Retail

Fulltime
06-07-2018
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Job# 29256 BH# 353066
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Print Production Manager

Print Production Manager

Bothell, WA

Full-Time, Salaried

Our client is a leading CPG firm. They are seeking a Print Production Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Understand industry standard fabrication methods, materials, and production techniques to provide expert recommendations 
  • Manage print proofing process to ensure that quality standards are met i.e. reviewing and approving material samples, digital proofs, and physical or pre-production proofs
  • Work with department leaders to understand project needs e.g. project mandatories, budgets, and timelines
  • Develop and communicate estimates clearly to project owners for budget approval
  • Manage production timelines to meet required deadlines, regularly providing status to project owners, stakeholders, and creative team
  • Manage inventory of printed materials
  • Identify and develop efficiencies within project life cycles
  • Facilitate business reviews with current vendors as well as interview and qualify new vendors, managing vendor changes as needed
  • Create and maintain production vendor and assets manual 
  • Manage and attend press checks for quality and correctness (content, color, decoration, material)
  • Ensuring brand standards are implemented and consistent across multiple print platforms
  • Code and review vendor invoices and issue POs
  • Maintain accurate files for marketing production projects e.g. estimates, POs, allocations sheets, etc.
  • Attend industry events and trade shows to understand the most current print technologies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Print Technology, Graphic Design, Business, Marketing, or related field
  • 5+ years print production experience
  • Experience working with vendors in a retail environment is preferred
  • Experience with a consumer brand is preferred
  • Excellent project management skills with an ability to set and achieve goals, meet deadlines, and multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for fostering and maintaining business relationships
  • Detail-orientated problem solver
  • Bias toward action and a strong sense of urgency
  • Must be able to travel up to 25%
  • Experience with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop is preferred
  • Experience with project management software is preferred
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint

24 Seven is a strategic staffing and recruiting firm specializing in marketing, creative and digital talent. We partner with forward-thinking companies and brands to support their evolving talent demands. From freelance, to fulltime, and executive-level searches, we deliver talent that meets our clients’ needs both professionally and culturally with offices in New York, London, Toronto, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Orange County, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Philadelphia and Atlanta.