Associate Director, Team Design
Company: Huge LLC
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job. Atlanta, Brooklyn, Chicago, Detroit, Oakland, Washington
DC. Associate Director, Team Design.Job Description.ASSOCIATE
DIRECTOR, Team Design.About Team Design. Huge is a global
collective of designers, strategists & technologists, and we're
constantly trying to figure out how to organize, allocate, and
direct that collective. That's where Team Design comes in. This
team of individuals works hard to make sure each project is staffed
with the right amount of the right people, in order to drive the
best possible work. Each employee and each project is unique, and
Team Designers treat them as such. Huge is looking for an Associate
Director to join our Team Design org. In this role, you'll be
responsible for contributing to Creative team design and resource
management, charged with maximizing Huge's utilization across the
network. As a member of the global Creative Team Design org, this
role will collaborate with our CCO, Managing Directors, department
heads, and Project Managers across Huge's global footprint to
manage and report on staff utilization, and match talent to work.
This person will be responsible for predicting and preparing for
talent shortages and overages through Huge's network. This person
will also partner closely with Huge Recruiters, HR and Finance
teams and the Client Services or Program Management leads to ensure
we are accurately forecasting new hires against revenue, tracking
utilization/trending, and managing global resource needs. In
collaboration with the global team design and operations teams, the
role will contribute to the development and implementation of
organizational strategies, policies, and practices for Huge. What
you'll be doing.
- Work with Creative leadership, Managing Directors, Department
Heads and client teams to staff projects with appropriate resources
promptly and accurately.
- Work with Managing Directors to accurately forecast future
needs and capacity.
- Understand capabilities, skill sets, and interests of employees
and factor them into staffing decisions.
- Provide weekly analysis on the utilization of every office and
the global network.
- Facilitate communication to ensure that employees are staffed
to projects efficiently.
- Maintain and provide information about current projects and
potential future projects.
- Maintain and provide availability information for all
- Solicit feedback on the staffing process and adjust as
- Lead team design meetings and initiatives.
- Assist with recruiting initiatives as required.
- Clearly communicate policies and procedures as they relate to
resource management and timesheet/project reporting.
- Understand the components of client profitability and support
improvement to profitability through effective and efficient
- Mentor, train, and lead Team Design org members.
- Provide recommendations to the leadership team for the
structure, levels, and staffing mix for each department to ensure
billability and revenue goals are met. What we'd like to see.
- Bachelor's Degree plus 6+ years in a resource
coordination/management and operations role in a creative agency
- Solid understanding of agency business and how project teams
- Champion for DE&I, and experience in staffing diverse
- Ability to foster and maintain strong, collaborative working
relationships with internal stakeholders and staff.
- Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication
- Strong follow-up skills and attention to details in an almost
- Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented,
- Organized and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced
- Demonstrated task and relationship management skills.
- Results-oriented and an ability to manage multiple tasks
- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
- Excellent people manager, open to direction.
- Collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done.
About Huge. Huge is a global experience agency made up of
creatives, designers, technologists, strategists, and data
scientists. We help companies elevate the human experience by
creating unified brand experiences that people love. We work with
clients such as Google, McDonald's, FCA, Brooks Running, P&G,
and others, who are as committed to shaping culture and defining
the future as we are. Headquartered in Brooklyn, we currently have
more than 1,200 employees working across 13 offices in North
America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Huge is committed to
creating an inclusive employee experience for all. Regardless of
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