Graphics Technology Manager

US-IL-Downers Grove



HAVI Logo 2016

HAVI is a privately held global company that innovates, optimizes and drives the supply chains and marketing promotions of many of the best known brands in the world. When you work at HAVI, you have a chance to make your mark – to be a part of work that drives value, brings a smile and keeps everyday life moving forward. Which means it’s not the size of our global footprint, but rather your personal fingerprint, that has the power to make a real difference for our customers… and to touch the lives of people both at home and around the world.


This role will be responsible for ensuring the administration and success of our technology systems in the

Graphics Department:


  • WebCenter: administration, liaise with internal tech team, with ESKO tech team where needed
  • Developing and administrating global plan for utilizing more capabilities of system including evaluation of online Creative Approval Tool
  • Color Sentry (Proactive Color Management System) : understanding development needs, interacting with developer where needed, liaise with internal tech team on needs
  • Meta Communications (Time-Tracking Solution): administration of system, liaise with internal tech team, with Meta tech team where needed
  • Mac Technical Support needs: liaise and work closely with internal HAVI tech team on daily tech needs, and more urgent needs for Department
  • Planning creative technology leadership position
  • Testing tech solutions on various devices for graphic biz
  • Installing new Adobe Creative Suite enhancements ... and training team on those enhancements
  • Font management: not doing this today
  • File Server clean up and and daily management
  • Future-proofing technology for Department
  • Determine if current solutions are best solutions
  • Determine, Identify and administrate a Digital Asset Management System in house, global solution
  • Working with the Global HAVI team
  • Identifying platform for distribution of packaging graphic assets
  • Determine, Identify and administrate a Content Management Technology solution and administrate a Print Imperfection Detection Automation Solution


Desired Skills & Experience

  • 7 – 10 years of experience
  • BA or BFA in Digital/Graphic Communications, Interactive Arts & Media, Printing Technology or related field with supplementary Web Development coursework and/or training
  • Experience with data-driven printing (VDP) and web-to-print automation software (such as XMPie)
  • Prior experience managing a production-based creative/technical team is a plus
  • Advanced technical understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Advanced technical understanding of ESKO’S Suite of Packaging Process Management tools
  • Working knowledge of Javascript and the ability to create and troubleshoot workflow scripts
  • A strong print production and/or pre-press background
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills related to hardware, software, and design files
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work on both Mac and PC platforms




Our total rewards philosophy integrates programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, corporate culture, corporate citizenship and work-life balance. While individual program components may differ by country, some things remain constant:


   …our commitment to rewarding results

   …the opportunity to work with talented and driven individuals at every level of our company who respect each other, treat each other fairly and hold one another accountable for our customers’—and our company’s success



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