Top 5 Industrial Design Jobs for this week

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As a part of our careers-related columns, these are our top five picks of the best industrial design opportunities on Yanko Design’s recruitment platform YD Job Board. With some famous names across our board, this week’s pick includes openings at the backpack innovators Osprey, quirky design products at Oxo along with sporting and fitness product designers.

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Product Designer – Travel at Osprey Packs, Inc.

Osprey Packs is seeking a dynamic team player to join our Design Team in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The Product (Travel) Designer’s focus is to deliver innovative seasonal gear-carrying solutions and special designs, ranging from packs to hard-sided, soft-sided, and hybrid wheeled travel & luggage, and accessories. The Product (Travel) Designer is responsible for delivering all aspects of the design from concept to pre-production via prototyping, testing, sourcing, color/fabric/trims processes, and specification packages (tech-packs).

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02 Oxo

Packaging Designer at Oxo

At OXO, we’re on a quest to make every day better. For over 25 years, we’ve made household tools that delight our customers and exceed their expectations. When we have an idea, we’re going to make it happen, even if it hasn’t been done before. As a member of OXO’s Brand Design team, the Packaging Designer is responsible for the conception and design of graphics for all OXO packaging as well as point of purchase, signage and sales collateral. The designer works closely with the Associate Design Director, Copywriters, Photographers, Production Manager and Project Managers.

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Industrial Designer at Johnson Health Tech North America Inc

MATRIX Fitness North America is seeking a mid-level Industrial Designer with 3-5 years of experience. Wed like you to join our team of dedicated design professionals and help solve problems within the fitness markets. Our preferred candidate will have a varied background have had multiple product successes. As well, they should have a thorough understanding of the product development process.
We work on all aspects of the fitness markets: cardio, strength, and functional fitness. The work is engaging and offers many challenges. Some travel is expected for this position.

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05 Dicks Sporting

Industrial Design Lead at Dick’s Sporting Goods

DICK’S Sporting Goods was founded in 1948 when an 18-year-old Dick Stack was working at an Army surplus store in Binghamton, New York.  Under the direction of the Director of Industrial Design, the Lead designer will demonstrate the use of development tools and an understanding of all aspects of the product design process during the development of the assigned projects. They will utilize core design skills, adhere to the timing and action calendar, execute production level information including 3D data, follow through with all steps for execution of the product from concept to post design finalization, increase the number of projects executed with the use of external resources, maximize vendor resources, assist in driving the category assigned from a design perspective, and work with cross-functional team members during all aspects of execution.

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04 Microsoft Spark

Packaging Designer at Spark (Design North) at Microsoft

The Packaging Design Department at Microsoft is looking for a dynamic Designer with 0-4 years professional experience in structural package design. The ideal Candidate should have an industrial design background, structural packaging design knowledge and skills are a plus. Candidate must have demonstrated success in driving conceptual ideas from ideation to iteration, presentation to production; we’re looking for a builder, thinker, communicator and expansive creative who obsesses over perfect packaging and every detail involved therein. This Candidate will be working within an exceptional internal Packaging Design Team to deliver structural design solutions for major global product lines such as Xbox, Surface, Microsoft Hardware, Windows and Office.

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Instagram-worthy black and white sketched chapel for you to say “I Do”

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The mythical tale of the perfect wedding! Most of us have at least once, imagined ourselves getting married, from the most picture perfect pastel scenario to the most daredevil version of ourselves that can ever be. Given the latest Insta-worthy demand, people are certainly going the extra mile to get some unique, envy-inspiring, photo-ops!

Adding to your bucket list, we have an artist inspired wedding scenario in Las Vegas that looks like it has stepped out from the artist’s sketchpad. It’s not a Photoshop job, it’s an actual chapel designed by Graphic Designer and Visual Artist Joshua Vides. And trust me, the images of this place will leave you slightly dazed as you try to figure out how this work actually came about. The Palms Casino Resort has just opened an 800-square-foot pop-up wedding chapel named “Till Death Do Us Part”, naming it one of the most social media-friendly places in Vegas to get hitched.

Known for his black and white take on everyday objects and surroundings, Joshua’s style brings back the old-school sketching that beautifully arouses childlike curiosity while standing tall and stark in its territory. Using thick black lines and pure white paint, this pop-up is a part of his latest art series ‘Reality to Idea’. Speaking about his series, Joshua states, “When the ‘Reality to Idea’ concept came to life in March 2017, it was because I needed to make a drastic change with my creative abilities. I had to pivot my expression,” he said. “I didn’t create the concept for Instagram, but once I painted the first object and held [it in my] hand, I immediately recognized Instagram as the vehicle.”

He added: “I believe that social media is a tool. Some use it correctly and some for leisure. I like to look at social platforms the same way I look at my toolbox. What can I accomplish and express today with what I have right here in front of me that can make an impact.”

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Inspired by the people taking photos with the art display at their hotel, Tal Cooperman, the Creative Director of Palms, decided he wanted to create a better immersive experience to enthuse the guests. To create the chapel, Vides uses a metal skeleton with a wooden exterior, with white surfaces covered in thick black lines that shape out the perspective and mark the doors, windows, benches, pulpit as well as the decorations.

The installation will be open to the public from 18th January for photo-shoots as well as to hold an actual ceremony. Packages for rent takes a cheeky twist with names like the “Our Marriage Looks Perfect — On Instagram” package, which costs $250, allows for an hour in the chapel to take all of the social media photos your heart desires. And while all of it is fun, it also holds up a mirror to the tide of influence Instagram is having over the design and architecture space, with imagination closely intertwining with reality. Till Death Do Us Part from social media, indeed!

Designer: Joshua Vides at The Palms Casino Resort

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Five more major trends shaping Product Design

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Last week we walked through the 5 major trends shaping product design. The trends covered there speak of the current positivity wave, with most people looking to live a more wholesome, fulfilled life. In part 2 of this series, Ryan Chen (Director of Design & Innovation Strategy at the Bressler Group) talks about five more points he considers pivotal in shaping up the future of product design.

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The Five Global Megatrends I wrote about last month touched on a number of fundamental shifts in consumer and social trends, and their implications for design. The picture they painted was of a more pared down, meaning-focused world, where just enough is better than too much, focus is better than distraction, and well-being trumps getting ahead.

But they only paint a partial picture of what the next decade is going to look like — there’s also a lot changing in the way we communicate with each other, our ability to impact the world around us, and our expectations for products and services to understand and adapt to our needs. To get a full understanding of what’s going to change in the next five to ten years, and how brands and organizations need to change in order to stay relevant, you need to go deeper.

These next five megatrends plumb the depths of identity, community, and meaning, revealing some sky-high expectations from consumers, but also an increased willingness to form lasting relationships, especially with communities (and products) that treat us as individuals rather than just wallets or eyeballs.

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6. Radical Personalization

Never before has it been so easy or cheap to personalize products and experiences. Where bespoke and highly targeted offerings were once reserved for the wealthy and sophisticated, such customization is now commonplace, for everything from laptops and athletic shoes to vacations and medical advice.

Part of the appeal is function: a personalized product satisfies your specific needs more completely and efficiently than a one-size-fits-all alternative. But the emotional aspect is perhaps even more important. If you want to build a true connection between consumer and brand, there’s nothing more direct or more certain than giving them something unique, that shows you know them and understand their individuality like no one else does.

What’s driving this trend?

  • Digital services are naturally easier to customize (digital stickers in social media, recommendations based on browsing history, etc.), pushing consumers to expect higher levels of personalization offline as well.
  • Technologies like 3D printing and rapid prototyping make customized products feasible to produce at scale, at far lower cost than in the days when personalized automatically meant made-by-hand.
  • An explosion of available data means the information needed to create a personalized product or service has already been gathered. All the customer needs to do is give permission for it to be accessed.

What does this imply for design?

  • Customization still often comes at a premium, so target niche users who stand to get the most out of it. IKEA’s user-specific 3D-printed chairs, for example, are aimed specifically at the hardcore gamer crowd.
  • Seek personalized offerings that reinforce your brand direction. Nestle’s Wellness Ambassador service does this by using customer-supplied genetic data to make diet and supplement recommendations, in keeping with its pivot in recent years away from sweets & snacks, and toward health-conscious living.
  • Recognize the difference between pragmatic and emotional personalization: it doesn’t always have to provide technical benefits. Candy store Lolli & Pops, for example, uses facial recognition to alert sales associates when VIP customers enter, giving them a list of preferences and allergies so they can make more personalized recommendations.

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7. Search for Authenticity

More abundant, more probing media and the rise of fake-everything means consumers rarely take things at face value anymore. And in an era when anyone can publish content, there’s no reason to rely on the traditional sources for our information. All of this makes it much harder for brands to convince consumers that they’re for real.

“Symmetry of Information” is one of the most promising responses to this skepticism: the idea that customers should know as much about the brand as the brand knows about them. While marketing campaigns are often met with skepticism, a clear window into the workings of the company is hard to dismiss, especially if it comes with a shift in policy, away from misleading images, statements or practices.

What’s driving this trend?

  • A social media and political climate in which traditional sources of reliable truth are increasingly seen as untrustworthy.
  • Cynical corporate practices around environmental responsibility and labor practices are harder to hide, leading to declining faith in once-trusted brands.
  • The rise of small, socially conscious startup brands and citizen media are giving real alternatives to traditional commercial and media channels, and an opportunity for consumers to find new brands that more closely resonate with their own values.

What does this imply for design?

  • Give consumers a little credit — they don’t necessarily need every video, photo and testimonial to be flawless. Suave’s “Hair You Can Believe” campaign and Dove’s “No Digital Distortion” mark, for example, both attract followings among customers tired of unattainable standards of beauty and perfection.
  • Look inside your organization for qualities to celebrate externally. Fashion brand Everlane has built a huge loyalist base (and grown 100% annually for five years now) by exposing every detail of its business, from manufacturing costs to tours of the factories where its clothes are made.
  • Invite real customers to participate in marketing messages. Lush Cosmetics now sources spokespeople from among its “superfan” customers, who make up in enthusiasm and authenticity what they might lack in adherence to traditional norms of photogeneity.

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8. Connection/Disconnection

For decades, technology and telecommunications has worked relentlessly to give us more access, more information, more communication — and now it seems we’re victims of their success. Bandwidth is so cheap and communication channels so abundant today that choosing when and how to be connected has become a treasured capability.

Increasingly, this means services that make connection easier with the right people or information, while providing more fine-grained control over who we interact with, when, and in what context. In some cases, it can also mean disconnecting, as evidenced by the proliferation of “digital detox” vacations and device-free events.

What’s driving this trend?

  • Smartphones, connected devices, ubiquitous WiFi, dozens of messaging and sharing apps, all conspiring to keep us communicating non-stop, whether we like it or not.
  • Increased competition in digital services means one size no longer fits all. Consumers can choose the platforms that make the most sense for their situation and desired communication modes.
  • Greater awareness of the downsides of constant connection. The latest research identifies developmental effects of too much screen time on kids, as well as the emotional burden of being “always on”.
  • Increasing social isolation, as younger generations delay marriage and move more frequently than their parents. This has created a critical mass of digitally-savvy solo consumers, eager for connection but wary of unmoderated interactions.

What does this imply for design?

  • Consider offering alternative versions of existing products and services, to address different styles of browsing and communication. Dating apps are a good example, with a landscape that includes image-first (Tinder), conversation-first (Taffy), women-first (Bumble) and algorithm-driven (Match, OKCupid) approaches — each of which has a loyal audience.
  • Look for new ways to serve solo customers, by connecting them with each other to share costs and experiences in a curated way. Co-working spaces like WeWork and ridesharing apps like UberPool make this effortless and relatively secure.
  • Create services that put a moderation layer between strangers who still need to communicate. Airbnb and eBay have been doing this for years; more recently, apps like MoveCar allow residents of Chinese cities to leave virtual notes for their neighbors, asking them to move vehicles without fear of awkward or dangerous interactions.

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9. Empowered Individual

The line between consumer and producer has been blurring for years, with newly democratized tools for producing and publishing content, and communications platforms that allow entire new movements to spring up practically overnight. For companies this can be a two-edged sword: empowered individuals can be tremendous marketing allies, merciless critics, or even upstart competitors.

Many brands are seizing on this fluidity as a source of ideas and a way to activate their customer communities. It’s still early days though, and a poorly executed customer engagement effort can easily come across as a cynical attempt to exploit authentic social connection for commercial gain.

What’s driving this trend?

  • Social movements are exploding, from #MeToo and grassroots political campaigns to environmental protests and pro-housing YIMBY activism. More than just making noise, they’re affecting real change in the lives of millions — including consumers.
  • User reviews are so credible and so easy to leave that they’ve largely supplanted marketing and professional reviews, for everything from restaurants to taxi rides to people’s homes.
  • Powerful, easy-to-learn tools have transformed a wide range of creative endeavors, making tasks that once took a roomful of seasoned professionals achievable with a laptop or smartphone.
  • Investment and commerce have been democratized too, with crowdfunding and sales platforms designed for broad access, and blockchain promising to remove the need for central controlling authorities in many transactions.

What does this imply for design?

  • Take a page from independent makers and use crowdfunding platforms to try out experimental product ideas. LEGO did this recently, proposing the FORMA line of mechanical kits on IndieGoGo, and using the launch to solicit feedback and build buzz while testing the concept’s appeal with a new audience: adults.
  • Look for opportunities in the peer-to-peer (“sharing”) economy created by new technologies. South Korean ridesharing app TADA, for example, is taking on Uber by using blockchain payment utilities to cut out the middleman, letting drivers earn more per ride.
  • Crowdsource new products and features — carefully. Fashion label Nyden uses Instagram stories to get feedback on new designs, inviting followers to vote on their favorites. This is different, though, from simply asking users to design something for you from scratch, which can appear exploitative, and rarely produces good results.

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10. Consumer Remapped

More granular information about customers and more powerful ways of processing it are giving companies unprecedented insight into who’s using their products and services, and what their interests and needs are. This has the potential to revolutionize market segmentation, making it far more granular, and accurate, while also letting customer service associates know more about who they’re talking to when offering assistance or solving problems.

The results of all this insight can upset accepted wisdom: it turns out that consumers are more likely to fall into a spectrum than a series of buckets. Some skateboarders are girls, some makeup users are men or transgender, and some NBA fans are disabled. In the past these were dismissed as niches too small to address, but with today’s informational and personalization tools, they’re sources for growth — and intense loyalty for the brands that get there first.

What’s driving this trend?

  • Big Data, in all its glory. As consumers travel through their connected lives, they leave a massive trove of information about their interests, habits and social connections.
  • Machine learning and improved processing algorithms are making it easier to draw meaning out of the petabytes of data now available.
  • Multi-culturalism is becoming the norm, with ever more mobile societies, and significant fractions of North American and European kids identifying as multi-racial.
  • Consumer expectations for personalized experiences mean more than just being able to ask for something specific. They want to be known, and to see brands proactively shaping products and services for them, without effort or fuss.

What does this imply for design?

  • Over-reliance on traditional demographic segmentation like age, income level, gender and education is becoming a liability. Conversely, more granular consumer insights can translate directly into new offerings, such as a recent special issue from Vogue, focusing on readers over 60.
  • “Inclusive design” is no longer just to satisfy policy or demonstrate virtue. Properly done, it can also signal to underserved consumer groups that they are valued and welcome, as with Sephora’s makeup classes for transgender customers, or the NBA Store’s efforts to make its NYC location more comfortable for autistic shoppers and those suffering from PTSD or dementia.
  • Use the customization potential in new technologies to show customers what’s uniquely relevant to them. UK fashion retailer ASOS, for example, is using Augmented Reality to let customers view clothes on a variety of body types, going far beyond the typical 5’10” size 2 model.

The original write-up on the Bressler Group blog by Ryan Chen can be found here.

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These 2D perspectives unfold to form 3D furniture

Remember all the time spent creating a perspective drawing and trying to get those angles right? Well, this 2D form turned furniture will take you back to those moments with pure nostalgia!

South Korean designer Jongha Choi has created a line of space-saving furniture that can be hung on your wall when not in use. The collection, named “De-Dimensions” plays with visual forms, transforming a two-dimensional form into a functional three-dimensional object. Comprising of a stool and a table, each element can be folded away when not in use, making it an ideal choice for the increasing micro homes we see in the future. The furniture uses of mechanical fasteners that pop out to hold the aluminum frames in place and hold the three-dimensional form.

Describing his design process, Choi states that with the advent of 3D printing and moving towards more complex forms and structures, his idea is to challenge the older yet persistent flat dimension by questioning an images’ confinement to a flat surface.

Mr. Choi’s inspiration for this design comes from a weakness in one of his eyes, that compelled him to observe the world in a manner unique than the others. And as we see, De-Dimensions artfully plays with the objects, seamlessly transferring and blurring the lines of perspective, by looking like an interesting visual element when hanging on a wall to converting into a functional object when needed. A very interesting twist to the non-physical Virtual Reality space with these designs in play!

Designer: Jongha Choi

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Five major trends shaping Product Design

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Product Design has undergone quite some change in the years gone by. From being a highly physical design field to being adapted for the digital world, there has been an evolution that incorporated product design into our everyday life quite seamlessly. The world, and we as individuals are getting more enlightened, moving away from simple materialistic pleasure and actually questioning ourselves in what brings us joy. And as the world evolves, designing for this world needs to evolve. It is time for us to sit down and reimagine the future of product design and what values would play a major role in this field. The write-up below by Ryan Chen (Director of Design & Innovation Strategy at the Bressler Group) talks about the five points he considers pivotal in shaping up the future of product design.
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It’s a world where we own fewer, smarter, more thoughtful things, and expect more from them — except for the things we’ve abandoned entirely in favor of a service that replaces it. We potentially live richer, healthier lives with fewer distractions, and although we’re getting more out of our technology, we actually interact with it less.

It’s an exciting future, and also a demanding one since it relies on products and services that haven’t been invented yet, but which customers have already come to expect. If you’re planning on being a part of this future, it’s worth putting some serious thought into how these trends will change the things you design, and how your customers are going to use them:

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1. Pursuit of Exclusivity

Brands have always offered mass-market and premium offerings but never has the line dividing them been so blurred. Today’s luxury customers are often comfortable with lower-cost products if they’re perceived as unique or timeless (witness Sharon Stone’s then jaw-dropping decision to wear Gap to the 1998 Oscars), while mainstream consumers accessorize their lives with occasional high-end purchases, whether it’s a smartphone, a pair of shoes, or a yoga retreat.

But where hi-brow/low-brow blending was once a DIY effort, now companies themselves are embracing the trend. Increasingly, their product ranges offer broad, overlapping levels of luxury within a single, all-embracing brand. “Affordable luxury” is a common refrain, as is high-end inconspicuous consumption, where organic produce and designer bags can demand significant markups despite being almost indistinguishable from their mainstream peers. The data back up this observation, too, with premium and entry-to-luxury now the fastest growing segments in many categories.

What’s driving this trend?

  • Sustained economic growth means more consumers with the financial means to seek out premium offerings.
  • At the same time, traditional displays of ostentatious wealth are becoming less socially acceptable.
  • More product offerings in every price range means that finding something “exclusive” is no longer just an option for the very rich.
  • Social media provides more windows into the range of what’s available, making connoisseurs of us all.

What does this imply for design?

  • Differentiation & uniqueness are now a huge part of “premium.” So seek opportunities to create unique experiences at scale — as Airbnb did with its “Airbnb Plus” initiative, leveraging the creativity of its hosts to offer well-vetted alternatives to luxury hotels, with far more variety.
  • When expanding a product line, consider adding a higher-end offering or variant on a familiar product, especially if it can offer some sense of a luxury experience at a relatively low cost.
  • Present higher-end options in terms of personal benefit: less “impress the neighbors” and more “do something kind for yourself.”

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2. Experience More

Services are now seen as indispensable, in a way few physical goods are. In the last economic downturn, people often did without a new car or a bigger house but hung on to their mobile service, broadband, gym membership, and Netflix subscriptions. In part, this is because services are more durable: they can’t be lost, they automatically update, and they can be modified and expanded to fit changing life circumstances.

But it’s also because services offer multi-dimensional experiences that can be ultimately more fulfilling than owning something physical. Given the choice, many consumers (especially Millennials) will opt to spend on a trip, a class, or a professional consultation over splurging on a car or piece of furniture. In daily life, they’ll often seek out a service first, only settling on a physical product if there’s no other option. And if a product comes with a service component bundled in, so much the better.

What’s driving this trend?

  • The constant connectivity afforded by mobile devices, social media, and ubiquitous wireless often makes services more accessible and convenient than goods.
  • The Access (or Sharing) Economy has introduced innumerable services that replace products with an interface that makes existing resources more accessible: Uber, Car2Go, Airbnb, Amazon, etc.
  • People are more likely to share experiences (travel, dining, physical activity, etc.) on social media than physical goods, leading to greater awareness of what’s out there, and a certain amount of FOMO.
  • Consumers are recognizing that experiences often deliver more happiness and satisfaction than physical products.

What does this imply for design?

  • Look for the root causes of consumer desires. Do people really want better lamps, or just better light?
  • Seek opportunities for adding a service component to an existing product: an app that enhances it, a subscription service that keeps it in optimal condition, etc. Design physical and service elements hand-in-hand, so they combine to offer a seamless, more satisfying experience.
  • Build on the brand equity of physical products with a service offering.

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3. Quest for Convenience

Time: it’s the only thing you can’t earn more of. In the past decade, more and more consumers are answering “yes” to the question of whether it’s worth spending money to free up time. In part, it’s not just because we seem to be more time-strapped than ever, but it’s also because of technology, which has created a rich ecosystem of services and devices ready to take on time-consuming tasks for a reasonable cost.

Alexa, Nest, and Apple (among many others) have made great strides in recent years at building a coherent network of devices that share data and draw on deep wells of processing power and predictive capability. They’ve gotten so good at it, in fact, that many consumers barely notice them, working them seamlessly into their daily routines. Just a few years ago, connecting a device to the internet or giving it rudimentary sensory and predictive capabilities was a novelty — something to delight users and stand out in a crowded field. Today this kind of intelligence is seen as utilitarian.

At every income level, people no longer feel obligated to do boring or unpleasant tasks, and the idea of paying for help is no longer limited to those wealthy enough to hire servants. Companies like Framebridge and Warby-Parker have built huge followings by taking inconvenient, expensive tasks and making them faster, cheaper, and more enjoyable. Apps, subscription services, home delivery — even in-house robots — are allowing us to reduce the time spent on the mundane, and focus more on the meaningful and delightful.

What’s driving this trend?

  • We increasingly understand that reducing stress and freeing up time is crucial to the quality of life.
  • High-quality apps and services are reducing people’s tolerance for complicated processes with numerous steps.
  • AI and predictive algorithms are improving, offering more ways to “skip to the end” of interaction and making instant personalization far more effective.
  • Technology is making it far easier to add intelligence to almost any product or interaction: smart buttons, smart cameras, smart thermostats, etc. As connected intelligence stops being remarkable, their real impact is ready to be felt.

What does this imply for design?

  • Look for opportunities to automate. What common, mundane task could be simplified or taken over completely by a smarter product or service?
  • Simplify, simplify, simplify. A pared-down aesthetic implies lower effort, less fuss, less wasted time.
  • If you add intelligence to a product, do it in a way that demands less effort on the part of the user, not more. Take advantage of the improved standardization in IoT and connectivity, to create intelligent devices that plug into customers’ existing ecosystems and work with their expectations.

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4. Everyday Wellness

“Wellness” is the new watchword. Where our relationship to our bodies used to be primarily reactive and corrective, today a growing fraction of people see health as something that happens every day, through the decisions we make and the things we eat, think, and do. Affluent consumers, in particular, are more likely than ever to put self-care at the top of their list of priorities — a marked shift from a decade or two ago.

For companies, this opens up opportunities in two directions. Products and services that were once the sole domain of health professionals are becoming available to consumers — 23andMe offers genetic analysis, Fitbit tracks your physical activity, numerous apps help monitor and improve your sleep, nutrition, and even behavior and mood. At the same time, consumer offerings are being enhanced with wellness-enhancing features, from copper-infused sheets to fight bacteria, to hotel rooms and bathrooms with fine-tuned lighting, sound, and furnishings — all oriented toward enabling and improving well-being.

What’s driving this trend?

  • A steady stream of research points to the important lifestyle choices have in maintaining good health — from physical activity and diet to stress management.
  • Online research and personal health tracking provide consumers with far more information about their own health than ever before.
  • A backlash to the traditional, paternalistic view of medicine has convinced many consumers to take health into their own hands.
  • The rise of “inconspicuous consumption” makes wellness-oriented purchases and experiences a key marker of exclusivity and sophistication.

What does this imply for design?

  • Many companies already have an existing product or service that enhances wellness in some way: stress reduction, self-tracking, time savings, etc. Look at the user experience through that lens and find ways to build on it.
  • Partnerships between consumer product manufacturers and wellness-focused companies can bring benefits for both.
  • For medical device companies, in particular, there’s an abundant opportunity in simplifying existing products in order to expand their audience into either consumer or parallel professional markets.

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5. Ethical Living

It’s no longer enough for a company to talk about doing good; today you have to actually be good. Even more than governments and nonprofits, today’s consumers see companies like the ones responsible for protecting the environment and human rights, and it’s never been easier to find out when their actions don’t match their rhetoric.

This is all part of a larger trend, of trying to live more in harmony with the world, and it takes many forms. Companies like Tom’s, Everlane, and LuckyNelly have seen rapid growth by being overtly ethical and transparent about their business practices, and major brands like Whirlpool and Salesforce are rolling out new products and buildings specifically designed to make sustainable living easier.

On a personal level, many consumers are embracing a “less is more” philosophy, opting to live with fewer possessions, but perhaps spending more on an individual purchase if it holds the promise of greater longevity or utility.

What’s driving this trend?

  • Constant global media coverage is making us more aware than ever of issues of inequality and environmental damage — and consumerism’s role in them.
  • A wide range of ethically driven companies and products exist in almost any category imaginable, from sustainable shoes and dish soap to energy neutral hotels and culturally sensitive vacations.
  • Many of these options are relatively affordable, giving everyday consumers the ability to feel like philanthropists.

What does this imply for design?

  • Design for longevity, repairability, and multi-functionality. Consumers are increasingly looking for the last [insert word here] they’ll ever need, and are willing to pay a premium for it.
  • Lean toward aesthetic cues that imply simplicity and honesty.
  • Look for ways to be better as a company, in terms of energy use, environmental impact, ethical sourcing, worker treatment, and overall transparency. Giving consumers a clear glimpse into your actions is more convincing than a PR campaign.

The original write-up on the Bressler Group blog by Ryan Chen can be found here.

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Top 5 Industrial Design Jobs for this week

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As a part of our careers-related columns, these are our top five picks of the best industrial design opportunities on Yanko Design’s recruitment platform YD Job Board. This week’s selection ranges from the best in mountaineering equipment, pioneers of mattres design to many more options.

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Senior Industrial Designer at Black Diamond Equipment

Here at Black Diamond it’s all about climbing and skiing. We share the same experiences that you do on rock, ice and snow and these experiences push us to make the best gear possible for our worldwide family of climbers and skiers. The Senior Industrial Designer works in tight coordination with a multi-disciplinary team in all aspects of design for each product they are assigned to. The Senior Industrial Designer is specifically responsible for the form, color, human interaction, ergonomics, graphics, and all other aesthetic aspects of the products assigned.

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Senior Industrial Designer at Tuft & Needle

Tuft & Needle (“T&N”) is the original disrupter in the mattress space. Founded in 2012 by Daehee Park and JT Marino, T&N has grown to one of the top players in the e-commerce bedding space. While most competitors raised significant amounts of investor funding and are loss-making, T&N was able to grow to $200m in revenues without investor funding (i.e. bootstrapped) while being profitable. The Senior Industrial Designer is responsible for setting design direction for product development projects of various sizes and guiding teams from concept to completion. You will be part of the Product Team and collaborating with other internal functions during early concept generation, design, product development, and physical prototyping.

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Senior Industrial Designer at Bresslergroup

Bresslergroup is an insight-driven product innovation lab and consultancy. Our strategists, researchers, designers, and engineers work together every day to creatively solve meaningful design problems in unexpected ways. Our work runs the gamut – from consumer products including “Internet of Things” connected devices, to scientific and medical equipment. From our office in the heart of downtown Philly, we partner with U.S. and international clients, who range from startups to global brands. As a Senior Industrial Designer, you will lead teams of creative professionals to create products that are user-centric and informed by formal user research. You will work closely with the research, interaction design, and engineering teams to craft elegant products across the consumer, medical device, and commercial space.

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Mid-Weight to Senior Industrial Designer at Rainlight

Rainlight is an integrated studio working in London and Los Angeles with client collaborations across America, Europe, and Asia. We discover the needs of a changing world through cross-cultural research with our own network of expertise in various sectors. Part Laboratory, part workshop, part studio, Rainlight combines inspired design thinking with business acumen to create artifacts that enhance how people live, work, and play in the real world. We are looking for passionate skilled product designers with experience in all phases of development. The ideal candidate will possess a high degree of proficiency in CAD modeling with finesse in detailing and a good sense of form, knowledge of manufacturing principles to be involved in all aspects of design development, and the capacity for skilled visualization and presentation.

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Industrial Designer at Designworks

Designworks is an award-winning rapid product design and manufacturing business with experience across a range of sectors. We love delivering innovative products, building meaningful brands, and bringing game-changing experiences to life. We are looking for an Industrial Designer with a true passion and demonstrable talent for front-end concept generation using conceptual sketching and visualization skills across many sectors ranging from medical to toys. You will be working alongside the rest of the project team to take design concepts through to production, so a rounded knowledge of product development is essential.

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Design Thoughts for 2019

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2019 is here! And with this evolution of time, we need to address the evolution of the design process as well. Over the last decade, design has been recognized and shot into the spotlight, with most of the new-age and top firms pushing design-first, this is one of the most exciting times to be in this field. Pushing for creativity to over-all consciousness, here are the top 3 things to be thinking about design as shared by Norman Teh.

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Here are 3 thoughts for 2019, as we anticipate new challenges for practitioners, shifts in the industry and practices that help stimulate more imaginative exchanges in our community.

Problem Reframing, Not Just Problem Solving

Design has come a long way in Singapore. The practice of design thinking is abundantly prevalent in many local organizations; design leadership roles have quadrupled in the last decade and the design sector has contributed $2.3 billion to the nation’s GDP. The landscape looks promising.

Our collective has always pride ourselves as being problem solvers. But one of the key areas we need to sharpen our knives at is problem reframing in the boardroom. As more of us get invited into these rooms to audition for how we might be able to imagine new areas of value and build enablers to accelerate that — we need more ambitious approaches that will radically design better business models and customer experiences, and that starts with problem reframing.

Whether it’s demystifying pre-conceptions in a workshop, building opportunity indexes for emerging markets or mapping dynamic ecosystems to learn how we might leverage on future partnerships — designers will need to deepen multiple literacies to help businesses rethink what CX 2.0 will be in 2019 and beyond.

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New Paradigms of Learning & Modelling

We live in interesting times. Designers now can choose to work in any domain, re-engineer their roles as they see fit and build products and experiences of the future.

It feels like anything is possible, yet the challenges of tomorrow remain complex and unpredictable. In 2019, designers will need to learn how they might help organizations anticipate the challenges of tomorrow if we’re only employing best practices, data sets or mental models of the past? How do we determine when it’s useful to push the boundaries, change them and establish new practices? And why might it be unwise to convert best practices into sacred practices?

Groundbreaking innovation is an amalgamation of new ideas, products, services or experiences that require us to think in new ways and ask customers to do things slightly differently.

Why should innovation be limited to the solution paradigm when innovation can be applied to mental models too? The intrinsic value of building your own models lies in understanding business trends, market shifts, emerging technology, societal shifts, population movements and translating them into actionable and innovative processes to help your organization stay competitive.
Imagine building an internal insights library capability for your organization to understand regional market shifts, capturing changing customer behaviors and attitudes; all while keeping cross-functioning teams contextually aware of the barriers, opportunities, learnings, and outcomes on the ground.

Or rethinking Uber, Grab or Go-Jek’s loyalty programme to shift away from shopping rewards to providing access for further education (e.g. tutoring, night classes, etc), crowdsourcing or donating to local charity organizations or sharing a pilates yoga or urban gardening classes in your neighborhood. Can we build reward systems that are more reflective of society, make us more proactive as citizens and nudge us into areas that improve our overall physical and mental wellbeing?

Our roles are reaching an inflection point where we’re more intertwined with different parts of our organizations than ever before. A few years ago, we might have been primarily focused on advocating design principles and processes, but the road ahead is about building value in a variety of ways, while creating enablers that accelerate learning and innovation within organizations.

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Improving Conversational Competence

It’s a quiet work of art when you’re able to watch a speaker on a panel session articulate their personal journey, mental models, important failures and proudest moments — if it’s facilitated well by the moderator. Like observing two seasoned dancers; one partner is always leading with active listening and calibrated questions; whilst the other intuitively follows by being open, sharing thoughts and challenging conventions.

And yet these sightings are rare and few. Having attended several talks, events, and conferences this year; a recurring theme is hearing new acquaintances, colleagues or friends grow increasingly frustrated with speakers making generalized statements and being ambiguous on stage.

This is not new. But it’s a disturbing trend that we should be concerned about. Especially if it turns intriguing topics and speakers at live events to a stalemate exchange with audiences.

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As invited speakers, we need to unlearn this terrible habit of being heavy with verbal garnish. It’s not helpful to anyone around you and it declines personal growth and self-awareness. The biggest detriments of this malpractice is the spread of misinformation and misrepresentation generated from poor quality discussions. Audiences can leave feeling uninspired or worst, bookmark this as a memory of how mature (or lack of) discussions are between practitioners and audiences in Singapore.

Expectations for a speaker is simple. Be concise. Be specific. Be helpful. Be transparent. Mix that with personalized wit in a blender and you’ve got a delightful mental meal that will satisfy audience’s appetites. It’s important to learn how to calibrate conversations so that we learn why it’s important to be specific? Why context matters? And what stories or learnings are most valuable to audiences?
Part of our role is being mindful of when to pull the levers from being an active listener to a thoughtful speaker and that includes fostering an environment that challenges audiences to ask better questions in a positive way.

We need our partners, the moderators to play their part too. Poorly formed questions equate to uninspiring default answers. Stop tiptoeing with lengthy introductory bios, do your thorough homework on speakers, listen to their answers and learn when to deviate and improvise from your cue cards to uncover important stories of reflections, predictions, and values that they might be willing to share if they were asked to elaborate further.


The original write up by Norman Teh published on Medium can be found here.

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Trend predictions for 2019 in the workplace

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2018 has sped by with 2019 knocking on our doorsteps already! And as we go about making our new year’s plans, let’s plan a bit about our work situation too. This article, by Lindsay Tigar, gives us the seven trends stated by industry experts that list down the things that will shape our office culture in the coming year. So with the best of season’s greeting, bring the new year in along with some food for thought as to how you can navigate your office next year.

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Another lap around the sun, another 12 months to make goals, another four quarters to propel your career and make some moves. There’s a reason so many people look forward to the beginning of a New Year since it signals an opportunity to refresh, reflect and restart their lives, perspective and for most, their careers.

Industry experts also track change and progress year over year, allowing them to predict trends that will emerge in the workplace. From how companies will hire, to the best practices for employees continuing their education, 2019 will bring a shift in the professional workforce and setting.

Companies will focus on great social and emotional intelligence

As the number of millennials not only enter the workforce but start to lead teams and get promoted to the c-level suite, business coach Christine Agro predicts companies will zero-in on communication. More specifically, they will become smarter about the way they develop strategies surrounding internal and external best practices.

“There is a greater awareness that not all people react and respond the same way and that past experiences affect how we communicate and what we communicate, coupled with differences in generational approaches,” she continues. “In order for companies to create positive and effective workplace culture, the healthy development of advanced social and emotional intelligence — particularly at the executive level — is going to be essential in attracting and retaining high level, skilled employees.”

Companies will embrace automation

Over the next few years, head U.S. Analyst at the trend-predicting company Stylus shares rapidly advancing automation will revolutionize our working lives. How so? One word: robotics.

“We are already seeing more fluid, interactive forms of collaboration between people and robots that complement each other’s strengths,” she continues.

However, adapting to the shifting dynamic may take time, since Alyson Gough says many workers will feel wary of automation. However, she notes companies that enable trust-based, easy and natural ‘co-bot’ workplace relationships will reap the benefits.

In fact, Pennsylvania’s Carnegie Mellon launched America’s first undergraduate degree in Artificial Intelligence this fall, making a case for how much more we will rely on robotics across many industries in the quarters to come.

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Education will continue to be encouraged

More than ever, there are numerous resources available for eager professionals who want to continuously improve their skill set. Whether they desire to learn a completely new leg of the business or they want to refresh an area they already have experience in, career expert Steve Grant predicts the year ahead will bring a heightened awareness for the need of education long after graduation.

 “2019 will continue to see knowledge seekers obtaining the additional training they want and need but companies will also continue to push their employees to do more of such readings, lectures as lessons,” he explains.

From LinkedIn Learning, Busuu and Coursera to Udemy, edX and The Khan Academy, many lessons and modules meet budget constraints and should be an ask of any employee who wants to exceed.

Retention will remain a growing concern

While previous generations remained committed to the same job from the time they were fresh out of college until retirement, chief learning officer at MentorcliQ Paul MacCartney explains millennials have a much shorter attention span. He explains the average job stay is now 2.9 years, especially as more professionals branch out to start their own companies or become freelancers.

This could be beneficial and lucrative or the individual, but it makes employers wary and prompts them to double-down on their retention strategy. “For the long term, companies need to retain top talent for a longer duration of tenure. This is what drives succession programs, he explains.

Career expert Jeff Kohl echoes MacCartney, added the issue on everyone’s mind is a shrinking workforce — both due to the new millennial way of approaching success and the fact we’re entering the age where baby boomers are retiring.

“A smaller workforce creates numerous challenges including finding labor and paying them competitively,” he continues. “There is also the challenge of creating a fun culture that makes new hires happy and keeps current employees engaged so you don’t lose them.

“This is the time to analyze your company culture. People don’t run away for a few dollars an hour, they run away from bad management.”

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Companies will be wishy-washy on remote-work

In recent years, many companies have adopted the thriving ‘gig’ economy, hiring freelancers to take on some of the deliverables in a speedy, contracted fashion. This has inspired many full-time professionals to bargain for the ability to work remotely or have a varied schedule that thrives on flexibility. Argo says this may shift in 2019, predicting the pendulum could swing away from work-from-wherever and back to an in-office mandate.

“I see this as a reaction to policies that have gotten too frayed and taken advantage of, resulting in unquantifiable work hours and a breakdown in cohesive team dynamics,” she continues.

However, she notes it won’t solve the issues employers might attribute to remote working since the heart of the issue is not having a clear and defined company culture. Within time, they could again be open to talented professionals who prefer to be productive outside of a corporate setting. How come? They’ll realize what matters most.

“Although geographically disparate, this trend speaks to the emerging employee pool in industries where employers see skill as the most valuable asset, not a person’s physical presence,” she explains. “Great communities and relationships can be built via video conference, and those companies that understand how to make room for remote workers will continue to attract those that are highly skilled, think organically and oftentimes outside the box and who desire new experiences.”

A surge in mentoring programs

And not merely volunteer ones outside of the office, but corporate programs that are a top priority in developing culture, according to Kohl. He notes a study conducted in 2017 by the Association for Talent Development found 71 percent of Fortune 500 companies already have this in place.

Whether this is a pairing, a monthly event or a course that new employees take, there is a priceless value on mentoring, especially since it has aided so many people in the advancement of their career. In fact, the same study found 75 percent of executives credit mentors with helping them to arrive at their success and tenure.

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A renewed approach to wellness

Though wellness has been a hot topic in the workplace for years, Gough says companies will be hyper-aware of their employees well being than ever before in 2019. Not only does this mean implementing a health-focused culture that supports productivity, but modeling the open-floor plan to be more conducive to the need for quiet.

“Next year, we’ll see more of emphasis on mental wellbeing as correctives for noisy and privacy-lacking open plan offices, and biophilia is incorporated into spaces to restore, relax and revive workers,” she explains. “Incorporating greenery seems obvious, but increased awareness of biophilic design’s positive impact on wellbeing is framing these new workspace needs.”

She also adds that more subtle tactile and visual cues will also be used to trigger our brains into perceiving a sense of nature through natural-mimicking lighting, sounds, and air quality, for a reassuring essential connection.


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The original write up by Lindsay Tigar published on the Ladders can be found here.

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5 smartest things to do when starting your own company

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We all have dreamt of or at least fantasized how would it be to be our own boss, create a big company out of our idea and run a thriving business. Startup’s today have lost the struggling image but are in fact associated with a glamorous rebellion, breaking the norm and taking the world by a storm. And while all that does happen, the grim reality is that only 4% of startup’s make it to their second year! So to help you fulfill your start-up dream, you need a strong plan to keep in mind that will help you realize your dream and actually make you a successful organization. In this article, experienced entrepreneur Nicole Rollender shares with us the 5 things she did that helped her startup and sustain her business.

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I used to tell anybody who’d listen that I’d never work for myself. I loved the comfort of having a boss and working for a company. For almost 15 years, since I graduated with my master’s degree in creative writing, I’d always worked for publishing companies.

All that changed a year ago, when my position of 11 years was eliminated. Everyone told me I’d find a new job right away, since I had so much experience as a magazine editor-in-chief and head of multiple departments. That couldn’t have been further from the truth. I applied for hundreds of jobs and didn’t receive one job offer.

 When I was employed and someone would ask what I’d do if I was no longer at my current job, I would say tongue-in-cheek that I’d launch my own company. But in January, after yet another 9-to-5 job interview, I decided I was ready to take a leap of faith, and I launched my own writing services business.

Here are five smart things I did when I started my company.

1. I hired business coaches

I had tons of experience as an executive in a company and knew my way around running a department. However, I knew that I didn’t know how to run a creative services business.

My coaches first helped me grow the right boss mindset. For example, many freelance writers like myself underestimate the money they can make with their skill sets, so they undercharge. They often work 50 hours a week, barely making ends meet.

Mindset work helps you know exactly what you offer and its value, so you can clearly communicate that on sales calls. Getting really clear on my market value helped me find the right clients and type of work to match my expertise. I work way less than 40 hours a week.

It’s always good to work with coaches who are several steps ahead of you. My coaches had run several six-figure writing services businesses, so I got lots of spot-on tips to scale fast.

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2. I’m always marketing

This was a hard lesson for me, but it’s a fact: As a business owner, you can never stop marketing. At a certain point, I had a lot of writing work, so I said, “I don’t have time to take on new clients, so I can stop marketing.” Then, the bottom dropped out.

In the same week, two contracts canceled, both for reasons within the client companies that were beyond my control. It took me almost two months to find four new clients — and that was with pitching several hours every day. (Cold pitching via email and LinkedIn works best for my business.)

One coach wisely said I should always be prospecting, because relationships can take months to convert to paying clients. One of my biggest clients, in fact, took six months to sign on the dotted line. While you may not have to prospect every day, market your firm at least several hours a week.

3. I partnered with the right accountant

When I first set up my LLC, I hired a budget-friendly virtual accountant I found online. Unfortunately, that firm recommended and set up the incorrect business structure for my personal situation, which caused me to overpay on taxes on multiple fronts.

Luckily, a fellow business owner who’d been in a similar situation told me to shop around for the right accountant. (Whether or not the firm is local to you, it should understand small businesses and your state’s particular forms and regulations.)

I visited several local accountants and found one I felt was the right match for me. That accountant set up my new business structure, helped me get all the paperwork in order for my state, and even refiled my 2017 taxes so that I’d get back some of the money I overpaid.

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4. I hired virtual assistants

When I first started my business, I did it all: marketing, selling, invoicing and producing all of the creative content. It became overwhelming.

If you’re used to working in a company with colleagues or a staff, suddenly wearing 15 hats can be daunting. My business coach suggested hiring virtual assistants, who are business owners offering contract administrative services. For a solopreneur like myself, this was amazing news: I couldn’t wait to say goodbye to the days of starting working at 5 a.m. and working on and off till midnight.

Now I have two assistants. One handles my bookkeeping and accounts payable and receivable. My other assistant helps me with all sorts of nuts and bolts activities for my clients. For example, she posts blogs I’ve written with images on our clients’ sites, or she’ll schedule their social media posts via Hootsuite.

5. I live by my Google calendar

As my workload increased, my handwritten to-do lists just didn’t cut it. Now, every Friday, I email one of my assistants a list of my work tasks due the next week, along with plenty of white space so I can fit in personal stuff, like scheduling doctors’ appointments, going to the gym, or even getting a massage. I also use the Pomodoro Technique (which one of my coaches suggested). I set a timer for 25 minutes and focus on a single task during that time (no checking email or a client’s social media). The longer I’ve done this, the easier it’s become for me to draft a client blog or another writing exercise that used to take much longer.

Now, I get up every day feeling like a real boss, and loving the business I run.


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The original write up by Nicole Rollender published on Ladder can be found here.

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Top 5 Industrial Design Jobs for this week

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As a part of our careers-related columns, these are our top five picks of the best industrial design opportunities on Yanko Design’s recruitment platform YD Job Board. This week’s selection ranges from the revolutionary and award-winning designs, pioneer industrial design company to innovative office supply creators and more!

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01 Boa Fit System

Senior Industrial Designer at Boa Technology

Boa Technology Inc., creators of the revolutionary, award-winning Boa Fit System, delivers closure and adjustment solutions purpose-built for performance. Featured in products across the golf, athletic, outdoor, snow sports, cycling, utility, and medical categories, the patented Boa Fit System consists of three integral parts: a micro-adjustable dial, super-strong lightweight laces, and low friction lace guides. Each unique configuration is engineered to optimize fit and provide precision, adaptability, and control, and The Boa Fit System dials and laces are backed by The Boa Guarantee.

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02 U Brands

Industrial Designer at U Brands, LLC

We are a company of designer, innovators, and trendsetters — a team of individuals who have a great respect for the process. We are passionate about providing unique, well-designed products that will leave you feeling inspired. We are a fast growing fast paced company looking for an agile individual that will help contribute to our growing success. You’ll have an opportunity to work alongside industry leaders and learn from their experience and expertise. You’ll have the opportunity to master new skills, sharpen your current skills and maximize your creative potential.

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Senior 3D Generalist and more at Teague

Founded in 1926, Teague is one of the most established and respected design firms in the world. The Senior 3D Generalist is responsible for coming up with strong design solutions and then creating flawless and engaging photoreal 3D imagery to effectively convey them to clients. The right candidate will demonstrate a strong base of knowledge in 3D Computer Generated Image Creation. Tasks will range from completing everything on an animation project to working on specific tasks within a larger body of work. In addition, this role interacts directly with the client and internal teams to propose and pitch ideas and be prepared to explain how emerging content delivery platforms can benefit them.

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04 Home Essential

Packaging Designer at Home Essentials

Home Essentials is the global resource for trend-forward housewares, home décor, and lifestyle product. Our company is looking for a full-time creative and talented packaging designer who will work with a small team to develop various kinds of packaging – such as gift boxes, bellybands, hangtags, sticker labels, and more – for a variety of inspiring and stylish items and collections.Ability to work independently and efficiently. The designer will be able to multitask and will be expected to add his or her own artistic and technical perspective to each project. She/he must have knowledge in technical packaging development, as well as an engaging and flexible creative style, in order to execute a finished product.

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05 Core Home

Junior Industrial Designer at Core Home

Core Home is one of the fastest growing companies in the housewares industry. Presenting food prep, serving, storage, and hydration options with an eye for fashion and function. The team, in short, is a bunch of creative-type, product loving people with too much passion and not enough time. If this excites you, please send your resume ASAP! As we continue to grow we are looking for a Junior Industrial Designer to focus on new development, utilizing both industrial and graphic design on a daily basis. You will be working directly with our established team of talented designers and product development specialists, gaining a ton of experience while seeing projects through from start to finish at this fast-paced, hardworking company in the heart of NYC.

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