Job Vacancy Applications Manager, Creative Technologies Victoria’s Secret

Job title: Applications Manager, Creative Technologies

Company: Victoria’s Secret

Job description: Description

Purpose & Overview

Management position over the Creative Technologies team, responsible for the creative technologies used across the enterprise, from product design and development to brand creative functions for marketing and digital. Accountable for business-facing support and delivery of projects, spanning application functionality, systems analysis, programming and implementation processes. Identifies strategic systems solutions that address key business objectives. Responsible for managing associates re: career development, merit increases, etc. Will manage functional and technical resources, both internal and consultants, and vendors. Reports directly to Director, Global Product Development Systems


  • Key liaison with brand leadership to prioritize, plan, and schedule system enhancements.
  • Partner with business leadership to drive approval for project work.
  • Manage and deliver projects with respect to planning, design and implementation processes at a business unit within accepted methodology.
  • Possess a broad knowledge of multiple business applications operating on multiple platforms, with focus on those supporting the Creative Technologies function.
  • Challenge business processes to ensure they are appropriately meeting business objectives.
  • Establish and monitor performance objectives for staff and conduct performance evaluations, monitor succession plans, career development and merit process as defined by HR.
  • Provide or recommend required training programs for developing appropriate skills within areas of responsibility.
  • Establish active/project timelines by collaborating with PMO function; accountable to deliver projects on budget and on time by managing vendors & staff, identifying and mitigating risks and roadblocks, in technology or process.
  • Develop tactical and strategic plans for application changes, resource loading, application development and maintenance and approaches for continuous improvement. This includes the execution, adherence and continuous improvement to a sound application development methodology.
  • Build and manage team. Coaches/mentors/develops associates in career development and performance.
  • Prepare and communicate status, issues and opportunities to the business.
  • Keep current on emerging trends and best practices as it is related to business objectives.


  • Domain knowledge of product design for apparel, intimates, or beauty & home products, and/or Domain knowledge of brand creative roles for marketing and digital
  • Proven ability to work with and fully understand creatives at an end-user and leadership level
  • Strong functional knowledge and solid technical understanding of creative technologies, such as:
  • 3D CAD tools
  • Digital Asset Management systems, preferably Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) Assets
  • Adobe CC Applications and Services
  • Color management tools
  • Textile design tools
  • 5 to 7 years of project implementation experience, including 2 to 4 years of project lead/management experience
  • Proven track record of leading a team
  • Strong understanding of specialty retail concepts and creative processes
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple system development projects in a multi-platform environment, utilizing both in-house resources and consultants.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills
  • Comfortable leading global teams and operating in dynamic, matrix environments
  • Ability to effectively communicate and manage relationships

An equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States.



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Location: New York City, NY

Job date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 22:29:58 GMT

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