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Manager, Catalog Production

Date: Nov 26, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PB-14650
Area of Interest: Creative Services
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Role

Manage the entire production process of the catalog to ensure image and quality production standards are maintained and deadlines are met.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Brand Development: Work with SVP and Director to implement and maintain brand identity; work directly with cross channel business partners to build a cohesive look between M.O. and Retail
* Management: Oversee the Creative Services Production Team; plan team development for continued growth
* Production: Create the production schedules; investigate new production procedures; manage the design process
* Responsible for managing the color and printing workflows
* Budget: Create and maintain budget; maintain relationships with vendors; handle contract negotiations and annual budget review process.
* Develop integrated solutions through collaboration and proactive communication

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

We're excited about you because...

* Bachelors degree in Fine Arts or equivalent
* Three or more years independently managing production for printed materials (production, design, color and printing)
* Minimum of 3 years management experience of both internal and freelance staff
* Proven success in creating budgets and managing the budget process
* Project management experience in a high paced, high volume environment
* Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at once in a deadline driven environment
* Strong verbal and written communication skills

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

This role is not eligible for Visa sponsorship or relocation assistance.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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