VIAD Project Manager, Creative Services in Lithia Springs, Georgia

Below is a General expectation of the position.

· Manage and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements

· Identify resources needed and partner with individual to meet client expectations.

· Directly responsible for pulling work orders from CORE, detailing, entering and distributing as necessary

· Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope

· Create, manage and execute deliverables

· Effectively apply organization methodologies and enforce project standards

· Schedule and manage project reviews and quality assurance procedures

· Manage and communicate all risk associated to project

· Attends Count Down meetings to ensure there is follow up in action items and effective planning

· Create, manage and communicate necessary project documents

· Track and manage project costs, purchases and expenses on a project basis

· Manage project budget

· Track and manage invoicing and monitor receivables for project

· Manage vendors regarding deliverables and invoicing

· Analyze project profitability, revenue, margins and bill rates

· Act as project partner with Account Manager, Sr. Graphics Consultant, Graphics Production, Layout and ancillary vendors with regard to all services and build working relationships with all

· Performs other duties as assigned and deemed necessary of the position under the direction of the team leader

· Manage and maintain quality standards for in-coming and in-process projects and components for finished goods

· 5 years experience in Graphics Design and Production required

· 2 years experience in Project Management and/or Production Management

· Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)

· Proven experience in managing large projects with direct client access from inception to project closeout

· Self-starter with independent decision making abilities

· Must be extremely detail oriented and able to multi-task

· Ability to manage multiple projects at one time

· Strong written and verbal communication skills

· Excellent customer and intercompany relationship skills

· Excellent follow-up methodology

· 2 years experience in retail Graphics Design and Production required

· College Degree preferred

· Graphics software application knowledge a plus: Adobe Packages (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat)

· Graphics equipment experience a plus: Inkjet printers, Flatbed Printers, Roll to Roll Printers, laminating and cutting equipment

Position may require some travel

· Nights, weekends and show site work may be necessary in peak business season

· Position averages 40-50 hours per week, several months of the year (may vary based on show schedule)

· Requires the ability to adapt to multiple settings and shifting responsibilities

· Work is performed mostly in office conditions, involving sitting some of the time, with some work being performed in a show site environment

· Work may involve repetitive motion (i.e. constant keying, using fingers, or grasping of objects)

· Work is performed in a somewhat crowded or noisy area where there may be mild discomfort due to temperature, dust or other conditions

· Work involves occasional exertion of physical effort (i.e. periods of standing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting)

Equal Opportunity Employer, including vets and disability

Job ID # (iCIMS): 2017-8755