Director of Photo Production

Photo Production and Printing Alpharetta, Georgia


Description

Who is Cady?

Cady is a premier school photography company who is passionate about capturing and celebrating the most formidable years of the lives of students we engage with by telling their story through event and portrait photography. We're not just "another" school photography & branding company...we bring a fresh approach to the market.

Led by our company values and goals, we are on an extraordinary growth trajectory, advancing in new and existing markets, and developing our teams to their fullest potential.

The Role

Cady’s Production Director embodies the core value “Small Details are Huge”. This leader provides direction and guidance and oversees the quality assurance processes and workflows of our in-house and outsourced product production teams. This includes negotiation and management of vendor SLA’s, performance management of a team, and being two steps ahead of every step to ensure premier execution.

You will:

  • Oversee the quality assurance process and proactively QC products to identify areas of improvement
  • Manage all outsourced vendors
  • Be responsible for development and managing vendor SLAs
  • Drive and track performance of production team deliverables, ensuring accurate, quality products in adherence to department guidelines
  • Forecast resources needed and assign accordingly
  • Identify weak production processes and implement improvement strategies
  • Provide supportive management and professional development to production team members
  • Be responsible for weekly reporting of department KPIs

How:

  • Fulfillment of outputs based on department defined timelines
  • Negotiation of vendor SLA’s that meet standards set
  • Training and development of lead Production team members
  • Timely hiring and management of staff and schedules to maintain service levels

The Ideal candidate has:

  • 7-10 years of experience in process and workforce management
  • Financial, market and supplier analysis ability
  • Prior vendor management experience
  • Contract reading, writing and negotiation skills
  • Problem solving and improvement skills
  • Six Sigma Cert. a plus
  • Strong background in IT/data systems workflow
  • Strong interpersonal, and analytical skills
  • Adaptable and willing to work in a changing environment
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Sound judgment and a high level of integrity and professionalism
  • Personal dedication to team/individual development

Who will love it here:

  • A person that loves to solve problems and is always looking for ways to improve a process
  • They are focused on growth of their team and ensuring value is felt not just said
  • They’re a collaborator who regularly works with their team and others on the best possible solutions
  • They fully understand how each element of the job connects to other areas of the company and can see the bigger picture
  • A very organized person who is self-motivated, and process driven

Benefits / Employee Perks

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance, Health Savings Account option and a host of voluntary benefits to enhance your coverage
  • 401(k) with employer match within 1 month of employment
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Discretionary bonus program
  • A beautifully designed campus with open office spaces
  • Office café with snacks and variety of beverages
  • Employee appreciation events throughout the year
  • Team Member engagement programs designed to add value and celebrate premier performance

Be part of a fast-growing company with career growth opportunities, the desire to promote from within, performance-based recognition and continuous improvement initiatives. If you have what it takes to be a successful Director of Production with Cady, then apply today!

CADY Studios is focused on promoting an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate the different viewpoints and experiences our diverse group of team members bring. CADY does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.