Sunday , January 29 2023

Spirit of Halloween Jobs – Director Print Production

Website Spirit Halloween

Job Description:

Spirit Halloween, Spencer’s is seeking a Director, Production to manage all print/graphics production departments and third-party printers. The Director will work closely with internal team members to minimize issues and create efficiencies and best practices for design and production to work cohesively and efficiently. The Associate Director will work to execute the company packaging and creative marketing initiatives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and prioritize project timelines and delivery of project files to third-party printers, vendors and overseas factories.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple project timelines, a high volume of deliverables (over 1.5K packaging mechanicals in a 3 to 4-month timeframe) and consistently produce quality results.
  • Strong skills at tracking live project data and reporting to teams. Workload reassignment as necessary.
  • Communicates with International vendors and factories to compile and verify packaging needs before delivering projects to creative team.
  • Track multiple deadlines for all product packaging needs utilizing a Product Lifecycle Management tool.
  • Create efficiencies through standard operating procedures and best practices for all printing processes done by the graphics production teams. This may include the development of color proofing when applicable, file transfer process, print production processes, packaging, and shipping.
  • Maintains databases, color standards, filing systems and archives for all packaging.
  • Analyze and review graphics production operations, identify items that can be improved, and develop processes/solutions. Work collaboratively with internal teams to ensure the graphics production and design departments are working efficiently and streamlining procedures.
  • Generate print estimates, manage internal timelines, monitor and maintain project budgets.
  • Continually tracks project status and reports on progress with internal teams, Product Managers Merchants, PD, Creative Team, Photography Team, etc.

Job Requirements:

  • Ensure accuracy and prepare projects for print production. Requires both a creative and technical skill set and the ability to work quickly and efficiently while maintaining attention to detail.
  • 10+ years with packaging design and print production a must
  • Train and mentor staff on best practices and procedures to guarantee consistencies.
  • Proven leader who is process oriented and has successfully managed creative teams
  • Must be a collaborative team player with the ability to build strong internal and external relationships.
  • Hands-on experience with graphic design software and image editing tools, proficiency in all applicable MAC software (Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office)
  • Drive and champion new technologies, collaborations, and improved processes to define, leverage, and implement best production and delivery practices for improvements in quality, cost reduction, production time, and capacity.
  • Prepare final press-ready files based on supplied specifications for several types of printing, resolve any artwork issues that arise during production.
  • This position includes prepress work for print projects, including preflight formatting and collecting, processing, checking and downloading/uploading files to meet our high quality standards.
  • Bachelor’s degree (Graphic Design, production, packaging).

Job Details:

Company: Spirit Halloween

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Egg Harbor Township, NJ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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