Senior Creative Services Manager

San Francisco
Aug 22, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
Ms. Lakisha Young
Full Time

•Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design preferred. We will consider candidates who have a strong breadth of relevant coursework in design.
•Minimum 5 years relevant experience in print/brand and web design
•Portfolio of design work from current or past jobs
•Fluency in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat
•Web design/interactive development capabilities; knowledge of information architecture/usability standards preferable
•Ability to both execute design and provide design guidance to outside designers and contractors.
•Exceptional ability to see projects through all phases of implementation including: concept generation; design development; and materials execution, while maintaining timelines and staying on budget
•Ability to partner with teammates, build relationships and establish new processes to ensure collaboration delivers best possible end products
•Impeccable attention to detail and extraordinary time-management skills
•Ability to articulate the potential and power of design, and deliver presentations on visual brand standards
•Thorough understanding of print process, color theory and typography
•Experience directing and overseeing both studio and location photo shoots a plus
•Ability to store, organize and share design files in various formats to ensure ease of accessibility
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
•Ability to function autonomously as well as in a cooperative, diverse group
•Ability to travel on occasion for national events, training of school marketing staff, video and photo shoots at schools, and other projects as needed
•Ability to work well with others in a virtual work environment and with a geographically distributed Marketing team


Sense of purpose. We are inspired to fulfill a mission larger than ourselves. We are a place for people who enjoy the roles we play in service to our schools and regions.

We work hard to deliver supports and services that are truly valuable to our schools and regions and the kids they serve. We are resilient, persisting through obstacles and collaborating across teams in pursuit of solutions.

We appreciate all who are engaged in this challenging work and treat others as we would like to be treated.

Constant learning and humility.
We seek out and expect regular, constructive feedback, keeping in mind the limitations of our own experience. We recognize that compelling research, data, and personal experience offers us the opportunity to change our practices to best serve our children.

Diversity and inclusivity.
We are building an organization in which talented individuals from all walks of life and past work experiences can join our team and make significant contributions. We are particularly committed to attracting and developing individuals who share the life experiences or racial backgrounds of our students.


Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401K plan, and a significant paid time-off package.


All interested applicants should submit a detailed cover letter and resume at:
The KIPP Foundation provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.

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