Design Administrator @ DICK'S Sporting Goods - Coraopolis, PA

Design Administrator

The Graphic Design Administrator plays a key role in the continued development and growth of our Vertical Brands by providing support for the Graphic Design Team. The primary responsibilities of the role are to coordinate and manage information and data pertaining to Product Line Management (PLM), and strike-off management. In addition, the Graphic Design Administrator is responsible for the tech pack process by working closely with the Product Development teams (Graphic Design, Design, Tech Design, Sourcing and Product Management) to ensure that all tech pack are entered timely and accurately within established timelines from concept to production.
The ideal candidate for the Graphic Design Administrator role is detail oriented, especially when it comes to data entry and processes, have strong time management skills and can deliver results for multiple tasks with limited direction.


Meeting Preparation
  • Enter and update seasonal artwork,; maintain files and storage of Graphic Design materials, reference strike-offs, and other physical samples.

  • Provide assistance in preparation for key such as the organization and prep of artwork strike-offs, reports, PowerPoint presentations and room preparation.

  • Coordinate and collect all supporting documentation ahead of key team meetings and cross-functional business reviews; assist in detailed note taking during any design related meetings.

  • Assist Graphic Designer in trend/market research. This research includes following seasonal runaway trends, style blogs/magazines, aspirational brands and online influencers relevant to product category.

Data Management and Organization
  • Create and review a wide variety of documents such as correspondence, presentations, tracking forms, and various confidential documents; proof, edit and transcribe appropriate documents.

  • Perform related clerical and administrative activities such as responding to email, data entry into PLM, processing mail, and setting up and maintaining files; other admin duties as needed.

  • Manage the artwork request process.

  • Own entry and maintenance of all artwork

  • Coordinate with cross functional teams to ensure product development calendar time lines are met. This includes accurate entry of product data, communicating issues to Graphic Design and Product Mangers that may impact the timeline, etc.

Artwork Management
  • Coordinate artwork for milestone meetings and reviews,

  • Responsible for Artwork comments BOM’s and specifications; must ensure timely, accurate and complete data entry of Tech Pack Information, make updates as needed in order to ensure integrity of all artwork performance and that all claims have been verified.