Graphics & Art Design Operator 4

Softpath System LLC

Job Description
Graphics Labeling Project Leader

Position Summary
" Manages graphic projects from beginning design stages through to final production.
" Project leader for graphics (labeling) related projects including project management, development of new, and modification of, current packaging graphics for Product Labeling

Specific Job Duties:
" Complete project management of labeling projects submitted from project assignment through component release including graphic development, artwork approvals, translations, artwork submission through the Documentum system and print supplier proof approvals.
" Liaises with print production experts internally and externally, such as Engineering for in-house printing and external print suppliers.
" Maintain artwork files, including digital files and artwork archives.
" Manage artwork approval process including approving artwork and proof approvals consistent with established standards.
" Global coordination of packaging graphics including standardization of designs (Global Branding) for worldwide use.
" Compliance with FDA and international regulations, and an understanding of regulated documents and change control.
" Coordinate with other functional areas to process multiple requests, schedule priorities, and implement approved changes.
" Lead multiple projects and activities along with conducting and/or participating in project meetings as required.

Education: BA in Graphic Design, BS in Packaging (Design), BS in Printing or equivalent experience.

Qualifications: Minimum 3-5 years graphic/labeling development and print production experience required. Must be proficient in Illustrator and InDesign. Experience with FrameMaker a plus. Experience in file development and workflow for multiple end uses, including print. Experience and/or knowledge of digital asset management/digital workflow and XML a plus. Experience with pharmaceutical, medical device or in vitro diagnostics packaging is necessary. Experience with Plant support as it relates to documentation and spec changes that affect labeling and print changes.

Special Skills: Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat), and Microsoft Office. Ability to troubleshoot issues with both software and hardware. Familiarity with Data Matrix codes. Must be self-starter and have ability to work independently. Proven ability to manage multiple projects/activities. Must be able to handle quick turnarounds, while maintaining high quality in a fast-paced environment.

Specialized Training: Familiarity with Documentum and labeling-based Digital Workflow/Artwork Management.