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Project Manager Resume

Parsippany, NJ

Professional Experience

Project ManagerSeptember 2004 – November 2006
Confidential Parsippany, New Jersey

  • Managed prepress and production packaging artwork routing for twenty six major food brands for the customer Pinnacle Foods LLC
  • Gathered essential documentation for online routing of artwork through Graphics, Product Development, Package
  • Engineering, Regulatory and Legal for final approval and sign-off
  • Synchronized the final release of printer plates to the appropriate vendors and printers
  • Production management of processes and implementation of process improvement
  • Specialize in commercial and packaging pre-media technology for Offset, Flexographic and Rotogravure print production

Project ManagerAugust 2010 – August 2011
Confidential Summit, New Jersey

  • Coordinated the transition of domestic OTC products to an international market
  • Ensured projects were on schedule and completed within deadlines
  • Performed quality control and proof checks on final production pieces
  • Requested the translations and made sure the packaging met the Health Authority requirements for specific countries
  • Initiated projects and organized alterations/revisions with the production team
  • Gave creative direction for the conversion of domestic OTC to international OTC to maintain product branding
  • Provided production guidance of printed packaging to guarantee accuracy and cost effective printing
  • Built and managed a Microsoft Access database for creative and production billing
  • Assistant administrator to GEARs, a online proofing and artwork routing system

Display & Package Planner/DesignerJuly 2007 – January 2010
Confidential Morris Plains, New Jersey

  • Conceptualized and developed the graphics/package designs for Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Division
  • Collaborated with creative team to design and produce displays, promotional packaging, coupons, and point of sale materials for major retailers and wholesalers within the required budget
  • Managed multiple projects to meet and exceed timelines
  • Worked closely with co-packers to determine the most cost effective solutions for printing and final production on promotional packaging and displays
  • Determined the structure of the dielines and layout of artwork based on flat mechanicals
  • Assured that the promotional messaging from Sales & Marketing was consistent throughout the special packs and promotional displays.
  • Created 3-D digital renderings and physical 3-D mock-ups of the displays and promotional pieces for sales meeting and sales deck presentations
  • Conferred with vendors to assure quality control and accuracy of printed materials

Education

Bachelor of Science in Graphic Communications Minor in Production ManagementCommercial Art DiplomaAssociate of Liberal Arts

Certification

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Software

Adobe CS 5 Suite, QuarkXPress, GraphicConverter, FlightCheck Designer/Professional, StuffIt, Dreamweaver, Flash, FreeHand, Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, FileMaker Pro, Cisco, Microsoft Access

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