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Artwork Production Specialist

Date: 21-Sep-2022

Location: Cleckheaton, GB, BD19 4DH GB

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 recruiting for an Artwork Production Specialist (APS) to join our global team. You will be responsible for managing multiple packaging artworks/graphics. Working closely with our client the APS will demonstrate the highest level of ability and skill in all account management and project management capacities and partner with other key stakeholders to ensure the client’s expectations are satisfied or exceeded.


Ideally working from our studio in Cleckheaton on a hybrid basis you will collaborate with a team of APS across the globe. Consideration will be given to candidates in other UK locations. 



  • Attend the Design awareness meeting and propose solution with all stakeholders
  • Provide print feasibility assessments
  • Attend the transfer meeting between global and local marketing
  • Initiate projects in Blue
  • Manage project timeline
  • Follow and reconciliate budget with local marketing teams
  • Manage incoming components and propose harmonisation & improvement
  • Direct interaction with SGK Production team
  • Manage EPSON proof approval
  • Help and support Ekaterra stakeholder teams throughout the graphics process
  • Help to guide people to follow the right end to end method


  • Degree within an appropriate discipline such as Business, Graphic Arts, Marketing, etc or equivalent experience 
  • Previous experience of critical path management and packaging graphics development
  • Strong knowledge of consumer product packaging, artwork, repro and print services 
  • Demonstrates excellent communication ability both written and verbal & listening
  • Outstanding presentation and relationship development skills
  • Highly adaptable and flexible with the ability to multi-task and prioritise. Demonstrates good attention to detail 
  • Idea generator with strong analytical, problem solving, critical thinking and innovative solution capabilities
  • Motivated, autonomous and self-directed attitude requiring negligible supervision 
  • Strong collaboration skills, with the ability to work with multiple partners and peers
  • PC literate and experience of industry web-based briefing and approval systems


Our client is proud of its Tea business, the biggest in the world, with world class purpose driven brands. Championing a tastier, healthier, more sustainable world of plant-based drinking. Purposeful thinking is the core anchor of the business, its brands as well as its culture, and enables simple and agile decision making, supports an entrepreneurial mindset and is driven by passion for our consumers. 

Company Vision:

  • To grow a world of wellbeing through the regenerative power of plants

Company Mission 

A virtuous cycle of growth for everyone connected to our business 

CONSUMER: we will craft winning brands that become the universal beverage of choice: serving only the tastiest products that enrich physical, emotional and social wellbeing

CLIMATE: we will lead the way and create a net positive, giving back to the planet much more than we take.

COMMUNITY: we will enrich lives by delivering more value per cup and share that value amongst growers, blenders and farming communities. 

EMPLOYEES: we will nurture the growth of every employee, maximising learning and impact of every individual

SHAREHOLDERS: we will lead value creation with sustainable high performance, delivered with transparency and consistency



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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.