Deputy Director

Deadline: 08 May 2021

Employment term: Permanent

Category: Education/training

Job type: Full time

Location: Yerevan

Job description:

TUMO Studios is looking for an energetic and talented Deputy Director in Charge of Product Development to join the TUMO Studios team to lead the project’s design program and product development and oversee multiple creative projects.

Job responsibilities

  • Work in close contact with the Head of TUMO Studios to develop the design ateliers program.
  • Work in close contact with the Head of TUMO Studios on the project’s brand positioning and market strategy.
  • Work in close contact with permanent and visiting atelier leaders to develop ateliers results towards production.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring for TUMO Studios students. 
  • Provide guidance and mentoring for artisans affiliated with TUMO Studios.
  • Concept, create and present unique, cutting-edge design ideas.
  • Supervise the creation of visual material for the TUMO Studios website and communication channels. 
  • Manage and supervise production. 
  • Research emerging design trends and traditional craftsmanship to create innovative products in line with the project’s strategy.

Required qualifications

  • 3-4 years of experience (design or management) in product design and development. 
  • Strong conceptual, problem-solving and executional skills.
  • Ability to understand and identify key strategic issues, and develop creative solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Ability to convey creative direction to the team and students.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, working well under pressure.
  • Efficient, proactive and independent approach to work.
  • Solid knowledge of pre-production, production and manufacturing processes.

Required candidate level: Not defined

Additional information

Interested candidates should submit a resume by clicking here.

 

Be sure to take a look at all the interesting things you will be doing at TUMO Studios here.

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About TUMO Studios

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WHAT IS TUMO STUDIOS?

TUMO Studios is a free educational program for university-aged students and young professionals with a passion for craftsmanship and design. We program ateliers, “educational workshops,” in fashion, jewelry, embroidery, pottery, printing, product design and the culinary arts.

Inspired by Armenia’s rich artisanal heritage, TUMO Studios combines local know-how with contemporary methods and design trends.

 

 

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INVESTING IN THE FUTURE OF ARMENIAN DESIGN AND ARTISANSHIP

A purchase from TUMO Studios is a contribution to the next generation of Armenian designers and artisans. By selling student-made products on a global platform and directing proceeds towards expanding our educational program, we pave the way for more students to develop design skills and explore their creative potential.

 

A HISTORIC TOWNHOUSE IN THE HEART OF YEREVAN

TUMO Studios is located in a historic townhouse in the heart of Yerevan. Every piece in the collection begins its story in our loft space built at the turn of the 20th century.

Designed by Architect Vasili Mirzoyan, the building is as much of an inspiration as it is our home.

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Contact details

Website http://tumostudios.am/

Phone: (011) 203-088

Address: Pushkin 38, 0010, Yerevan, Armenia

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