VF Corporation The North Face: Digital Project Manager in Alameda, California

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Project Manager oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of a variety of digital projects with specified deliverables.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Digital creative projects – Manage digital creative projects, ensuring projects are clearly communicated to design team and delivered on time and within budget.

  • Act as gatekeeper and manage feedback from clients to digital design team.

  • Maintain and enforce deadlines for deliverables of assets and critical information from clients.

  • Design brief reviews – Review design briefs prior to hand off to the design team to ensure the requestor provides all necessary information.

  • Vendor negotiation/contracts – Contact outside supply/service providers and negotiate pricing to ensure all projects are within budget. Create contracts for services provided to The North Face.

  • Traffic support – Provide the Creative Digital team with traffic support through project timelines.

  • Marketing liaison – Clearly communicate with cross-functional teams (internal and external) to ensure scope of project is clearly defined and understood.

  • Meeting attendance – Attend or arrange and facilitate meetings to discuss project requirements and present project status updates.

  • Creative proofs – Upload, traffic and approve digital creative proofs.

  • Asset management – Manage final assets to ensure they are made available for global partner use.

  • Project management – Fill in for other project managers, as needed, which requires a flexible and willing-to-do-whatever attitude.

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years’ experience in Marketing, advertising and print production preferably in the Outdoor Industry.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Graphic Arts, advertising or related field or equivalent combination of education and years of experience.

  • Working knowledge of the following online project management tools: Basecamp 3, ProofHQ, Dropbox, Box

  • Working knowledge of the following software programs: Outlook, Microsoft Office

  • Working knowledge of the following software programs a plus: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, PowerPoint

  • Proven track record of managing projects, budgets, and timelines. Well organized and deadline oriented.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to establish an independent view and effectively collaborate in decision making with cross-functional partners.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with professionalism and flexibility in a fast-paced environment.

  • Knowledge of the outdoor market is preferred.

  • Travel required: 5%

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.