Designwerk UK

Senior Production Manager

Job Added: 25 July 2019
Applications Close: 24 August 2019
Level: Senior
Contract: Fixed-term
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Twitter: @designwerk

Production Manager (3 month temp contract)

About us:

Designwerk is an award-winning creative agency specialising in 360 integrated brand delivery, from identity through to campaign, event, broadcast, print and digital.

We are looking for an experienced Production/Project manager to join the studio on a 3 month temporary contract. We need someone with at least 3 years’ agency experience who is ready to throw themselves into their next challenge and join our fast pace, welcoming studio.

You'll get great exposure to a mix of creative projects across the agency, leading a multi-disciplined team across graphic design, motion and event graphic delivery.

About you:

Our ideal candidate is process driven, cool headed and a great manager of people, budgets and timelines.

You will have excellent attention to detail and demonstrate extensive experience and understanding brand identity, print production (large format, event and bespoke packaging), and campaign (OOT in particular).

You will have natural business acumen with an ability to identify opportunities and strategically solve client needs.

About the role:

• Defining and managing project scope, resource requirements and identifying any technical or third-party requirements
• Working with the Operations Director to efficiently plan and forecast projects
• Liaising with production teams and printers
• Briefing team on project deliverables and managing output
• Liaising with multiple clients on deadlines and feedback and managing expectations
• Ensuring creative direction is implemented
• Proactively suggesting new tools to increase effectiveness

Essential Skills:
• Experience managing the changing requirements of stakeholders and complex projects
• Strong working knowledge of print production
• Very strong Ms Excel skills
• Highly experienced working on brand identity roll out across all print channels
• Strong working knowledge of the creative process and managing design teams
• Highly competent at producing project plans, detailed budgets and managing resources
• Basic working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign)

How to apply

Send a copy of your CV and a brief covering letter introducing a bit about you and your experience to [email protected]