Graphics Production Manager Resume
|Desired Industry: Publishing
|Desired Job Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
||Date Posted: 10/20/2010
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 10/25/2010
|Desired Wage: 42,000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: Other
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Professional Graphics Production Manager specializing
in effectively managing the creative process for print &
• Expert in project management for graphic
design production from creative concept thru pre-
press for print or online.
• Excel in planning, scheduling, timelines,
tracking, problem solving, use excellent verbal &
written communications with internal/external
creative teams, marketing, sales, executive
management, clients, agencies, vendors.
• Managed projects for creative marketing, ads,
catalogs, brochures, collateral, publications,
branding, POP, signage, merchandising, incentives,
presentations, proposals, website, conferences &
events for trade–fortune 100.
• Skilled in needs assessment, competitive
analysis, research, development, compliance, data
verification, social media, math calculations, CRM,
database & asset management.
• Copywriting for ads, marketing, slogans,
content, media, collaterals, manuals, press releases,
summary reports, briefs, budgets, invoices,
contracts, proposals, presentations, proof reading &
editing. Typing 40 wpm.
• Imaging support for scanning, color correction,
retouching, special effects, illustration, technical
drawings, photography, photo research,
permissions & fee negotiations.
• Proficient Mac/PC: Adobe: InDesign,
Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat; QuarkXpress; MS
Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Dynamics;
Database, CRM; some HTML; Flash; Fireworks; XML;
SEM; SAP & more.
OFFICE DEPOT, International, Boca Raton, Florida (3
mo. contract position) 1/2010 to 7/2010
Marketing GPM. Produced catalogs big book,
military, education, federal government, green, DM,
BSD & more.
• Managed graphic design production of multiple
catalogs, special sections, ads & direct mail. Worked
with Graphic Artists, Art Directors, Marketing,
Production & Management team.
SARGENT ART, a div. of Pidilite US, Jupiter, Florida,
India 2007 to 12/2009
Marketing Coordinator. Mfg. & importer of fine
quality Artist, Education & Hobby supplies for over
• Managed design thru production of new
corporate brand for product packaging, specialty,
catalogs, brochures, ads, website, emails, shelf
talkers, POP, sell sheets, merchandising, incentives,
presentations, trade shows, events & more.
• Supported VP of Sales & Marketing through all
phases of production & business development
gaining new accounts with Office Depot, Hobby
Lobby, Michaels, Dollar General, Government &
Schools in US & International markets.
V STAR ENTERTAINMENT, Boca Raton, Florida
2006 to 2007
Graphic Production Mgr. Award-winning TV, video,
audio & print production studio comprising a
• Managed creative thru production of ads,
catalogs, sell sheets, direct mail, packaging,
collaterals, presentations, more.
• Completed projects for corporate brand
marketing, TV shows: Today’s Health/Parenting,
Patron Tequila, JP Pet Products, Paul Mitchell & more
AIRPORT REVENUE NEWS/AAG, Palm Beach Gardens,
Florida 2003 to 2006
Design Production Mgr. Produced 2 monthly
magazines, ads, marketing, media, conference &
• Managed design thru production, worked with
editors, creative teams, sales & marketing while
under tight deadlines.
• Regularly contacted advertising clients,
executive management, guest speakers, agencies &
• Coproduced 1st National conference, doubled
attendance 2nd yr. to 1000, 3rd yr. 1500, ad sales
were up 23%.
PRENTICE HALL, a div. of Pearson Ed., Upper Saddle
River, New Jersey (FT contract on/off site) 1992
Art Director/Marketing. Worlds’ largest publisher of
higher ed., trade, mass market books, advertising,
web & events.
• Design thru production for book
covers/interiors, ads, catalogs, direct mail, website
support, events & marketing.
• Coordinated projects with creative director,
senior editors, authors, marketing manager, web
design, vendors & more.
Parsons School of Design, NYC, BA, equiv.,
Advertising & Marketing; The New School, NYC,
Creative Writing & Marketing Concepts; Pratt
Institute, NY, Marketing Communications; AGA,
NYC, FL, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, QuarkXPress
& Flash; AIGA, NYC, Sales Training & more.
• 2) “Creativity Awards” Creativity – Dell
Publishing, Winston Churchill, “The Last Lion”;
Dell Publishing, “Intrepid Linguists Library”, a
continuing 26 book English satire series.
• “Best Seller” Amazon.com – “Prentice Hall
Federal Taxation & Corporations.”
• “Young Printing Executive” AIGA – “Sales in the
Graphic Arts & Printing.”
BNI Marketing; AGA; Creativity.
• Excel in executive relationship building, business
development, personalized customer service, excellent
verbal & written communications, articulate presenter,
motivated work ethic, independently or as a team
• CVS, FL – CSR, PT, Provided accurate cash
transactions, customer service excellence,
merchandising & sales.
• ROP Digitek, NJ – Production Mgr., 2nd shift,
the highest production quota with a team of 30 for
1 yr. of sales for magazine production, cold called,
setup appointments, built relationships, 1st account
• ShopRite Food Corp., NJ – Production Mgr., 2nd
shift, highest production quotas with a team of 18
for 2 yrs.
• Expressions, NJ – Assistant Mgr., 2 family-
owned unisex retail clothing stores, raised in
business from age 8–18.
Available upon request.
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