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Adaptive Designer

Brand:  SGK
Company:  IDL Worldwide
Line of Business:  SGK CCOE

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15203


The Adaptive Designer is responsible for translating design concept layouts into pre-press production ready, digital mechanical art for multiple clients and brands. This position works closely with the design and account teams to build high quality digital mechanical files, following existing brand standards and internal workflow protocol. The Adaptive Designer supports the design team with technical problem solving in the development of design elements and layouts, while ensuring deliverables are completed in an efficient manner, on time and on budget.


•    Ensures accurate, consistent, and timely completion of basic to intermediate level client design deliverables within budget, meeting client expectations, objectives, and creative brief specifications.
•    Supports the design team with technical problem solving in the development of design elements and layouts.
•    Meets quality standards consistently for all assigned deliverables.
•    Creates strong and effective internal partnerships and collaborates across the business.
•    Supports profitability efforts by focusing on the efficient, accurate and timely completion of the assigned creative design activities.
•    Attends client meetings as necessary.
•    Additional duties as assigned.


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Advertising, Marketing or related field.
•    0-3 years of experience.  Previous experience with packaging production art preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
•    Basic understanding of effective Creative Design practices, trends, techniques, tools and processes, across various touchpoints (e.g. packaging, in store, online, mobile, print, direct, etc.)
•    High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook, Adobe Creative Suite, Acrobat & Internet applications
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•    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.
•    Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.


•    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.


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. 

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Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh