Job Description

Company Overview
A global marketing implementation agency that produces, creates, and adapts advertising for brands across all media, (Video, Digital, and Music), delivering multi-level national and international campaigns.
It is a culturally diverse organization with around 3,000 employees globally and is made up of over 50 nationalities who speak over 100 languages. At the same time, everyone shares a common set of values about how they behave, why they do what they do, and how they work with each other and their clients.

Job Description
Based at the company's office in Ebisu, the Content Production Manager works closely with the Content Studio to execute and to create all required localized images featured within our client’s website and other marketing materials. The Content Production Manager is responsible for reviewing content for cultural viability in the Japanese market. The role also supports the creative team with “buckets of content” and versions of photography. The Content Production Manager coordinates with Cross-Functional teams, Creative Director(s), and Business Affairs to choose, collate, and keep track of the content for any new project. The position works closely with the Content Studio team in Japan to execute all required image versions necessary for projects.

Key responsibilities:
 Build consolidated shortlists of campaign imagery
 Request file building from the Japan Content Studio team for new images to be built
 Request photo retouching for all lifestyle photos to be featured
 Route loose Cross-Functional imagery for approval
 Fulfill image requests from various functional teams
 Communicate with our global network of Content Production Managers for global requests,
project information and transferring of assets
 Keep trackers up to date along with managing asset database
 Work with Business Affairs on 3rd party assets relevant to the Japanese market
 Work with the global Digital Asset Managers to transfer launch assets to long-term Digital Asset
 Manage the Japanese asset database
 Manage and train additional new members for special projects
 Learn and understand the nuances of different languages and be able to identify what content
requires localization and to convert it to a brief for the graphic production team
 Plan, manage and track the content localization of assets throughout the production process to
achieve on-time delivery
 Manage the staging and organization of final assets on servers
 Review deliverables and communicate edits and final asset delivery, specifically to the graphic
production team
 Maintain and organize an archive of previous jobs
 Plan job distribution on a monthly and quarterly basis

 A minimum of 3 years of experience in graphic production/photo production and/or project
management at a design firm, ad agency, or interactive shop
 A flexible, creative, solution-oriented individual with experience in using Adobe Creative Suite’s
 Knowledge of image and production-specific needs for image reproduction; including website
builds, POS, Motion Graphics, and email marketing
 Accuracy, excellent memory, and an eye for detail
 Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding creative and production environment. Flexibility is key
to this role as well as working beyond the 9:00-17:30 framework and occasionally on weekends
 Must be able to travel internationally 20-25% of the time
 Excellent English and Japanese skills, written and verbal, is a pre-requisite
 Understanding of the Japanese market