MILK MONEY GRAPHICS

Print Production Manager

Type of work: Freelance
Location: 5057 S. WADSWORTH WAY LITTLETON
Date Posted: May 27th, 2014
Description:

Print Production Manager

We are recruiting for an experienced Print Production Manager who will be responsible for the production, planning, purchasing, budgeting and organization of all printed materials.
The ideal candidate will be a natural problem solver with a keen eye for detail, highly organized, and capable of working in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines. They must also have expert color analysis skills and extensive experience with pre-press, large and small format and finishing techniques.
Requirements (include but are not limited to):
Minimum 5 years experience in an ad/print agency, with at least two years previous management experience
Knowledge of the print production process of 4 color/publications /large format
Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, MS Word & Excel
Strong attention to detail
Ability to multi-task and utilize resources to execute tasks within a deadline oriented environment
Excellent communication and negotiating skills
Commitment to continuous process improvement initiatives and ability to solve problems creatively
Highly motivated and high level of initiative; inspires confidence to work independently and in support of department goals
Ability to build relationships and work across a multi-product line organization
In-depth knowledge of Advertising industry’s standard concepts, practices and procedures.
Flexibility to work evenings and weekends when needed.
Primary Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
Work effectively with Creative and Account teams to ensure the timely delivery of materials.
Maintain positive working relationships with vendors enabling the best quality and most cost efficient work for the Company.
Review provided specs to ensure files meet requirements.
QC on releases.
Creating estimates, PO’s.
Maintain records of daily releases.
Negotiate effective pricing structures.
Ensure projects are completed properly and in line with production schedules.
Determine print specifications on projects, prepare and track timetables including all stages of projects from initial production to final posting and delivery.
Please include a cover letter along with a portfolio or access to work samples.

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