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Manager Web Design

Academy Sports + Outdoors

Katy, Texas
posted July 9, 2020

Job Description:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Art, Marketing, Business or relevant field of study required

Work Experiences:

  • 5+ years of experience in web design, project management or production management
  • Experience managing multiple web and design projects and vendor partners
  • Experience in email design required
  • Prior Retail experience required
  • Prior Omnichannel experience preferred


  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interface effectively with individuals at various levels, both internal and external
  • Analytical, with strong problem-solving abilities and creative resolution skills
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to remain organized, pay strict attention to detail, and meet critical deadlines within a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Strong Microsoft Office program experience, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint, Visio
  • Strategic thinker
  • Proficient in the use of Photoshop and the coding that enables web sites (CSS, Java, Javascript, etc). Experience with web platform and content management tools a plus (e.g. Websphere CMS, Adobe AEM)


  • Partner across departments within Academy Sports + Outdoors and external suppliers to ensure Omnichannel design assets are developed and delivered with quality, value, and on-time
  • Energize and lead both the internal team and external design resources from idea phase to commercialization
  • Ensure each stakeholder understands his/her role and responsibilities throughout the creative process
  • Regularly review the status of projects with appropriate leadership to verify that Company expectations are met
  • Develop strategy and multi-year plan for site design team
  • Manage a team of web designers and site operational support roles
  • Production management: Focus on continually improving efficiency in our design team and how they accomplish design projects
  • Document design processes and deliverables
  • Establish and manage QA standards
  • Establish SLA’s for Omnichannel creative tasks and ensure the team delivers on them
  • Build project plans and proposals and present to management
  • Project management: assist in project cycle from concept to final product and organize and manage all tasks related to the projects
  • Serve as a single point of contact for the entire organization for all Omnichannel design projects and requests, this position serves as the “face” of the Omnichannel design at Academy
  • Assist team where needed in their web design tasks
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Academy’s policies, procedures and safety rules
  • Duties may change; team members may be required to perform other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements & Attendance

  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties
  • Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior
  • Regular attendance required