Sr Production Artist

Brand:  SGK
Company:  Protopak Innovations
Line of Business:  SGK Americas
Location: 

Etobicoke, ON, CA, M9W 6P1

Req ID:  12513


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. 
 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Sr Production Artist is responsible for effectively translating customer sales and promotional requests into accurate and high-quality production artwork layouts for a variety of final package mock-ups and/or other sales promotion related packaging. This role incorporates branding guidelines, changes formatting, and modifies art to accommodate layouts per client’s promotional requirement (ie. sales sample mock-ups, TV mock-ups, influencer boxes, etc). 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attends any client meetings (e.g. pre-production) as necessary.
  • Ensures high quality standards in all production client deliverables.
  • Ensures accurate, consistent, and timely completion of high quality basic to intermediate or complex level artwork, effectively using industry standard software, tools, and print techniques.
  • Performs assigned tasks within the overall Production workflow and assigned budget, according to: work order specifications, industry and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), and the client’s brand guidelines and standards.
  • Meets quality standards consistently for all assigned deliverables and makes recommendations to Management for improvements in reports, tools, processes and assigned tasks.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Arts, Marketing, Advertising or related field
  • Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred
  • 6+ years progressive print manufacturing experience in a pre-press, graphic arts or related field required; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficient computer software skills within Apple Mac equipment and operating systems, Adobe Design Suite, Acrobat plus QuarkXpress, Agile, etc.
  • High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
  • 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)
  • Solid 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 senior management
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary

PHYSICAL ASPECTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • 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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