We are looking for a Senior Industrial Designer with a true passion and demonstrable talent for front-end concept generation using conceptual sketching and visualization skills across many sectors ranging from medical to toys. You will be part of a team within an energetic, fun product design consultancy. You shall have a high level of responsibility for your work. You will need to have the ability to work to demanding timescales and maintain a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to the projects. You will work across a variety of sectors, resolving challenges from clients and competition delivering to the highest levels.
Typically creating and executing product concepts across a variety of markets ranging from the life sciences to social entertainment. The designer should have established core product design skills, a keen eye for detail, and an ability to plan and communicate projects to clients.
+ Structure project timelines and track deliverables effectively
+ Be flexible in your outlook, be willing to respond to updated design requirements
+ Think strategically about the way to approach a brief to deliver the best outcome for the project
+ Ensure the design vision is not compromised through the development process
+ Contribute to the iteration of your designs, potentially through to in-house manufacture by collaborating with the rest of the design and development team at Designworks
+ Use typical product development tools including 2D (Adobe Suite) and 3D software (Solidworks)
+ Be positive and proactive in your approach to design and the general working culture
+ Use clear and concise communication skills to share your designs with clients
+ Support mentoring of junior designers and interns
+ Help champion design within the business
+ Collaborate with the rest of the design and development team, including our manufacturing office in Hong Kong
+ At least 6 years experience in product design/development (working in a consultancy environment advantageous)
+ 1st or 2:1 Bachelor's degree in Product Design or equivalent
+ Deep knowledge of materials, plastic, and metal production processes
+ Experience in developing design concepts for prototyping & manufacture. Such as electronic hardware integration, specifying suitable materials, engineering
+ Strong sketching skills – for rapid concept generation
+ Ability to work independently or in a team and across multiple projects
+ Good communication skills and be experienced in pitching presentations to clients
+ Passionate about design
+ Willingness to take direction and learn from others
+ Team player, but also able to work on own initiative
+ Fluent in English
+ Please note that we do not accept unsolicited applications or CVs from third-party recruiters
+ Anything submitted to Designworks by a third-party will be considered to be unsolicited and our property, without further obligation
+ Candidates should be eligible for work within the UK
+ Competitive salary offered. Please contact us with salary expectations
Permanent - Full-time contract.
Start date – ASAP.
Are you the right person to join our award-winning product development team?
For more information and to apply for this role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV, portfolio, and cover letter outlining why you are interested in this role.
Due to time constraints please be aware we can only respond to successful applicants.