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Creative Artworker

Date: 21-Jun-2022

Location: Belgrade, RS, 11080 Bucuresti, RO Zagreb, HR, 10000

Company: Matthews International

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 are looking for a creative artworker who enjoys the challenge of adapting and enhancing existing creative designs across multiple size and packaging structures. You will be working with our Client, Coca-Cola. This role can be based in either Zagreb, Belgrade or Bucharest. 


You will be part of a close team implementing design of our client’s iconic brands across diverse packaging formats. As no two ranges are the same and every market and promotion project have its own requirements, you will have to take a creative approach to the adaptive process.


Your Behaviours

Not just a creatively aware, but a conscientious brand guardian, your attention to detail and understanding of design guidelines and principles will ensure consistency of style and layout all around a pack and across the portfolio. You have a good understanding of print and production processes; can understand, oversee and approve artwork; and will take an active role in pre-production meetings directly with our clients. 


Responsible for all matters relating to adaptive pack design, including but not limited to:


  • Creating illustrator master files that artworkers can use as a basis for roll-out
  • Oversee and checking of finished artwork for consistency and accuracy
  • Oversee of adaptive design work
  • Managing and upholding brand guidelines
  • Implementation of procedures that facilitate the smoother operation of package design process
  • Liaise effectively with colleagues to ensure requirements are known and met
  • Participation in client briefings and design hand-over meetings where appropriate
  • Ensure good file management
  • Occasionally writing design guidelines and handover docs.
  • Help create attractive, clear, on-brand presentations


  • Proven, extensive FMCG packaging design experience
  • Multi-lingual - fluent in English 
  • Good knowledge of print process and artwork set up
  • A good eye for detail in checking and approving finished artworks
  • Adobe Creative Suite CC (highly skilled in Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat)
  • Strong understanding of technical print process and packaging production 
  • Nice to have – retouching skills.


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At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.