Job: Senior Industrial Designer

Job Title: Senior Industrial Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Private Healthcare, Contributory Pension + Company Bonus
Start Date: 2017-03-29
Contact Name: Kirsty McKinnon
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

I am seeking an innovative engineer, passionate about their role and keen to work in a varied and challenging environment to bring new products to market. This is a great opportunity to join a leading technology and design consultancy, working with some of the world’s largest companies to bring innovative new technology to the global market.

As senior Industrial designer you will be responsible for adding value to the design proposition from earliest research and insight through to design for manufacture. To be successful its essential you are focused on the user experience when leading design on projects for a wide variety of clients across the consumer, healthcare, structural packaging, FMCG and Energy sectors.

Working closely within a team of researchers, engineers and technologists its key you are able to observe and communicate evidence based foundations for your creative concepts. You will need to have a natural aptitude for aesthetic form whilst being aware of the wider technical, functional, cost and manufacturing implications of our design.

If you have a keen interest in new technology and product development this opportunity is for you. An exciting role this is a key position for the business and is an opportunity for you to establish yourself as a key figure within the company.   

Interested? It doesn’t stop there as well as an exciting and varied role they are offering a competitive Salary plus a performance related bonus opportunity, a 12% pension contribution and private healthcare. They can also offer a structured progression plan and with the business growing year on year there will be significant opportunity for you to develop your career.

To fill this exciting role they require the following skills and experience:

-          Able to generate graphical and presentation material of exceptional quality

-          Previous consultancy experience you are likely to have a minimum of 6 years professional experience and have a strong design portfolio to evidence your work.

-          Experience in at least one of the following areas – consumer product, healthcare or structural packaging

-          Experience participating in primary consumer research activities

-          Track record managing project activity and/or stakeholder relationships

-          A creative thinker, concept generator and strong communicator with a excellent track record working in a multi-disciplined team

-          Exceptional graphical skills including rapid communication of ideas from hand sketching Adobe CS as a minimum

-          Proven 3D CAD competency – solidworks or Alias preferred

-          Demonstrable client and/or project management experience

-          Comfortable with hands on modelling, general workshop model-making skills and conversant with latest rapid prototyping technologies

-          2:1 or higher degree in industrial design, product or structural packaging design or a related subject

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