Print Production Manager Resume
|Desired Industry: Publishing
|Desired Job Location: Edison, New Jersey
||Date Posted: 4/22/2009
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 4/22/2009
|Desired Wage: 60k/yr
||U.S. Work Authorization:
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
|Highest Degree Attained:
||Willing to Relocate: Undecided
To find a position in publishing or printing that utilizes my experience in all levels of print production to help maximize quality and efficiency while streamlining costs and workflow.
Associate Production Manager, August 2004 November 2008
SourceMedia, New York, NY
Manage production on Bank Investment Consultant monthly b2b. Duties include:
- Prepare impositions, roadmaps and ad lists from editorial requirements and ad insertion orders
- Communicate bindery reports to printer and distribution
- Coordinate all onserts, inserts and bellybands with clients, marketing department and printer
Ad traffic for 2 monthlies (100 plus ads) and Bond Buyer daily
- Preflight digital ads and place in QuarkXpress and InDesign (DTI publishing workflow)
Layout, typeset, preflight and release advertising pages for The Bond Buyer daily newspaper
Purchase printing/mailing services for custom publishing supplements, conference events and marketing/branding materials and sales inserts for 40 plus publications
Explore new print and specialty vendors and services and negotiate pricing contracts
Reconcile all invoices, accruals and report budgetary variances for plants and promotional printing
Traffic Coordinator/Production Manager, October 2000 August 2004
Pluzynski/Associates Inc, New York, NY
Traffic artwork, copy, film and materials for all phases of production for direct mail catalogs between client and within agency
Design, layout, and release to pring catalogs for Coach, Helzberg Diamonds, Gateway
Scanning/retouching of FPO and print-ready film and digital photography to client specification
Creation/management of job templates and style sheets per branding specifications
Manage, schedule and maintain freelance and staff production employees
Budget analysis and resource evaluation throughout project workflow to control costs
Onsite plant experience for press approvals
Sales Administrator, March 2000 October 2000
Pagenet of New Jersey, Iselin, NJ
Direct sales and administrative support for General and Strategic sales force
Draft proposals, pricing, ordering and creating collateral materials for presentations
Customer service and troubleshooting
Administrative duties such as order management, supplies and acquisition/creation of sales tools for sales reps
Administrative/Desktop Publishing, September 1999 March 2000
Snelling Personnel/Freelance Positions, NYC, NJ
Various administrative duties for Prudential, Dow Jones and Sysoft Software
Freelance desktop operator, pre-press print production work for clients such as Bliss, American Express, Lucent Technologies
Regional Administrator, January 1999 September 1999
3COM, Atlanta, GA
Direct support of Regional Sales Manager and National Director of Network Consulting
Understanding of 3Com Networking products to help resolve client concerns and support sales team
Organization, schedule maintenance and order management for Northeast and Southern sales and network consulting teams
Created Powerpoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets for trade shows and meetings
Arranged off-site meetings, travel and accomodations
~ Print production professional with extensive experience in all aspects of digital print workflows, publishing software, design and traffic management.
~ Full range of hands-on experience with publishing and design suites for print, from layout to quality-control, pre-press and on-site press OKs.
~ Proven track record with problem solving and crisis management solutions that keep internal budgets on track, while maintaining good vendor relations and client satisfaction.
~ Excellent communicator of printing concepts in pre-layout/concept stage with extensive print buying experience that can eliminate costly rounds of design reviews.
~ Personnel management experience, scheduling, candidate screening and temp/freelance acquisition for short and long term projects.
Photo color correction
Microsoft Office(Mac & Windows OS)
IE, SAFARI, CAMINO, FIREFOX, OPERA
Available upon request.
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