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Associate - Print Services

Brand:  SGK
Company:  Schawk UK Ltd (UK105)
Line of Business:  SGK UK

Brussels, BE NL Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, DE, 605999 London, GB, EC1V 7LQ Warszawa, PL, 02-255 NL Alcobendas, M, ES, 28108 PL FR

Req ID:  10036

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 recruiting for an Associate, Print Services on a full-time, permanent basis. This role can be worked from home or on a hybrid basis from any of our locations in Europe. 




The role is to


  • Manage Client/printer relationships
  • E2E Account/Project management, facilitating and attend regular client and printer collaboration calls. 
  • Engage in client’s project kick off meetings to provide technical consultation
  • Provide technical input as part of studio briefing
  • Creation & management of studio briefing/cost estimate/invoicing
  • Business travel/ print trials press attendance
  • Manage print specs, Epson profiles.
  • Manage proofing output
  • Post print analysis
  • Colour management & liaise with Colour Lab 




•    Pre-press, graphic arts, or related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    Travel either locally or nationally will be required.
•    Fluent in English

•    Good understanding of effective Print, Photo Studio, and/or Digital production, processes, roles, tools (digital and conventional) and workflow practices and trends.
•    Proficient in Pre-press and Print techniques and processes such as Flexo, Litho, Gravure, Colour separation pertaining to specific printers, trapping, bleeding, stepping, colour rotation, file resolution, and Raster Image Processing.
•    Proficient to expert in printing and plate technology.
•    Ability to interpret concept and/or brand guidelines through to artwork execution (e.g. digital, photographic, etc.).
•    Proficient in pre-media and/or creative services and solutions.
•    High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
•    Proficient with Apple Mac equipment and operating systems.
•    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 management.
•    Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
•    Ability to work overtime as necessary. 

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