Production Manager

Recruiter
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£32-35k
Posted
03 Oct 2016
Closes
03 Nov 2016
Ref
EM835
Discipline
Creative
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent

Reputable creative design agency is looking for an experienced Production Manager.

You need to be a confident self-starter, with great attention to detail and able to work as part of team and autonomously. Your skills will include superb interpersonal, numerical and commercial skills, be a top multi-tasker who is confident under pressure, with the ability to manage your own time, as well as others ensuring projects are delivered on time and budget.

You should have experience in producing highly accurate print-ready artwork and visuals from scamps and mock ups for presentation purposes, you with have a good eye for detail and excellent InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

Day to day lead for the team to take briefs from the Project and Design Leads, agree budgets, set resourcing, manage the teams’ activities and approve output before it’s ready to go back to the Client.

Reporting into the production director you will be responsible for:

ARTWORK

  •                     -  Manage artwork scheduling needs from account management team 

  •                     -  Compile artwork schedule and distribute on a weekly basis, with further 
updates as required 

  •                     -  Checking of artwork files and ensuring all relevant parties have approved the 
work prior to despatch 

  •                     -  Despatch of artwork files to clients and suppliers 

  •                     -  Opening new ftp accounts for clients and suppliers 


PRINT SPECIFICATIONS 


- Determining relevant print and material specifications for artwork

PRINT OUTPUT

  •                     -  Ordering external colour prints 

  •                     -  Managing studio colour printer for quality and maintenance


MATERIAL SAMPLES 


  •                     -  Ordering and maintaining library of paper samples 

  •                     -  Ordering and maintaining library of material samples


PURCHASE ORDERS 


- Raising and approving purchase orders for suppliers

SUPPLIERS
- Liaison with current suppliers / sourcing new suppliers

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT


- Supporting account managers and / or designers on specific client projects

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