Job description

Posted: November 20, 2011

Job Details

Company: National Football League
Location:  US  – New York, New York
Job Level: Mid-Level Staff
Field:  Graphic Design
Job Functions:  Packaging

Description

POSITION TITLE
Print Production Manager, Full-time

REPORTS TO
Creative Director

JOB SUMMARY
Seeking a talented and meticulous print production manager to manage the NFL’s vast library of creative assets.

The production manager is a hands-on technical art expert with a design/creative background. The production role is critical to the League’s internal Creative department in executing logos, decor, print ads, League calendar events and initiatives, and rollout of art for the 32 Clubs - with accuracy and consistency.

Manages: Freelance production artist(s)
Works closely with: Project Managers, Quality Control, Photo Asset Coordinator, Graphic Designers, Art Directors
Experience: 5+ years in creative industry (design studio, production house, ad agency)

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE
- creating logo packages (process includes: meticulous clean-up of vector art, color conversions, format conversions, logo slick creation and publishing)
- creating preflight mechanicals for print ads, environmental decor and signage, and collateral publications and guides
- manages and selects print vendors in partnership with project managers and Art Directors
- managing server space, folder structure and organization
- manage an archive of released files for immediate recall
- maintain the consistent updates and art postings to NFL.BIZ
- proficient at color correction and retouching
- technical expert with ftp, font servers, software, Mac Operating System
- manage studio supplies, in-house printers and plotters

QUALITIES AND WORK ETHIC
- must be rigorous with attention to detail and consistency
- must have an eye for color accuracy
- vast experience working with print processes and materials
- must be proactive at communicating changes and updates to creative assets
- a roster or network of talented production artists to utilize at peak times in the calendar year
- must be able to handle multiple projects at once, re-prioritize in an instant
- systematic approach to organization and nomenclature
- must be an expert with the latest edition of Adobe Creative Suite
- ensures project timelines are met and follows through to delivery

Apply Via Email

shandon.melvin@nfl.com

Submission Details

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