Research and Development - Innovation Designer

Location: Boston, MA
Date Posted: 10-23-2016
Background:
We are seeking a passionate, exceptional junior industrial designer to join our global grooming industrial design studio, located in the heart of Boston, MA.
As Industrial Designers our passion lies in truly understanding the needs of our consumers and uncovering insights that translate into a loved end to end product experience.
 
Job Description:
You will work as a member of a cross functional team driving deep consumer insights into exceptional design solutions. As a member of our team you will be cognitively challenged by creating robust design strategies that address the needs of our consumers while your executional excellence will be challenged by maintain design intent through high speed manufacturing constraints.
You will become an expert in complex human factors with a deep understanding of body geometry and hand dexterity. Your leadership will be leveraged to push blue-sky concepts, challenge paradigms and act as a stakeholder to drive brand equity consistency in all design executions; handle form architecture, pack shape, color, material, finish, etc.

 

Qualifications:

Qualifications:
•    BS, BA or BFA in Industrial Design with a portfolio that demonstrates design expertise. Experience level 0-7yrs.
•    Strong core design skills in sketching, ideation, 2D/3D rendering, form and surface development
•    Strong working knowledge of relevant CAD systems (e.g. Alias, Rhino, Solid Works, or Freeform) or rendering software (e.g. KeyShot or Move) is a must. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office is required. Though not required, experience with animation tools (Flash, Premiere, Maya, etc.) is an added bonus to fulfilling the role.
•    Candidate should show ability to drive great design balancing consumer needs within technical constraints and manufacturing processes.
•    The candidate must be able to connect consumer insights, technology, socio-cultural and market trends in meaningful ways to uniquely solve design challenges.
•    Ability to successfully work within multi-functional teams to deliver robust and feasible designs. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills and be highly collaborative in order to influence and enroll multiple functions (i.e. Marketing, Products Research, Mechanical Design, Materials, and Process & Engineering) to deliver great design solutions.
•    Knowledge or experience of injection-molding, blow molding and high-speed assembly techniques is a plus.
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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