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[Expired] Design Project Manager

Southern Graphic Systems Singapore Pte Ltd
Posted On :27 Mar 2018


Job Summary

  • Salary:   4000 - 6000
  • Location: Singapore - South
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Min. Education Level: Diploma
  • Field of Study: Marketing, Interior Design
  • Years of Experience: 5
  • Skills: Communication, Interpersonal skills, Problem-solving skills, Microsoft Office, Writing skills

Job Descriptions

Having a design background with design knowledge, and with a solution oriented approach to every challenge. Supporting the creative team in design pillar with conceptualizing briefs and managing workloads. You will attend client meetings and will be responsible for all design administration, managing costs and timelines, and ensuring the clients needs are met at all times.


  • With the design background and knowledge, the design PM should effectively manage design meetings and take brief from client;
  • Attend meetings with technical team to provide design support in taking brief on any creative/ adaptation work requirements;
  • Provide precise briefing to minimise rework and work closely with internal designer/ artist to ensure delivery of design/ meeting client’s expectations and budget;
  • Manage timelines;
  • Address lead time concern with design team to meet client’s CPS;
  • Book design jobs in system, prepare job brief, estimation & quotations, status reports, job closure, invoice requirements;
  • Support Regional/ Account Manager or Directors for deliverables;
  • Working with the Creative Team to adjust project goals and design revisions on the fly as necessary to adapt to changing situations to meet established schedules;
  • Preferably able to provide mid-level conceptualized design (for tier 2 work) to work with internal design team;
  • Identifying potential problems in the creative pipeline and working with the Creative Team to prevent them;
  • Assist Design Pillar in managing design team/ resource planning needs;
  • Assist in reviewing team’s strength to support the required business;
  • Utilize experience to plan and implement effective creative processes and products;
  • Understand, embrace, and communicate and contribute to our corporate culture;
  • Comparative analysis research; support ideas with references;
  • Continually updating their presentation and technical software skills;
  • To support new business pitch or organic growth;


  • Diploma or Degree holder in graphic design or marketing;
  • 5 years plus experience in graphic design and project management;
  • Experience working with international brands;
  • Knowledge in Packaging, In-Store, Marketing, Point of Sale Essential;
  • Business development an advantage but not essential;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio);
  • Basic Photoshop and Illustrator skills or knowledge would be an advantage;
  • Writing Skills for Design Rationale would be an advantage;
  • Wide interest in the visual arts;
  • Creative mind-set and good sense of art;
  • Customer focused;
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload and exercise time management skills;
  • Self-motivated, mature, and able to handle projects independently;
  • Solid experience in handling production;
  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong problem-solving skills; ability to be proactive and independently identify issues and implement effective solutions;
  • Ability to deliver to deadlines;
  • Strong under pressure;
  • Team player, possess a positive attitude and establish good working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Willing to work overtime when required due to project constraints, under pressure and multi tasking;
  • Lateral or 'Outside the Box' thinking is essential. Creativity and Project Management that involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.

We invite interested candidates to submit your artwork portfolio, cover letter and detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary via: Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

About This Company

  • Southern Graphic Systems Singapore Pte Ltd
    Interior Design / Graphic Design

SGS Asia Pacific Limited (SGSAP) is a young, dynamic global leading company. We are providing packaging creative design, photography, 3D rendering and artwork/ prepress production services with global footprints such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Manila.

Whilst our continuing growth plans in Asia, we are looking for skilled and motivated people to join the exciting expansion of our studios in Singapore.

We pride ourselves on offering an environment where you can develop your skills as part of a team while working for one of the global FMCG market leaders.

We are a division of Southern Graphic Systems (SGS) headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, a proven leader in the field for over 60 years.

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