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Labelling & Artwork Driver

Date: 18-Mar-2023

Location: Cleckheaton, GB, BD19 4DH London, GB, EC1V 7LQ Salford, GB, M50 2GN High Wycombe, ENG, GB, HP12 4DP Gateshead, GB, NE11 0JH Witham, ENG, GB, CM8 2FN

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 Labelling & Artwork Driver/Graphics Coordinator for a 12 months fixed term contract. Location is flexible & can be WFH. 


You will act as a representative of SGK and be the client’s day to day contact.


This is a project management position that requires you to lead the execution of complex labelling and artwork projects across a portfolio of OTC and non-OTC brands across various markets within the EMEA region.  Complex labelling projects are defined as new product introductions, major product innovations and redesigns.

The L&A Driver will lead our Client’s internal stakeholders, design agencies, SGK pre-press, printers and suppliers to manage & execute their labelling and artwork changes from design development through to release to the printer.  The L&A driver will interact with global, regional and local client stakeholders across Europe, Middle East and Africa.



  • Serve as the main day-to-day contact on projects for clients, suppliers and external partners; provide timely responses to all inquiries 
  • Attend client meetings as needed; serve as a Subject Matter Expert regarding production processes, capacity, timelines, etc.
  • Ensure high quality standards in all client deliverables
  • Work with cross-functional teams in the development of project scope and related timelines which meet the goals and priorities of the project. Functions include: L&A Global Drivers, Marketing, Regulatory,  Design, SGK Internal and Production site team members, Suppliers, Printers
  • Facilitate the design briefing process and cross-functional team status review meetings 
  • Manage the budget, estimating, and invoicing process 
  • Monitor production art development from agency handoff through to release to print
  • Monitor all design extensions & adaptations across multiple structures and substrates for optimal design and print production results
  • Develop, communicate, and manage project priorities, timelines and status to internal and external partners
  • Partner with the client & external partners to ensure they meet service level performance and influence KPI’s including cycle time, rounds of revision, and the timely collection of artwork inputs 


  • Bachelor’s degree within an appropriate discipline such as Business, Graphic Arts, Marketing, Advertising, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the required job               
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience Launching New Products, Redesigns, Line Extensions and Maintenance items in a CPG, Private Label or Food Company, Technology, Pharma industries, and Design Agencies 
  • Experience in consumer or corporate creative/production design
  • Experience with or an understanding of the packaging and pre-media prepress process
  • Category experience in CPG, Retail Private Label and/or Food Company, Technology, Pharma industries 


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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.