|Title||Product Designer, London / Nottinghamshire|
|Location||London / Nottinghamshire|
|Job Type||Contract (Maternity Cover)|
|Salary||c£45,000 plus pension, healthcare and retail discounts|
This established brand is currently looking for a talented Product / Industrial Designer to make an impact on functional NPD products such as storage, garden and pet and to come on-board as Maternity Cover for a minimum of a year. The role could either be based in their design studio in Nottinghamshire or in London. You will be responsible for the delivery of commercial product ranges that are derived from customer needs.
The right candidate must be able to deliver both innovative and functional products, utilising their extensive knowledge of manufacturing to ensure product concepts can be realised and brought to market in a timely and cost effective manner. There will be travel expected throughout the UK and abroad, with trips to the Far East for on occasion
With an Industrial or Product Design Degree plus 5 years’ experience with a product brand or in the retail industry, you’ll have the ability to research and translate trends information effectively. You’ll have excellent design skills, demonstrating an innovative approach to problem solving and be able to create sketches and renderings to work through ideation phase and concepts that can be communicated to others. SolidWorks, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign will be needed and you’ll need to be able to create samples to help demonstrate the concept, using 3D printing or making Marquettes. You’ll be able to reverse engineer to assist with the understanding of how products are manufactured or perform as well as having a detailed understanding of the substrates you are designing for and in particular for mass-producing plastics.
Salary is c£45,000 plus pension, healthcare and retail discounts. Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org.