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Graphics Production Manager

Company: Jack Link's
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionWhen it comes to being wild, we know a thing or two. We're not afraid of trying something new or the hard work it takes to make it happen. It's in our DNA. We've turned a family recipe into a new snacking category. And the wilderness into the world's largest meat snack business, that's still proudly family owned and operated.We're a company built by innovators, and are driven to not only satisfy your hunger, but to also feed your journey
whether that journey is on the road, on the run, at the campground, at the playground, in the office or in the moment. It s a journey we share with you. It s the journey forward of our people, of our communities, of our category with a reverence for quality and an irreverence for the status quo.--At Jack Link's Protein Snacks, we see every moment of every day as an opportunity to move forward, to forge new ground. To realize our vision of becoming the World s #1 Protein Snack Company. We never give up. You never give up. Together, we keep going. Are you wild enough to join us?Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack manufacturer worldwide. Family-owned and operated with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link s Protein Snacks also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The company is made up of over 4,000 passionate team members, across 11 countries, who share an uncompromising commitment to delivering awesome products and feeding the journey of those who move things forward. The Jack Link s Protein Snacks portfolio of brands includes, Jack Link s, Lorissa s Kitchen, BiFi, Peperami, Wild River, Golden Island and Country Fresh Meats.Job DescriptionJoin Link Snacks, Inc. as a Graphics Production Manager--and become a core member of our Marketing Creative Services team. The Graphics Production Manager is responsible for supporting graphic design execution through project planning and coordination of executional activities to ensure projects are prioritized, scoped, scheduled, implemented, and delivered on time. This position will manage multiple projects simultaneously constantly facilitating team communication and meeting changing needs and requirements. This role supports all Link Snacks brand strategies and standards across a variety of platforms.The ideal candidate has proven project management experience showcasing leadership skills and effective communication. Working under the direction of the Sr. Graphics Production Manager,--you will take ownership and be accountable for meeting project objectives and driving results! We are looking for someone that can steward and improve existing workflows and processes while supporting our company values. You will be expected to work collaboratively within the Creative Services team and able to build relationships with cross-functional team members and external vendors. If you want to work for a growing, family-owned company and oversee a range of exciting creative projects for our house of brands, including the category leader Jack Link s, this is the opportunity for you!Specifically, you will work across--these areas:--Project & Resource Planning - Manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously. Responsibly meet established project deadlines. Manage team resourcing and deployment of deliverables required to facilitate the planning and production of artwork development and pre-press. Track and manage project costs, status reporting, invoices, and expenses.Production Management--
Responsible for the day-to-day oversight of design project development. Facilitate revisions and feedback from internal and external cross-functional partners. Assist in the development of the Creative Services team to achieve goals and objectives.Collaboration--
Work collaboratively to effectively communicate design project status as part of a service-orientated function. As part of our internal Creative Services team, you will promote collaboration between design agency partners, the in-house team, external freelancers, pre-press, and print vendors to deliver graphics that will drive engagement and growth. You will support the content creation process in collaboration with our marketing and sales teams, facilitating excellent communication and collaboration across departments and vendors.Content Management--
Responsible for archiving final files within established guardrails and working with necessary teams to oversee smooth implementation of new content and proper distribution of assets and deliverables.--Workflow and process improvement--
Responsible for supporting, refining, and facilitating an appropriate graphic review process that ensures consistent brand standards, quality assurance and graphic requirements across a variety of mediums and project types.QualificationsRequired EducationFour-year bachelor s degree or equivalent experienceRequired Experience5 years minimum demonstrated in-field experience.The proven ability to manage projects, meet deadlines and produce deliverables in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.Demonstrated success collaborating, partnering, and leading projects at different levels within an organization.Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines.Team player with a positive attitude, exceptional interpersonal skills, and a client-centered approach to workStrong sense of personal accountabilityExcellent time management skillsStrategic, critical thinker with the ability to be flexible and adaptable to change.Demonstrated proficiency using technology and a wide variety of software applications including Microsoft OfficeStrong verbal and written communication skillsWillingness to deal with ambiguity in a fast-paced environment.High level attention to detail and accuracyWillingness to be hands-on at the microscopic level, as well as understand the big picture.Preferred ExperienceWorking knowledge of Adobe Workfront workflow management system highly desired. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator highly desired.Demonstrated understanding of print and pre-press production requirements a plusCPG industry experience a plusAdditional InformationEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:Jack Link s provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic that is protected by federal, state or local law.E-VERIFY:Jack Link s is participant in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees.-- For information about the E-Verify program, please visit:----http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employeesAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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