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Brand:  SGK
Company:  Schawk USA Inc. (US103)
Line of Business:  SGK Americas

Chicago, IL, US, 60612

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. 


The Stylist prepares all merchandise, props, and background set elements for photography & video. Collaborates on set with photographer/videographer on product composition for a wide range of product types from food to apparel. Styles hardline and softline products under the direction of Art/Creative Director. Source and shop any props and supplies needed to execute styling on-set. Helps to maintain and organize styling prep area and internal prop library.


*This is an onsite position in the Chicago, IL area 


  • Attends any client meetings (e.g. pre-photo studio) or interacts with clients directly as necessary.
  • Ensures high quality standards in all Photo Studio client deliverables. 
  • Ensures accurate, consistent, and timely completion of intermediate to advanced level Photographic Artwork (digital and conventional, and including color separations, retouching, 3D graphics, etc.) effectively using industry standard cameras, software, tools, and photographic techniques.
  • Performs assigned tasks within the overall Photo Studio workflow and assigned budget, according to:
    • Work order specifications,
    • Industry and Company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s),
    • the Company’s high-quality standards,
    • the client’s Brand guidelines and standards, and
    • Own creativity and innovation instincts.
  • Meets quality standards at all times for all assigned deliverables and makes recommendations to Management for improvements in tools, processes and assigned tasks.
  • Ensures quality consistency across a range of Photographic Artwork (digital and conventional), composing shots based on layouts, creative, and art direction.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the Company Quality Improvement Effort by ensuring proper lightening of products and by providing the Color team with accurate information.
  • Creates strong and effective internal partnerships and collaborates across the business; listens and values the opinions of others.
  • Is an effective team member; supports the team by pitching in at any level and effectively working across the organization to meet the needs of the business.
  • Takes ownership of personal actions and outcomes; encourages and empowers others to do the same.
  • Embraces change; maintains an open mind and is flexible and adaptable in the face of ambiguity and change.
  • Focuses efforts on achieving SMART objectives aligned to the Company’s Strategic Imperatives.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to increase knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Monitors and pursues upward and lateral growth opportunities to enhance expertise and drive career development.
  • Supports Company’s profitability efforts by focusing on the efficient, accurate and timely completion of the assigned Photo Studio activities.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, Applied Arts, Interior Design, Fashion, or related field 
  • 3+ years of previous experience in a Design Studio/Agency environment or similar experience within retail or styling design functions; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Periodic travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
  • Basic analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Basic understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
  • 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.


  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see.  
  • 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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Nearest Major Market: Chicago