Production Coordinator

Do you have passion for print management, process and project management? Are you an expert multitasker who’s known for their flawless attention to detail? Are you highly motivated? Do you inspire confidence to work independently?  Then we’ve got a role for you. Upshot is looking for a Production Coordinator to help execute all client print deliverables. You’ll work with Account and Creative teams, partner agencies and vendors for print management and fulfillment. If you’ve got a year or two of production experience under your belt, or even an internship, read on.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Account and Creative teams to identify project deliverables, unique element concepts and final element list with specs for sourcing
  • Support Project Manager with timelines, from planning through execution and determining job cycles and schedules
  • Develop and communicate the print production executional plan to the team in clear, concise and timely manner
  • Build element estimates for all project hard costs
  • Maintain communications with client’s sourcing agencies and facilitate print sample reviews
  • Monitor project deliverables and communicate element and spec changes with client and sourcing agencies
  • Review creative files, ensuring all art files meet print specifications
  • Maintain detailed project documentation
  • Build knowledge and understanding of current production techniques and technologies
  • Source resources (e.g., supplier samples, paper swatches, coating samples) to support creative
  • Be the execution expert for agency and client team—multi-tasking and flawlessly executing various projects across accounts on a day-to-day basis
  • Route color proofs through quality control
  • Attend and assist project kickoffs, internal reviews, brainstorms, hot sheet meetings and white sample reviews
  • Commit to continuous process improvement initiatives and ability to solve problems creatively
  • Onboard new team members

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1-4 years of Print Production experience, including experience with POS materials, printing processes, and an understanding of graphic arts
  • Flexibility to work extra hours with little or no advance notification
  • Display perseverance in pursuing work with energy and drive, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks
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