YD JOB ALERT: NewDealDesign is looking for an Industrial Designer to join their team!

NewDealDesign, founded and headed by Gadi Amit, has always been on our watchlist for creating some of the most game-changing products for practically household companies. NewDealDesign helped design the first Lytro camera, a large part of Fitbit’s product catalog, and even created the blueprint for Google’s modular Project Ara phone! The company, for long, has had an obsession with the intersection between design and technology, and has shaped how we perceive these new, revolutionary technologies by literally designing around them, to make them beautiful, useful, and human-centric. NewDealDesign is looking for a passionate design-loving, tech-loving Industrial Designer to join their team in San Francisco, California.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are NewDealDesign, an award-winning technology design firm and the 2013 National Design Award honoree. With over 100 awards under our belt, we work on the coolest projects in tech, from advance concept assignments with industry giants to the latest creations for hot start-ups. We team industrial, graphic and interaction designers with strategists and engineers to create delightful objects and experiences. Come and join us!

NewDealDesign is looking for a passionate and talented Industrial Designer to join our downtown San Francisco office. This is an outstanding hands-on opportunity to contribute and grow with a leading design firm.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Contribute a creatively adventurous outlook to bring bold, new ideas to the table.

• Deliver a sophisticated aesthetic approach that balances an understanding of user experience and an awareness of emerging trends.

• Convey a personal commitment to hard work and effective time management.

• Collaborate proactively within multi-disciplinary teams to generate innovative solutions appropriate to the project needs.

• Support project communications with proficiency in presentation techniques and a strong attention to detail.

• Create form studies and prototypes with confidence in working with your hands.

• Build 3D CAD models to support form development, design detailing, and prototyping.

• Understand the value of color, materials, and finishes as it applies to product design.

REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design or equivalent.

• Must have 1-3 years of recent and very relevant industrial design experience.

• Competency in relevant digital tools – Adobe CC, 3D CAD, rendering software.

• Excellent hand sketching and form development skills.

• Great problem solving and communication skills.

• International candidates must have a valid United States permanent resident visa.

• Must have a portfolio that showcases a thoughtful creative process (sketches and models).

LOCATION

San Francisco (California), USA.

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YD JOB ALERT: Grab an Industrial Design Internship at Google’s Hardware team

Google Pixel, Google Home, Pixel Buds, Chromebook, Pixel Slate, Daydream VR, Nest, Waymo… these are just a few of the tangible products that come from the Alphabet company, Google’s parent. A lot of them tie in Google’s services, and make use of skilled industrial designers who capture the company’s fun-yet-superior avatar and signature usability and bring them to the product domain. Google’s Pixel is remarkable to look at, the Google Home device’s fabric clad makes it a wonderful piece of decor, and Google’s Chromebooks are increasingly becoming popular in schools. Google’s hardware beautifully complements its software and results in a product that holistically looks at the tangible and intangible to create an experience that’s unique, and innately Google. The company is looking for an Industrial Design Intern to join their Hardware division in Mountain View, California.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Designers at Google contribute creatively to multiple programs at times, while working with other designers and outside collaborators. You are able to present different points of view through visual and verbal skills. In addition to collaborating on design, you have the ability to meet the schedule and company goals and support other design teams, as needed.

Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our Hardware team researches, designs, and develops new technologies and hardware to make our user’s interaction with computing faster, more powerful, and seamless. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, our Hardware team is making people’s lives better through technology.

REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Qualifications
• Currently pursuing a BA/BS in Industrial Design or a related technical field.
• Available to work full-time for the duration of the internship (3 or 6 months).
• Experience with 3D CAD (Alias, Catia, NX, Rhino, Solidworks and/or pro-engineer), concept generation and rendering.
• Original portfolio of work (to be included with your resume, either linked or as a separate attachment).

Preferred Qualifications
• Currently pursuing an MS degree in Industrial Design or a related technical field.
• Available to start on May 28, June 17, or July 8, 2019 and returning to a degree program after the internship ends.
• Experience with one or more of the following: animation, color/material/finish design, model making and/or prototyping; 2D experience via sketching, Illustrator, Photoshop.
• Understanding of global trends, technology and fashion.
• Strong communication/visualization and storytelling skills and techniques.
• Authorization to work in the United States.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Express ideas and concepts through strong visual/verbal communication skills.
• Communicate and present through sketches, prototypes or models, and 2D/3D renderings, with strong attention to detail.
• Contribute to ideation as well as proper implementation of ideas.
• Support multiple projects at very different levels of involvement.

LOCATION

Mountain View (California), USA.

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YD JOB ALERT: Industrial Design Internship opportunity at Logitech!

Audio, Office, Gaming, Consumer Electronics, and Enterprise. These are just a few areas where Logitech has made an incredibly indelible mark. With its headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, and in the heart of the silicon valley, Palo Alto, California, Logitech remains one of the leading peripheral OEM manufacturers in the world, creating spectacular products with great user experiences. From Bluetooth speakers, to keyboards, gaming controllers, remotes, styluses, to even our favorite mouse, Logitech has showed constant innovation in both design and technology. Logitech G (the company’s gaming division) is looking for a passionate and highly collaborative Industrial Designer Intern to join their Design Team in Newark, California.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the design process and having a mark on designing next-generation products and services. Must be comfortable exploring all aspects of the design process — from user research to physical and digital prototyping to telling a project story to the key stakeholders within the team. An appreciation and understanding of gaming is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Role
The Industrial Design Intern is responsible for collaborating with the Logitech G design team primarily focused on Industrial Design projects. Working on a broad range of Gaming product design projects that will be launched to market. Specifically new Gaming headsets, keyboards and future experiences that aim to define the next generation of gaming gear.

Your Contribution
Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide, and just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:
• Help craft future products and experiences for Logitech G
• Work in a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary environment
• Supporting and working alongside industrial designer, CMF designers, Interaction designers and engineers to craft beautiful details while keeping the bigger picture in mind

REQUIREMENTS

Key Qualifications
For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:
• A strong passion for design
• Excellent communication skills
• Willingness to take direction and learn from others
• Optimistic outlook – we are creating the future after all
• Demonstrate a portfolio that shows skills in ideation, concept visualization, form development, CAD, model making and rapid prototyping
• Excellent 2D and 3D skills: fluent in the Adobe Creative Suite and 3D such as Rhino, Alias, SolidWorks, ProE and KeyShot

In Addition, Preferable Skills And Behaviors Include
• Prior experience in consumer electronics
• Highly driven and proactive self-starter – taking on a task without much context and driving it through
• A basic understanding of user-centered design methods and techniques

Education: Currently studying either BA (in Europe) or BS in the US

ADDITIONAL INFO

“All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”

If you require an accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at 510-713- 4866 for assistance

LOCATION

Newark (California), USA.

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YD Job Alert: Apple is looking for talented Industrial Designers!

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Imagine getting to be an industrial designer at Apple! The company has been such an indomitable force over the past decades that it has arguably created, shattered, and evolved industries, technologies, categories, trends, and even boundaries! The one company that everyone looks to for design inspiration, Apple is clearly at the epicenter of consumer design and tech. With an incredibly revolutionary and secretive design team led by Sir Jonathan Ive and Marc Newson, Apple has been able to go from strength to strength, becoming the world’s first company to be valued at a trillion dollars, and also create some incredibly memorable products along the way. Now, you could be a part of that highly coveted and respected team of designers too. Apple is looking for industrial designers to join its team in Cupertino, California.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Apple Industrial Design Group continues its ongoing call for portfolios. We invite curious, passionate, and collaborative industrial designers to apply. We are especially interested in applications from highly motivated, determined problem-solvers with rigorous attention to detail. We are always seeking design talent and will accept work from all levels.

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must have:
• A body of work that has been produced or the understanding of how it can be produced. For students, works in progress are accepted.
• Passion for materials and material exploration.
• A healthy obsession with how things are made and how they work.
• Experience in hands-on prototyping, without relying solely on virtual design tools.
• Deep appreciation for aesthetics.
• Radical creativity.
• Basic 3D software skills.
• Excellent communication skills. English proficiency required.
• Industrial Design Degree required.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please direct a CV and concise PDF portfolio to: idportfolios@apple.com
When sending work, please focus on physical projects. Include prototyping process and sketches.
Omit ethnographic research, user scenarios and marketing material.
At any time, you may also submit your portfolio at apple.com/jobs

LOCATION

Cupertino (California), USA.

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YD JOB ALERT: OXO is looking for a Junior Industrial Designer

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ABOUT OXO

At OXO, we’re on a quest to make the everyday 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—especially if it hasn’t been done before. If you’ve ever thought, “there’s got to be a better way to do this”, you belong here, too. We balance hard work with a thriving office culture; community isn’t just a buzzword at OXO, it’s a way of life. With a guest speaker series covering topics like service robots and crafting hard-to-write letters, group limoncello making, book and bike clubs, volunteering opportunities, luau-themed happy hours, summer outings to theme parks, and an annual ski trip—we like coming to work every day and think you should, too. OXO is part of Helen of Troy, a leading global consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Helen of Troy offer creative solutions for customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Vicks®, Braun®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Hot Tools®, Revlon®, Pert®, and Brut®. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories. Over the past 50 years, Helen of Troy has grown organically as well as through acquisition, seeking out and building world-class brands and outstanding products that elevate people’s lives everywhere, every day.

THE OPPORTUNITY

OXO is hiring a Jr. Industrial Designer who will play a key role in supporting the business in the development of the industrial design through the aesthetics, ergonomics and user experience of the OXO brand.

This highly creative individual should be able to think outside the box while understanding the constraints of design. Applying thoughtful and strategic thinking through the design process while being able to take constructive feedback and work collaboratively.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Design and develop new products through strategic thinking and process.
• Assess user experience associated with ergonomics, user logic and interaction of the product.
• Ideate product aesthetics associated with form, color and design language.
• Identify and problem solve end user needs through rigorous user testing.
• Apply research and insights to design; ensuring functionality, user experience and aesthetics are on brand to OXO’s core philosophy – universal design.
• Define color solutions in a purposeful and strategic manner which aligns with the business goals.
• Design within the constraints of manufacturing and cost.
• Align with engineering through all stages of design development.
• Evaluate and assess marketplace and competition.
• Stay current on trends; color, materials, culture that help drive product design.
• Apply relevant research and insights to design goals.

REQUIREMENTS

• 4-year Industrial Design degree.
• Must have 1-3 years of relevant Industrial design experience designing for manufactured consumer goods.
• Solid Works proficient – Must be able to build complex shapes and forms.
• Keyshot proficient.
• Adobe Photoshop and illustrator proficient.
• Strong sketching skills or ability to communicate design intent effectively and quickly.
• Previous exposure to product manufacturing; plastics and injection molded part design preferable.
• Experience working in the consumer-goods realm preferable.
• Effective project management, collaboration and communication abilities.
• Practical hands-on general workshop skills (hand-tools, power-tools, saws, drill-presses, grinders, etc.).
• Demonstrated hands-on design and new product development experience in a professional product design environment.
• Demonstrates strong understanding of aesthetics, design function, and Human factors.
• Ability to articulate subjective ideas in a meaningful and logical manner.
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with others.

LOCATION

New York (NY), USA.

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YD JOB ALERT: Nike is looking for an Apparel Computational Designer

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Nike, quite literally, needs no introduction. Often recognizable even without the name and with just the iconic tick mark (which is probably considered to be one of the most interesting and valuable branding stories in the entire design industry), Nike is known the world over for its presence and dominance (both commercially and culturally) in the sports-gear and fashion industry. Nike is looking for an Apparel Computational Designer 1 to join its team at their headquarters in Portland, USA.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Department: NXT Digital Innovation

The NXT Digital Innovation team provides a competitive advantage to our creation teams by fueling product innovation and craft. To accomplish this, we leverage the power of modern technologies, skillsets and services. We are seeking an Apparel Computational Designer I who has a strong design portfolio and demonstrated solid experience in computational design software—experience in apparel product design is a benefit. As our AP Computational Designer I, you’ll work with the apparel design team to design products and streamline product design, development and manufacturing, leveraging computational design. You’ll use computational design tools to help design great product. You will have an understanding of computational design best practices. You also are familiar with advanced digital skills such as Maya and ZBrush. In your portfolio of work, you should have clear examples of how you’ve worked on products with complex design requirements. You’ll collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams and participate in the creation of best-in-class product.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Work hands-on to digitally design products leveraging industry standard computational design technologies.
• Learn and take direction from senior computational designers on best practices and apparel design.
• Multi-task and concurrently execute on several products.
• Partner on the product lifecycle process with the Design and Development organizations.
• Participate on multiple interdisciplinary project teams.
• Clearly communicate project status and manage priorities with leadership input.
• Ensure all deliverables are of the highest quality.
• Work in an independent fashion, solve problems, make decisions, and communicate effectively in difficult situations.
• Solid oral and written communication skills.

REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design or Architecture.
• In lieu of degree, 2+ years of work experience in a similar role.
• Several examples of successfully launched products that demonstrate complex product design solutions.
• At least 2+ years experience using 2D and 3D design software
• At least 2+ years experience in computational design or advanced CAD design
• Ability to develop simple and elegant solutions to complex design problems
• Ability to collaborate as part of a multi-disciplinary team
• Must be organized, able to act independently as well as take direction, and able to switch rapidly between different projects in a fast-paced environment
• Can work with grace under pressure
• Intermediate skills with Rhino, Grasshopper and Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop).
• Intermediate skills with Maya, Zbrush, Processing
• Entry-level skills with Python, CLO3D

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

LOCATION

Beaverton (Oregon), United States

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YD JOB ALERT: Garmin is looking for a Senior Industrial Designer

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A pioneer in navigational technology, Garmin (previously known as ProNav) was founded by Gary Burrell and Min Kao in 1989. The company initially specialized in in GPS technology for automotive, aviation, marine, outdoor, and sport activities (and still does), before becoming a major player in the wearable technology domain, launching activity/fitness trackers and smartwatches that rival companies like Fitbit and Apple. Garmin is looking for a Senior Industrial Designer to join their growing Consumer Industrial Design team in Kansas City, where they will continue to build products that follow Garmin’s model of vertical integration, while combining a keen sense of contemporary aesthetic and style with state of the art technologies.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Garmin’s Consumer Industrial Design team continues to grow in Kansas City. We are looking for talented Senior Industrial Designers to create amazing designs for cycling computers, outdoor handhelds, dash cams, marine radars, and much more. As well as a growing range of wearables for wellness, running, outdoor, golf, kids, and scuba diving.

Join a talented and passionate team of over 30 industrial designers who work directly with engineering and leadership to create compelling products for the Automotive, Outdoor, Fitness, and Marine markets. Collaborate with a dedicated team of prototype developers in a fully equipped shop that includes multiple 3D printers and CNC machines. Experience the variety and diversity of projects that would normally be reserved for a design consultancy with the stability and benefits of a corporate environment. Garmin’s process also provides designers the ability to work on a design from initial sketch through refinement, prototyping and into mass-production.

See work examples and follow us on Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/garmin_design/

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Explore a wide variety of compelling design options through sketching and rendering for Garmin’s consumer product markets
• Understand and apply future trends in design, technology, and materials
• Create 3D models using Solidworks for product development and prototyping
• Communicate concepts and ideas through verbal, visual, and written means
• Understand the needs and desires of our customers
• Collaborate with Design, Engineering, Marketing, and Management teams to translate project goals into relevant design solutions
• Work with a team of prototype specialists to create in-house appearance models

REQUIREMENTS

• 6+ years experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, related field, or a minimum of 7 years experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description
• Digital proficiency in the use of tools such as SolidWorks, Keyshot, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and Sketchbook Pro
• Excellent hand sketching skills (Wacom Tablet experience preferred)
• Ability to rapidly explore a wide variety of styling options (forms, colors, finishes, materials, etc.)
• A passion for design, technology, and an active lifestyle
• Courage to explore new ideas
• Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude, and work respectfully with others

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit portfolio and resume to: id@garmin.com

LOCATION

Kansas City (Missouri), USA.

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GE Appliances is looking for an Industrial Design Intern

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GE Appliances (a subsidiary of Haier) is one of the largest appliance brands in the United States, spanning the entire kitchen and home appliance industry. From refrigerators to freezers, cooking products, dishwashers, washers, dryers, air conditioners, water filtration systems, and water heaters, GE Appliances has electrified and modernized life for more than 125 years, relentlessly pursuing innovation, and in doing so, continues to build on its rich legacy of being one of America’s strongest and finest home-appliance makers.

THE OPPORTUNITY

GE Appliance’s Industrial Design Organization is a collaboration of Industrial and Interaction Designers, Consumer Insights Researchers, R&D Engineers, User Experience Research Specialists, and Model Makers. Interns are given the freedom and responsibility to contribute to the design team and experience every phase of the product development cycle through production launch.

A good part of our energetic creativity comes from being located in Louisville, KY. Known for horse racing and bourbon, Louisville is home to a vibrant music scene, unique shops and top-rated restaurants. From local makerspaces like our own GE Appliances FirstBuild, to monthly Creative Mornings and Gallery Hops, we’re sure you don’t know Louisville like you think you do.

ABOUT THE POSITION

GE Appliances is hiring multiple Industrial Design Interns at Appliances Headquarters in Louisville KY.
• 12 Month Duration

• Paid Internship ($14-$21/Hour + the option to choose between full-furnished housing or $675/month taxable housing stipend)

• Relocation expenses reimbursed

• Beginning in late May/early June (flexible start date)

REQUIREMENTS

• CANNOT graduate before or during the internship period.

• Currently enrolled full-time in an accredited School/University in the US.

• Undergraduate or graduate students with a 3.2 GPA or higher

• Outstanding verbal and visual communication skills

• Excellent sketching capabilities

• Strong 2D-3D computer knowledge

• Illustrator

• Photoshop

• Solidworks preferred but not necessary

• Keyshot

HOW TO APPLY

If interested please e-mail your resume and portfolio PDF (6MB max) to:
IDOIntern.Recruitment@geappliances.com with the subject line “Industrial Design Internship (via Yanko Design)” by February 17th, 2019 or visit www.geappliances.com/design-interns

ADDITIONAL INFO

GE Appliances will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

LOCATION

Louisville (Kentucky), USA.

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YD JOB ALERT: 3M is looking for a Senior Industrial Designer

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It’s difficult to imagine life without 3M. The R&D-backed product and service company has practically touched every domain of our life… from the medical field, to the kitchen, and from stationery and office supplies, to industrial goods and chemicals (especially in the transportation field). The company is responsible for small yet significant innovations like Scotch tape, Post-its, and scouring pads, to bigger innovations like 3M’s holistic Car-care program, their production of high-quality vinyl, and even industrial-grade as well as medical-grade equipment, products, and supplies. The company is looking to hire a Senior Industrial Designer to join their Health Care Business Division at the 3M global headquarter in Maplewood, Minnesota.

THE OPPORTUNITY

3M is driving creativity and design as a competitive platform for innovation and brand globally to enhance design-driven solutions for people and the world. We are looking for a Senior Industrial Designer for our Health Care Business Group to enhance the design function at the 3M Design Center, located in Maplewood, MN.

The person hired for the position of Senior Industrial Designer will work with, and at times, lead multiple functions of the Health Care Business Group. They will consistently identify, initiate, plan, and recommend, innovative design solutions that meet business and technical goals. The Senior Industrial Designer will be able to consistently take the lead in advancing and utilizing knowledge of design, product(s), and market information. They will apply the above information along with creative and design thinking skills to provide design leadership and support for the business.

Does your curiosity inspire you to imagine tomorrow’s solutions to today’s problems? Do you ever wonder how collaborative creativity can enrich innovation and make progress possible? Or wonder if design can drive competitive advantage for business, while also having a positive impact on the world? These are just a few of the questions we ask at 3M Design every day. Our diverse, global team not only includes design talent from multiple creative disciplines, but also achievement-oriented professionals who keep the engine going for strong operations to ensure our design organization is world class. We’re looking for creative explorers who are excited to be part of the very inspiring journey of design at an innovation company like 3M driven by curiosity.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government, or military environments to a 3M career.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Senior Industrial Designer primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assumes a design leadership role on individual projects and takes responsibility for the overall development and delivery of design.
• Initiates and establishes good working relationships with multiple functions of the business to support and facilitate the design completion of programs.
• Provides coaching and thought leadership on design process and execution for our business partners.
• Tactically adapts and tailors the design process/approaches to the specific project or business needs.
• Delivers design content as an individual contributor in support of project goals
• Expected to participate in technical or design strategic planning at the business level.
• Independently manages multiple projects.
• Handle design projects of strategic scope and complexity.
• Needs to have strong observational skills, end-user empathy, and the ability to identify insights from various forms of qualitative research.
• Consistently combines creative thinking and industrial design skills with industry trends to provide unique brand experiences.
• Leads application of key corporate initiatives and appropriate tools.
• Performs all duties in support of 3M Health Care Design expectations and responsibilities as well as any agreed upon business unit expectations.
• Candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of non-confidential design work demonstrating design process and/or design solutions.

REQUIREMENTS

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited university in Industrial Design or Product Design
• Minimum of five (5) combined years of working experience in industrial design, product design, and/or product development in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:
• Health care design experience
• Design research experience
• Excellent sketching and 2D/3D design software skills
• Experience in Rhino and/or SolidWorks and Adobe Creative Suite a strong plus
• Strong written, verbal and visual communication skills
• Strong design skills suitable to a corporate environment
• Demonstrated capabilities of estimating time schedules and working towards aggressive deadlines
• Demonstrated flexibility in multiple task assignments while maintaining a high level of accuracy
• Proven capacity to deliver quality design solutions across multiple and varied design challenges

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Travel: Up to 10%
Relocation: Is authorized

LOCATION

Maplewood, MN, USA.

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YD JOB ALERT: Fuseproject is looking for a Senior Industrial Designer

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fuseproject, a studio started by Yves Behar, is looking for a Senior Industrial Designer to join their team in San Francisco, CA. fuseproject has been responsible for the designs behind many winning brands like Jawbone, Sodastream, Tile, WD, Paypal, August Systems, and many more. With their signature approach to design intervention, fuseproject has been one of the most influential design studios the world has ever seen, providing award-winning services that span across innovation, strategy, industrial design, brand design, and even digital design!

THE OPPORTUNITY

fuseproject is currently seeking a Senior Industrial Designer that has an outstanding product portfolio and experience building and guiding a team of designers.

RESPONSIBILITIES

– Defining and leading the activities required to generate a clear, compelling, and actionable design point of view for the project team.

– Primary content creator responsible for all Design deliverables on the project.

– Collaborating with account mangers and design leads to define and refine scope, brief, and approach to the project.

– Interacting independently with the client to further fuseproject’s design point of view and to support the continuity of design vision throughout the production process.

– Mentoring Level I & II Industrial Designers and Interns.

– Working with HR to identify and recruit talent for the team.

– Ongoing and day-to-day involvement with the client’s engineering, science/R&D, operations, and manufacturing teams.

– Collaborating closely with the product portfolio director leading the European fuse team, supporting the strategic design direction of the portfolio in-line with fuse SF creative leadership.

– Ability to communicate effectively with design teams on a daily base.

REQUIREMENTS

– 5-8 years of relevant experience in marketing, product design/development, brand management, strategic product planning, strategy consulting, or equivalent

– Live, breathe, love design

– Experience with major national or international brands a must

– Consulting agency experience a must

– Deep knowledge of materials, plastic and metal production processes

– Deep understanding of quality control and other techniques for manufacturing

– Willingness to take direction and learn from others

– Passionate thinker about consumer behavior

– Multilingual skills are welcome

– Sensitivity to international consumers and markets

– Bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Product Design

ADDITIONAL INFO

This role will be dedicated to one specific client for at least an 18 month period.

LOCATION

San Francisco, USA.

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