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Long Beach CA Full Time Posted: Saturday, 9 November 2019
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Are you an experienced production artist who loves solving complex production challenges to deliver creative content and collateral on time and on budget? Now's your chance to move past the headaches of agency work and put your skills to use in a new arena --- creating a top-notch studio that will support the needs of a growing creative team. Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of a newly established internal team at a company known worldwide for innovative imaging technology.

Epson's corporate headquarters in Long Beach, CA is looking for an Assistant Manager of Production who can not only deliver in high-volume settings, but also has an incredible eye for detail. In this exciting role, you'll lead a team of production artists tasked with producing everything from banner ads to point-of-sale displays, collateral and much more. You'll manage image assets, digital and print production, and the fulfillment of marketing materials.

Bring your experience, creativity and can-do attitude and let's talk about how you can move Epson to the next level.

Creative Strategy

  • Produce highly innovative creative materials/content, based on the creative direction set by the Sr. Manager and Manager of Creative Services, that will connect consumers with our brand and deliver measurable business results
  • Advocate for and assist in the presentation of creative work to internal stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Ensure brand consistency across all Epson touch points by utilizing copy and brand guidelines/processes
  • Create design templates and style sheets to streamline the design process
  • Collaborate with external vendors in the development and production of creative

Creative Production Group Management

  • Foster a creative culture by inspiring and mentoring production artists
  • Manage the workflow of the production team, combining design and production best practices to efficiently complete projects
  • Work with Traffic Specialist to establish production schedules and ensure projects are completed on time
  • Manage fulfillment house for the shipping, storage and fulfillment of marketing materials
  • Keep abreast of vendors, technology and standards for image capture, prepress, digital, print production, POS structural design and digital conversion
  • Oversee an active reprint program (print, short-run digital, and print-on-demand)
  • Provide on-going training to staff to develop the team and broaden skill sets

Creative Systems Support

  • Plan/forecast the group s hardware and software needs for the studio
  • Manage creative server and file archiving
  • Work with IT regarding disaster recovery and creative server support
  • Manage the storage and distribution of digital assets

Relationship Management

  • Partner with MarComm Specialists to meet the needs of their internal clients
  • Build strong relationships with peers and Senior Managers to best meet company goals and objectives
  • Manage and leverage relationships with vendors (for best price, best product, etc.)
  • Maintain professional relationships with peers in other corporations and organizations to keep abreast of creative trends and technology

Departmental Management

  • Operate within budgetary constraints; participate in the development of annual budget forecasts; participate in updating and reconciling operating and budget plans as required
  • Assist in maintaining written departmental standards and procedures
  • Advise management and provide recommendations on personnel and other issues (that require escalation)

Minimum Experience Requirements
C - Requires Experience at an intermediate level (5-8 years)

D - Completion of an undergraduate program or equivalent experience (B.A. or B.S.).

Epson America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability and protected veteran status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Long Beach CA, United States of America
11/9/2019 5:04:39 AM

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