Industrial Designer at
Zume

The Opportunity

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.

Essential Functions

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design, or similar
  • 3+ years of experience in Industrial Design
  • Required:
    • 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.

Additional Information

Sponsorship: Not available for this position.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 15, 2021 ZUME IS MAKING THE COVID-19 VACCINE A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

Other Duties

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.

Location

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