Build up a Graphic Design department to support the EMEA markets.
Make proposals for all “necessities”.
Create and manage the annual budget.
Build up an efficient workflow to tranform the US packaging into multi-lingual EMEA packaging.
Align the EMEA department with its US counterpart.
A Graphic Design team that consists of graphic designers, a trafficmanager and a photographer. Build a team of 10 people in the Netherlands and 2 in the UK.
A workflow, broken down into processes with a “Playbook” as guidance made by Roy Pesik.
A time and project on-line system, where tickets can be made for the projects and Designers can assign there hours to their projects.
Producing annual budgets to plan for resources in the coming years. (Budget control against Forecasts from Sales)
A “trading-card” project to connect EMEA designers with their US counterparts. Creating awareness for each others problems.
Demonstrate the problems we face here with the different languages and character sets and finding a solution. (Presentation for the US designers, productmanagers and directors in the Los Angeles office, short version click here)