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Traffic Coordinator

Apply Job ID 12698 Date posted Mar. 13, 2019 Location Sylmar, California Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)


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 Traffic Coordinator to sit onsite with one of our clients, Vallarta Supermarket, in Sylmar, CA. The Traffic Coordinator works hand-in-hand with the Vallarta Grocery Buying Team, Category Manager, Advertising Department and the Creative Services vendor to coordinate advertising materials, manage production schedules, track and route content, all to meet varying deadlines of concurrent running projects.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Create or assist in the creation of multiple project plans and schedules
  • Be proactive in meeting all deadlines, ensuring pages are sent for proof out, released and approved on time
  • Coordinate with all Creative team members and effectively communicate schedule expectation
  • Collaborate with Client to ensure deadlines are met and all issues are effectively resolved
  • Delegate tasks as necessary to ensure team members are working on the most important pages/projects at all times
  • Take appropriate action if a deadline is not being met
  • Drive results to ensure deadlines are hit by client and vendor teams
  • Record all proofs received and sent
  • Coordinate any deliveries between on-site and off-site Creative teams
  • Quality control process owner
  • Process advertising sales plan to templated brand standards and layout guidelines
  • Attend Client advertising meetings and work with category managers and owners to convey production requirements to creative services
  • Work efficiently through high volumes while meeting tight deadlines
  • Minimum 2 years' of experience in traffic/production management and 1 year of experience in advertising production preferred
  • Solid understanding of creative development processes for print channels
  • Experience with project management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Positive attitude with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven strength in problem-solving
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills to drive results in diverse client and vendor teams
  • Knowledge of creating and working with advertising templates and style sheets; including page and layout formatting
  • Proficiency in all Mac-based, industry-standard software programs including, but not limited to, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Knowledge of all steps required for the print process and an understanding of production methods to ensure designs can be produced for print delivery
  • Spanish bilingual required
Additional Company Information
You'll work in a friendly, fast-paced, casual environment and be rewarded for your contributions with a competitive compensation package and our commitment to supporting work-life balance. 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 categories.
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