Andy Proctor

Director of Production at Universal Music Group


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Jun 2013 - Present

Universal Music Group

Director, Production

 Release management responsibilities for Island, Def Jam and Republic record labels. Oversee the execution of release campaigns from set up to delivery for platinum level artists generating millions in revenue  Work closely with Creative, Sales, Legal, Marketing, and A&R to coordinate and execute details of releases such as configurations, release dates, pricing, metadata, art, and audio assets  Manage delivery of assets through our digital and physical supply chains  Source costs, samples, capability, and capacity from print and vinyl manufacturers  Inspect and proofread pre-press print files. QA analysis on finished goods  Created and maintained spreadsheets used across UMG to accurately price out physical product


Oct 2011 - May 2013


Artist Relations and Support

 Assisted customers with questions regarding their content, online stores, and our products and services  Established new processes to handle potential and established high volume customers  Personally managed sales and asset ingestion of high volume accounts totaling $250k in annual revenue  Wrote blog article featured in Huffington Post.

Feb 2011 - Jun 2011

Brickwall Mgmt.

Spring Tour Manager - William Fitzsimmons and Slow Runner

 Handled accounting for 49 date club and theater tour.  Advanced all shows including in-stores and radio performances, booked accommodations, settled shows, and oversaw merchandise volunteers  Maintained the artists’ schedules while keeping morale high with fun and interesting activities

Jan 2006 - Jan 2010

Island Def Jam Music Group

Production Manager

 Responsible for production standards and timelines regarding digital and physical frontline releases for artists such as The Killers, Rihanna, Kanye West and many more  Submitted purchase orders to vendors and completed detailed Bills of Material for manufacturing  Served on the development committee for a web-based repertoire management system in regards to design, functionality and iteration testing  Consulted on quality control and cost benefit analysis for physical product


Jun 2004 - Jan 2006

Universal Music Group

International Production Executive Assistant

 Initiated department cost trending spreadsheets for VP  Coordinated use of domestic repertoire for release in international territories  Located and digitized high priority UMG art, audio and video assets  Responsible for maintaining release schedule, processing invoices, and administrative duties


Nov 2002 - Oct 2005

Live Nation

Box Office Manager

 Worked primarily in the evenings at venues including Roseland, Hammerstein Ballroom, and Webster Hall  Box office duties included management of guest list credentials, will call and ticket sales  Utilized Ticketmaster to pull settlement sheets, reallocate ticket holds, etc.

Jan 2001 - Jan 2002

Indiana Memorial Union Board

Concerts Director

 Responsible for booking and overseeing promotion and production of all university-sponsored concerts including Counting Crows, Nelly, Wynton Marsalis, Ani DiFranco and others  Managed marketing campaigns; served as media buyer, coordinated promotional efforts, drafted and distributed press releases  Submitted offers to agencies, negotiated and executed contracts.  Advanced shows; coordinated sound and lights, catering, security, and accommodations  Responsible for show settlements; assembled ad packs and settlement sheets


1998 - 2002

B.S, Business; Marketing and a Minor in Philosophy

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