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Design Manager - New York, NY

Country/Region:  US

Design Manager 
New York, NY, US


64k – 80k


As a  Design Manager, you'll craft a wide range of on & offline content, manage projects coordination, collaborate with cross-functional teams and vendors, and deliver creative solutions in line with brand guidelines.  You'll also be part of innovative media initiatives for our Fine Frargance business.

At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Your key responsibilities: 

  • Design and conceptualize a wide variety of both on & offline creative content such as presentations, posters, brochures, invitations, packaging, print collaterals, visual display cases, digital newsletters, webpages, social posts and video media storyboards
  • Manages design projects’ project coordination and deliverables, including the sourcing and purchase of materials.
  • Collaborates with cross functional teams and outside vendors/freelancers on the design layout and creative execution of project briefs
  • Design creative solutions that incorporate the latest trends but still fit within Firmenich and client brand guidelines
  • Coordinate and manage video content and production including but not limited to providing production storyboards/guidelines, setting display, communicating with relevant production and cross-functional teams.  Ability to produce content and editing/post-production may be required on occasion.
  • Collaborates with the Global Design Team on proactive initiatives to bring relevant tools, creative ‘out of the box’ design approaches and innovative media initiatives into practice for the North American Fine Fragrance business.


We bring:

  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally;
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome;
  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity;
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things;
  • We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefit programs

You bring:

  • MS Office Proficient.  High level of design expertise in Powerpoint is a must.
  • Graphic design sensibilities and proficient in Adobe Creative Suite experience (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects or other graphic design/video editing tools).  Photography and Videography experience a plus.
  • Proficient working on creative content for various formats (Digital/PowerPoint, Packaging, Video Production, Displays, Print, etc.)
  • Creative self-starter with a high attention to detail and excellent interpersonal, organization, time management and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work onsite in our NY office 3-4 days per week or as required
  • REQUIRED – Bachelor’s degree in fine arts/design with 3+ years of relevant experience in creative agency or in-house creative department



Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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