume samples for Design Managers showcase at least a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field of study.

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Mix Design Manager

Managed group of 3 employees in delivering designs for projects involving company intellectual property and or products, set priorities for group, managed workflow, and ensured on-time delivery of customer needs.

  • Evaluated and optimized design processes, resulting in time and resource savings.
  • Reduced group size from 5 to 3 through acquisition while still supporting same workload.
  • Identified and executed new product research and development initiatives, developing and selling new chemicals into marketplace.
  • Conducted material / product evaluation and testing, resulting in 100% on-time delivery of projects and meeting customer needs.
  • Provided project support and troubleshooting, preventing several projects from being shut down and discontinued.
  • Developed team members through training and exposure to new job functions.
  • Fostered safe working environment through EH&S initiatives, leading to no injuries or incidents.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
2

Vice President, Business Training & Design Manager

Responsible for the creation and execution of the workforce development plans for two lines of business. Managed the learning and development needs for multiple sites encompassing 650+ employees. Member of Senior Management Team for Equipment Finance division. Provided data and information to senior leaders including reports, ROI metrics and regular updates to management. Created training content, materials and facilitated courses for leadership, technical and soft skills courses.

  • Received 27 Spotlight Awards for effective training facilitation and client partnership in 2013.
  • Significantly increased average level of attentiveness during WebEx virtual training by adding interactive aspects to training.
  • Conducted metrics tracking and analysis which identified best practices for virtual training.
  • Served as Compliance Liaison for all lines of business under Corporate & Institutional Banking Division.
  • Supervised Training Specialist, overseeing workflow, coaching and performance.
  • Successfully managed expenses and budget, coming under budget by 35% in 2013.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Finance And Business
BS
Management
3

Training Quality and Instructional Design Manager

Created and implemented Best Practices initiative to establish standards and guidelines for quality and compliance; increased compliance rating by 30% within the 6 months of rollout.

  • Coordinated performance monitors to increase accuracy of case file contents; implementation led to productivity increase of 100%.
  • Developed role-based 4-week new hire program providing a streamlined learning and training program to accelerate learning effectiveness and cross-functional department awareness.
  • Proficient in the development and design of instructional workbooks, training and support materials for technical and non-technical business solutions; developed Members Appeals intranet training site
  • Responsible for managing a staff of 6 training facilitators to ensure the coordination and delivery of training/education programs.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
MA
Master of Arts
4

Sales and Design Manager

Assisted with operations, supervision and sales staff training for a full service furniture and home design retail store

  • Developed comprehensive client portfolio with emphasis on total home completion sales
  • Successfully met and exceeded sales goals by 200% within 3 months, with a consistent monthly sales average of 60k+
  • Implemented new Design Housecall program and procedures, doubling housecall volume to account for 35% of total store sales per month
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BFA
Fine Arts / Art History
5

Exhibit Design Manager/project Manager

Supervised local and out of town industrial designers while concentrating on design and project management of tradeshow exhibits, broadcast news sets, retail fixture, military and space related mock-ups and simulators, and interactive museum project development. The successful project completion was accomplished through conceptual rough sketches/drawings, reverse engineering, and collaborative idea creation. All ideas were finalized and transferred into final 2D and 3D CAD drawings and assembly packages in preparation for production. Each project was validated, verified, and inspected for high-quality fabrication.

  • Hand chosen by the company owners as a founder to play a significant role in establishing this startup design, graphics, engineering and marketing communications corporation.
  • Routinely designed, quoted, and managed large and/or numerous projects simultaneously ranging from $2500 - $500,000.
  • Became company shareholder and design manager in 3yrs. after the business opened.
  • Developed systems and guidelines to increase efficiency, smooth project workflow, and improved cross-departmental communication.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
6

Executive Design Manager

Directed 3 teams of designers, illustrators, and production designers, totaling 15. Directed prototype development for K-5 basal programs, covers, packaging and ancillaries for all disciplines. Commissioned and negotiated pricing for illustration. Ensured all supervised projects met deadlines and budgets.

  • Increased department’s collective knowledge by organizing a successful training series in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop that achieved 100% attendance by 2 departments.
  • Directed highly efficient team that designed and implemented 500 covers and packaging annually.
  • Managed branding standardization of covers and packaging across all disciplines.
  • Designed award-winning prototype for Science Teachers Edition that ensured the program achieved adoptions in multiple states.
  • Designed an illustrated Anthology of 48 stories for Kindergarten and First Grade in just a month that ensured McGraw-Hill made the Texas adoption.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
MBA
Business
Studio Arts And Design
7

Instructional Design Manager

Designed training content for Financial Advisors, support staff, and field leaders in the areas of financial planning, brokerage trading, marketing, recruiting and practice management.

  • Conducted needs assessments to inform design and implementation strategies.
  • Collaborated across departments to provide subject matter expertise in financial planning software and strategies, Salesforce.com implementation, Thomson One trade execution and adoption of best-in-class marketing and practice management tactics.
  • Delivered live training one-on-one and to group audiences, consistently achieving excellent satisfaction results and measurable behavior change.
  • Applied adult learning principles and interactive design to ensure training effectiveness and proven results.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Economics
8

Design Manager

  • Achieved a 13% sales increase in the JBR division by designing and producing a new brand identity and impactful jewelry catalogs, signage, direct mail and promotional event collateral
  • Managed and art directed the overall creative look and consistency for Sterling’s retail jewelry divisions to include J.B. Robinson, Jared, KAY, and Sterling Jewelers
  • Streamlined workflow by setting up processes to implement successful creative and marketing initiatives
  • Supervised and mentored a design and copy staff
  • Conducted yearly performance reviews and established goals
  • Art directed outside photographers, printers and freelancers to discuss project concept and goals
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Commercial Art
Art
9

Graphic Design Manager

  • Consulted clients in designing marketing and advertising packages for their companies.
  • Led a team of six graphic designers to create corporate logos, graphics, and layouts.
  • Designed raster and vector marketing based artwork using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Ensured client satisfaction during ideation, development, and presentation of finished artwork.
  • Streamlined printing production processes, contributing to a 25% annual profit increase in 2006.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Industrial Design
MS
Instructional Systems Technology
10

Process Design Manager

Designed and managed a program to support BPM and meet a strong risk culture in Servicing Operations by building a process repository within the ARIS application. Developed a high level structure and inventory listing of all known processes. Collected and translated Visio process maps into ARIS. Assured proper alignment with rules, controls and procedures to prove compliance to relevant regulations.

  • Maintained an inventory of over 1000 processes
  • Provided awareness and training to business leaders and stakeholders in the use of ARIS
  • Supported OCC Consent Order response and Risk Control Framework build out in ARIS
  • Created the standard used within other line of business across the bank
  • Designed an ARIS Simulation to support the business analysis for optimal staffing of a critical high volume function
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Management Information Systems

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