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Print Production Managers coordinate the flow of printed materials in a company. Typical resume samples for Print Production Managers highlight responsibilities like checking product specifications, supervising the production staff, ensuring safety standards compliance, improving efficiency and processes, and meeting client requirements. Based on our resume examples, the most sought-after qualities in a Print Production Manager are previous experience in the field, organization, communication, teamwork, time management, and computer literacy. A degree in graphic design is commonplace for candidates to this job.

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Print Production Manager

Scope: Large format print and production specialist for a high end imaging studio.

  • Managed all aspects of daily large format print production schedules including all color
  • Dedicated manager with a strong work ethic and the ability to build lasting client relationships
  • Accountable for the overall quality and timeliness of the production of graphic signage
  • Resolved conflicts and provided solutions in a professional manner to the satisfaction of clients
  • Forecasts resource needs and allocates assigned resources to assure completion of established objectives within budgetary and scheduled guidlines
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Graphic Communication, Minor
2

Print Production Manager

Partnered with hospital staff members, hospital donors, trustees and patients to ensure all printing needs were met.

  • Managed all printing projects including brochures, newsletters and posters; and oversaw publications inventory and archiving process.
  • Increased in-house printing jobs to reduce high-cost outsourced projects.
  • Managed Copy Center staff and production of internal printing needs.
  • Negotiated all pricing to meet budget guidelines, maintained vendor relations and sourced new partners.
  • Attended press checks ensuring completion of projects within specified time frame and budget.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
3

Print Production Manager

Managed large volume print runs for national retailers from inception thru completion assuring quality of work and timely delivery

  • Managed print projects for digital content, third party gift cards and wireless/long distance products for United States, Canada and Puerto Rico
  • Responsible for project tracking via internal proprietary database, Purchase Orders, Statements of Work, closing invoices and delivery tracking
  • Supervised multiple domestic and international commercial printers via bidding, art approval, quality assurance, scheduling and ethical business practices
  • Oversaw production milestones to include art files, data files, data QA testing, printer schedules and delivery schedules
  • Served as client representative to other departments, collaboration with IT, Marketing, Product Management, Sales, Warehousing and third party Commercial Printers
  • Resolved high-level customer service issues and improved future customer service processes
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Advertising / Journalism
4

Print Production Manager

  • Saved I.C.E. more than $90,000 within the first six months by switching suppliers for their annual yearbook.
  • Handled the day-to-day organization of all print projects including multiple vendor quotes and traffic coordination.
  • Managed and budgeted the purchasing department and all assigned projects.
  • Developed and implemented a production process to ensure a smooth flow of traffic throughout marketing, creative and production to guarantee departmental accountability and streamlined practices.
  • Responsible for the final proofreading and editing of all printed materials.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Advertising
5

Print Production Manager

A $280M language learning company, with 1500+ employees, offers a suite of language learning software in 30 languages.

  • Coordinated the purchase and production of printed collateral marketing materials to include Direct mail, multiple page brochures, signs, packaging, etc… for Business-to-Business (B2B) and Direct to Consumer (DTC) verticals. With a cost savings of print spend year over year for the 4 years holding the position.
  • Grew qualified vendor pool from a few local companies to nationwide vendors which brought new capabilities to the stable as well as created more competitive bidding saving the company money.
  • Instrumental in project kick off meetings establishing practicality, feasibility of options, setting schedules and recommending printing processes to most efficiently meet stakeholder requirements
  • Developed printing specs for bid process and scheduling and negotiate pricing with suppliers to ensure the best result for the company.
  • Manage multiple printing projects simultaneously ensuring quality standards and delivery schedules are met with minimum or no cost over runs.
  • Directly Involved in the development and production of a large retail Point of Purchase display initiative for Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Books a Million, Costco, Office Depot and a few smaller retailers
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Selling Skills, Sales Operational Management
Military Science, Advance Operational Leadership Techniques
6

Print Production Manager

Primary responsibilities included hiring, training and professional development of staff. Managed all production phases of campaigns and evaluated production procedures as new duties were assumed. Additional responsibilities were: contract and negotiate pricing on all direct mail jobs, collaborate with legal and compliance functions to ensure adherence to organizations standards.

  • Negotiated and obtained quotes from highly qualified print vendors to prepare client cost estimates and awarded individual jobs to the printer that provided the best overall value and timing for the required project.
  • Managed the logistical planning, issue resolution, printing and shipping of all client collateral including onsite press checks and blueline approval.
  • Working knowledge of all printers including sheet fed presses, web presses and high speed perfecting jet presses.
  • Monitored costs and continually strived to identify cost saving opportunities throughout the entire printing process.
  • Complied and analyzed marketing reports for monitoring and tracking campaign performance. Provided analysis of campaign results to clients and Account Executives.
  • Collaborated with the Direct Marketing Analysts in the development of contact management strategies.
  • Directed the daily task assignments for staff which supported multiple business units.
  • Trained and monitored all Campaign Coordinators in processing marketing campaigns and in resolving print related issues while improving performance and increasing production.
  • Implemented and refined new production and marketing procedures to maintain integrity of established standard operating procedures.
  • Compiled and reviewed documentation for performance appraisals and salary administration for coordinator staff.
Candidate Info
52
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
7

Traffic and Print Production Manager

Advertising Agency

  • Supervised all print productions from concept through completion to meet strict deadlines.
  • Responsible for acquiring the most reasonable quotations and billing from outside vendors.
  • Served as primary point of contact between the agency and different representatives of the media.
  • Developed and maintained traffic logistics by coordinating print jobs and directing the delivery and distribution of completed projects.
  • Planned and directed the scheduling, processing and traffic of advertising and other creative projects in line with client specifications, budget and established deadlines.
  • Proofed print materials; requested and documented supplier bids and issued estimates for approval by account team and client.
  • Managed project specifications, billing and estimates interfacing daily with suppliers, clients, account and creative team.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Arts
8

Print Production Manager / Head of Color

  • G7 Professional Certification, November 2012.
  • Approved internal proofs for all print specification color conversions.
  • Managed overall print quality as well as customer expectations.
  • Press checked prints on Litho, Web, and Digital printers for H&M, Coty brands, Burberry, Dolce Gabbana and Gucci.
  • Managed personnel and ensured that all creative produced was within brand guidelines.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Communications
9

Print Production Manager

Print Production 4 Years Experience: [company name]

  • Supervised cutting of products. Operated cutter with precise measurements.
  • Oversaw production and finishing of products.
  • Regurally operate digital press, large format printing, and fiery servers.
  • Supervised and trained employees.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Graphic Design
10

Print Production Manager

  • Manage the creative workflow and print production from conception to shipment and delivery for all internal and external projects of Fortune 500 corporation
  • Created and implemented self-ordering POD system for 900 campuses’ marketing materials; saved the corporation an estimated $550,000 in custom printing costs
  • Manage and mentor three Production Designers and two Production Coordinators who support Corporate Marketing department, servicing internal clients
  • Responsible for all the print buying for [company name]’s 13 lines of businesses
  • Create specifications for all suppliers including color, size, quantities, due dates and other pertinent information. Receive and evaluate quotes
  • Manage and create production schedules for all internal clients, including meeting aggressive turnarounds for external clients’ custom deliverables
  • Responsible for all print buying, inventory, vendor and budget management for 37 state 529 college savings plans
  • Researched and Implemented time tracking system for 1355 annual projects in the Creative Services group; allocated hours for 13 business lines
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Graphic Arts
Accounting

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