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Packaging Print Technology Program Manager

Cupertino, CA; Hybrid
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Salary (USD):

$75 to $100/hr

We are looking for an Packaging Print Technology Program Manager to join our clients Packaging team. This role focuses on managing the workflow for packaging projects, ensuring efficiency and compliance with regulatory requirements. You will work with cross-functional teams, external partners, and vendors to develop, review, document, and launch packaging solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage R&D projects related to packaging print technology and manufacturing processes.
  • Develop and implement software/tools for capturing localized content for packaging.
  • Collaborate with external partners and vendors in China, overseeing implementation and processes.
  • Handle early morning and late evening calls with counterparts in Europe and China/Japan.
  • Build and deliver effective presentations to leadership and cross-functional teams.
  • Ensure project visibility and track deliverables using project management tools.
  • Manage scoping out project requirements, creative development, validation, and final solution launch.

Key Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Printing, Graphic Communications, or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in print production.
  • Expertise in program and project management, with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Deep understanding of prepress and printing technologies, including UV inkjet print techniques.
  • Proficiency in Mac applications, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Acrobat.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Experience working with Chinese manufacturing and localization processes is a plus.
  • Availability for domestic and international travel (25% or less).

Skills and Competencies:

  • Technical background in print production and prepress technologies.
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and creative teams.
  • Creative problem-solving skills and adaptability.
  • Enthusiasm for working in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $75hr to $100hr. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

About Aquent Talent:

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands.

Our eligible talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits

Aquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.

Client Description

About Aquent Talent: Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands. Our talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent GymnasiumMore information on our awesome benefits! 

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.