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, founded in 1919, is one of the longest running, independently owned brand-building companies in the US. Our corporate headquarters is located in Cincinnati, OH. We employ over 275 account managers, strategists, designers, production artists, graphics application and workflow specialists, programmers, color scientists and printing experts in offices throughout the US, Europe and Asia.
We are growing! We have an exciting new opportunity for an
in our Cincinnati office for a
The Account Manager is the “
feet on the ground
” for our Creative and Graphic Services divisions and serves as an advocate for our client’s brands.
The successful candidate will have the ability to thrive in a deadline driven environment, be detailed oriented and a self-starter with a proven track record of a minimum of 4 years experience managing packaging artwork. The ability to work under high-pressure deadlines while being brand stewards to design and the client’s needs is a must.
Only candidates with design and art production backgrounds will be considered
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Understand how **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. resources work, how to contact and apply them
Initiatives manager for consumer packaging graphics projects
Responsible for all written communication within the order entry system
Serves as brand steward ensuring the brand equity is maintained throughout all pieces of art
Partner and establish strong relationships with client’s cross functional teams, including creative services, marketing, legal and regulatory, that provide information related to the projects executed by **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.
Responsible for the gathering of information and materials needed to kick off a project or start a piece of art, as well as for routing, tracking and execution of projects
Review the appropriate checklist(s) to ensure all pieces or materials are validated prior to project kick off
Own confirmation of print feasibility for designs
Understands and explains client/project objectives and deliverables
Communicate information and timing expectations to the client before jobs go into production to avoid misunderstandings
Collect feedback and/or rejections, and inspire actions in others during the review process to ensure accuracy with design managers, and communicate changes to the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. team
Maintain a master artwork project schedule across all brands, and monitor project progress, deliverables, quality assurance, and customer service
Coordinates planning, development and documentation to ensure timely deliverables, job/project success and quality
Manage time for projects and be the gatekeeper for milestones
Demonstrates forward thinking about possible challenges related to a project
Champion the communication from **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. as it relates to color development of master images, color standards and brand intent; plus recommendations and implementation of enhancements to the artwork quality control process
Participate in cross-functional team meetings as needed
Collaborate with cross functional **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. teams to ensure the most efficient workflow procedures and processes are in place
Strong project management and organizational skills
Customer service mindset: passionate about servicing the client
Assertive, process oriented and proactive problem solving
Handles self with finesse and diplomacy with an understanding of changing priorities, sense of urgency, execution of results and support for the team
Is an effective, mature, self-aware team player who has a calming style
Flexible and collaborative in all cross-functional responsibilities
Operates with high integrity, maintains confidentiality, is productive under high pressure, hands-on when needed
Demonstrates excellent communication ability using strong listening skills and logical, systematic approach to assimilating and sharing information in all areas
Possesses knowledge of consumer products packaging, creative design, production artwork process and print production
Able to inspire action in others and willing to support the client’s needs
Proficient use of the Apple operating system including knowledge of business software such as Office, FileMaker Pro and Acrobat
Exceptional attention to quality and fine details
Self-motivated and disciplined
Willing to constantly improve
Openness and adaptability to change
Must tolerate a fast-paced, hectic environment
Be self-directed and require little direction
Able to prioritize and complete work assignments and projects in timely fashion
Project **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.’s image by being genuine, friendly, caring and take pride in your work
Effective and persuasive communication skills
Well developed sense of business integrity
Experience & Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Graphics Communication – or equivalent experience
Basic knowledge of color separation, management and printing processes required (i.e. flexographic, rotogravure, offset, digital)
Experience in print production, pre-press and printing processes
Basic proficiency in color management, inks and packaging substrates
Minimum 5 years graphic design or printing work experience ideal
Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator and Photoshop
In return for your talents, **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. offers a dynamic work environment, competitive salaries, full benefits effective first day of full-time employment including medical, dental, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, onsite fitness facility, as well as education reimbursement, 401k and profit sharing plans.
For fastest consideration, please apply online to the Careers section of our website ****Only applications received through this process will be considered.
No phone calls please.
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes individuals of diverse talents and backgrounds.
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