APAC Careers

Packaging Designer

Packaging Designer

The Packaging Designer is responsible for the production of on-time, error-free, and properly constructed mechanicals. Key requirements include expert knowledge of current design software, the ability to communicate and work effectively with business partners, expert level technical knowledge of all facets of mechanical production, and extreme attention to typography, style consistency, and detail.

HH Global is a tech-enabled, creative production and procurement partner that delivers big impact for big ideas across the globe. With +4,500 experts in every market and a thirty-year track record of success, we help the biggest brands on the planet achieve stronger, more sustainable growth. Across every channel. At the speed of modern business. With an unmatched supply chain, a growing suite of tech tools and data insights- we make our clients’ brilliant ideas unmissable everywhere.



Key Responsibilities

  • Build, revise and prepare packaging mechanicals for release to pre-press, print and packaging vendors/teams
  • Construct clean digital files for print
  • Working knowledge of ICC profiles and the color management of digital files
  • Work closely with design and production staff to ensure creative specifications are met. An eye for detail and copy standards is required to execute subsequent versions with little supervision from designers
  • Work closely with Design Production Lead, Localization Team and Program Managers to ensure project goals, details, and deadlines are met
  • Layout of localized copy on packaging artwork
  • Experience reviewing and approving mechanicals for accuracy
  • Adhere to brand graphic standards and comply with server structure for all files: follow processes and policies as outlined in the studio manual, or as specified by the Design Production Manager
  • Ownership of projects including managing a Localization team as needed
  • Assist in the archival and cataloging of digital assets and physical packaging samples
  • Prioritize projects and deadlines, as needed
  • Be watchful of, and suggest ways to improve, the quality of department deliverables

Knowledge and Skills

  • BA/BS degree in Design
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in marketing/advertising/design studio environment
  • Proven ability to make decisions, troubleshoot, negotiate and influence decisions; effective and respectful communication skills
  • Conflict Management: approaches conflicts as opportunities; understands others without difficulty; able to find common ground while retaining the integrity of their own position
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Ability to work and function in fluid, evolving situations
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Expert-level knowledge of Adobe CC in the Mac OS
  • Expert knowledge of printing processes and building mechanical art, including color separations and usual prepress workflows
  • Self-motivated team player; must be able to work at a high level with minimal supervision
  • Great organizational skills, both physically and electronically; able to prioritize and manage their own time, assist other staff in prioritizing projects and work closely with other business partners to ensure timely transfer of project materials to the production studio
  • Design skills adequate to executing iterative mechanical versions effectively
  • Must be able to interpret as well as communicate creative direction and revisions to production partners
  • Typography and layout skills required


To apply please send an updated resume to apac.careers@hhglobal.com