Product Designer

MCS Industries, Inc. k

Easton, PA

May 22
Job Description

Job Description
Provides design support and development of MCS product in conjunction with MCS product managers.

Job Knowledge

Excellent sense of Design/Trends. Good communication skills required for presentations. Clear understanding of the production process. Time management. Great people skills. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD Design or alternate modeling software. Excellent sketching and concept-generating ability. Must possess an ability to understand current home fashion and consumer buying trends and how to translate into successful product solutions. Strong graphic skills a plus.

Essential Functions:

Support the creative strategy, maintain the integrity of design and ensure that deliverables are completed on time
Develop and execute a creative strategy for new product lines for the framing and home décor industry.
Communication of concept through sketching, creating theme boards, developing construction details and executing technical drawings.
Ability to clearly communicate with domestic and overseas manufacturers on design issues and materials as they relate to product design through verbal and written communication and detailed drawings.
Provide support to sales as a design consultant at major presentations as needed
Requires constant observance and research of changing trends and new product development in domestic and global markets, through consumer and trade publications including mail order retailers, internet research, shopping the market, design and trade shows.
Provide company with perspective on changing design trends in domestic and global markets.
Attend design and trade shows to aid in trend and market analysis and sourcing.
Communication Skills

The Product Designer must be able to communicate effectively when dealing with other associates, supervisors, managers and staff. This includes the use of nonverbal communication including eye contact, body language and posture. Knowledge of Spanish and/or Chinese language a plus.

Physical Requirements

The Designer must be able to perform the physical tasks of the position. This position works in an office environment.

Essential Functions:

Ability to sit at computer workstation and/or desk for a full shift.
Ability to enter data and look at monitor for extended periods.
Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds as needed.
Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Product or Industrial Design, with experience in consumer product industry or equivalent design expertise. Minimum 1 year experience in a work-related field or internship, preferably product design performing similar functions.

Job Type: Full-time

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

MCS Industries, Inc.

MCS Industries is the U.S. market leader for wall and poster frames. Founded in 1980, MCS is the premier full-line supplier of tabletop frames, albums and scrapbooks, framed mirrors, wall decor and art-print products. With our depth of experience and broad product line, MCS has grown to be the supplier of choice to North America's largest retail chains serving the mass market, hobby and craft, office products, photo and specialty channels. Our company uses a vertical, integrated manufacturing process and is unique to the industry as a world class manufacturer with owned facilities in the United States, Mexico and China.