Industrial Designer (Consumer Products)

Maverick Concepts

Date listed

3 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time

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We are looking for a highly creative Product Designer to become an integral part of our team! This is a rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a customizable/virtually unlimited product strategy and to develop markets. Prototyping and industrial manufacturing are in-house to facilitate the R&D cycle and go to market timeline. Get hands on experience with a variety of manufacturing processes ranging from HD 3D scanning and mold making to CNC and vacuum forming.


Responsibilities:

  • Ideate, Innovate and design elevated consumer products on brand
  • Research market trends and identify client’s needs
  • Analyze competitive products including market best practices and weaknesses
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Concept development with unique product value propositions
  • Create designs that are manufacturing friendly and cost effective
  • Work with clients (internal and external) to refine designs
  • Project management within budgets and deadlines
  • Refine/develop internal SOP’s

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design or related field of study (i.e. Product Design)
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in industrial product design, interior design, furniture, lighting, architecture and/or other related fields/industries
  • Creativity with clean design style and an eye for unique elevated esthetics
  • Conceptual and detail skills
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating the above qualifications and necessary skills
  • Keen understanding of new product development process
  • Broad understanding of mechanical design and design for manufacturing
  • Modular product design approach
  • 3D spatial ability and reasoning
  • Broad understanding of branding, brand identity and brand strategy
  • Understanding of different materials and industrial manufacturing processes
  • Self-starter mentality with ability to wear multiple hats
  • Work in a collaborative environment with operations and marketing.
  • Good communicator of ideas and intent when presenting concepts
  • Strong planning and organizational skills… including developing budgets and timelines
  • Strong listening and questioning skills for discussing design briefs and receiving feedback

Skills:

  • Market Research/Concept development (feasibility, demographic study, brand strategy, etc.)
  • Ideation Sketching
  • 3D Rendering
  • 3D modeling (Solid Works and/or Autodesk Alias preferred)
  • Prototyping
  • Photoshop, Illustrator a plus


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