• Project Manager for Artwork

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  • Information Technology
  • Contract
  • H-1B
  • Green Card
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Duration: 12+ Months
  • Travel Required: 0%
  • Telecommute: No


***We are seeking Project Manager for Artwork for our client in Grand Rapids, Michigan for ONE YEAR contract with the possibility of extension***


Job Description:

Project Managers for Artwork (PMA) lead packaging artwork development projects for new product development and business sustaining initiatives.  PMAs routinely manage 3-7 projects consisting of up to 50+ artworks. Working collaboratively with technical and marketing team members, PMAs leverage business-line and process expertise to ensure copy and graphical assets are created and approved in accordance with project schedules.  PMAs also manage the translation, artwork creation and approval processes to ensure artwork is completed on time and meets the relevant brand and quality standards.


Job Responsibilities:

Lead cross-functional and global teams through the packaging artwork development process from label copy development to issuance of artwork for production
Display ownership for project deliverables and a sense of urgency for promptly resolving project issues
Communicate project requirements, details and updates to team members and project stakeholders
Build business-line experience and process knowledge
Hold team members accountable
Pro-actively address and mitigate risks
Solve problems
Escalate issues as appropriate
Position Expectations & Competencies:

Anticipates problems, identifies risks and provides solutions
Prioritizes and manages project deliverables with competing deadlines
Builds relationships and trust while working collaboratively across functions and global cultures
Adapts well to changing priorities and able to manage change with team members
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proactive with strong sense of ownership and initiative
Strong ability to engage and influence across the organization
Strong organizational skills and follow through
Good understanding of project management fundamentals including Gantt charts and critical path management
An Outstanding Professional will have:

Experience managing packaging artwork development or other marketing communications processes
Working understanding of product development process
Proficiency with the following software solutions: Esko WebCenter, Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, Siemens Teamcenter, MS Project
BS or BA in related field required


Initech Global is a leader in the staffing industry, providing consulting, recruiting, and staffing solutions in the field of information technology. Since 2001, Initech Global has been helping companies around the world accomplish their most critical business objectives through our disciplined client service approach, and our unique talent management model. Both client and talent retention continue to surpass 90% since the company’s inception fifteen years ago, and we’ve been recognized by Inc. 5000ä as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US for the last two years. Our clients and employees are the key to our success, and people are at the heart of everything we do. We are Initech Global, and we are Powered By Peopleä.


Required Skills:

Creative Project Management, Packaging artwork development, Project Management