Graduate Trainee

Date: 20 Jun 2024

Location: Penang, MY, 14100

Company: Matthews International

SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company. From idea to implementation, we deliver packaging solutions and brand experiences that give brands the freedom to speak louder, scale faster and grow stronger. We simplify marketing and amplify brands to deliver value.  SGK is a Matthews International company. 


Step into the world of global artwork production with us! As a Graphic Artist Graduate Trainee, you'll be part of a dynamic team servicing many of the world’s top companies and their brands. You will produce accurate, print-ready artwork in compliance with client briefs, supplied documents, and legal/technical requirements.


Why Join Us?

  • Global Exposure: Work with top international brands.
  • Professional Growth: Comprehensive training and development framework.
  • Mentorship: Learn from experienced professionals.
  • Innovative Environment: Engage in creative and challenging projects.
  • Career Progression: Clear path to permanent roles in our organization.


  • Produce artwork according to client's and technical specifications.
  • Develop accurate, high-quality artwork for various production assignments.
  • Incorporate branding guidelines into artwork layout.
  • Apply pre-press printing knowledge to artwork.
  • Ensure accurate, consistent, and timely completion of artwork using industry-standard software and tools.
  • Maintain accurate project records and meet quality standards.


  • Secondary School/Diploma/Degree in Art & Design, Graphic Art, Printing Technology, Advertising, Interior Design, Multimedia, or related fields.
  • Preferred experience in Pre-press, Printing, Packaging, and Advertising.
  • Required skills: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop.
  • Proficient in English (written and spoken).
  • Ability to interpret and execute brand guidelines.
  • Understanding of effective print and digital production processes.
  • Mature, hardworking, and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Fresh graduate is welcome.
  • On Job Training will be provided.


Graduate Trainee Development Framework:

  • On job training
  • Gain industry knowledge and experience through live projects
  • Receive mentorship and coaching from experienced professionals
  • Engage in rotational assignments across different departments

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants. In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.