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Traffic Manager
Ref No.: 18-00050
Location: Irvine, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 01/12/2018
TRAFFIC MANAGER
IRVINE, CA


Project Description:
The primary function of the traffic manager is to ensure timely workflow and to communicate project status to all agency personnel, including creative, account management, production, presentations, studio, and editorial. To ensure this the traffic manager is responsible for:
  • Opening jobs, creating a timeline, and creating job folders/setting up jobs in ProofHQ.
  • Producing and maintaining an accurate status report for all active jobs.
  • Scheduling and conducting weekly status meetings.
  • Routing projects and ensuring each stage is properly reviewed by appropriate teams members, and signed off on with approval or changes required.
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, as well as any deviance in original schedule, throughout the workflow process and communicate those issues to team members.
  • Prioritize projects continuously.
  • Collect internal agency hours (art/copy/proof/studio and project management) for estimates either before (or in some case) after creative input meeting.
  • Other tasks as necessary to performing the responsibilities above.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree–related field or equivalent advertising agency experience.
  • Thorough working knowledge of graphic design and advertising production techniques equivalent to a minimum of 2 years in an advertising agency studio.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, eye for detail, and exceptional communicator.
  • Experience with traditional graphics and advertising production.
  • Proficient at forecasting potential bottlenecks by using problem solving abilities to find alternative solutions and reach a positive outcome.
  • Ability to act without direction, yet must work well with internal staff to keep projects prioritized and on schedule.
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office and must maintain up-to-date computer skills

This 12+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Jennifer: jennifer@alphaconsulting.com

ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT #18-00050
MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE