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Design to Print Manager
£Outstanding Package
Location: Other Sector: Print
Reference: J2647 Sub-Sector: Repro
Contact: George Thompson Telephone: 0141 647 6688
A retail packaging design giant is seeking a client facing project manager to deliver a high volume of projects from the initial brief to completion, often against very tight deadlines. Position will be located on-site at client’s location.

Qualifications:

• A high degree of fluency in English – both spoken and written
• 3 years’ experience in retail packaging design / artwork management
• Print production and Design experience
• Well-developed sales skills in areas of presentation, closing and follow up
• Proven account management / sales experience in the graphics industry
• Understand corporate guidelines and be able to brief a job clearly to an artwork team

Responsibilities:

• Serves as key liaison between the company and its client
• Take project briefs and follows procedures for costing and quoting
• Regularly monitors pricing and invoicing
• Continues to grow and expand account where opportunities exist
• Promotes, services and exceeds customer expectations through vigilance and being pro-active to clients present and future needs
• Brief off site production studios
• Track and maintain projects to ensure product launch timelines
• Develop and mentor staff
• Manage projects from artwork design through to print
• Guide and lead the cross functional approval process
• Manage communication from multiple locations worldwide

Skills & Abilities:

• Must be a team player with great problem solving skills, positive, proactive and adaptable to a fast paced environment.
• Adobe Acrobat PDF - annotating, comment and review
• Client based online system used to track, manage and report projects - training will be given
• Basic Photoshop and Illustrator skills would be an advantage
• Internet-based management tools - training will be given
• Process driven individual, Very organized
• Able to work independently with little supervision
• Professional, Polite and Effective communicator
• Ability to deliver to deadlines – overtime / shift work may be required
• Strong and professional under pressure