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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/10/2016

L'Oreal USA Newport Beach, CA

Company
L'Oreal USA
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
25258
AJE Ref #
576051651
Location
Newport Beach, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Urban Decay Cosmetics is seeking a Production Design Manager to join our team in Newport Beach, CA.



POSITION PURPOSE

The Production Design Manager is responsible for the management of all seasonal collateral updates for Creative Services and Visual Merchandising. This position will manage the Production Designers and the flow of design jobs in conjunction with the print timelines, digital assets and related workflow within the department and work as a liaison between the Art Director, Traffic and Production Managers. They will also assist in managing brand integrity, layout consistency, technical file management and production work as needed. Ultimately the Production Design Manager is responsible for on time delivery of all production related projects to the Production Managers for domestic and Traffic for international jobs. Must be technically savvy in Adobe Creative Suites, have a strong understanding of file prep and printing techniques.



JOB RESPONSIBILITIES



Responsible for the integrity, coordination and completion of all production design related projects.

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Meticulous attention to detail and keen design eye to catch typos, mistakes, and off brand design.
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Manage the Production Designers to maintain brand and design integrity per season.
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Confirm the designers are delivering print ready based on printing technique (ex. files are set to appropriate size with bleed, colors are to spec, links are not missing, etc.).
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Prioritize jobs accordingly to meet release dates for the Production Managers.
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Maintain working calendars and timelines to ensure on time delivery.
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Work in conjunction with the Production Managers to review final proofs, press checks, color management.
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Help the Production Designers keep files organized on server for easy retrieval.





SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:

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Able to professionally prepare files for print (Link files, follow file naming and storage protocols, etc.)
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Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to meet deadlines.
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Basic print and production knowledge is a plus, but is not necessary. On the job training will be available.
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Passion for graphic/print design and display work.
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Good layout sense a must.
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Ability to work as a team with all departments.
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Creates and maintains good vendor relations.



QUALIFICATION STANDARDS



Education/ Experience/ Licenses or Certifications:

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Retail merchandising experience, a plus
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Four year degree in Business or equivalent * 1-3 years previous experience in a similar position

Software:

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Basic Mac system/software
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Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
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Basic MS Office Software
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Standard MS Office applications
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Basic PC/Mac conversion/compatibility troubleshooting
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Resourceful with internet





About Urban Decay Cosmetics

Our story opens in the mid- 90s, when pink, red and beige enslaved the prestige beauty market. Flying in the face of this monopoly, Urban Decay unleashed a line of lipsticks and nail enamels inspired by seedier facets of the urban landscape. The vibe since day one* Beauty with an edge .

While we ve grown like crazy since then, we haven t stopped experimenting. We now offer an endless array of high-performance cosmetics, from velvety-soft shadows (including some of the industry s bestselling palettes) and creamy, badass lipsticks to weightless complexion products and high-tech setting sprays to make your makeup last all day.

Urban Decay is the leading, trend-setting cosmetics company that extends employment opportunities to those individuals who are just as passionate about working in the industry as we are. Our company's success and growth allows us to search for highly talented and extremely dedicated individuals who are eager to join our team.

We are part of the L'Or al group. Find out more about our parent company online at: http://www.loreal.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.