We are currently looking to recruit a dynamic Studio Manager to join a successful studio team. This is a full-time permanent role based in Croydon within the head office of a well-known FMCG high street retailer.
You will be exceptionally organised and focussed upon the development and progression of the studio team and services. Situated on site with the client, you will be comfortable liaising with key stakeholders and colleagues from various departments (internal and external). You will be familiar with the requirement to ensure that all jobs are progressed correctly, and the work produced is done so with a best in class mentality. This role requires you to be comfortable in both artwork and creative environments, understanding and reacting to an exciting and progressive brand in a competitive marketplace.
Leading a great team of artwork and creative talent as part of a larger off-site agency, you will look to progress, support and challenge your team and deliver a 1st class service to the client. Skills required:
Exceptional communication and organisational skills
Be naturally approachable and work at best in a high-pressure environment
You must be willing to challenge all the current studio procedures and drive change
Must be confident in making decisions and be aware of how they impact those around you
Manage the quality of all briefs before they are input into the team
Control the trafficking of all work through the onsite and offsite teams to achieve all client deadlines
Have impeccable attention to detail as you’ll have overall responsibility for all work going to the client from the studio
Have confidence in workload priorities and drive team production meetings
You’ll be the go-to for the client and account teams and manage their expectations where necessary
Manage the onsite studio team including; all performance reviews, holiday requests and other hr requirements
An understanding of print production services and studio/prepress environments
In-depth knowledge of Adobe CC, Microsoft Excel and Word
To apply, please send us a copy of your latest CV and portfolio (pdf or web link).