Retail

Fulltime
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Job# 33236 BH# 375057
Contact# 6407416

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