Graphics Project Manager
GPJ is looking for a Graphics Project Manager that will support the Graphics Production Manager for multiple tasks related to the physical construction of graphic items on a job-by-job or project-by-project basis in Smyrna, TN. GPJ is proud to be filled with passionate, collaborative team members so if this sounds like you, read on!
You seek out, understand, and clarify information regarding graphic production. You communicate upstream and downstream to all relevant stakeholders regarding job changes as necessary. To this end, you also manage, maintain and update an internal job scope document that is shared with other production personnel.
You manage job timelines and deadlines, which includes identifying potential difficulties in upcoming production tasks, actively seeking needed art files and substrate information, assuring requested substrates are available, and encouraging deadlines that are achievable without sacrificing feasibility or adding unreasonable costs.
You are a subject and graphic production expert, providing construction or print suggestions that will help to meet a client's expectations.
Less than 5% of overall annual travel.
Who You Are & What You Will Bring
- Efficaciously encourage work production timelines with all production and event services stakeholders.
- Organize and communicate relevant information effectively.
- Understand graphic production methodology, terminology, and effect.
- Develop creative solutions that will help achieve desired results.
- Organize, track, and document all production items to assure a job or task has been finished completely.
- Identify areas or methods that could be improved in the graphic production workflow.
- Define and set expectations for production quality as necessary.
- Work well in a deadline-driven and frequently stressful, but fun, environment.
Diligent: You are persistent and willing to change tactics in your efforts to accomplish your goals and get the information you need.
Perceptive: Identifying potential needs regarding the scope or difficulty of tasks well in advance of need, is vital to this role's success.
Deadline-Driven: The understanding and need to complete tasks within a given timeframe is essential.
Responsible: Not only do you take pride in your work, but you hold yourself accountable for the tasks and jobs you are given and own your mistakes.
Knowledgeable: You possess a large breadth of information and deep understanding of your role and the tasks you are given.
Cooperative: Developing efficient and effective relationships with individuals who hold a stake in your work is trait that you encourage and promote.
What You Will Need
- Bachelor's degree in Graphics or Administration Management, or industry equivalent
- Background in Graphics, Marketing or Traffic Management
- Expertise in MS Office (Excel, Word, etc.)
- Knowledge in Adobe CS
Who We Are
GPJ is the world leader in experiential marketing. Our 29 global offices are filled with fearless people dreaming up ideas that are transforming industries and bringing the most respected brands to life in powerfully, exciting ways. We are a part of the Project Worldwide family. An independent, employee-owned global network of complementary, wholly-owned agencies.
You read that "employee-owned" part, right? You heard us correctly. You work hard, she works hard, we all work hard… we all succeed and reap the rewards. We have an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – providing our employees with an ownership interest. We thought you would want to know that. In fact, there is a lot more you would want to know about us, like our employer matching 401(k) plan (no vesting period), our "no employee contribution" healthcare option. But we are getting ahead of ourselves here, let's talk about this this exciting opportunity first and we can fill you in on our perks & benefits later.
GPJ is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. In addition to federal law requirements, GPJ complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. GPJ expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on any protected class