Director, Production Services/Account Manager
Goble & Associates
Directed the implementation of print production projects. Provided support to account teams in defining client requirements, project scope, costs, scheduling, and deliverables. Worked with project teams, monitored budgets, negotiated vendor contracts, completed projects within timeline/budget constraints.
·Saved $1.5+ million by locating supplier for production of placebo patch at 85%+ lower cost; cost savings enabled client to improve product packaging.
·Managed production projects for healthcare sector clients ranging from startup to Fortune 500, including Smith & Nephew, Cephalon, Shire, ProStrakan, and others.
·Researched and found resource to build a clear acrylic bottle large enough to hold a human being for client's "Live Outside the Bottle" campaign; featured at NASCAR events, outdoor festivals, and other venues nationwide.
·Key contributor to multimillion-dollar product launch for Cephalon (Vivitrol).
·Developed and implemented SOPs, including project specification sheets and written procedures for team members.
·Purchased all printing, negotiated with outside vendors, ensured accurate pricing, quality and on-time delivery.
·Managed project time lines, workflow, files, status reports, reviewed monthly billing, and led team meetings.
·Ensured compliance with client procedures by submitting projects for medical and legal review.