Schedule and coordinate all packaging production phases performing closely with external and internal designers as well as print suppliers.
Develop printing and production job parameters and research production alternatives inclusive of sourcing vendors, paper stocks and production materials review.
Elicit competitive bids as well as negotiating costs.
Present options and recommend production materials along with suppliers to design team.
Initiate all purchase orders apt for packaging art along with print materials.
Supervise budget expenses and estimate production as well as printing costs for budgeting procedure.
Attain essential art templates and printing parameters from suppliers, publications and distribute to designers as required.
Review mechanical files plus printing proofs for precision.
Manage and oversee art release along with production of entire product renderings.
Maintain proactively company files to ensure all product shots, text and logos are included and updated.
Update proactively all company forms as required with majority current logos.
Develop and distribute sample packaging and product mock-ups.
Estimate print production projects and perform with outside suppliers to obtain quotes.
Review all final art files before releasing to supplier to assure accuracy and must be within project/estimate scope.
Head responsibility for quality control aspects on allocated print projects.