Production Coordinator

Bradenton, Florida / Quad/Graphics

Posted: Aug 31, 2017


It's a new era in consumer marketing. BlueSoho, a division of Quad/Graphics, helps our clients meet the challenge. As an integrated marketing and technology firm, the BlueSoho team helps customers connect their print content across mobile, digital, video, social media and other marketing channels. Our full suite of services is designed to deliver high-impact brand experiences.  

Quad/Graphics Creative Solutions, a multichannel communications firm serving premier national and international Business-to-Consumer and Business-to-Business clients is seeking a Production Coordinator to work onsite with one of our clients, Bealls, in their Bradenton, FL location. This position supports the Quad Client Services team by interacting with Bealls' marketing department groups as the Advertising production contact. Individual will assist in the on-time, accurate completion of all Bealls' advertising materials from introductory stages to release.  Qualified candidates will need to have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to thrive in a team environment and work independently with minimal supervision. Attention to detail and exceptional communication skills is a must. Previous file management and customer service experience preferred.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Function as primary contact between production group and client. Send all notifications and provide status updates. Upload, download and print all pages. Monitor proof deadlines.

Inform Quad Client Services team of any issues that may need attention or may be a cause for concern

Understand print production workflows and client tab processes

Read and follow internal markup and customer instructions

Perform specific corrections as needed, determined by evaluation of provided copy and/or soft proof evaluation

General knowledge of retail versioning

Create special effects in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

Provide feedback to other production operators

General knowledge of the workflows and procedures for the assigned area

Understanding of Apple Macintosh environment

Responsible for tracking or moving job components through production using Quad/Graphics Smart Tools or Imaging IT-developed applications

Create mock ups for printers and client executive team

Review and approve all color Epsons for release

Maintain a professional appearance and relationships

Perform other incidental duties as assigned

Maintain confidentiality as required


Three to five years experience producing for catalogs, direct mail, signage, retail inserts, etc.

Knowledge of steps required for the print process and an understanding of production methods to ensure designs can be produced for print delivery

Experience in the prepress/graphics arts industry

Knowledge of creating and working with templates and style sheets; including page formatting of copy, placing photos and artwork; producing multiple versions

Proficient computer skills including ability to utilize Microsoft Office applications, project management databases and email applications

Proficiency in Macintosh-based Quark and Adobe CS Design and Production Suites

Excellent communication and organizational skills

Must be detail and deadline oriented with a dedicated work ethic

Must be able to multitask and to be flexible

Flexibility with work hours as needed to complete required tasks

Additional Company Information

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.


Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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