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PRODUCT DESIGNER

GROUPE SEB k

Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ

May 20
Job Description

The Product Designer will contribute to the creation of cookware, ovenware, bakeware & kitchenware products in line with the Groupe SEB brand & marketing strategy. Specific duties include:

•Design products in line with the brand design strategy and with attention to details to create consistent product ranges
•Elaborate concepts proposing the optimal user experience responding to consumer insight
•Keep up to date with the best brand design evolutions and market trends
•Generate innovative product concepts that stands out in the marketplace
•Ensure the implementation of graphic, product design and color material & finishing (CMF) charts on products
•Collaborate actively with team members, in an iterative way to define the most accurate concepts
•Accompany the marketing teams to complete the design briefs
•Initiate & Conduct creative phases: explorations, idea generation, concept elaboration, persona creation & user journey, mock ‘up & model making
•Manage projects with care by assuring that every design stage has been achieved in order to deliver the design work as defined with the team & on time
•Bring expertise in product design to contribute to the best product solution & reframe the project if changes occur
•Follow & support the projects given to external designers
•Share work and updates with Groupe SEB designer community

PROFILE:

•Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Product Design (or equivalent experience)
•1-2 years’ of experience in Industrial and/or Product design within consumer goods industry
•Mastery of computing tools: 3D CAD (rhinoceros) / 3D rendering (keyshot) / 2D (Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop)
•Strong project management skills - Capacity to organize, set priorities & to keep up with project timing & budget
•Capacity to deal with a large amount of diverse information (development process, industrial constraints, product strategies, design orientations, market expectations, consumer insights,)
•Ability to work transversally and cross-functionally across different teams with familiarity with industrial processes
•Creative mindset and Consumer centric
•Knowledge of French is a plus

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

GROUPE SEB

Groupe SEB is the leading worldwide manufacturer of small domestic appliances and cookware thanks to the strength of its brands, its drive for innovation, its international growth, and its vision for the future. Tefal, T-Fal, Krups, Lagostina, Rowenta, Moulinex, SUPOR, WMF, Arno, Emsa, All-Clad… These brands are part of the daily life of millions of consumers in more than 150 countries. With 33,000 employees and over €6,1b sales annually.