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Product Designer / Project Manager

Kikkerland Design Inc. k

New York, NY

Apr 8
Job Description

Kikkerland is the world's leading gift brand. With renowned designer collaborations and a strong in house design team, Kikkerland creates a wide range products that make life more enjoyable. We're looking for a talented product designer to join our team. See requirements below:
REQUIREMENTS

• BFA in Industrial or Product Design.
• 2+ years of consumer/Gift product design experience.
• Knowledge of wide variety of materials and manufacturing processes, especially plastics.
• Complete understanding of design for manufacturing with knowledge of capabilities and limitations.
• Creative problem solving and analytical skills.
• Expert knowledge of Solidworks ability to render / 3D CAD complicate organic forms.
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator.
• Superb technical drawing skills combined with a strong attention to detail.
• Must be the team player and the ability to interact professionally with wide variety of people.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

• Develop a range of innovative products in a wide range of materials including wood, plastic, metal and fabric.
• Develop accurate 2D and 3D product specifications and drawings, accounting for cost, ergonomic, safety and manufacturing limitations.
• Build prototypes when necessary.
• Apply illustrations and graphics to products.
• Review and provide comments on manufacturing drawings and overseas-made prototypes.
• Communicate extensively throughout the design process with Graphics designers, Product Development and Quality control, Marketing/Sales teams.

Kikkerland Design Inc.

Since 1992 Kikkerland Design has established itself as one of the top companies in the world offering unique, well designed products to inspire our customers and their needs.

Kikkerland supports and represents independent, self-producing designers from around the world. In addition, our 10-person in-house design team creates and develops new products every day.

Today, Kikkerland Design continues to offer the world’s largest collection of ingenious items combining form, function, and delight in equal parts. Found in thousands of stores around the world, including museums, independent specialty stores, department stores, grocery, garden and hardware stores.