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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.

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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