Product Designer

Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum + healthcare plan, laptop, phone
Posted
27 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Ref
V03787
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Product
Job Functions
Designer

This is an exciting opportunity for a Product Designer to join an internationally recognised British superbrand, renowned for designing beautiful and innovative baby products. We have an award-winning range of contemporary travel systems as well as successful home and nursery and car safety divisions, designing beautifully crafted furniture sets, infant car seats and baby bedding. Key to their success is a strong, evolving product range with an uncompromising approach to quality.

They are now looking to expand their Hardware Product Design and Development team. You will be delivering exciting solutions to new product developments and developments to their existing range and will be involved in the whole process from concept sketch generation to production in the Far East and post launch improvements.

Key responsibilities for the Product Designer include

  • Produce well-conceived and communicated design concepts and solutions
  • orking closely with the internal technical department and external suppliers engineers to ensure total product reliability
  • Producing 3D SolidWorks CAD models
  • Producing 3D soft and hard models and assisting in the production of prototypes
  • Presentation of designs and concepts to internal and external audiences
  • Opportunities for foreign travel as necessary to fulfil the role
  • Participation in trade shows and sales conferences

Salary:

£25k to £32k dependant on experience plus healthcare plan and phone. They also have regular social events run by their social committee including both a Summer and a Christmas event.

In return the Product Designer will need:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in industry ideally within a manufacturing environment
  • Good sketching ability and concept generation skills
  • Knowledge of NPD processes
  • Fluency in SolidWorks, Adobe Creative Suite and Keyshot (knowledge of 3D printing and prototyping would be useful but not essential)

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