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Production Coordinator

Apply Job ID 14114 Date posted Jun. 14, 2019 Location Earth City, Missouri Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.
Quad is seeking a Production Coordinator to work onsite with one of our clients in their St. Louis, MO location. The primary role of the Production Coordinator is to coordinate the efforts of advertising print projects as they are processed through production, photography, and proofreading, creative and prepress departments. Responsibilities include project management and scheduling of both local and off-site relations with various account teams.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Check all content for accuracy and completeness
  • Resolve all conflicts in client-supplied information
  • Organize incoming and outgoing work for production
  • Communicate priorities to team members and other departments
  • Monitor timelines to ensure all work is being organized and produced within the committed timeframes
  • Communicate any deviations to timing, costs, workflow
  • Maintain and communicate daily status reports
  • Function as primary contact between production group and client
  • Send all notifications and provide status updates
  • Inform Quad Client Services team of any issues that may need attention or may be a cause for concern
  • Read and follow internal markup and customer instructions
  • Advanced knowledge of retail versioning
  • Provide feedback to other production operators
  • Responsible for tracking or moving job components through production using Quad/Graphics Smart Tools or Imaging IT-developed applications
  • Maintain a professional appearance and relationships
  • Perform other incidental duties as assigned
  • Maintain confidentiality as required
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years’ experience producing for retail inserts, catalogs, direct mail, signage, etc.
  • Experience in the prepress/graphics arts industry
  • Knowledge of steps required for the print process and an understanding of production methods to ensure designs can be produced for print delivery
  • Proficient computer skills including ability to utilize Microsoft Office applications, project management databases and email applications
  • Knowledge of creating and working with templates and style sheets; including page formatting of copy, placing photos and artwork; producing multiple versions
  • Proficiency in Macintosh-based Quark and Adobe CS Design and Production Suites
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Must be detail and deadline oriented with a dedicated work ethic
  • Must be able to multitask and to be flexible 
  • Flexibility with work hours as needed to complete required tasks
Additional Company Information
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.
Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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