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Manager, Brand Design

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 15783 Apply


As Global Design Manager, you will develop, manage, and deliver effective and compelling design systems and solutions across brand touch points, media and channels for existing brands and expanding portfolio. A successful candidate will champion design and collaborate with cross-disciplinary colleagues to drive quality brand identity, graphics, packaging, and product design consulting with eCommerce and retail environment teams to deliver best in class holistic solutions across the brand ecosystem.

SC Johnson has been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building top brands such as Raid®, Glade®, Kiwi®, OFF!®, Windex®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country. With strong lifestyle brand presence with Method®, eCover®, and Mrs. Meyers Cleaning Day® SCJ has a strong growth strategy with digitally native brands, led by recent acquisitions like Sun Bum®, Coola® and Oars + Alps® through Corporate New Ventures team. Through these household names, we are making a positive difference to the world around us. But we only succeed with the combined vitality and strength of our 13,000 people who we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead development of brand design strategies and brand foundation tools to deliver holistic brand building solutions and drive sustainable growth.

  • Lead the end-to-end graphics development process from creative storytelling through production

  • Ensure strategic vision solves a business problem successfully, on budget, and on time

  • Partner with world-class design and strategic innovation agencies to develop best in class design, as well as global brand equity guidelines

  • Train cross-functional team members, pre-media and agency extension partners to ensure all design initiatives are executed with timely relevance against the timeless brand equity

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience

  • 3 years of experience in two of the following: design thinking, design strategy, user experience

  • 5 years of experience in Adobe Creative Suite

  • 3 years of experience in written and oral presentation of brand design strategy and ideas to senior level and C-suite stakeholders

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Master's degree in Graphic Design, Design Strategy, or a closely related field and 3+ years of experience in brand design for the Consumer Product Goods (CPG) industry

  • Display exceptional leadership skills

  • Innovative, curious, and collaborative

  • Approach design with strategic and creative excellence

  • Exhibit conceptual storytelling and analytical problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to articulate a vision and strategy in a manner that inspires and motivates others to exceed expectations

  • Fluent in print production processes: Pre-press through to production

  • Manage complex projects a highly matrixed organization

  • Fluent in Design Thinking methodologies and facilitation

  • Cooperative work style and strong team player

  • Ability to deal with complexity (organizational & project) and manage ambiguity

Job Requirements:

  • Position requires domestic and international travel as needed for consumer research, market study, or agency visits. Up to 15%.

SC Johnson & Son, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.


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