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Administration

Administrative assistant intern (6 months)

Barcelona

Job Ref
JOB00000
Location
Barcelona

Our company :
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in a modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are looking for a admin intern to support out project management team:

Responsabilities :
Under the responsibility of the production manager and backoffice coordinators within the agency, you will assist them in their daily missions :

• You will perform administrative tasks for the managers of the agency (chart tracking, reporting, customer reminders ...).
• You will be operational support in the administrative management of projects.
• You will be key part to ensure lean production processes.
• You are in direct contact with suppliers.
• You will ensure the quality of the color proofs and prepare the shipments.
• You will participate in the editing and tracking of invoices and quotes.

Your Profile :
• You are a student at a Business School / University
• You like teamwork and have good interpersonal skills
• Rigorous and motivated, you are looking for an instructive internship where you will be untrusted with a wide variety of missions
• Bilingual or Spanish fluent
• Good level of English required

Location & duration :
• Barcelona
• 6 months
• Mission to be filled: ASAP
• Job Type: Full-time
•. Work arrangement Onsite

Function
Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract


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Customer Service

Junior Project Manager (CGI projects)

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0003610
Location
Amsterdam

SGS&Co is looking for a Project Manager to join us and manage our CGI projects for one of our most important clients in The Netherlands.

This is an entry-level PM and client-facing role.

Work arrangement: Hybrid
Based in Amsterdam

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of specific Client projects, planning projects, managing 3D to agreed timeframes and delivering work within the client budget.
You’ll be responsible for ensuring that projects remain within the agreed parameters of the brief and any agreed SLAs
As a key contact for our clients, you will be managing all aspects of rendering process ensuring client service excellence is met, providing regular status updates and ensuring that all tasks are completed in a timely manner, monitoring timelines from a project and individual artwork level.
We use a large number of systems, you’ll be working across two different systems (ours and our clients) to manage projects of work coming through our studio and make sure all internal documentation is updated and accurate.

In this role, your key responsibilities will be to:
• Consult with On-Site Personnel and/or Client during the 3D development and execution.
• Attend any pre-production meetings (or other meetings), when feasible, per On-Site Personnel’s/Sales request or request of the Client.
• Respond in a timely manner to Clients.
• Establish a good and professional working relationship with our Client(s) and design firm(s), engravers and printers.
• Communicate minor issues direct with design firms. If timing is impacted, contact Client/On-Site Personnel/Sales.
• Respond in a timely fashion to requests of Client/On-Site Personnel /Sales and others
• Document all critical and pertinent information that may impact the quality
• Participate in process improvement efforts and various production meetings to foster a positive creative impact on the business.
• Gather, co-ordinate and communicate job-related information to production
• Verify technical supplied data is correct to supplied art
• Schedule and see that deadlines are being met on all aspects of the project
• Review PDFs for questions/comments
• Troubleshooting and problem solving with the client
• Shipping - print tools and tracking when necessary
• Oversee and manage the invoicing process once a project has been delivered.
• Communicate received and shipped art to On-Site Personnel/Sales and perform user functionality in a Client’s database used for tracking artwork projects

You will benefit from the following experiences and skills:
• Previous experience as a CSR in the print industry
• Production/packaging background
• Creative design background with good project management skills
• Experience in the design, print or production art industry

SGSCO is a collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We are not a holding company, we’re the team for the future, helping brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGSCO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.

SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact on our clients, our people, and our planet.
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Function
Customer Service
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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Senior Artwork Project Manager (Pharma)

Remote - WFH

Job Ref
JOBXXX
Location
Remote - WFH

Senior Artwork Project Manager/ Labeling coordinator
(PHARMA PACKAGING PROJECTS)

The role:
Working on behalf of SGS, this role is a great opportunity to work with one of SGS global clients. Reporting to the Director of Printed Packaging Materials, the Manager/Sr Manager, Artwork & Labeling is a newly created position responsible for artwork and labeling change activities within the Global Commercial Supply Chain. The individual will have ownership of international artwork and labeling changes for Moderna’s commercial products. This includes working with the graphics team to develop new artwork and managing these changes through approvals and into implementation at our manufacturing sites. This individual will work cross-functionally with: Supply Chain, External Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Regulatory, Tech Development as well as with Moderna’s contract manufacturing network. The individual will project manage end-to-end the packaging process to include booking project deliverables into workflow systems and managing timelines.
The ideal candidate will have experience in a biotech, pharmaceutical or other regulated environment, preferred but strong end-to-end project management skills are key and the ability to communicate across internal stakeholders at all levels.

# Remote working #

# 6 months rolling contract #

# Start date: ASAP #


Key Responsibilities:
· Own the overall development and implementation of international commercial labeling changes
· Manage labeling changes with cross functional team members: commercial, regulatory, quality, manufacturing, supply chain, etc.
· Create and manage labeling change controls
· Manage and prioritize the work of the graphics team for creation/updating of artwork files
· Manage routing of artworks for internal approvals
· Review/Approve printer proofs
· Resolve printing related issues with manufacturing sites and printers
· Work with manufacturing sites to ensure labeling inputs are clear (dielines, coding areas, timings, etc)

Skills and Abilities:
Artwork & / or Print management background (Pharmaceutical is an advantage)
Excellent print and artwork production knowledge
Proven Client Facing ability
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, including communicating were English is not the first language
Team worker, with a positive outlook, who will support other members of the team

Advantageous:
Managing external suppliers
Working with multiple supply chain stakeholders
Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Understanding of Pre-Press requirements, including Artwork Builds, Separation, Colour and Repro-Graphical requirements

Function
Customer Service
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract


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Account Manager - MARKS (Branding & Packaging)

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0003372
Location
Amsterdam

About us
We are a global brand & packaging design experience agency with multiple locations — across continents, time zones and geography. Coming together, we deliver both global vision and local intelligence. In Europe we have studios across London, Birmingham, Amsterdam and Paris.
We are uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Our focus is on using design to amplify brands in the most effective and efficient ways possible and deliver it globally.
Our Culture
Enthusiastic about creativity and design, Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment.
We believe nurturing diverse talent and bringing together a team of creative and business minded people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experiences.

About the Role
Our Amsterdam Studio is growing rapidly. We are looking for an Account Manager who will be a valuable contributor in the Client Service team, embodying the Marks can-do attitude and spirit of collaboration. They will actively manage the delivery of our clients’ needs - whether that’s drafting briefs, authoring estimates, writing project plans or booking in design resource. There is no “I” in this team and we work hard together to deliver small and big projects across both global and local brands and we like to have fun doing it!
Client Services are the voice of the client within Marks and help ensure that projects run smoothly in the studio. They help our clients to shine by identifying and shaping the clients’ business, brand and personal needs into actionable briefs, ensuring we deliver against them on time, on budget and with excellence.
Our ideal candidate comes from a world of branding and has a background working on FMCG

What you will do:
Demonstrate awareness and accountability for revenue targets
Manage client conversations, taking briefs, feedback and seeking clarity where required.
Draft engaging studio briefs for alignment with Design Directors
Take ownership for the approval and delivery of:
Our work: project plans, cost proposals, contact and status reports, tracking live projects
Our finances: accuracy of the sales tracker, invoicing completed work, tracking
accruals, delivering month-end figures
Identify and manage the inputs needed to deliver the project on time
Work with Design and Resource Management to ensure we have the right talent on the
project at the right time

Work arrangement: hybrid
Location: Amsterdam, 598-600 Herengracht, 1017 CJ

What you will need:
• A strong service mindset, setting out to achieve the best result
• Project management and workflow management skills
• Ability to ask questions - you won’t settle for ambiguity and need clarity to do your job
• Excellent organization skills and ability to stay calm under pressure
• A solid understanding of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Keynote
• Great listening skills
• The position requires interaction, in English, with different markets across EMEA and eventually NA and APAC if necessary.

What you will benefit from:
• 3-5 years experience within a Brand or Design/Packaging agency, in Client Service
• Knowledge of brand management, strategic design process
• Growing presentation skills and confidence
• A degree or equivalent, in Marketing, Brand Management, Advertising or related field
• Strong understanding of finances running an account ( quoting, invoicing, forecasting)

Who you are:
• A natural organizer and project manager with a positive attitude, who works in a friendly, relaxed and focused way.
• You love Design and Branding
• You have a passion for visual culture, creativity, innovation and tech, beyond the world of graphic design.

Function
Customer Service
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Design

Designer

Remote - WFH

Job Ref
TEST001
Location
Remote - WFH

Marks is a global brand design and experience agency, uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Marks is a part of SGS & Co, a brand impact group that enables it's household name clients to get there first - empowering acceleration on a global scale. From vision-building to detailed execution, we enable brands to move faster and shift impact.

We are currently seeking a Middleweight Designer to join our talented team based in either London or Birmingham. In this role, you will translate brand needs into distinctive visual outcomes - designing, crafting and implementing the brand experience across all touch points, through intelligently applied insight, compelling concepts, confident creativity and consistent activation.

As a valuable player in the design team, you will have opportunity to build your expertise across brand design, typography, illustration, photography, finishes and print processes.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Designer with around 2 years minimum experience in a similar role within packaging, branding, design, comms or media. The successful candidate with have opportunity to work alongside a talented team in an expanding agency with a great working culture. You will also have opportunity to develop your portfolio with household name global brands.


What you'll do:

• Working with Design Directorate and Senior Designers to understand the brief, brand guidelines, technical constraints for the project and aiding them guide junior team members.
• Challenging the brief, delivering the expected and the unexpected in your response
• Effectively managing your time, collaborating with Resource Managers
• Being a team player. Keeping the channels of communication open between Design, Client Service, Strategy and Operations teams, seeking guidance when things change
• Adding value to internal design reviews, offering fresh perspective, giving feedback to executional consistency, art direction of photography.
• Championing and following our file set up, file naming and server filing procedures.
• Pro-actively assisting the team, contributing to studio inspiration and design events.


What you'll have:

• 2-5 years experience within a branding, packaging, and corporate identity role
• Understanding of strategic, creative and commercial aspect of brands and the world they inhabit
• Emerging coaching and mentoring skills
• A degree in Graphic Design, Product Design, Illustration or related field
• Ability to confidently and clearly articulate your thinking
• Know when a sketch is more persuasive than a mac visual
• Ability to multi-tasking and excellent time management skills
• Excellence in Adobe CC, (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Keynote
• If you have knowledge of designing for e-commerce, and/or animation in After effects, that would be highly advantageous.


What we offer:

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance


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Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Junior CGI Artist

Birmingham

Job Ref
JOB0003679
Location
Birmingham

Marks is a global brand design and experience agency, uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Marks is a part of SGS & Co, a brand impact group that enables it's household name clients to get there first - empowering acceleration on a global scale. From vision-building to detailed execution, we enable brands to move faster and shift impact.
 
We are currently seeking a Junior CGI Artist to join our talented team based in Birmingham.  In this role, you will be part of a team responsible for translating our client's brand needs into distinctive visual outcomes. You will achieve this through the design, crafting and implementation of brand experience across multiple touchpoints, and through the application of compelling concept territories, confident creativity, and powerful, consistent activation.
 
You will of course be inquisitive, energetic, and hungry to learn - with a strong desire to develop your technical mastery and artistic craft. You will work closely with the wider CGI team to create a wide variety of high-quality visualisations.
 
This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual looking for an opportunity to develop their creative career within one of the world's largest, leading branding agencies. You will benefit from the opportunity to learn from some of the industry's finest talent, and to work with a leading global toy brand, as Marks continues to experience growth throughout 2023.
 
Marks’ operates a Hybrid working model, with your time being split between home and our Birmingham based studio.
 
 
You will:

· Work closely with the Senior CGI team and Design Directorate to understand the brief, deliverables and the technical requirements for every project
· Deliver great work across modelling, lighting, texturing, animation, compositing and retouching
· Develop your craft, understanding of the wider design processes, and the importance of product / brand story telling
· Keep channels of communication open between the Senior Producer, CGI team, Design Directorate and Client Services
· Pro-actively seek guidance when things change
· Assist the team & actively contributing to studio inspiration
 

You'll have:

· 1-3 years experience working in the 3D space, ideally producing brand content
· Exposure to fast paced working environments
· A degree in 3D Design, Animation, Modelling or similar field
· Working knowledge of: Maya, V-ray, Nuke, After Effects, Photoshop
· Endless technical curiosity for CGI across the board (model build, lighting, compositing, retouching, moving image)
· A naturally positive approach to work
· Strong ability to tell a story through a still image
 

We offer:
 
You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including 25 days annual leave, Pension, Healthcare scheme and Life Assurance


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Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Graphiste on site - Emballage- Cosmétiques

Paris

Job Ref
JOB00000
Location
Paris

Notre entreprise :
SGS & Co est un groupe mondial d’impact pour les marques, combinant une expertise approfondie dans la conception, les services graphiques, la production, la technologie et l’optimisation des processus avec une compréhension inégalée du marché, des idées dynamiques et un service client axé sur le client.
Notre équipe de près de 5 000 employés répartis dans plus de 30 pays travaille en collaboration pour dépasser les attentes des clients aujourd’hui et anticiper comment nous devrons évoluer ensemble pour gagner demain. Nous travaillons avec les plus grandes marques de divers secteurs tels que L’Oréal, LVMH, Pierre Fabre, Danone et Biogaran – en les aidant à donner vie à leur vision de marque.

Les missions:
· Gérer tous les documents « test d’encombrements », de la prise de brief marketing à l’envoi final du PDF technique à SGS&CO
· Créer les déclinaisons créatives de format à partir d’un format référent.
· Assurer la création et le suivi des timings des documents : décor avec textes définitifs et éléments techniques non définitifs.
· Travail et brief en direct avec les chefs de produits et les assistantes sur les documents de décors,
· Support des chefs de produits avec fichiers des agences de créa, maquettes, PLV et packaging ainsi que travaux ponctuels liés aux réunions
· Vous serez amené à gérer de l’exécution pure mais également de la déclinaison créative
· Création de maquettes (tubes, cartons, étiquettes)


À propos de vous :
· Créa/EXE (1-4 ans d’expérience), sensible à la cosmétique
· Connaissance des éléments techniques autour du packaging : surface décorable, techniques d’impressions, technique d’exécution et d’édition.
· Maitrise de Photoshop, notamment pour faire des visuels en 3D/2D et du Photomontage.
· Parfaite maitrise d’Illustrator et Indesign notamment pour faire de l’Exécution.
· Motion Design serait un plus (retouches video sur adobe premiere pro / after effects par ex)

#
CDD= 1 année
Lieu : Paris Levallois, hybrid ( 3 jours on site et 2 jours home office or SGS offices- Paris 15)
Démarrage : idéalement Février 2023
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Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract


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Senior Designer

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0003350-4
Location
Various Locations

Marks is a global brand design and experience agency, uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. We enable our household name clients to get there first and best - empowering acceleration on a global scale. From vision-building to detailed execution, we enable brands to move faster and shift impact.

We are currently seeking a Senior Designer to join our talented team based in either London or Birmingham. You will play a key role in a team that translates brand needs into distinctive visual outcomes - designing, crafting and implementing the brand experience across all touch points, through intelligently applied insight, compelling concepts, confident creativity and consistent activation.

You will know how to autonomously challenge a brief and produce exceptional work, maintaining the brand experience across concepts and channels, and guide others against the brief, leading Middleweight and Junior team members; ensuring our creative thinking goes deeper, our execution become more powerfully consistent, and presenting with clear rationale to clients.

This role represents an outstanding opportunity to join a talented team in an agency that is growing, and enjoy a first class culture where you will have the opportunity to work with globally recognised clients, whilst also having the opportunity to develop your career within a global, market leading agency.


What you'll do

• Act as a deputy for the Design Directors, guiding others to strengthen their work, deepen their creativity, challenge the brief more thoroughly, approving in their absence
• Consult with Client Service to understand the client need, adding insight and richness to the design brief. Advise on resource and timings when needed
• Be a team player
• Actively help others stay on track, being a support for their creativity, managing expectations and risk when things change
• Produce creative that challenges and moves beyond the brief, is embedded in the insight and is activated with powerful consistency
• Present with confidence and clarity and objectivity, enabling debate, taking on board the views of others and positively giving feedback to drive improvement
• Champion and following our file set up, file naming and server filing procedures.


What you'll have

• 4-8 years experience within a Brand/Packaging Design agency in Design roles
• Emerging client presentation skills, discussing, defending design
• Stakeholder management and influencing
• A degree in Graphic Design, Product Design, Illustration or related field
• Understanding of strategic, creative and commercial aspect of brands and the world they inhabit
• Coaching and mentoring skills
• Deep understanding of print production, materials and finishes
• Adobe CC, Office but also understand the power of a sketch


What we offer

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Senior Account Manager

Southwark, London

Job Ref
JOB0002900
Location
Southwark, London

Marks are a brand design and experience agency, uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. We are one agency operating globally across 12 countries, and are part of SGS&Co, a global brand impact group. We enable our clients to get there first - empowering acceleration on a global scale. From vision building to detailed execution, we enable brands to move faster, and to shift impact.

We are currently seeking a Senior Account Manager to join the team here at Marks in Southwark, London. This is a hybrid role which will see your time split between the office and home.

The ideal candidate will be someone who can think independently, understands the creative process, and is comfortable with client facing conversations in order to write proposals, estimates, timelines and support the Account Director with the creation and presentation of strategic and creative work. Day-to-day, you will work closely with the client to understand creative briefs, costings and timelines, and support the management of projects through to completion.

The ideal candidate will already be working in an Account Management role within either a marketing or digital design agency, e-commerce or packaging. However, we will consider candidates outside of these domains if they exhibit the level of drive and competence required to be successful in this role.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an Account Manager with around 1-2 years of experience to take their next career step in a dynamic, creative agency, with the security of working for a large, global organisation, but that retains the spirit of a small team environment. You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

25 days annual leave
Pension
Healthcare scheme
Life Assurance




Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Senior Account Manager

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0003343/4
Location
Various Locations

We’re the next generation brand and design agency: boutique in mindset, entrepreneurial in spirit, global in scale. Worldwide, we’re over 500 divergent talents, across 18 locations, united in a seamless end-to-end methodology with our parent company, sgsco. Our focus is on ‘adaptive’ delivery, the fuel that powers our clients to move fast, move forward and move confidently.

We are currently seeking a Senior Account Manager to join our Client Services team. Client Services are the voice of the client within Marks. You will help our client to shine by identifying and shaping the clients' business, brand and personal needs into actionable briefs, ensuring we deliver against them on time, on budget and with excellence.

As Senior Account Manager, you'll know how to help our clients shine. You'll understand their business, brand and personal needs and translate them into quality, actionable briefs. You'll be the go-to for what good looks like in client service, mentoring others in project and financial management.

This is a hybrid working role, and we are happy for the successful candidate to be based at either our Birmingham or London office.


In this role you will:

• Grow revenue by selling across Marks’ capabilities; take responsibility for monthly revenue targets and cascade down weekly targets to Account Managers
• Structure and lead productive client conversations at all levels, moving things forwards
• Build your brand, design and business knowledge to add value to client briefs, presentations and workshops
• Demonstrate excellence by example across:
? Our work: project plans and timely delivery, cost proposals, contact and status reports, project trackers
? Our finances: accuracy of the sales tracker, invoicing completed work, tracking accruals, delivering month-end figures, chasing payment
• Partner with Design and Resource Management ensuring we effectively manage resource


You will have:

• 4-6 years experience within a Brand or Design/Packaging agency, in Client Service roles
• Emerging coaching and mentoring skills
• Commercial acumen
• Knowledge of wider financial processes and compliance
• A degree or equivalent, in Marketing, Advertising, Design or related field
• An understanding of brand management, life-cycle and strategic design process
• The ability to manage difficult conversations, keeping people focused on resolutions
• The ability to present with confidence
• Excellent project management skills
• Be a ninja with MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Keynote


We will offer:

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Middleweight Designer

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0003354-6
Location
Various Locations

Marks is a global brand design and experience agency, uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. We enable our household name clients to get there first and best - empowering acceleration on a global scale. From vision-building to detailed execution, we enable brands to move faster and shift impact.


We are currently seeking a Middleweight Designer to join our talented team based in either London or Birmingham. In this role, you will translate brand needs into distinctive visual outcomes - designing, crafting and implementing the brand experience across all touch points, through intelligently applied insight, compelling concepts, confident creativity and consistent activation.

As a valuable player in the design team, you will have opportunity to build your expertise across brand design, typography, illustration, photography, finishes and print processes.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Designer with around 2 years minimum experience in a similar role within packaging, branding, design, comms or media. The successful candidate with have opportunity to work alongside a talented team in an expanding agency with a great working culture. You will also have opportunity to develop your portfolio with household name global brands.


What you'll do:

• Working with Design Directorate and Senior Designers to understand the brief, brand guidelines, technical constraints for the project and aiding them guide junior team members.
• Challenging the brief, delivering the expected and the unexpected in your response
• Effectively managing your time, collaborating with Resource Managers
• Being a team player. Keeping the channels of communication open between Design, Client Service, Strategy and Operations teams, seeking guidance when things change
• Adding value to internal design reviews, offering fresh perspective, giving feedback to executional consistency, art direction of photography.
• Championing and following our file set up, file naming and server filing procedures.
• Pro-actively assisting the team, contributing to studio inspiration and design events.


What you'll have:

• 2-5 years experience within a branding, packaging, and corporate identity role
• Understanding of strategic, creative and commercial aspect of brands and the world they inhabit
• Emerging coaching and mentoring skills
• A degree in Graphic Design, Product Design, Illustration or related field
• Ability to confidently and clearly articulate your thinking
• Know when a sketch is more persuasive than a mac visual
• Ability to multi-tasking and excellent time management skills
• Excellence in Adobe CC, (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Keynote
• If you have knowledge of designing for e-commerce, and/or animation in After effects, that would be highly advantageous.


What we offer:

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Middleweight Designer

Southwark, London

Job Ref
JOB0003067
Location
Southwark, London

Marks is a global brand design and experience agency, uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Marks is a part of SGS & Co, a brand impact group that enables it's household name clients to get there first - empowering acceleration on a global scale. From vision-building to detailed execution, we enable brands to move faster and shift impact.

We are currently seeking a Middleweight Designer, ideally with experience gained within the packaging sphere, to join our talented team based in London. In this role, you will translate brand needs into distinctive visual outcomes - designing, crafting and implementing the brand experience across all touch points, through intelligently applied insight, compelling concepts, confident creativity and consistent activation.

As a valuable player in the design team, you will have opportunity to build your expertise across brand design, typography, illustration, photography, finishes and print processes.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Designer with around 2 years minimum experience in a similar role within branding, design, comms or media. The successful candidate with have opportunity to work alongside a talented team in an expanding agency with a great working culture. You will also have opportunity to develop your portfolio with household name global brands.


What you'll do:

Working with Design Directorate and Senior Designers to understand the brief, brand guidelines, technical constraints for the project and aiding them guide junior team members.
Challenging the brief, delivering the expected and the unexpected in your response
Effectively managing your time, collaborating with Resource Managers
Being a team player. Keeping the channels of communication open between Design, Client Service, Strategy and Operations teams, seeking guidance when things change
Adding value to internal design reviews, offering fresh perspective, giving feedback to executional consistency, art direction of photography.
Championing and following our file set up, file naming and server filing procedures.
Pro-actively assisting the team, contributing to studio inspiration and design events.


What you'll have:

2-5 years experience within a branding, packaging, and corporate identity role
Understanding of strategic, creative and commercial aspect of brands and the world they inhabit
Emerging coaching and mentoring skills
A degree in Graphic Design, Product Design, Illustration or related field
Ability to confidently and clearly articulate your thinking
Know when a sketch is more persuasive than a mac visual
Ability to multi-tasking and excellent time management skills
Excellence in Adobe CC, (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Keynote
If you have knowledge of designing for e-commerce, and/or animation in After effects, that would be highly advantageous.


What we offer:

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

25 days annual leave
Pension
Healthcare scheme
Life Assurance


Location

London (UK) - Hybrid working

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Design Director

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0003348/9
Location
Various Locations

Marks is a global brand design and experience agency, uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. We enable our household name clients to get there first and best - empowering acceleration on a global scale. From vision-building to detailed execution, we enable brands to move faster and shift impact.

We are currently seeking a Design Director to join our talented team based in either London or Birmingham. You will play a leading role in a team that translates brand needs into distinctive visual outcomes - designing, crafting and implementing the brand experience across all touch points, through intelligently applied insight, compelling concepts, confident creativity and consistent activation.

Partnering with Client Services, you'll own the creative client relationships and quality of design across brands and/or accounts, and embody the Marks vision of can-do positivity, agility in approach and belief in the power of co-creation and ensuring we deliver the best against each brief. You'll employ strong judgement and analytical skills to drive better design, deliver beyond the client expectation and enable the personal growth of your own team.

This role would suit an ambitious designer looking to take that next natural step forward into a leadership role with a global, market leading agency.


What you'll do

• Build strong client relationships, acting as their brand custodian, using understanding of strategic, creative and commercial aspect of brands to add provocation and richness
• Lead by example, guiding and inspiring your team to produce exceptional, insightful work that fully explores, challenges and goes beyond the brief.
• Approve work before client submission, maintaining our quality of output
• Act as the design consultant to your Client Service partners, aligning briefs to the client and brand needs, adding richness and insight to enable design to go deeper, stronger
• Maximise our resources, and manage your team’s workflow to deliver efficiently, adapting the plan when things change in partnership with Resource Management
• Grow you team by coaching and setting clear objectives
• Ensure your team follow file, server, naming conventions, business policies and process


What you'll have

• 8-12 years experience within a Brand/Packaging Design agency in Design roles
• Cross-team management, ability to identify and leverage skills across the network
• Agility, read the room and adapt
• A degree in Graphic Design, Product Design, Illustration or related fieldStrong knowledge of strategic, creative and commercial aspect of brands and the world they inhabit
• Be an engaging presenter, debating, defending design work, influencing.
• Stakeholder management skills
• Exceptional print / material knowledge
• Adobe CC, Office, Sketching


What we offer

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Account Director

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0003341/2
Location
Various Locations

We’re the next generation brand and design agency: boutique in mindset, entrepreneurial in spirit, global in scale. Worldwide, we’re over 500 divergent talents, across 18 locations, united in a seamless end-to-end methodology with our parent company, sgsco. Our focus is on ‘adaptive’ delivery, the fuel that powers our clients to move fast, move forward and move confidently.

We are currently seeking an Account Director to join our Client Services team. Client Services are the voice of the client within Marks. You will help our client to shine by identifying and shaping the clients' business, brand and personal needs into actionable briefs, ensuring we deliver against them on time, on budget and with excellence.

In this role, you'll lead vital growth opportunities or multiple existing business relationships at the highest level. You will be an established Client Services leader, and use your knowledge of brand development and strategic design processes to add richness and value to every conversation and touchpoint.

This is a hybrid working role, and we are happy for the successful candidate to be based at either our Birmingham or London office.


In this role you will:

• Strengthen client relationships at the highest level, understanding their business plans and marketing challenges now and in the future –understanding the role Marks and sgsco can play, identifying and selling our services against our end-to-end capability.
• Act as a strategic design and brand consultant, drawing upon your considerable design and brand experience to inspire, add insight and best practice to every touchpoint
• Set the highest standard for yourself and the agency across: quality of brief, clarity of project plans, crafting engaging client presentations and robust project proposals
• Follow financial procedure. Own the accuracy of our forecast, sales tracker, accrual data
• Partner with the Client Service Director to establish profitable, realistic business plans, set achievable targets, ensure Marks delivers against its competitive pricing proposition
• Create a high-performing Client Services Team, seeking feedback and acting accordingly

You will have:

• 8-12 years experience within a Brand or Design/Packaging agency, in Client Service roles
• Understanding of HR and Financial best practice
• A degree or equivalent, in Marketing, Advertising, Design or related field
• Excellent brand development, life-cycle and strategic design process knowledge
• Strong team leadership, coaching mindset and influencing skills
• Strong understanding of design, artwork, print and manufacturing processes
• Commercial drive and focus


We will offer:

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for Marks including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Middleweight Designer (Packaging & Branding)

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0003191
Location
Amsterdam

About us
We are a brand design and experience agency uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Our focus is on using design to amplify brands in the most effective, efficient ways possible and deliver it globally. We are one agency with multiple locations — across continents, time zones, and geography. Coming together, we deliver both global vision and local intelligence.

Our Culture
Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment, as well as a great place for all to nurture their talents. We’re bringing together a diverse team of creative people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experience.

About The Role
Our Amsterdam Studio is growing rapidly, and we are looking for a talented Midweight Designer who is bursting with enthusiasm and ideas to join our creative team. This is a rewarding role for a team player with a positive attitude, working in a friendly and relaxed, yet focused environment.
As an excellent designer with a passion for problem solving and creating memorable designs, you’re eager to learn new aspects of the business with a proactive attitude and approach. You’re truly passionate about all things design. A conceptual thinker with strong art direction skills and an attention to detail, you can consistently demonstrate the ability to execute with excellence, creating great work for our clients.
You’ll be part of a dynamic team and have the opportunity to participate in projects from concept to execution. You’re focussed, open minded, and are excited by the potential of being part of a talented and growing pool of creatives.

Location
#Amsterdam - Hybrid working

What you’ll do
• Apply your knowledge to turn raw ideas into skilfully crafted executions
• Collaborate with the rest of the team, iterate quickly and respect deadlines
• Move effectively while still being meticulous and conscientious in your work
• Participate in agency life and get involved with internal initiatives, playing an active role in supporting your immediate colleagues

What you’ll need
• Overall experience in branding, packaging and corporate identity
• Ability to translate design briefs into compelling creative solutions
• A can do attitude with a confidence and willingness to use your initiative
• A great portfolio that shows conceptual thinking in the world of FMCG
• A hands-on approach, keen eye for detail and great crafting skills
• A passion for visual culture, creativity, innovation and tech, beyond the world of graphic design
• A grounded working knowledge of the usual Adobe software (InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator)
• Organisation skills. You can effectively manage your time, prioritise your work and handle multiple projects simultaneously

Come and join us if you are hungry to learn, determined to create beautiful things and be part of a growing new studio in the heart of Amsterdam.

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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Creative Artworker (packaging)

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0003220
Location
Amsterdam

About us
We are a global brand experience agency with multiple locations — across continents, time zones and geography. Coming together, we deliver both global vision and local intelligence.
In Europe we have studios across London, Birmingham, Amsterdam and Paris.
We are uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Our focus is on using design to amplify brands in the most effective and efficient ways possible and deliver it globally.

Our Culture
Enthusiastic about creativity and design, Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment.
We believe nurturing diverse talent and bringing together a team of creative and business minded people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experiences.

About the Role
Our Amsterdam Studio is growing rapidly, and we are looking for a Creative Artworker who is excited to work with the biggest FMCG brands out there.
As a Creative Artworker you will blend creativity with solid production artwork knowledge, translating design intent into robust artwork files ready for handover. You will act as a print, technical consultant to Design and Client Service colleagues, empowering better design solutions.
On a daily basis you will work with the Production Director and Senior Artworkers and QC to understand the client requirements, the design intent and the brand guidelines. You will prepare accurate artwork from approved design files, using your keen eye for detail to drive consistency and visual cohesion across all touch points.

About you
Already having an artwork production background, you’ll have an obsession for colour and detail which will come in handy when ensuring colour consistency and achieving accurate colour standards.
You’ll be qualified in Graphic Design or related field and as a result have excellent knowledge working with Adobe 2020, (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign).
You’ll be able to meet tight deadlines and get a buzz from working in a creative and fast paced environment.

What you will need
• Partnering with the Production Manager to create and implement Marks artwork realization processes, setting the file standards and ways of working, guiding others to fullfil them.
• Working with the Production Manager to agree workflows and timing across the sites.
• Ensuring Artworkers and QC are briefed accurately, understand the design intent and brand guidelines, timings and stay true to the resource plan. Manage risks and timings.
• Preparing accurate artwork from approved design files, using your eye for detail to drive executional consistency and visual cohesion across all touch points.
• Acting as the print production consultant to Designers and Client Service, enabling them to produce stronger design solutions.
• Bridging the ’design’ gap to artwork colleagues, ensuring a smooth handover.
• Following all QC, file build, file naming, server protocol procedures, pushing for quality.

Experience needed
• 3-6 years’ experience within an Artwork, Print, Design agency in Production roles.
• Emerging coaching and mentoring skills.
• A network in the wider production sphere, knowledge of their processes.
• A qualified in Graphic Design, Illustration or related field.

Come and join us if you are excited to be a lead role and help shape the culture our growing studio in Amsterdam!

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Design Director (Packaging & Branding)

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0003190
Location
Amsterdam

About us
We are a global brand experience agency with multiple locations — across continents, time zones and geography. Coming together, we deliver both global vision and local intelligence.
In Europe we have studios across London, Birmingham, Amsterdam and Paris.
We are uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Our focus is on using design to amplify brands in the most effective and efficient ways possible and deliver it globally.

Our Culture
Enthusiastic about creativity and design, Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment.
We believe nurturing diverse talent and bringing together a team of creative and business minded people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experiences.

About the Role
Our Amsterdam Studio is growing rapidly, and we are looking for an experienced Design Director who is a natural leader and comfortable with a high degree of ownership and accountability. This is a great opportunity for an inspiring team leader with a positive attitude, working in a friendly and relaxed, yet focused and hard-working environment.
Our ideal candidate is a natural brand builder, competent in both strategic and creative branding principles.You have a background working on FMCG brands of all levels, and have a deep understanding of how they operate. You’ll be able to connect the packaging to the full suite of digital and physical touch points. You’ll be creative to the core and genuinely enthusiastic, but first and foremost an excellent designer with a passion for your craft.
As well as thinking conceptually, you’ll be structured in your approach; critical to this role is inherent adaptability and pragmatism as well as strong organisational skills. Working across multiple creative projects in a fast-paced studio environment you will need to prioritise and manage your time effectively.

Location
#
Amsterdam - Hybrid working

What you will do:
• Translate design briefs into compelling creative solutions
• You will lead the team on multiple projects from brief through design, production across a wide variety of design areas including print, packaging, product and experiential
• You will report directly to the Creative Director and you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day quality of outputs from, and nurturing of, the design team.
• You will be providing inspirational directions to the more junior members of the team, mentoring and sharing your knowledge and skills
• You will be able to work efficiently, balancing tight deadlines and frequently shifting priorities
• Foster a respectful, open and inspiring work environment within the studio

What you will need:
• • A solid experience in branding, packaging and corporate identity, digital is a plus
• A portfolio that represents a diverse range of industry expertise, showing conceptual thinking including the world of FMCG
• The ability to change perspectives: a keen eye for detail but being able to shift to ‘helicopter view’ when needed
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to manage clients and projects independently, in association with the Creative Director and other members of the client services and strategy teams.
• Thorough understanding of the production process and the implications of design proposals
• Excellent presentation skills, articulating ideas with conviction in client facing situations
• Organisation skills. You can effectively manage your time, prioritise your work and handle multiple projects simultaneously
• A passion for visual culture, creativity, innovation and tech, beyond the world of graphic design
• A grounded working knowledge of the usual Adobe software (InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator)

Come and join us if you are excited to be a lead role and help shape the culture our growing studio in Amsterdam!

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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IT

Web Centre Solutions Architect

Remote - WFH

Job Ref
JOB0003506
Location
Remote - WFH

SGS&CO is a collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We help brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGS&CO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

We are currently seeking a Web Centre Solutions Architect to join our team. This is a remote role, and the successful candidate can be based anywhere in the UK.

The Web Center Solutions Architect role offers a unique opportunity to contribute and grow your talents at SGS. Every day will be different, working on a diverse range of projects, technologies, and customers ensuring that the design and implementation of a product are aligned with enterprise guidelines, standards, and validated approaches. This is a role with a global remit, that will see you working with high-profile, household name clients, and offers the autonomy to take full ownership of your remit.

In this role, you will focus on customer needs and processes, analysis workshops, business process optimizations, and building configured management systems and integrations using Esko Web Center and Automation Engine and other solutions.


Ideally you will be:

Able to prosper in a fast paced environment that fosters change, creativity, and flexibility
You have effective communication and presentation skills both verbal and written
Technically well-grounded and have a hands-on demeanor
Confident in a team environment with collaboration at our core and also strong problem solving skills and are able to lead complex business subjects.


You will have:

Developer Experience/knowledge in Esko software (WebCenter) is essential.
Background in computer science, coupled with general knowledge of software programming, development, and deployment practices
Ideally 5 years' experience (or equivalent) in areas such as, but not limited to:
Business process or asset management technology solution architecture, ideally in a marketing or packaging domain
Experience providing software and/or services to consumer goods, pharmaceutical, or retail customers
Software user training experience (e.g. workflow building, system configuration, system admin, developing key users up to a professional / specialist level)
Other technical services domains (e.g. application engineering, enterprise level software installation)
Proficient in English, both written and spoken.


What we offer:

You will enjoy an excellent base salary, along with the other benefits of working for SGS&Co including:

• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance


Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Systems Infrastructure Engineer

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0002592
Location
Paris

Position Summary:
The Systems Engineer’s primary focus will be on the day-to-day operation of Windows and Linux server infrastructure in the cloud and on-premise around the globe. Assist in coordinating special projects including hardware/software purchases, and system installation, backup, maintenance and problem solving. Researches and recommends server hardware and software as well as assists in installing, designing, configuring, and maintaining system hardware and software.

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

• Administer, install, upgrade and support company-wide IT systems and their operational components such as hardware, software and configuration insuring best operational and technical practices and following procedures within the corporate IT team
• Provide IT infrastructure support for a global company
• Travel as needed to other SGS locations and data centers
• Maintain and monitor the servers at the corporate data center and assisting at locations worldwide
• Administer and support Windows Server
• Administer and support Linux
• Automate tasks via scripting in both Windows and Linux
• Assist in maintaining documentation relating to corporate infrastructure
• Oversee the backup solutions
• Oversee system health monitoring
• Part of a team providing 24/7 support for high impacting incidents, changes, or projects as required

General Location Requirements:

• Comply with all SGS standards, applicable regulations and departmental Standard Operating Procedures.
• Comply with SGS EH&S policies and procedures to maintain a safe work environment.
• Keep department organized and clean.
• Attend company-wide and departmental meetings.
• Adherence to change control policies and procedures
• Assist in any additional responsibilities, as directed by management. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. You may be required to perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by your manager or other management personnel.

Educational & Experience Requirements:

• Minimum of 3-5 years as an I.T. support professional
• Minimum of an associate degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science, Engineering or related category (Technical certification equivalent accepted)
• Experience:
in Active Directory
with both Windows Server and Linux platforms
scripting in PowerShell, Bash and Perl or Python
Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services
Virtualization
Hyperconverged Infrastructure is a plus
• Experience with ITIL is a plus
• Experience in enterprise software licensing provisioning preferred
• Excellent French & English communication skills. Spanish a bonus

Our company: https://www.sgsco.com/
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipates how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact on our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full time


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Production

On-site Graphic Manager (UK Remote)

Remote - WFH

Job Ref
JOB0003497
Location
Remote - WFH

Who we are ...
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

The Role:
We are looking for a On-site Project Manager to liaise with our teams and our customer primarily in G.B. and across the Western Europe region.
Working with a team of Project Managers, you will be the first point of contact for Client’s Design 2 Print and Marketing teams in the coordination of packaging / e-commerce development projects. You assist your manager on packaging projects for different supports, artwork, pre-press and some e-content briefing.
Ensure the daily coordination of the production: define scope with countries, manage workflows, summarize information received from the customer, follow-up of the quality of the production, ensure deadlines are met.

Key Responsibilities:
· Be an expert of the design 2 print process, execution of packaging in compliance with the applicable standards, guidelines and printers' specifications. Be responsible for the development & execution of packaging ranges. You will be the point of contact for technical aspects: participation in technical meetings (launch of range, contact with the printers, etc.), press passing, technical point of contact for proof management. Business development and optimization of the quality of our services.
· Coordinate the artwork production between our team and clients, you will be our privileged client interlocutor
· Follow-up of the production and deadlines, you will manage and coordinate the project, you will be responsible for the On-time & On-quality delivery
· You will be responsible for the development and execution of packaging ranges
· You know how to perform quality control and quality self-control by using the checklist
· You must comply with the company's internal process
· You will support teams and provide training to new members of our customer teams involved in the artwork process
· Drive continuous improvement pipeline for artwork process and ensure alignment with global artwork process
· Be the guardian of brand guidelines and you will keep the guidelines updated
· Provide the client and production team with a clear visibility on the timing and the global roadmap
As a key figure within the process, you will help maintain and improve SGS & Co’s relationship with the Client. Your primary concern will be to coordinate packaging production via job instructions and schedules to complete jobs.

Skills and Abilities:
· Trained in graphic arts, you have a similar successful experience of at least 4 years in design, print and production art industry.
· Possess very good technical skills, excellent knowledge of the graphic chain and packaging (artwork and reprography), printing processes (offset, dry offset, flexo, rotogravure), proofing and color management.
· You are rigorous, organized and possess good management and organizational skills as well as a strong culture of customer service
· English fluent preferred
· Ability to work independently

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Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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CGI Producer UK (remote)

Remote - WFH

Job Ref
JOB000CGI
Location
Remote - WFH

SGS & Co are seeking a Producer to join us and manage our CGI projects, for one of our highest profile, Netherlands based clients.

This is an entry-level Producer and client-facing role.

The role:
As a Producer, you will be responsible for the delivery of specific Client projects, planning & managing CGI to agreed timeframes and delivering work within the client budget.
You’ll be responsible for ensuring that projects remain within the agreed parameters of the brief and any agreed SLA.
As a key contact for our clients, you will be managing all aspects of rendering process ensuring client service excellence is met, providing regular status updates and ensuring that all tasks are completed in a timely manner, monitoring timelines from a project and individual artwork level.
We use a large number of systems, but you’ll be working mainly across two different platforms to manage projects of work coming through our studio and will ensure all internal documentation is updated and accurate.

In this role, your key responsibilities will be to:
• Consult with On-Site Personnel and/or Client during the CGI development and execution
• Attend any client meetings for project/material/content reviews (or other meetings), when feasible, per On-Site Personnel’s/Sales request or request of the Client
• Respond in a timely manner to Clients
• Establish a good and professional working relationship with our Client(s)
• Communicate minor issues directly with relevant stakeholders. If timing is impacted, contact Client/On-Site Personnel/Sales
• Respond in a timely fashion to requests of Client/On-Site Personnel /Sales and others
• Document all critical and pertinent information that may impact the quality
• Participate in process improvement efforts and various production meetings to foster a positive creative impact on the business.
• Gather, co-ordinate and communicate job-related information to CGI production
• Verify technical supplied data is correct
• Review assets for questions/comments
• Publish client notes within the studio management system
• Prioritize workload to ensure team and client expectations are met and managed
• Schedule and see that deadlines are being met on all aspects of the project
• Troubleshooting and problem solving with the client
• Oversee and manage the quoting and invoicing process of a project from start to finish

Minimum requirements
• Excellent administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills
• Able to work well under pressure, multi-task, troubleshoot and prioritize

You will benefit from the following experiences and skills:
• Previous experience as a CSR in the CGI/VFX industry
• Production/CGI background
• Good project management skills
• A creative flair, with keen eye for detail
• Work arrangement: Remote

SGSCO is a collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We are not a holding company, we’re the team for the future, helping brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGSCO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.

SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact on our clients, our people, and our planet.
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Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Packaging Project Manager Cosmetics (prepress)

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0003651
Location
Paris

#CDI & Hybrid #

SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in a modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are currently recruiting a Project Manager for our Paris based operation.
The successful candidate will fulfill the following responsibilities:

Partner with an Account Manager and be the first point of contact for client’s marketing teams in the coordination of packaging / e-commerce development projects
Ensure the daily coordination of the production: manage workflows, summarize information received from the customer, follow-up of the quality of the production, ensure deadlines are met.
Act as Point of contact for technical aspects: participation in technical meetings (launch of range, contact with the printers, etc.), press passing, technical point of contact for proof management.
Business development and optimization of the quality of our services.
Administrative coordination for invoicing.

Requirements:
High school diploma +4 / 5 years of higher education
At least 4 years of experience in a similar position
Possess very good technical skills, excellent knowledge of the graphic chain and packaging (artwork and reprography), printing processes (offset, flexo, rotogravure), proofing and color management
Enjoy working on a team and have good interpersonal skills
Organized, rigorous and proactive.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Pack
Knowledge of Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop preferred

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Despatch Operative

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JOB0003384
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside

SGS&CO is a collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We help brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGS&CO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

We are currently recruiting for a Despatch Operative to join our team based at our state of the art site based in Hull.

This is a key role within the business, as you will be responsible for ensuring that the correct proofs are despatched to the right client - some of who you'll have no doubt heard of - therefore it is vital that you possess excellent attention to detail, and strong organisational skills.

You will be joining a friendly, supportive team, and playing an integral part in the end to end process, where you will have opportunity to add real value to the business through your keen eye for detail and thorough approach.


Your day to day duties will involve:

Ensuring the accurate despatch of all parcels, i.e. correct quantities, contents, address and date.
Ensuring the most appropriate packaging is used for each item
Organising same day deliveries in a cost-effective manner, where necessary
Accurate logging of despatch data
Use of internal management information system (MIS)
Running of reports (i.e. end of day, proof of delivery)
Parcel handover at end of day
Management of stock levels

In addition to your base salary, you will also be able to take advantage of the below benefits:

Private healthcare
Pension
Life Assurance scheme
25 days holiday + 8 public holidays (pro-rata)
Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
Cycle to work scheme


Our Site:

We’re based at The Maltings in the heart of Hull, with onsite parking and a high end, fully equipped facility, it’ll be the best office you’ve ever worked at! With a break area containing pool tables, X-Boxes and table football, we have just about everything you need onsite, and what we don’t have is just a short walk away in the City Centre.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Quality Assurance Production Trainee

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JOB0003400
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside

SGSCO is a collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We are not a holding company, we’re the team for the future, helping brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGSCO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

We are currently seeking a Quality Assurance Trainee to join our team. No previous experience is required for this role, as full training will be provided, however a background in manufacturing or production, or an interest in working in production or Quality Assurance would be advantageous.

Working as part of the Quality Assurance team under the supervision of the Quality Manager Europe, you will support the QA team in the maintenance of the Quality Management System and the Operations team to deliver service and Quality to our customers.

In this role you will:
• develop training & qualification packages
• manage and update controlled documentation
• perform internal audits
• Report KPIs
• Investigate Quality incidents and follow up on CAPAs

Skills and Abilities:
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
• Excellent problem-solving ability
• Keen eye for accuracy and fine detail
• Forward thinking and solutions orientated approach at all times
• Good report writing skills
• Good understanding of MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint & Word, Teams, SharePoint
• Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations and priorities
• Confidence to be able to work on their own and as part of a wider team


This role is a time remote position with some travel to head office in Hull

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Sales

Account Director

Birmingham

Job Ref
JOB0003398
Location
Birmingham

SGS&Co is a collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We help brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGS&CO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

SGS&Co are currently seeking a Regional Account Director to join their team, to work with one of our existing, high profile clients. This role offers hybrid working, however there will be some travel required to sites UK wide. The role will primarily be based in Tamworth, UK.

The purpose of this role is to offer overall leadership to the assigned account team, ensuring projects are managed to time, resource and budget. In addition, the Account Director is responsible for identifying and developing new business opportunities with both new and existing clients.

This role represents an outstanding opportunity for an individual currently working in an Account Management role to develop their career further, and offers the opportunity to lead a team with a global remit.

In this role you will:
• Ensuring strategic alignment between the client and SGS&Co business
• Carry out evaluation on where and how we can drive mutually beneficial value creation
• Work closely with VP/SVP/operations to ensure excellent collaboration between SGS&Co commercial and production teams
• Focus on a collaborative and strategic partnership with the client
• Ensure all internal and external teams are working together to deliver exceptional results for the client
• Prepare the yearly business plan in conjunction with senior members of the team.
• Conduct Continuous monitoring of progress, analysis and review of results to facilitate change/improvement.
• Take responsibility and control of financial procedures, ensuring all members of the team are fully aware of targets.
• Demonstrate insight and understanding of the marketing mix; including ATL, digital, design, experiential, promotional marketing and PR.
• Take responsibility for quality control within the team, ensuring client’s expectations is met or exceeded at all times.
• Strive for continual personal development of the team through guidance, assistance and empowerment.
• Be financially responsible to Senior Management for the profitability of the account, including marketing income as well as gross margin.
• Always ensure sure job bags are maintained properly and billing clients in a timely manner.
• Provide costings for clients when required, managing WIP and being involved in fee negotiations.
• Complete all forecasts when required and preparing and developing the client’s business plan.
• Demonstrate an understanding of SGSCO’s vision and values by regularly presenting credentials and introducing new potential clients to SGSCO’s unique selling points.

You will have:
• Strong leadership, project management and inspirational skills
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence at a senior level
• A commitment to achieving results
• Strategic insight
• A proven track record of working with high profile clients
• Good listening, negotiation and influencing skills
• Great ability to motivate people and promote team building
• Tenacity, passion and drive.
• Strong presentation skills

Along with an excellent remuneration package, we will also offer:
• 25 days annual leave
• Pension
• Healthcare scheme
• Life Assurance

Function
Sales
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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