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Associate Director, Team Design

Company: Huge LLC
Location: Chicago
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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 employees.
  • Solicit feedback on the staffing process and adjust as necessary.
  • 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 staffing.
  • 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 environment.
    • Solid understanding of agency business and how project teams work.
    • Champion for DE&I, and experience in staffing diverse teams.
    • Ability to foster and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with internal stakeholders and staff.
    • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
    • Strong follow-up skills and attention to details in an almost annoying capacity.
    • Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented, matrixed environment.
    • Organized and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
    • Demonstrated task and relationship management skills.
    • Results-oriented and an ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • 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 race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or if you're parenting the next generation of innovators, we firmly believe that our work is at its best when everyone feels free to be their most authentic self. Apply.About you. First Name* Last Name* Email* Phone +Resume/CV Current Company* Linked In Profile Website Sponsorship Requirements:* I will not require sponsorship now or in the future to work in the United States. I currently require sponsorship to work in the United States. I will require sponsorship in the future to work in the United States. Are you currently employed by another IPG agency?* No Yes Form CC-305OMB Control Number 1250-0005Expires 05/31/2023 Voluntary Self-Identification
      For government reporting purposes, we ask candidates to respond to the below self-identification survey.Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiringprocess or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in aconfidential file.As set forth in Huge's Equal Employment Opportunity policy,we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected group status under any applicable law. Race American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black or African American Hispanic or Latino White Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Two or More Races Decline To Self Identify If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection.As a government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measurethe effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categoriesis as follows:A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. I am not a protected veteran I identify as one or more of the classifications of a protected veteran I don't wish to answer Why are you being asked to complete this form?We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp .How do you know if you have a disability?You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
      • Autism
      • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
      • Blind or low vision
      • Cancer
      • Cardiovascular or heart disease
      • Celiac disease
      • Cerebral palsy
      • Deaf or hard of hearing
      • Depression or anxiety
      • Diabetes
      • Epilepsy
      • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
      • Intellectual disability
      • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
      • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson's disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
      • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression Disability Status Yes, I have a disability, or have a history/record of having a disability No, I don't have a disability, or a history/record of having a disability I don't wish to answer 1 Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp .PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.Huge is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.

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