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Creative Operation Specialist (Print)


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Creative Operation Specialist (Print)

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Contract: 6 months+

Pay rate: $31/hr

Job Description:

Print (Mailers):

  • Liaison between merchants, designers, writers and other internal teams for each book (i.e. missing info, SKUs, change forms, late edits past cut offs, proofing issues)
  • Assist Creative Ops Lead in updating Page Count doc with last year’s pagination, sharing Page Counts for merchants to input requests and sending out final Paginations to cross functional teams
  • Schedule all meetings: Pre Talk Out, Talk Out, Post Talk Out, Turn-In, Editorial Session, Design Session, Styling Collab, Pre Pros, Director Reviews, VP Reviews, Proofing Reviews, Print Alignment Meetings
  • Assist with sending recap notes for all meetings listed above (i.e. Pre Talk Out, Talk Out, Post Talk Out, PAMs)
  • Update pulses when applicable (i.e. print board, category content board, special projects board)
  • Populate Content Category Board (assign Designers, note photography needed)

Print (Special Projects for Print and In-Store):

  • Schedule all kickoffs and coordinate all deliverables within each request
  • Liaison between requestor and internal working teams
  • Send notes from any additional re-groups or meetings
  • Managing missing info, changes on milestones or updates to timing
  • Updating pulses when applicable (i.e. print board, category content board, special projects board)

Required Skills: 

  • 2-4 years of experience in project management, trafficking or creative services within a fast paced creative and production environment¬†
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office and other relevant project tracking and planning software such as and Workfront.
  • Self-starter capable of meeting tight deadlines while managing multiple projects.

Helpful but not required:

  • Understanding of Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Miro Highly desired
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Retail Experience is a plus

Job ID: JOB-226606
Publish Date: 23 May 2023

Tagged as: Creative Operation Specialist (Print)