Graphic Operations Associate Manager BrandMuscle
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BrandMuscle is not a creative agency. However, we do employ a Graphic Operations production team to work with creative materials supplied by our clients and their creative teams. The Graphic Operations team is responsible for the manipulation of creative materials for use within our web based proprietary ad template technology solution. There is limited creative work involved in producing these web based templates, prototypes or samples in response to customer and industry requirements.
The Graphic Operations Associate Manager is a leadership position and will carry out all responsibilities of the Graphic Production Coodinator II position in addition to the Graphic Operations Associate Manager responsibilities.
Responsibilities of the Graphic Operations Associate Manager include:
Overseeing projects of a complex nature, including assigning individual responsibilities for the project team, identifying appropriate resources needed and developing a schedule to ensure completion of projects.
Ensuring adherence to quality standards and reviewing project deliverables.
Recommending and taking action to direct the analysis and solutions of client issues and problems in the best interest of both the client and BrandMuscle.
Providing ongoing feedback and assessment of project status and issues to managers.
Managing and directing the work of Graphic Production Coordinator(s).
Mentoring and developing Graphic Production Coordinator(s) on industry concepts, practices and procedures.
Assistance with hiring Graphic Operations personnel.
Graphic Production Coordinator II responsibilities include:
Creating and testing ad layouts in a proprietary layout tool (training provided) driven by geometry and customer specifications.
Preparing images; cropping, scaling, and converting color to grayscale for use in various media types (newspaper, magazine, banner, etc.).
Creating EPS and PostScript files from multiple layout applications.
Preflighting creative materials; including verification of color space, resolution, bleeds, fonts, mechanical specifications, etc.
Organizing and coordinating Graphic Operations projects as assigned. Working with Product Development and Client Service teams to coordinate all project details, schedule and integration into system.
Developing project level of effort, including the assignment of project target start, testing, and completion dates; maintaining timeline as assigned.
Organizing and coordinating alternate Graphic Operations resources as needed for completion of assigned client projects.
Creating and maintaining assigned client tutorials, help guides, and new functionality demos; including proof-of-concept and corresponding requirements documentation.
Creating and maintaining creative asset archives for all assigned clients.
The ability to plan, manage and track assigned projects.
The ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment. Excellent communication skills.
Good problem solving skills: able to identify issue, define cause, document resolution, and implement solution.
Experience with Dreamweaver, Flash or HTML.
Proficiency with Adobe applications: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat/Distiller, Quark XPress, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
Proficiency on both Mac and PC platforms.
The ability to communicate effectively when speaking about graphics standards and processes with both internal and external clients.
The ability to be a self-directed leader with exceptional organizational skills.
Graphic Arts Degree with 3 5 years of related experience
||Cleveland, OH |
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