Project Manager

Brand:  SGK
Company:  IDL Worldwide
Line of Business:  SGK CCOE

Baltimore, MD, US, 21230 Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15203

Req ID:  11457

SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company. From idea to implementation, we deliver packaging solutions and brand experiences that give brands the freedom to speak louder, scale faster and grow stronger. We simplify marketing and amplify brands to deliver value.  SGK is a Matthews International company. 


We're in search of a Project Manager for our east coast Creative Studios. We partner with global brands to create retail marketing campaigns across a variety of media, including web, print, and out-of-home. This role understands the client’s needs and has a firm grasp on all production techniques that might be deployed to successfully manage a project from planning through completion. The ideal candidate will possess a strong technical understanding of the graphic arts industry along with a knack for maintaining our clients’ trust & confidence by ensuring the delivery of high-quality services and solutions.


  • Leverages understanding of production processes, capacity, and timelines to keep projects organized and on track.
  • Develops a production plan early in the project’s lifecycle, identifying and solving for potential pitfalls & challenges.
  • Translates client requests and requirements into detailed, highly technical instructions for project teams.
  • Manages projects from kick-off to completion for assigned client(s).
  • Maintains correct project details and supporting evidence, including change orders and rework, throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Utilizes internal systems and databases to keep all client and project-related information organized, up-to-date, accessible, searchable and retrievable.
  • Handles and responds to inquiries from clients (and/or anyone acting on behalf of the client) regarding questions, status, concerns, or general requests for information in a timely manner.
  • Ensures high-quality standards in all client deliverables.
  • Creates strong and effective internal partnerships and collaborates across the business; listens and values the opinions of others.
  • Participates in, and sometimes leads, cross-functional teams to develop and/or adapt processes, policies, and workflows to improve efficiency, accuracy, speed, quality, etc.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to increase knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Mentors, coaches, trains and develops the team.
  • Takes ownership of personal actions and outcomes; encourages and empowers others to do the same.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.


  • College degree (e.g. Bachelor of Arts) in Business Administration, Marketing, or Graphic Design or other related fields preferred.
  • History of successfully managing projects in a Creative Design Agency (advertising, marketing, publishing, film), Pre-Media production environment, Market Research firm, or similar consulting environment.
  • 4+ years of previous project management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  • High degree of proficiency Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning)
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting


  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see.  
  • Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.


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