Design Manager, AMESA (India Based)

Job Description

Auto req ID: 206997BR

Job Description

At PepsiCo Africa, Middle East & South Asia, people from different backgrounds and experiences eagerly roll up their sleeves, pitch in and get to work. We share a desire to succeed, and to win! We get great satisfaction knowing that our ideas are not only championed, but they are acted upon and brought to life.

Our commitment to creating the best consumer products begins with our people.

PepsiCo is one of the world’s leading food & beverage companies in the world.
In our Global design team, we count over 180 designers and thinkers from world class agencies and fortune 500 companies.
Brand Designers in PepsiCo is very hands-on.
We make stuff, work with Designers, Brand teams, consumer insights, Media, Ecommerce teams and engineers.
We’re especially fond of quick thinkers, problem solvers and good communicators with a well-developed sense of form, proportion, color and materials both for graphic and product executions.
If that’s you, please keep reading.
The Brand Designer is responsible for execution of comprehensive brand design and graphic design projects within Beverage & Food Group. Successful candidates will demonstrate superior ability to drive design thinking from ideation thru concept development, refinement, and execution.
Creating high quality brand design solutions by directly executing design and leveraging internal/external design resources.
The Designer must be able to sketch and articulate his/her creative thinking.
The main objective of this role is to execute major brand design projects across a specific product portfolio. This means planning, organizing, and implementing consistent design principles and production processes to ensure that the design/production guardrails are met.

Key accountabilities for the role include:

  • Takes ownership of the visual identity for specific brands in the portfolio, working in collaboration with the Design director, Brand teams, insights teams and global design team while leading design team member.
  • Generates creative design proposals (visions, scenarios, concepts) in order to visualize the desired output and share it with internal and external team members. Participates in research activities and effectively translates customer needs into actionable design requirements. Execute those requirements into design solutions. Responsible for driving to final design recommendations, decisions and design approval to enable artwork execution / production phases. Ensure thorough consideration of all project variables and that the final solution will perform as planned.



Key Skills/Experience Required

  • 8+ years of deep brand design experience
  • Graphic designer Degree or similar
  • Extraordinary design taste and skill
  • Extraordinary ability in using the Adobe Creative Suite software (3D software is a Plus)
  • Strong project management and design management skills
  • Ability to work in dynamic work environment; is comfortable with risk and uncertainty
  • Can effectively influence senior levels in the organization across brands and functions
  • Effectively communicates (verbally and written) with internal and external stakeholder
  • across all levels
  • Works well with others to deliver results; keeps others informed to avoid unnecessary surprises
  • Proficiency in oral and written English (is a plus)
  • Capability to develop and visualize concepts through hand sketching or computer software
  • An incurable curiosity relating to all design things
  • Great passion for new and creative trends
  • Highly collaborative
  • Team oriented, brainstorming sessions or presenting in front of other team members
  • Ability to work smoothly with a fast-paced interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrate clear “point of view” relating to their design
  • Agency and project management skills
  • Open and optimistic with entrepreneurship
  • Can work under pressure

Apply now and our recruitment team will be in contact!

Our Commitment is to deliver Sustained Growth through Empowered People acting with Responsibility and Trust.

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Pipeline