Large Format Print Production and Design - Project Manager

job - full time, paid

Forge Graphic Works
Portland, OR
Posted 57 Days ago
Forge Graphic Works
Portland, OR
job - full time, paid
Posted 57 Days ago


Job Description

As a project manager you will work with our sales and management staff to plan and execute creative and print projects. You will work with members of the production, sales, design, and engineering staff within Forge as well as manage outside project vendors. This will include estimating, managing deadlines, assigning responsibilities, managing client interaction and monitoring and communicating status of projects to internal and external stakeholders.

As we work across many mediums and industries for our clients, this is a position for someone who enjoys a challenge that varies from day to day and wants to grow within a fun, creative and growing business.


  • Interface with client and be the representative of our company during meetings and client communication
  • Create estimates, production schedules, purchasing plans, install schedules and logistics plans
  • Plan projects in order to meet timelines and budget
  • Assemble and gather assets, materials, and other project needs
  • Communicate all project requirements to internal teams and outside vendors
  • Monitor and report on project status to all stakeholders
  • Problem solve and monitor and report on project status to internal and external stakeholders

Required skills:

  • 3-5 years of print project management or similar operations experience in a large format printing or sign shop environment
  • Experience planning and managing 3D builds involving wood, metals, and other materials such as trade show booths or retail displays
  • Ability to brief in and manage graphic design and engineering projects
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Thorough understanding of large format substrates, printing processes, materials, installation and fulfillment
  • Client facing experience with a polished, professional and confident demeanor
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and multi-task quickly and effectively
  • Must genuinely enjoy organizing, planning and thinking quickly in a fast paced, demanding environment
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel and basic knowledge of Adobe Design software

We Offer:

  • Fun, creative and casual work environment
  • Substantial benefits package (medical, dental, vision + 401k w/employer match)
  • High standards of quality and creativity
  • A tight-knit, strong team of employees
  • High profile projects

We are looking for the right candidate, willing to commit to a long-term relationship. Please send us a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements and we will respond to applicants chosen for later interviews. Any applications missing this info will not be responded to. All replies and interviews will be strictly confidential.


Company Description

Forge Graphic Works is a group of highly skilled, creative thinkers who design and produce retail graphics and consumer experiences. We do work for big brands and small companies alike, specializing in designing and printing large retail campaigns, event graphics, retail displays and other marketing programs. We work hard but have fun designing and producing really cool stuff.


marketing, graphic design, large format printing, motion graphics, large format, producing, production schedules, adobe, project management, sales, microsoft excel, purchasing, event management, logistics, scheduling

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