Manager, Learning and Development

Santa Clara, CA | Regular - Full-Time

Post Date: 11/28/2017 Job ID: 11120 Industry: Creative Arts

Do you love mentoring creative professionals? Do you have a sense of how designers and other creatives are inspired to do their best work? Do you like identifying appropriate training and conferences for talent development? Then this growing, award-winning Santa Clara design and communications firm may be the place for you.

What You’ll Do:

  • Oversee growth and development of a design team
  • Develop and enhance in-house mentoring program
  • Support Art Directors in evaluating designer performance
  • Gather feedback from Art Directors and communicate to designers appropriately
  • Drive training efforts around and outside of design
  • Mentor and Coach Art Directors in building competency in giving and receiving feedback

What We’re Looking For:

  • Someone with design chops who understands relevant tools and workflow best practices
  • At least 10 years’ experience as a leader in an agency/communications/design consultancy environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.


Ideally You’ll Have:

  • Experience in a design role or managing/developing designers
  • Fluency in design processes, tools and workflows
  • A positive attitude and leadership style – skilled at providing and receiving employee feedback
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills as HR department communications are part of the role


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