Traffic Mgr. seeking Creative Talent for MiresBall
San Diego, California
April 2012 to Present
Greater San Diego Area
Children & Pet Portrait Artist
2003 to Present
San Diego, CA
Traffic & Print Production Manager (Contract)
July 2011 to March 2012
NaturVet - Garmon Corporation
2009 to June 2011
Freelance Design, Print Production, Traffic
1995 to 2011
Print Production & Studio Manager
2003 to 2008
2002 to 2003
2000 to 2002
Studio Manager/Production Artist
1995 to 2000
Manage and update agency project database daily. Manage studio workflow of all active projects for graphic designers, copywriters, retouchers and freelancers. Monitor account service workload. Create and manage all project schedules, assign teams and tasks. Coordinate studio schedule on a day to day basis and forecast 1-2 weeks out. Source and manage all freelancers. Track new business... Manage and update agency project database daily. Manage studio workflow of all active projects for graphic designers, copywriters, retouchers and freelancers. Monitor account service workload. Create and manage all project schedules, assign teams and tasks. Coordinate studio schedule on a day to day basis and forecast 1-2 weeks out. Source and manage all freelancers. Track new business and future existing client new business. Facilitate weekly traffic meetings with principles and account managers. Serve as the key communicator between the creative department and account teams.
What company does Deirdre O'Byrne work for?
Deirdre O'Byrne works for MiresBall
What is Deirdre O'Byrne's role at MiresBall?
Deirdre O'Byrne is Traffic Manager
What industry does Deirdre O'Byrne work in?
Deirdre O'Byrne works in the Marketing and Advertising industry.
Thanks for taking the time to read my profile. I work for the best "Brand Strategy and Design" business in San Diego so its an honor to be part of this very talented creative group. MiresBall develops the strategy, narrative, and visuals to help companies from innovative start-ups to established global leaders communicate with clarity and authenticity. Personal Specialties: Extremely Computer Literate (Mac and PC), Software Expertise: Microsoft Office: Excel, Word & PowerPoint, Adobe Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premier & Acrobat. Database software: Clients & Profits, Workamajic, Unica and FileMaker Pro. Create estimates, purchase orders, source and manage design staff, freelancers, retouchers, writers, animators, programmers and print vendors. Graphic design, illustration, video and production art skills. Great people skills. Excellent work ethic, independent worker as well as a good team player.Traffic Manager @ Manage and update agency project database daily. Manage studio workflow of all active projects for graphic designers, copywriters, retouchers and freelancers. Monitor account service workload. Create and manage all project schedules, assign teams and tasks. Coordinate studio schedule on a day to day basis and forecast 1-2 weeks out. Source and manage all freelancers. Track new business and future existing client new business. Facilitate weekly traffic meetings with principles and account managers. Serve as the key communicator between the creative department and account teams. From April 2012 to Present (3 years 7 months) Greater San Diego AreaChildren & Pet Portrait Artist @ My specialty is Custom Pet Paintings in Watercolor using bright vibrant colors. All that is needed is a photo of your pet emailed to me. Custom Pet Portrait Paintings start at $200. To view my work please go to www.ObyrneFineArt.com For Sale: Signed Canvas Prints $60, Matted prints $30 and Greeting Cards $5, available of any painting on the website. Great gift ideas for dog or cat lovers. From 2003 to Present (12 years) San Diego, CATraffic & Print Production Manager (Contract) @ Print Production Manager and Project Scheduler at LIFE. It's a great fast-paced environment to work in with very talented co-workers. I conduct the daily project status meeting every morning (over 200 projects) and produce the creative team members daily project lists for each person. (30 people) Open projects in Unica and assign team members. Then switch hats and become the print production manager, getting quotes, checking final files and vendor proofs. Attend press checks when needed. Work on all printed pieces as well as trade show booths, banners and promo items purchasing and scheduling. Approve all print and promo item invoices. From July 2011 to March 2012 (9 months) Carlsbad, CAGraphic Designer @ Garmon manufactures and distributes Natural Formula Pet Supplements for dogs, cats and horses. Petco and PetsMart are two of our clients. I worked as their lead graphic designer working on ads, brochures, data sheets, trade show booths, promo items, posters, product labels for over 400 products each with a few different sizes. Also took care of some of the photoshoots. From 2009 to June 2011 (2 years) Freelance Design, Print Production, Traffic @ From 1995 to 2011 (16 years) Print Production & Studio Manager @ 2003-2008: DAVIS MARKETING - San Diego, CA • Production Manager for Casino Advertising. Responsibilities included creating estimates for direct mail, outdoor billboards, newspaper/magazine ads, brochures and signage. Sourced and managed vendors and their deadlines. Responsible for quality control on all projects including print, radio and TV, making sure to stay in budget and producing the job on time. • Clients included: Viejas Casino & Outlet Center, Hollywood Casino, Santa Ana Star and Kiowa Casino. From 2003 to 2008 (5 years) Studio Manager @ • Studio Manager of 5 Production Designers. Responsible for quality control of all agency projects and managing the studio and digital archiving department. • Improve and update the agency archives to be more streamlined and efficient. Work closely with production mangers and vendors. Hire and manage freelancers and interns. • Clients included: Yamaha, Asics, Kyocera, Baskin Robbins, Taylor Guitars, Newcastle Beer, Cobra Golf. From 2002 to 2003 (1 year) Production/Studio Manager @ (Entire staff of 45 laid off in 2002 due to telecom recession) • Production and Studio Manager of creative team of five. Responsible for end to end process of Agency’s new business, i.e. “open” jobs, estimate, create purchase/insertion orders, and traffic reports. • Project Manager for all jobs in Clients and Profits working with Senior Management and CFO. Hire and manage freelance production artists and graphic designers. Source and manage vendor relationships, photographers, printers, mail houses, etc. Verify and approve all invoices, jobs and attend press checks. • Clients included: Toshiba, Neopoint, Appiant, Ensemble, Excelsus, Websense, iPass, Previo, Peregrine, Wireless Facilities, Inc., Telepacific Communications and San Diego Venture Group From 2000 to 2002 (2 years) Studio Manager/Production Artist @ •1995-97 Production Designer. Successfully met all deadlines in a highly competitive, fast-paced environment. Prepared files for final PDFs /film. Files included logos, p.o.p., magazine, newspaper, billboard, transit, brochures and direct mail. • 1997 Promoted to Digital Studio Manager. Hired, trained and managed 10 production designers. • Transformed a disorganized, inefficient production department into a smooth running operation by totally redesigning the system of digital filing and procedures. This saved the company thousands of dollars in production costs. Developed an efficient archiving system for the agency, including logo and image libraries. Responsibilities included preparing and setting up all new business and client presentation •Clients included: Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks, Ford, Safeco, VoiceStream Wireless, PetsMart, Seahawks Bayliner &Maxum Boats, Ben Bridge Jewelers, WA State Lottery and Tourism, Eagle Hardware. From 1995 to 2000 (5 years) BA, Visual Communication @ National College of Art & Design, Dublin From 1978 to 1981 Bachelor's degree @ St Joesphs of Cluny, Killiney, Co Dublin, Ireland Deirdre O'Byrne is skilled in: Unica, Database user, Schedule and open all..., Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Graphic Design, PowerPoint, Typography, Color Theory, Design Principles, Art Direction, Production Design, Scenic Painting, Illustration, Logo Design, Freelance Graphics, Corporate Identity, Signage, Event Graphics, Magazine Advertising, Newspaper Design, Magazine Design, Tradeshow Design, Catalog Design, Print Purchasing, Art Buying, Talent Negotiations, Digital Illustration, Vector Illustration, Print Production..., Fine Art, Brochures, Advertising, Art, Trade Shows, Graphics, Adobe Creative Suite, Talent Management, Direct Mail, Mac, Image Manipulation, Purchasing, Branding & Identity, Catalogs, Banners, Brand Development
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
5 year(s), 3 month(s)
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