APAC Careers

Production Designer

Production Designer - Japan

As the Production Designer, part of your responsibilities with include developing creative solutions to meet with the client’s needs ensuring to align with their overall product and merchandising strategy.

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 dat insights- we make our clients’ brilliant ideas unmissable everywhere.



Key Responsibilities

  • Develop creative solutions to meet the client’s needs, in line with their overall product & merchandising strategy, working with HH Global account teams and Creative Production Services teams
  • Responsible for complete development of specific projects, from concept, through design, to creating media-ready artwork
  • Ensure that the client’s visual identity guidelines are upheld
  • Maintain and update the art guidelines based on regional specifications
    Work alongside the US Creative Director, and monitor their own executions for quality, content and effectiveness to ensure the design creative is current and fresh in line with the regional client’s visual identity guidelines
  • Mentor regional Art workers
  • Join and participate in weekly meetings [US Pacific Time]
  • Aware on an on-going basis of design trends, undertaking appropriate research when required, thus ensuring HH client’s creative is innovative and appropriate for their regional audience
  • Conceptualize and create digital assets, and adapt existing artwork for multi-resolution platforms using industry standard software packages, such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and Figma
  • Communicate and present design concepts through sketches and storyboards to gain initial approval
  • Translate designs into ongoing and updated layout specifications and templates for partners to deliver raw assets; provide additional feedback and art direction for assets that don’t meet guidelines
  • Deliver highest-quality assets for designs that range across multiple devices and regions, as requested by stakeholders within expected timelines (1 – 7 business days) and without error
  • Ensure all assets are on brand and strategically aligned with team vision, paying close attention to detail with zero tolerance for inconsistency in design
  • Provide cut and organize assets, and communicate them in a way that they can be visually referenced and integrated by UX, engineering, and other cross-functional teams
  • Extract and develop good art from bad art, select suitable stock photography and adapt existing art to enhance client’s products and brands
  • Support client’s creative and design leads in developing brand guidelines and materials for new programs, marketing moments, and products on the store
  • Participate in cross-functional discussions and provide leadership in assessing and updating specification documentation as platforms and UX evolves
  • Provide excellent customer service to stakeholders via strong communication, presentation, documentation, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate commitment to and interest in production design while preserving respect for the creative process; welcomes feedback and iterative design environment
  • Assist in training new designers supporting new platforms and provide back up design support, as needed

Knowledge and Skills

  • BA/BS in Graphic Design or related field (In lieu of degree, 6 years relevant work experience) 4 years of relevant work experience in graphic design
  • Proven experience designing assets for retail, consumer brands, or marketing campaigns
  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat Pro), Sketch
  • Experience preparing both physical product production files for manufacturing and digital assets for multiple platforms
  • Strong attention to detail, keen eye for ‘on-brand’ implementations, composition and design fundamentals
  • Well organized, uses time effectively, concentrates efforts on more important priorities, plans activities and projects well in advance and monitors progress against clearly communicated objectives; uses resources effectively and where necessary; is flexible in realigning plans to changing circumstances; energized by tough challenges
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve effectively
  • Flexible and able to adapt to the changing needs of the business
  • Self-starter and effective problem solver who thrives in ambiguous and fast-paced environments
  • Ability to communicate conceptual ideas and openness to feedback
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build good working relationships
  • Maintains a positive outlook at work, is cool under pressure, does not show frustration during difficult situations, handles criticism well, and learns from it; has a settling influence in a crisis; does not give up in the face of setbacks; maintains a healthy balance between work and personal life
  • Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of the job

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