Zume is looking for a seasoned, process-driven Industrial Designer who loves and obsesses over creating amazing experiences for our customers, partners, and employees. As a member of the Zume Team, you will play an essential role as a member of a team that leads the industry in insightful and creative designs.
Quickly iterate on multiple interactive physical and digital design solutions and work through details
Develop high level and/or detailed storyboards, renderings, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
Take designs from the sketch phase to concept modeling in the appropriate software, and through to finished customer-facing solution
Participate in cross-functional strategy, timing, and process discussions
Take an active, hands-on role to ensure that all designs challenges are addressed fully
Help to define the long term vision and roadmap of the physical products design
Actively manage and collaborate with internal and external customers for a complete design solution
Lead user research to understand the needs, challenges, and pain points
Work across varying products with a propensity to learn quickly and immerse yourself in new customer journeys and experiences
Partner with other teams to understand requirements/specifications to drive the best work
Help to build an organization that is diverse and inclusive, and where each person represents our company values
Turning sales concepts and customer requirements into functional designs
Translate customer requirements into design files that can be actioned by Zume’s engineer and production team
Drive design creativity and innovation for molded fiber solutions
Design Research - research consumer markets, brands, and categories; generating ideas and concepts for the customer, Sales, Design and Engineering teams
Bachelor’s Degree in Design, or similar
3+ years of experience in Industrial Design
Solidworks fluency: 2+ Years Experience creating parts, assemblies, drawings, and revisions to each. Document control via PDM a plus. Online examples/portfolio are required in submission.
Keyshot fluency: 2+ Years Experience creating renderings, experimenting with material file properties, lighting, environment, etc. Online examples/portfolio required in submission.
Structural packaging design experience is a plus
Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills that will allow you to defend complex design ideas
Comfortable with communicating and interacting effectively at all levels within the organization, including senior management, customers, partners and suppliers
A passion for the creative process in a willingness to both offer and accept critique
Enthusiastic team player with collaborative spirit
Prior experience working with food design and or packaging a plus
A portfolio showcasing recent work.
Sponsorship: Not available for this position.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 15, 2021 ZUME IS MAKING THE COVID-19 VACCINE A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Zume provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.