Razorfish is seeking an Associate Production Manager who can act as a self-starter with exceptional communication and production skills.
You will use your superior organization skills to multi-task and reprioritize, meeting ever-changing client needs and deadlines.
You will also facilitate communication, create specifications and manage proofing.
Tasks and responsibilities include :
Understands the printing process with regard to direct mail printing capabilities / limitations and vendor selection.
Understands the cost, production, and quality implications of a range of paper-stock.
Understands current postal regulations / requirements and keeps up with ongoing changes.
Contributes innovative thinking to the creative process (e.g., keeps agency abreast of new formats and production technologies).
Provides constructive evaluation and cost-effective recommendations with regard to production efficiencies.
Committed to insuring that all aspects of agency work are of superior quality.
Effectively manages the production process from the concept phase through final production.
Earns clients' confidence by providing valuable production advice / information.
Utilizes good judgment when working with internal and external resources.
Demonstrates an understanding of / adheres to agency process and company procedures.
Maintains well-organized background materials and files.
Works well with / has respect for the work done by other agency departments.
Shares constructive ideas and experiences with co-workers.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for all agency work.
Sets realistic time commitments with vendors and agency personnel and ensures that they are met.
Follows through and meets deadlines on special requests and project.
Shows respect for / maintains a professional working relationship with outside suppliers.
Demonstrates interest in expanding knowledge of direct marketing and general print production.
Shows respect for other people's time (e.g., responds to voice mail / e-mails in a timely manner; attends meetings on time, etc.).
Prepares timely and accurate cost estimates and production schedules.
Effectively negotiates production costs on behalf of client and agency.
Monitors changes / revisions and keeps agency and client aware of their impact on costs.
Responds to cost control issues / problems quickly and appropriately.
Prepares and helps manage closeout memos, reconciliations and / or final invoicing in a timely and accurate manner.
Positively contributes to building agency revenue or reducing costs.
Being part of PGD is an opportunity for professional growth, upskilling, and team building to rock the media globe.