Project Manager - Production Manager

JACQUELINE BARANDA

3504 W. CLARK AVENUE BURBANK, CA 91505

323.864.1633 jacquebaranda@gmail.com

PROFILE

Highly motivated, versatile and creative individual with considerable years of experience in print production. Knowledge of the print production process of 4 color litho / sheetfed. Strong attention to detail and operational workflow dynamics to effectively track and analyze the status within the procurement process. Ability to multi-task and utilize resources to execute tasks within a deadline oriented environment. Highly motivated and high level of initiative; inspires confidence to work independently and in support of department goals and business objectives.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Print Production Process
  • Knowledge & skills in supervision
  • Knowledge of printing concepts including press, bindery, graphics and safety procedures

POSITIONING STATEMENT: To be given an opportunity to use my expertise in Print Production, Quality Control, Cost and People management and where special ability to motivate and communicate would be needed.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Colornet Press Van Nuys, CA October 2017 -Present

Project Manager

  • Oversees the competitive bid and negotiation process with vendors and suppliers that perform print jobs
  • Manages print project from the initial phase of reviewing client requirements to the final stages of production and distribution.
  • Approves print production priorities and schedules, print specifications, and budgets
  • Advises internal clients on printing projects and recommends cost effective options.
  • Communicate with clients regarding production stages and project status. Other duties may include Supervise production during preflighting, or minimizing repetitive or excessive imaging

Anderson/LA

an RR Donnelley Company

Senior Production Manager

Los Angeles, CA July 2005 – October 2017

  • Facilitates and manages the production of marketing acquisition material and printed product
  • Key driver for planning, production and execution of master production schedules
  • Development of team's knowledge of cost analysis, campaign setup and assurance towards quality expectations
  • Work proactively with vendors to ensure continuous improvement and optimal production solutions for new and existing marketing materials and concepts
  • Proactively communicate supply chain issues to product teams and coordinate solution implementation
  • Provides consultation and assistance to clients during project development regarding the printing production process including how to coordinate and facilitate the project’s requirements in a timely manner, formulating and preparing print requests, choosing appropriate paper and ink combinations, and the impact of choosing the appropriate paper quality for the finished print job; recommends various printing systems including cost analysis and timeline impacts for specified projects.

Primary Color Los Angeles, CA November 2003 – July 2005

Production Manager

  • Establishes and organizes all external and internal reproduction functions. Establishes price schedules with outside vendors. Provides reproduction services and technical support. Plans, creates, and maintains work systems for processes within the print shop. Creates and implements an accountability system for each phase of the production schedule to insure the timely completion and availability of projects
  • Provides direction and support during schedule interruptions to accommodate emergency requests; operates printing presses, cameras and other production equipment as needed; verifies completed projects meet quality standards; monitors all printing systems to insure appropriate and safe procedures are followed as required by operation manuals;

Anderson Printing Los Angeles, CA June 1998 – Nov 2003

Production Coordinator

  • Develop specifications for new components with vendors, negotiate effective pricing structures
  • Process and track mock-ups, prototypes, electronic templates and printer proofs with vendors
  • Coordinates, schedules, facilitates and monitors printing and production services organizes and implements a production work schedule for processing requests;
  • Recommends changes to policy concepts in relation to printing functions. Identifies and recommends appropriate vendor support.

Heinz Weber Los Angeles, CA November 2003 – July 2005

Production Coordinator

  • Process and track mock-ups, prototypes, electronic templates and printer proofs with vendors
  • Establishes and organizes all external and internal reproduction functions.
  • Recommends changes to policy concepts in relation to printing functions.
  • Identifies and recommends appropriate vendor support.
  • Plans, creates, and maintains work systems for processes within the print shop.

Applied Graphics Technologies

Los Angeles, CA November 1995 – Feb 1997

Customer Service Representative

  • Leadership and Project Management of team and effectively manage print and lettershop for all acquisition campaigns to ensure high quality, cost effective and timely production
  • Proactively communicate supply chain issues to product teams and coordinate solution implementation
  • Maintains work systems for processes within the print shop.
  • Facilitates and monitors printing and production services

Unison Printing

Traffic / Production / Customer Service

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS

PSI, Adobe Software, MAC and Microsoft Office Applications,

Oral and Written Communication Skills

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