Senior Packaging Designer & Print Specialist

Posted: 20th May, 2019

Where: Xuhui District, Shanghai, China.

Department: Design

Salary: Based on experience


About teehee

We are a modest but well established independent creative agency, focusing on the beauty and fashion sectors. We have a strong roster of international clients such as the L’Oreal Group, the Henkel Group and Philips. As a team we work very closely with our clients, and pride ourselves on our sense of ownership and creative freedom for each and every project. Our own internal production facilities make working on integrated campaigns, alongside diverse, dedicated and highly skilled colleagues, a natural process. We consider ourselves a Chinese agency, with an international attitude and outlook. As well as projects for China, we work across the APAC region and globally, so we foster a broad mindset. As well as our office in Shanghai, we have recently opened up a new office in London. We also have plans to open up a small office in Milan later this year. It is an exciting time to join teehee.

Description of the role

As a Senior Packaging Designer & Print Specialist you will be producing packaging artwork for a variety of products for global brands. You will be required to work with cutter guides, label work, special colours and foils, and bottle work. You will need to have extensive knowledge of complex printing as you will be required to deliver print ready artworks.

As a senior designer, you will also be a guide for junior staff and less technically knowledgeable designers when it comes to production or translating design into a printable format.

Requirements 

  • Experienced. A strong background in successfully producing packaging artwork for major brands.

  • A Perfectionist. A very good eye for detail, as well as superb technical skills.

  • A Rock. Good under pressure and act as guardian of the print processes.

  • Knowledgeable. The ability to validate the printability of any new design and any print effects.

  • Highly skilled. Fluent in the use of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat & Photoshop.

  • Excellent communicator. A strong communication skills - fluent English and Chinese (spoken and written). Non-Chinese speakers will not be considered for this role.

  • Confident. Proactive, with an assertive work mentality and an ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Proficient. Ability to prioritise effectively.

  • Enthusiastic. Above all else, enthusiasm for your work, a love of what you do, and a real desire to grow within a fast-growing company structure.

Attributes & values

At teehee we share some fundamental values.

  • International & open. We don’t much like walls or borders.

  • Curious & resourceful. We are all hunter-gatherers - so go out and bring back the goods. 

  • Honest communication. Speak clearly and make your voice heard.  

  • Logical & ordered. In your work, your space and your thoughts.

  • Friendly, thoughtful & kind. We all work towards the same goals.

  • Inspiring, interested & engaged. Stay fresh, because all relationships take effort.

  • Diligent & responsible. We rely on each other.

Experience

At least 5 years’ experience in packaging design, including printing & colour management knowledge.