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Creative Design Manager

Journey with us! Combine your career goals and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees. Royal Caribbean Group is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.


This position will work on-site at our offices in Miami, FL.


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for managing the brand's creative look and feel including providing art direction to other company communication teams (Sales, Ops).  Key responsibilities include: maintaining brand guidelines, training internal and external areas on the brand guidelines, participating in the strategic creative development and developing new creative formats as well as producing communications for media such as emails, direct mails, banners, outdoor, magazines, video, etc. This role has managerial responsibilities for 2 direct reports and one indirect report (online art director).


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design, layout and coordination of marketing collateral materials, such as: graphic assets (logos and product photos), promotional flyers, printed and electronic advertisements, direct mail pieces, banners, tradeshow graphics, catalogs, PowerPoint presentations, etc.
  • Drive brand consistency through ongoing development and maintenance of brand guidelines. Provide design direction/support to other communication teams (sales, ops, online). Review final material and suggest improvements as needed.
  • Train internal and external departments on the brand guidelines.
  • Develop new Creative concepts for Consumer and Trade media ¿ supporting all aspects of the business (brand, destination, cruise tours, celebrity life, captains club, and special projects, etc¿)
  • Partner with any external agencies to drive asset development and final approval.
  • Timely review of all Creative work at weekly approval meetings.
  • Coordinate timely production process of all ads with Account Executives.
  • Provide creative direction for photo/video shoots.
  • Manage copywriter, second designer; dotted line management of online art director.
  • Performs other duties as required.  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.


Financial Responsibilities

Partner with Manager, Brand Communications to stick within specified budgets for projects.

The main components are outsourced agencies which is approx 500k,  as well as production which is about 200k so total of 700k.



  • Bachelors degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or 6-8 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Candidate must have proven experience in a Graphic Designer/Art Director role in a fast-paced, multi-project corporate environment.
  • Experience in the pre-press process and a working knowledge of lithography.


Knowledge and Skills:

Accuracy, attention to detail, flexibility, and ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment are essential.

Software: Proven experience in Mac and Windows applications including InDesign, Quark Xpress, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop is required. Knowledge with Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Final Cut Pro is a plus. Portfolio of work samples required. 


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those requirements employees must meet to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.  While performing job functions the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, write, review and type reports, compile data, operate a pc, communicate, listen, and assess information. The employee may move about the office complex, may travel to other office locations and may lift, push, pull or move 10 - 15 pounds. Visual requirements include distant, close and color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. The environment includes work inside/outside the office.


We know there's a lot to consider. As you go through the application process, our recruiters will be glad to provide guidance, and more relevant details to answer any additional questions. Thank you again for your interest in Royal Caribbean Group. We'll hope to see you onboard soon!


It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Royal Caribbean Group and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.



Nearest Major Market: Miami

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