Traffic Manager | Communications

Recruiter
NU Creative
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Negotiable + excellent benefits
Posted
29 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Ref
562
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Digital / Web, Other, Print, Product

Our client is a global innovation agency specialised in healthcare and scientific communications, working with top blue-chip pharmaceutical companies.

They are part of a world-wide group of over 50000 staff, with offices in London, Los Angeles, New York and Manchester.

They are now looking for a versatile and multi-tasking Traffic Manager to join their creative team.

You’ll be responsible for all project resourcing, briefing and follow-up on a wide range of outstanding designs and artworks for their pharma clients. You’ll be working alongside the Design Director juggling a high volume of creative print and digital projects, adhering to tight deadlines.                       

Key Responsibilities

  • Daily utilization of the internal job request system to manage the influx of requests, booking in and tracking projects
  • Taking a project brief—either from the account team or the client—when required
  • Ensuring that projects are assigned a realistic turnaround time, are effectively tracked and that deadlines are adhered to at all stages
  • Coordinating with the Lead Designer to ensure that projects are assigned to the appropriate team member(s), according to their skill set and availability 
  • Continually review project workloads for each member of the creative studio
  • Proactive planning to ensure sufficient resource is available to cover workload surges and annual leave of permanent staff

Key skills

  • Great customer service skills – ability to communicate confidently and effectively
  • Knowledge of design software on Apple MAC including InDesign and Photoshop, plus Standard Office software (MAC/PC) 
  • Sound knowledge/understanding of print production
  • Experience within a publishing/editorial/graphic design environment
  • Project management experience, leading on design projects through to final execution, working on collaborative projects, coordinating deliverables and deadlines with colleagues and clients throughout all phases of a project
  • Experience working to tight deadlines while working across multiple and diverse projects
  • High level of attention to detail – ability to identify design, typographic, or artwork error in PDF proofs

If this sounds like you, please get in touch

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