BattleCreekRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Battle Creek jobs

Adaptive Designer - Packaging Specialist

Company: Matthews International
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

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.


We are seeking an Adaptive Designer to help support our packaging design work across multiple CPG clients. This is a remote role but the ideal candidate lives in the Detroit/Michigan/Chicago area so they can occasionally meet with the client/team. This role will be responsible for translating branding and design concepts into pre-press production-ready, digital mechanical art. 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.

* Creates strong and effective internal partnerships across the business.

* Can manage work independently and can be self-guided, when needed

* Appreciates collaboration and constructive feedback from Creative leadership

* Works with project management to track time to projects accurately and in a timely manner

* Meets quality standards consistently and never misses a deadline for all assigned deliverables

* Supports profitability efforts by focusing on the efficient, accurate, and timely completion of the assigned creative design activities.

* Attends client meetings and can present work, as necessary.

* Additional duties as assigned.


* Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Advertising, Marketing or related field.

* 3-5 years of professional experience, excluding internships. Previous experience with packaging production art required.

* 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.

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.? Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants. In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek

Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

Apply now "

Keywords: Matthews International, Battle Creek , Adaptive Designer - Packaging Specialist, Other , Battle Creek, Michigan

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Michigan jobs by following @recnetMI on Twitter!

Battle Creek RSS job feeds