Stanley Black & Decker are looking for a highly motivated Industrial Designer to join our UK design centre and be an integral part of our Global Industrial Design Team. Gaining a vast amount of experience whilst working on a broad variety of innovative, user focused products from professional, trade to consumer power tools, garden power equipment and home products.
Being part of our Global Industrial Design community that provides end user insights, innovation, industrial design, final surfacing, digital visualization and prototyping support for our many global brands and their markets.
A creative thinker, and communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and a track record of working in a multidisciplinary team.
Basic understanding of manufacturing processes.
Passion for design aesthetics with a strong understanding of design principles and a sense for brand building aesthetics.
Ability to quickly conceptualize ideas, exceptional sketching and visualizing skills.
Excellent creative problem solving.
Capable of multi-tasking and time management skills.
Develop innovative product concepts that evolve our design language in collaboration with our in-house development teams.
Motivated to generate new exciting ideas, and is objective and responsive to development team feedback.
Explore ergonomic solutions utilising our in-house rapid prototyping facilities to evaluate, enhance and further validate solutions.
Ability to embrace design from the user’s perspective, creatively looking at ways to improve a solution, and how it better solves a user need.
Exceptional sketching and visualization skills. (Experience using a Wacom Cintiq a plus).
3D solid and surface modelling skills. (SolidWorks, ProE, with Catia being a major asset.)
Fluent with Adobe Creative Suite applications (Photoshop, Illustrator) and rendering packages
Strong communication skills and be able to convey information both verbally and via email to a Global audience.
The successful candidate should also demonstrate the ability to work as part of a close team, alongside colleagues in UK, USA, and our Global R&D sites.
Experience in construction of colour portfolios with explorations in CMF would be an advantage.
Education And Training
The candidate should be qualified to bachelor’s degree level in product / industrial design.
2+ years of progressive experience in the product design sector.
Opportunities existing to spend time in our 4 global design studios working alongside colleagues supporting our global brands.