Product Designer

Location
Tring
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Mar 2017
Closes
28 Apr 2017
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Interior, Product, Retail
Job Functions
Designer

Jona Hoad Design & Production Limited

Product Designer 

We are a world-leading design and manufacturing company, creating chandeliers and electrical accessories for luxury hotels and private residences.  Working alongside international design companies we help create beautiful interiors 

Summary:

We are looking for a talented and passionate Product Designer to join our team, add value to our products and assist in developing the company’s brand. You will have a relevant Degree or Masters in Product or Industrial Design. Assisting in our busy studio, this role will provide first hand knowledge from the initial concept to manufacture and installation.

Good working knowledge of 3D CAD modelling and design software (SolidWorks, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop)

Role and Tasks:

  • Produce innovative design ideas from concept through to working prototypes and full production. 
  • Providing 3D modelling and drawings
  • Creating bespoke designs, maintaining our current range of products and developing new collections
  • Providing visuals and renders to support client presentations and marketing material
  • Act as the client’s first point of contact regarding design
  • Generate manufacturing drawings and detailed specification sheets
  • Liaise with our manufactures and suppliers to ensure the best approach is taken
  • Obtain quotations and lead-times

Requirements:

  • University Degree/Master’s in Product or Industrial Design
  • Relevant experience in product design and development
  • Good working knowledge of 3D CAD modelling and design software (SolidWorks, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop). Knowledge of SolidWorks’ sheetmetal tool beneficial, but not essential
  • Experience with rendering packages (PhotoView 360, Visualize or KeyShot)
  • Excellent eye and attention to detail
  • Understanding of materials and manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of electronics beneficial but not essential
  • Appreciation of brand value and working to high design standards
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of the team
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of creativity and innovation

Personal attributes:

  • We like our designers to be curious and passionate people, creative thinkers and have ability to generate and develop ideas
  • Be proactive and self-motivated with the ability to be versatile, make decisions and recommendations
  • A positive, ‘can do’ attitude

Immediate start. 

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