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Mid Weight designer (Contract) - Sydney, Australia

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Mid Weight designer

Are you a talented designer with a passion for creating vibrant branding, POS,sale and permanent displays? We are currently in need of a production designer with great experience creating graphics for retail fixtures. This role will support a number of upcoming projects including in-store pop-ups in retail stores and launch events in worldwide locations for high profile brand activation projects.

To apply, please send updated CV to hr.apac@hhglobal.com

HH Global is a global marketing services group specialising in the execution of print, digital and retail media. Providing services to brands and retailers, both directly and via their nominated agencies, HH Global delivers a seamlessly integrated customer brand experience and a greater measurable return on marketing investment. 
With offices across Europe, the US, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, we deliver for some of the most successful and challenging brands in the world and are a market leader in the coordinated, leveraged, management of global marketing supply chains to unify and synchronise all customer touch points across print, digital and retail media. 

Job description

Are you a talented  designer with a passion for creating vibrant branding, POS,sale and permanent displays? We are currently in need of a production designer with great experience creating graphics for retail fixtures. This role will support a number of upcoming projects including in-store pop-ups in retail stores and launch events in worldwide locations for high profile brand activation projects.

Preferable candidates would possess a technical skillset, an understanding of 3D visualisations for retail stores and a passion for process. Someone who has a strong background with Point of Sale and /Point of purchase displays. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of all aspects of print production design and be working alongside a talented team which consists of Technical and Creative mechanical artists. Must be proficient in creating print ready mechanicals.

The main requirements are somebody who has impeccable technical design skill, who relishes the challenge of creating order and process to bring to life stunning displays for one of the world’s most recognizable brands.

The Production Designer is someone who can:

  • Create accurate production ready files in InDesign and Illustrator from agency visuals and or style guides.
  • Understands the principles of design, when to follow rules and when to break them.
  • Can implement and refine content across a range of mechanical sizes and languages.
  • Creates design adaptations at different aspect ratios and scales while applying creative content using brand standards to create multiple deliverables.
  • Communicate with all stakeholders by sharing and documenting any issues or knowledge to ensure consistency
  • Has deep understanding, knowledge and experience with POS and POP
  • Has experience in the retail environment
  • Work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment while managing a high volume workload including foreign language versions
  • Understand the components of an instore marketing campaign and execute flawlessly
  • Can manage a proofing process
  • Develops a good understanding of the client’s business and industry sector
  • Build iron relationships with internal and external stakeholders, managing their expectations
  • Is committed to 100% accuracy of their own output

Key Responsibilities

  • To deliver top quality print mechanicals to a worldwide group on time
  • Define and articulate a design system when presented with inconsistent visual interpretation.
  • Production of detailed artwork specifications for print and production process.
  • Delivering on time, to specification, to a high quality.
  • Providing technical input and advice on projects as required to achieve high quality
  • Consistently communicate with manager regarding project status and challenges.
  • Management of team matrices and day to day work in progress docs.
  • Monitoring high standards and working with agency contacts on new methods and procedures.
  • Ensuring and developing best practice principles in conjunction with wider team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience as a technical production designer
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent
  • Project management and process improvement skills: Track record in managing high impact projects seamlessly and effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, showing a high attention to detail
  • Ability to work under their own initiative, whilst seeking advice where appropriate
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity and uncertainty – often driven by incomplete/uncertain information

HH Global is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, religion/belief, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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