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Senior Industrial Designer
As a green energy technology start-up business, we are currently seeking two highly motivated full time Industrial Designers to join our design team and contribute their creativity and professional excellence to our collective endeavours. The successful candidates will be someone who revels in seeing concepts develop and reach production, enjoys getting hands-on with prototyping and values the importance of idea sharing and cohesive teamwork. The Role In your role as Industrial Designer, you will be responsible for leading our product innovation activities for a given scope, designing component level equipment as well as master product layouts, elevating the functional capabilities, framing the end-to-end user experience and supporting the professional development of team members.
Key Responsibilities The detailed duties and responsibilities of this position include: Determining the objectives and requirements for design in according with the company’s mission statement and long-term development strategy Working with production, engineering and sales professionals in order to understand design parameters within defined product categories and researching the demographics of consumer product use Undertaking product research, analysing functional, commercial and aesthetic requirements and investigating appreciate materials and production process Creating preliminary artistic drawings in the form of illustrations and storyboards of product concepts, presenting them to clients, management and sales and manufacturing staff for feedback and creatively use the feedback to refine product design Using CAD software to refine designs and create virtual models of products Utilizing 3D printing to create product prototypes that are both non-functional and working in order to evaluate their practicality Examining materials and manufacturing requirements to determine production costs Collaborating with a team of manufacturing professionals and engineers to evaluate product prototypes in order to determine production feasibility and costs Utilizing computer-aided industrial design (CAID) software to instruct manufacturing equipment how to build the finalized product design and presenting to manufacturing department Evaluating product safety, appearance, and function to determine if a design is practical Supervising the preparation of pattens, programs and tooling, and the manufacturing process. The Successful Applicant To be successful for this role you must possess the following qualifications, skills and attributes: Bachelor degree or higher qualification in appreciate filed such as Products Design or Fine Arts; At least 7 years of industrial design work experience given your responsibility for driving innovation and quality in industrial design through the full products development life cycle A proven track record of excellent design performance in previous positions. Experience in designing of BBQ and freestanding-cookers appliances / bicycles preferred but....