Design recruitment firm seeks a Sr. Industrial Designer with consumer products expertise

Kappa Search is a technical recruitment firm  that specializes in engineering, design and manufacturing recruitment and placement.  We are currently recruiting for a Sr. Industrial Designer with consumer products expertise.

Responsibilities:

The incumbent will have overall responsibility for industrial design, strategic planning & manufacturing process from conception through installation.

Will have the following characteristics:

  • Creative problem solver with a passion for design and problem solving.
  • An understanding of technical constraints and the importance of form & function to deliver innovative and robust design
  • A strategic design planner who is able to envision a 3-5 year design road map.
  • Hands-on individual who enjoys creating prototypes
  • Will be able to construct 3D models with SolidWorks for product development and prototyping.
  • Great technical and aesthetic design with strong human centered values
  • An analytical thinker, articulate communicator with strong interpersonal skills that is detailed oriented and organized.
  • Ability to collaborate with individuals and internal departments including customers, sales, project managers, engineering and manufacturing..
  • Ability to translate verbal ideas into visual concepts
  • Strong, verbal, written and visual presentation skills

Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science in Industrial Design or equivalent
  • Design of high volume consumer products is a plus
  • In-depth knowledge in the Adobe Suites programs [primarily InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop].
  • In-depth knowledge in a 3D rendering or CAD program [3D Studio Max/ SolidWorks are a plus].
  • Knowledge of materials and manufacturing practices such as injections molded plastics, sheet metal stampings and intricate machined parts.
  • Ability to communicate and present to internal and external clients.

 

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