director creative operations senior producer resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Results-driven marketing leader with extensive experience in Creative Project Management, Creative Operations, Producing, Creative Planning, Photo Studio Operations, Integrated Marketing, and Brand Development. Exceptional work ethic and commitment to organizational workflows and objectives within a highly creative culture. Recognized for being flexible and quick to take ownership with a positive influence on any team.

  • Scope, timeline and budget management
  • Innovative leader and team builder
  • Plan development and systems implementation
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Staffing and scheduling logistics
  • Strategic planning and time management
  • Cast and crew supervision
  • Interpreting creative briefs
  • Managing cross-channel campaigns
  • Cost control and reduction
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Creative process and workflow
University Of Massachusetts - Dartmouth North Dartmouth, MA Expected in Bachelor of Arts : English Communications - GPA :
Work History
General Electric - Director, Creative Operations / Senior Producer
Phoenix, AZ, 02/2016 - 06/2020
  • Managed in-house photo studio production, operations and budget totaling 3.5 million.
  • Tasked to turn around low-growth operation by solidifying workflow processes, strengthening freelance relationships and improving communications supporting digital growth.
  • Streamlined photography production, resulting in 30% reduction in overall operating budget.
  • Shifted retail outlet photography operations to in-house studio reducing overall budget by $100k.
  • Increased studio productivity 20% by reducing freelance costs and adding full time positions needed to support studio growth.
  • Negotiated with vendors to obtain equipment credits to acquire updated camera sets resulting in 35% increased efficiencies on set.
  • Trained and managed staff of 20-25 full time and freelance crew members including image retouching, producers, fashion editors, art directors, technical support manager, photographers, videographers, stylists, digital techs., and hair and makeup artists.
  • Collaborated with management, technical crew members and fellow supervisors to organize efficient operations and achieve demanding schedule targets.
  • Negotiated vendor contracts reducing agency fees, content technology costs and post production rates.
  • Collaborated with creative leads to drive new innovative approaches and lighting platforms resulting in more emotional brand images used to support business needs across channels (catalog, retail and web).
  • Elevated brand portfolio of talent and models that supported growth of digital business.
Talbots - Director, Marketing Project Management
City, STATE, 08/2012 - 02/2016
  • Directed project management department and managed over one thousand, multi-faceted, yearly projects for all digital, online advertising, email, social, retail, corporate, PR, and video from concept to release.
  • Drove team collaboration and communicated strategies and deadlines across all business channels.
  • Managed team of 6 project managers and performed evaluations. Reported directly to VP of Marketing.
  • Optimized department processes by developing omni-channel procedures tool that streamlined workflow and addressed overlapping deadlines to enhance business operations.
  • Built partnerships as liaison between Creative/Marketing and cross functional teams including Visual, Merchandising, Planning, Web Merchandising, and Email Marketing.
  • Analyzed workloads to determine resources, project allocations and status reports.
  • Mitigated costs and collaborated with finance team to Identify opportunities to reduce production expenses.
  • Assessed final projects to check quality and consistency with creative vision.
Talbots - Senior Manager, Direct Project Management
City, STATE, 06/2009 - 08/2012
  • Oversaw digital and direct project management teams to execute and finalize large portfolio of projects. Ensured that project deliverables connected with creative intent, met time specifications and supported brand goals.
  • Balanced sense of urgency with calm and confident leadership.
  • Gathered full-scale project requirements through brand kickoffs, briefings, and product walkthrough meetings with leadership and creative teams to ensure creative and strategic visions were properly conveyed.
  • Communicated project plans and progress to key stakeholders, including print production, web development, copy, art, graphic production, merchandising, visual and technical resources to continually manage project expectations.
  • Managed project financial records in conjunction with finance and production teams.
  • Kept projects on schedule and within budget by producing weekly status reports and collaborating with project members to identify and quickly address staffing changes, dynamic targets, or roadblocks.
Talbots - Manager, Catalog Project Management
City, STATE, 04/1997 - 06/2009
  • Managed team of senior project coordinators and reported to VP of Creative Operations.
  • Expanded cross-functional organizational capacity by collaborating across departments on priorities, functions and common goals.
  • Defined and implemented all catalog, marketing promotion and production schedules.
  • Oversaw all creative direction. Managed up when deadlines were compromised.
  • Assigned responsibilities, evaluated priorities and monitored departments workload capacity.
  • Liaised with Merchants, Visual and Design to roll out corporate calendar key dates.
  • Improved communications and streamlined processes as member of Corporate Task Force.
  • Cross-trained existing employees to maximize team agility and performance.

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School Attended

  • University Of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

Job Titles Held:

  • Director, Creative Operations / Senior Producer
  • Director, Marketing Project Management
  • Senior Manager, Direct Project Management
  • Manager, Catalog Project Management


  • Bachelor of Arts

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