Traffiker/Artworker

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
up to £45k
Posted
21 Nov 2016
Closes
21 Dec 2016
Ref
003
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Production
Sector
B2B, Publishing
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Our client is a design and communications company based in the UK specialising in corporate reporting, digital, brand and engagement, looking to hire a Traffic manager.

Purpose:

The Traffic Manager is responsible for:

  1. 50% of time to be spent artworking
  2. Scheduling artwork
  3. Managing outsourcing options
  4. Working with the Creative Services Manager to maximise creative and artwork resource
  5. Managing the proof reading section
  6. Working closely with the Head of Artwork on quality/time issues etc

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the resource planning London artwork function
  • Perform to agreed KPIs (TBA: resourcing budgets, minimal re-work etc)
  • Work closely with the design and presentation teams to ensure that the correct resource is used for the right job
  • Ensure optimal decisions made around appointment and release of freelancers in London and across offices in conjunction with the Creative Services Manager
  • Improve efficiency of in-house artwork resources in London and between offices in line with agreed budgets
  • Support the Print Manager, Creative Services Manager and Account Managers in solving production and resource challenges
  • Manage overruns/efficiencies and take appropriate action
  • Review and report on utilisation rates
  • Working across all teams and studios to improve processes, communication, address concerns etc. 

Skills & knowledge:

  • Commercially astute
  • Strong knowledge of the Print industry
  • Strong CS skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Regularly communicates status of work to team leader
  • Ability to acquire, organise, interpret and evaluate information
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and quality expectations
  • Participates and contributes to objectives/work of team
  • Builds positive relationships and works with others to achieve goals