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Art Director

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



The Art Director will routinely conceptualize creative solutions that effectively communicate the strategic intent for each tactic within the assigned client(s).


•    Personally work on the graphic development for at least one client.
•    Interact with Senior Client Partners to develop creative concepts and executions of assigned product(s).
•    Possess solid understanding of the science and market dynamics of assigned product(s).
•    Work closely with account executives to schedule and monitor all projects.
•    Provide accurate time and cost estimates for each tactic.
•    Carefully and accurately perform quality assurance on your work as well as the work of graphic designers that report immediately to you.
•    Continuously work to grow and improve your skill set including self-directed research and study.
•    Perform miscellaneous tasks, as directed by Senior Art Directors or the Creative Director.
•    Additional duties as assigned.



•    Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Art, Marketing or related field
•    Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred
•    8+ years progressive creative design experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    5+ years in a leadership role
•    Periodic travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
•    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



•    Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  
•    Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  
•    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
•    The noise level in the work environment is usually low/moderate.
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon