Coty Inc Artwork Planner in New York, New York

JOB TITLE: Artwork Planner

DEPARTMENT: Initiative Management, Retail Hair

REPORTS TO: Global Initiative Leader

LOCATION: Empire State Building, New York, NY

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

NUMBER OF OPENINGS: 3

Job Roles and Responsibilities

The Artwork Planner (AP) is responsible for the execution of Coty Global Retail Hair packaging artwork. The AP role includes gathering multifunctional inputs such as a working design, ingredients, sell and legal copy, all while insuring it meets project timing. You will work with individuals across disciplines and regions, and communicating these to internal and external partners.

The keys to success in this role are technical mastery of the artwork process, strong leadership and project management skills, and passionate ownership. This role is very fast paced and requires working on multiple projects at different stages concurrently.

Skills Required

  1. Must have strong project management skills. The AP will own the artwork schedule (as part of the overall project schedule) from Design through artwork released to the printer.

  2. Must have superior organizational and priority setting skills. Ability to handle data from multiple sources for multiple projects in varying stages of development in a demanding, time constrained environment.

  3. Working Effectively with Others: Much of the work in this role is done through or with others across disciplines and levels. The AP will need to influence others to get their inputs on schedule and done correctly. Some negotiating skills are a plus.

  4. Demonstrated ability to build strong technical skills is a must. The artwork process is complex and the AP needs to be proficient in Adobe Acrobat, Excel and Word. Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Esko WebCenter is a plus. Knowledge of various printing processes is also a plus.

  5. Demonstrated problem solving skills. Must be able to develop creative solutions to keep the project on track and satisfy all parties while maintaining high quality standards.

  6. Demonstrated leadership skills. As noted in other qualifications, the candidate will need to lead meetings to obtain alignment or issue resolution. The AP may represent Colour Cosmetics on global networks.

  7. Strong written and verbal skills. This job requires the individual to work across disciplines and in some instances, regions. Communications to external partners must be precise so as not to have any mistakes on the artwork.

  8. Self-sufficiency and autonomous profile. AP may have remote reporting lines.

  9. Limited travel may be required.