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Southern Graphic Systems, LLC Design Director in Birmingham, Michigan

font class="bold"Description/fontdivspanSGS 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 worldand#8217;s best brands to life and set them up for success in a modern world. /spanspanand#160;/spanspanSGS 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 weand#8217;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./spanOur Marks Armstrong White team is hiring a Design Director to be located in Birmingham, MI (Detroit Metro Area)!As the CGI industry is ever-changing, itand#8217;s imperative that the candidate is both passionate about it and quick to learn about its latest developments. The ability to explain and demonstrate how emerging technologies become benefit-driven solutions that drive advantageous outcomes for clients is critical.Armstrong White is a high-performing artistic environment. Attention to subtle detail is part of our everyday conversations. And we wouldnand#8217;t have it any other way. Whether itand#8217;s determining how light should reflect on a fender or discovering the best way to explain how condensation should look on a bottle, the ideal candidate knows how to communicate with both agency creatives and our exceptionally talented team of artists to get the look just right.Armstrong White is a division of Marks Brand Design, an SGS CO company. Marks is a fast-paced and dynamic environment, fueled by design thinking. We are proud to produce creative work that is amongst the top tier in the industry, for some of the largest Consumer Packaged Goods brands in the world. Our focus on the art of using design to amplify brands in the most effective and efficient ways possible - has positioned us at the head of a fast changing industry.Our team members possess an open mind, positive attitude, and are adaptable to change. We pride ourselves on challenging ideas - not people. We are nimble, team-oriented, fun, friendly, honest, and supportive.Pitching and presenting studio capabilities is vital in this role. Whether you are crafting a script or treatment to help execute the launch of a new product or sharing our latest work with stakeholders of our parent company, creating pitch pdfs, decks, videos and more will be necessary. The ideal candidate is collaborative, imaginative, diplomatic, entrepreneurial and restlessly thinking of ways to promote the studio. New business is a huge part of our business and partnering with our New Business Director and Head of Production is key. The winning candidate brings energy, creativity and vitality to an endless stream of promotional materials including reels, videos, emails, stills, GIFs, cinemagraphs and any other executions that can be quickly deployed in social media.The Design Director needs to work in Adobe Creative Suite. Photoshop, INDD, Illustrator, etc. Comfort with Microsoft products, Teams, Word, PPT, Excel. Keynote skills is also required. And, navigating servers through remote work interfaces such as TeamViewer with a penchant for minor IT problem solving skills is an important part of the job.spanJob Responsibilities/spanl