Matter Made | Brooklyn, Ny

Date listed

3 weeks ago

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Keywords: sketch

Job description

Matter Made is looking for a designer to join its team in Brooklyn, New York

Your responsibilities include:
• develop lighting projects from design concept to production-ready drawings, while meeting strict UL and CE standards
• evaluate the feasibility of design concepts relative to appearance, performance, safety, code compliance, installation ease, serviceability/maintenance, manufacture-ability, and cost/price objectives
• collaborate with creative director and manage all design projects
• oversee and manage testing for UL/CE and any certifications required for the lighting collection
• create technical drawings that are clear to globally based vendors and international production team
• create sketches, illustrations, 3D models, renderings, and CAD drawings in Solidworks
• source vendors for prototyping and production along with Production Manager
• communicate with vendors, along with Production Manager, in regards to new developments
• research and evaluate competitive landscape
• works with accounting to maintain budgeting on projects
• research and development of new and existing products
• recommend appropriate colors, materials, and finishes
• constantly looking for ways of improving our current collection
• create drawings for custom orders
• communicates with production design intent for proper quality control, assembly and packaging
• act as a technical consultant for production and sales when needed
• hands-on assistance with showroom installations and trade events

Your experience includes:
• BA/BS/BFA or MFA/MA/MSc in industrial design, product design, furniture design or related degree
• five-ten years of hands-on experience in industrial design in the field of lighting or other related fields
• solid technical proficiency with Solidworks, Keyshot, Adobe Creative Suite, and Google Sheets
• excellent understanding of materials, mechanical connections, wiring, powering LEDs, and manufacturing processes
• experience with sourcing new vendors and parts
• experience working with UL to test for product listings
• a proven track record of putting products on the market and leading projects
• curiosity and eagerness to learn about new technology, socio-cultural trends, and human behaviours
• effective time management, communication, and teamwork skills
• a self-driven personality that is able to take full responsibility within given timelines
• strong problem-solving and sketch visualization skills
• project management experience is a plus
• must be able to travel internationally
• experience solving complex problems through design
• excellent work ethic with high-level of output and ability to self-motivate and manage priorities
• enjoys working collaboratively and can both lead and take direction
• strong aesthetic and presentation skills and a keen eye for detail
• knowledge of and interest in the world of design

Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, commuter, Citi Bike membership, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

Portfolio required for consideration.

Please email your portfolio and CV to [email protected]

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