Job Title: Design to Print Project Manager

Salary: € Highly Competitive Salary

Location: Paris, France

Reference: J79048

A leading print and packaging company that helps the most renowned brands in the world create a significant impact is looking for a Project Manager to support one of its major clients through the provision of an artwork to print management & production service.
The Project Manager will provide design to print project planning, artwork, pre-press, print consultancy and delivery of artwork and pre-press services to the client.

As the Project Manager you will be accountable for/required to:

  • Manage the delivery of all artworks to print for designated client business unit portfolios across Europe.
  • Manage all packaging artwork changes for nominated portfolio overseeing artwork, pre-press management & print quality standards.
  • Management of packaging artwork approvals for designated portfolios through project management platform
  • Artwork Approval Management, including workflow creation, file upload, approval cycle monitoring & progress management and alterations feedback to the production studios.
  • Effective and efficient briefing to the artwork/pre-press production team to ensure delivery of technical excellence in artwork/pre-press file construction, execution and supply.
  • Engagement with key stakeholders & attend regular update meetings
  • Work as a member of the D2P team to ensure the provision of an industry-leading artwork and pre-press service through close collaboration with design partners to ensure effective translation of the design vision into print and production reality.
  • Sales sample mock-up management.
  • Press pass attendance, support and sign off where required.
  • Ensure engagement and provision of ‘Artwork to Print Management’ in conjunction with the D2P category lead for key projects.
  • Ensure effective collaboration with design & business partnering teams, whilst keeping a close relationship with the portfolio marketing teams, managing expectations of colour management and timelines.

This position requires the following knowledge and skills:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working within commercial design and artwork environments.
  • Understanding of packaging print processes and technology.
  • Understanding of packaging pre-press requirements and key drivers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, confident communicating with all levels of personnel.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel across Europe.
  • High level of accountability with a focused, accurate and timely approach to work.
  • Fluent in English or/and French
  • Right to work in the EU.
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