Production Manager - Print

Trailer Park   •  

Hollywood, CA

Less than 5 years

Posted 240 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Reporting directly to the Director of Production, your duties will include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Liaise between a 12-person production team and account teams, creative teams and vendors.
  • Receive, review and distribute art assets for each project.
  • Guide creative development and execution from in-house and freelance production staff, stepping in as the hands-on Production Artist when needed.
  • Establish project schedules and maintain on-time accountability.
  • Ensure all resource and budget allocations meet the scope of work for each project.
  • Route layouts and proofs for internal approvals.
  • Proofread, preflight and release all mechanicals to ensure quality of work.
  • Obtain competitive printing bids, award contracts to vendors and attend press checks when necessary.
  • Serve as a point of contact for all internal print and divisional presentation needs for the entire company.
  • Supervise boards, mockups and portfolio production for client presentations.
  • Monitor digital file guidelines, naming convention protocol and file sharing processes.
  • Provide administrative support for purchase order requests and invoice submissions.

Requirements include the following:

  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Result-oriented and customer-focused with a passion for the creative and production processes.
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing with clients, vendors and internal account teams.
  • Good analytical, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Consistent follow-through ability to traffic communication and ensure project accuracy.
  • Strong computer skills and hands-on understanding of the latest Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Thorough understanding of the pre-press and printing processes.
  • A creative point of view, a “can-do” attitude and a “what’s next” mentality.
  • 3-5 years production background a must. Agency experiencepreferred.