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job details

Packaging Production Project Manager

job type: Fulltime Hire

location: Bentonville, 72712

job description:
Help one of the biggest companies in the world stay organized and on track by becoming our Packaging Production Project Manager.

This role will be essential to the productivity and effectivity of our team. Youll be overseeing the packaging print production process as well as managing a variety of other creative projects. We are particularly looking for someone with a packaging design background that can roll up their sleeves and jump in when necessary with hands-on experience in Adobe Creative Suite.

So if you are a talented Packaging Project Manager or Packaging Graphic Designer with ample print knowledge and project management and experience, this is the perfect mixture for you.

As Packaging Production Project Manager, you can expect to:
– Foster strong relationships with team partners in print development, Q/A, and vendors
– Assist in quality control checking art file for specifications, branding requirements and
making updates as need in Adobe CC Illustrator, Photoshop
– Be the prime communicator between our clients, cross-functional teams and suppliers
– Communicate with team leads and stakeholders about new opportunities and improvements
– Create project management strategies and process, coordinate schedules, update project trackers
– Prioritize objectives, ensure timely execution, provide project updates and reports
– Ensure smooth communication of project specifications, requirements, and handoffs
– Ensure projects stay within budget and objectives are met in the highest quality possible
– Communicate and find solutions for project constraints like product or prototype construction timing
– Oversee that all projects align with brand standards, goals and guidelines
– Advise on improvements and best practices for project flows
– Edit graphics and assist with other duties as necessary
– Travel within the US working with production/print partners for press and QA checks, some with consecutive, overnight project needs.

Background Profile:
– Strong understanding of print production, print packaging and packaging manufacturing requirements (sub-strates, die lines, colors, print processes, etc.
– Robust Adobe CS skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
– Goal and strategy oriented with a keen eye for detail
– Excellent project management and communications skills verbal and written
– Ability to communicate efficiently with off-site parties
– Prior experience managing cross-functional teams
– Ability to multi-task and work effectively under tight deadlines
– Ability to work independently, problem solve, QA and provide solutions
– Familiarity with Mac software
– 2+ years of project management experience in an agency environment
– PMP Certification (Project Management Professional) is a plus!

This is an on-site, fulltime opportunity in the Bentonville, AR area.
To apply, please submit your resume and portfolio link for immediate consideration. Portfolio should include packaging samples.

Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to respond to each application personally. If we are interested in your qualifications, we will contact you via telephone or email as soon as possible

We’re highly selective

because the more our clients get the level of creativity they’ve come to expect from us, the more they choose to use us and you.