This growing product design consultancy provides a complete idea-to-market service coupled with an in-house patent and trademark team and currently have openings for one, maybe two product designers to help develop a diverse range of consumer products for their varied client base. The role will allow you to experience the entire process of taking a new idea from concept through to production as you will be involved in generating new product ideas and concepts, CAD drawings & renders, prototyping, handling clients and liaising with manufacturers. They have a cycle to work scheme, are close to public transport, based in the town centre and offer ongoing support and training. They are also very sociable with bake days, team events, free tea / coffee and use of a physio once a month!
Key Responsibilities for the Product Designer: Concept generation for new product ideas, proposing a range of solutions to a given brief; Helping to develop unique intellectual property for clients; Creating stylish but functional design solutions; 3D CAD using SolidWorks, for product visualisation, prototyping and manufacture; Producing functional prototypes of designs using techniques such as 3D printing, CNC machining and vacuum casting; Creating technical drawings and manufacturing specifications for product manufacture; Involvement in branding, graphics and packaging using Adobe creative suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop); 3D visuals for client presentations using KeyShot rendering.
With a degree in Product Design and 2+ years’ experience in a product design position you’ll have good sketch-work and presentation skills with a flair for product styling. Experience in design for manufacture and developing complex mechanical solutions will be needed alongside SolidWorks (or similar) CAD skills. You’ll also have Adobe Creative Suite skills and a sound knowledge of processes such as injection moulding.
Salary is £25,000 to £40,000 dependant on experience plus Pension and other great perks. Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also apply via our other website www.careersindesign.com/design-jobs/1244.