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Creative Services Manager

Join the Integrated Media and Technology Department of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in a newly-designed, exciting role as a Creative Services Manager. The candidate will effectively manage all creative services projects from inception to completion through freelance designers in addition to personally designing select projects and collateral in support of ASCO stakeholders. Successful candidates will possess the ability to see the big picture to correctly prioritize (and reprioritize) projects, workload and resources when needed.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Build and maintain a team of freelance designers, ensuring the design process meets best practices and established deadlines
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with ASCO stakeholders who request design services; attend on-site meetings to gain full understanding of specific design needs; support and manage requirements to meet expectations
  • Evaluate design requests including requirements and deadlines; match the request with the most appropriate freelance designer
  • Develop creative briefs and design concepts to meet business objectives; manage the design process using time awareness and available technical expertise; maintain accurate project status reports for delivery to stakeholders
  • Ensure effective tracking and control of results; take corrective action to guarantee achievement of objectives that fall within designated budgets

Qualified candidates will bring:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in project management with a clear understanding of creative processes and workflow
  • Demonstrated sense of ownership/leadership for project direction while maintaining official style guide
  • Ability to apply an innovative approach to projects with intimate understanding of design, copy and web best practices/guidelines
  • Excellent skills in design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite, familiarity with wire framing and collaboration tools; an openness to embrace new technology
  • A strong understanding of brand development, print and web design concept
  • Proficient with time management and budgeting with excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Proven success in interacting with stakeholders while being flexible to manage expectations, strong relationship building skills to ensure top productivity from freelance designers, ability to be appropriately and professionally persuasive to achieve results

The idea candidate will also bring:

  • Hands-on experience working with design and project management tools such as Invision, Jira, or Asana

Candidates should include links to an online portfolio, works, or upload PDF attachments along with their submissions

ASCO is a stable, forward-thinking, growing membership organization that operates in a results-focused work environment in which employees’ evaluation emphasizes performance outcomes. This is an Alexandria, Virginia-based position that offers an excellent benefits package, subsidized parking or Metro benefits, and opportunities to participate in professional development programs. To learn more about ASCO, please visit

ASCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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