ISD RUBIKA INDIA - Senior Product Design Trainer (Advanced) at ISD RUBIKA INDIA

The Opportunity

Job Description
ISD RUBIKA - International School of Design (www.dskisd.com) has opening for 1 full time position for a Senior Product Design Trainer, starting on Sept.14. We are seeking an excellent product designer with demonstrated records of accomplishments.

The candidate must be a professional Product Designer with at least 5 years industry experience and must be able to teach in English.
Your mission is to support the Head of Product Design Department with a focus on the 2nd cycle (Advanced) students :

  • Provide guidance on the projects (prospective research & real projects with local and international companies ). So far, we have managed real projects with Philips, Giant, Adidas, Oxylane Group, Teague, Danone, Astrostudios, Dell, Electrolux, Whirlpool, Artefactgroup, Legrand, JVCKenwood, Harman International, Titan Company, Johnson Control, DesignIt, Haworth, GE Healthcare, Samsung, Puma, DCA Design, Tupperware, Samsonite and more!
  • Prepare and give courses across the Product Design process, from analysis, through creativity to definition.
  • Guide the students in their individual projects, in participating to design competition and awards, in building their portfolio and finding internships
  • Work actively with the Head of Product Design Studies and the other trainers to develop the school curriculum.
  • Participate in the student’s evaluation and juries
  • Contribution to the school’s communication activities through preparation and participation in various promotional events (conferences, shows, student fairs etc.)

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Candidates must have a clear understanding and working knowledge of Product/Service Design & project management.
  • While years of experience are a definite plus, positive creative energy and capacity to engage people with great ideas is a must.
  • This is a rare opportunity to join a creatively driven team on a very exciting academic project.

Qualification requirements
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field required.

Experience requirements

  • Proven industry experience (5/8 years minimum) in the Product/Service Design Industry .
  • Evidence of projects from concept through to production with products in the market place.
  • Having already given lectures/classes/workshops is an asset. > International experience is also an asset.

Competence requirements

  • Strong understanding of the Design Process and Methodology : Analysis, Creativity, and Definition.
  • Proficient ideation and visualization techniques : Hand sketching and rendering, as well as use of industry standard Software and Hardware : Adobe Creative Suite, (Cintiq or Wacom tablet use is an asset).
  • Knowledge and experience of Creativity techniques/tools is a big asset ( Brainstorming / Mapping / Storyboarding / ...). > Knowledge and experience of 3D CAD, Workshop, Prototyping/Mock Ups would be a plus. > Good knowledge of the Office suite.
  • Thorough and forward thinking understanding of the Product/Service Design Industry, insights, new technologies, future market trends and scenarios.
  • Good communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • A strong interest in translating your knowledge and experience to an eager, small, focused group of students.
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail is a must given the demands of an academic environment. Must have a team player attitude.
  • Demonstrate a proactive positive and professional attitude with the ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Your English is fluent (all lectures are given in English) and you can adapt easily.

Your benefits
We offer an attractive package

How to apply
Qualified candidates should submit the following information to Benjamin Delaoutre

  • a cover letter
  • synthetic curriculum (PDF format)
  • portfolio (PDF format) & demo reel

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Location

Pune, India

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