Product Design Innovator
Edenbridge, United Kingdom
Nov 2015 - Sep 2016 (10 months)
Alexir Partnership Design and Innovation work placement.
A Carton manufacturer with co-packing facilities.
Alexir Partnership, is the only UK owned company that can give you a complete ‘design to delivery’ service in the packaging industry. Producing innovative and creative packaging solutions for some of the country’s leading brands. With two sites in Kent and Sussex and work with the big names in the food service markets, as well as cosmetics, toiletries and pharmaceuticals. From design through to packaging and co-packing we can do it all in-house for their customers.
As a member of our design team, you will learn how we work and the processes involved in the everyday operations of the company. Working alongside the designers you will have the opportunity to support and work in live and non-live projects.
Tasks and requirements include:
Full training on our CAD system (insert name of programme ive forgotten).
Working on ideas independently and developing design concepts using CAD.
Sketching initial design ideas.
Identifying the suitability and availability of materials.
Producing detailed, final hand drawings and specifications.
Making samples or working models by hand.
Researching market requirements.
Occasionally travelling to off site to gather research.