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Freelance Print Producer

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Location:

NY, , United States

Production Type:

Entertainment jobs & Crew

Job Type:

Staff / Crew

Required Skill:

Videography


*FREELANCE


YOUR ROLE

The Print Producer manages the production of printed materials associated with their account assignments. Ensures that all projects (magazine, OOH, printing, retouching, released files) within their domain are on time, on budget, profitable, and meet client expectations. Additionally, that all campaigns within their domain adhere to corporate policies and procedures.


Craft’s Print Producer is an adept multi-tasker who can juggle multiple projects with overlapping timelines. You must be comfortable collaborating with teams at various levels, and demonstrate extensive knowledge of Print Production. The Print Producer is a creative problem-solver who can navigate project obstacles and identify solutions that don’t sacrifice quality or exceed budgets. The responsibilities of Craft’s Print Producer spans production, project management, client-services and financial duties.

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Wholly own projects from specs, to production, to delivery to ensure all deliverables are 100% complete & accurate

·       Proactively engage project teams to avoid any issues including, but not limited to, timeline delays, resourcing conflicts, billing issues, incorrect specs, unclear direction

·       Collaborate with Art Producers, Account Management and Creative team. Discuss project recommendations with Senior Producer or Executive Producer to identify the most effective solution while adhering to budget and timelines

·       Review all assets prior to initiating work and check mechanicals for accuracy before routing for approvals to Account/Creative team members or Clients. Indicate changes to studio via the online routing tool; repeat as needed to final approval; vet all materials prior to releasing to agency/client

·       Provide direction to Studio Artists on file preparation guidelines for Magazine & Newspaper ads, OOH, and collateral

·       Collaborate with Art Directors and Retouchers on color correcting and retouching of images for CMYK & RGB. Consult Senior Producers regarding retouching recommendations, file resolution, densities and substrates, and feasibility of use in print and large format printing. Use knowledge of industry proofing profiles and standards for SWOP, Gracol, and newsprint.

·       Create production schedules for resource assignments as well as monitor production schedules to be sure targeted release date is reached. Discuss adding resources with Executive Producer and Studio Director to accomplish timing objectives when needed.

·       Create project estimates and manage project financials

·       Work with Senior Producers on the triple-bidding process, engage vendors and award printing jobs

·       Troubleshoot and resolve file problems such as density, color and resolution issues

·       Escalate project/account issues to Senior Producer and/or Executive Producer as soon as they arise and provide solutions to mitigate all issues

·       Work across multiple client portfolios as needed

·       Perform other duties as assigned


REQUIRED SKILLS

·       Must have 4+ years’ experience

·       Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent

·       Computer-literate with knowledge of desktop applications, file formats and file specifications

·       Proficient in MS Office

·       Agency experience and/or experience working in a marketing organization

·       Must have strong oral and written communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Ability to summarize and communicate at a high level

·       Excellent multi-tasking and problem-solving skills; thrives in high-volume, deadline-driven environment

·       Strong attention to detail

·       Highly adaptable

·       Curious and collaborative

·       Must be able to work independently and with a team

·       Must be able to work flexible hours

·       Must be self-motivated, professional, detail oriented, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills

·       Must be willing to learn new skills

·       Must foster a positive team atmosphere


NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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