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Studio Traffic Manager/Account Manager

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

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55418

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. 


This position manages and adjusts schedules, workloads, and resourcing to effectively deliver work on time and within budget. This role is engaged in design projects from brief inception to completion, including the scheduling of internal design kick-offs and reviews. This role works develops and maintains operational processes, systems, infrastructures, and workflows to drive high-quality, well-executed, and profitable client deliverables in partnership with Design Management.



•    Attends client meetings as needed; serve as a Subject Matter Expert regarding project processes, capacity, timelines, etc.
•    Manages workflow from brief/intake to finalization. 
•    Manages and displays ongoing project progress and allocations across team and portfolio, ensuring transparency and company-wide understanding of workflow.
•    Monitors project risks in close partnership with Design Managers/Agency Partners to proactively identify solutions and address them in advance. 
•    Handles real-time decisions and prioritization of projects & workflows across creative and technology.  
•    Builds productive relationships, leading and championing design throughout the organization.
•    Maintains work-flow management of all design related projects.
•    Maintains job status, tracking and monitor progress.
•    Handles budget maintenance and ensuring projects are completed within budget.
•    Manages timelines. 
•    Conducts traffic/ status meetings to update Design Management on the progress. 
Additional duties as assigned.


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field
•    Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred
•    6+ years of previous Agency Trafficking experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
•    High degree of proficiency in 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 management.
•    Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting



•    Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see.  
•    Regularly/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: Minneapolis