Lead Industrial Designer at Native Design

The Opportunity

Native Design is an integrated design consultancy working with some of the world's most recognisable companies who innovate within and disrupt their respective markets. We’re in the business of making. At Native we are an eclectic mix of scientists, engineers, biochemists, artists, designers, electronics experts, experience builders, taste-makers, iconoclasts, and craftspeople. We invent category defining experiences, products and services for the world’s most interesting brands.

Purpose of Role

As Lead Designer at Native you will be responsible for leading the creation, development, refinement, and documentation of innovative and compelling industrial design solutions that are inline with the design objectives and goals of Native, while understanding and achieving the needs of the client on each specific project.

You will become involved in all stages of a project, including research, concept development and preparation of client presentations

Responsibilities

Main responsibilities will include supporting the business in all aspects of Industrial Design. Key tasks include but are not limited to:

Taking a lead role in projects, from concept to execution and implementation, providing creative and technical leadership and direction for the project team.
Developing a thorough understanding of the technical constraints of each project and successfully applying new technologies/solutions to innovate within these constraints.
Translate client requests and business requirements into specification and tangible changes, while balancing the needs of the end-user.
Develop modeling and visualizing skills within Native
Develop and mentor junior colleagues
Always ensure that deadlines and requested deliverables are met to the highest level of quality, both for internal reviews and external presentations
Always liaise with clients, suppliers and colleagues in a professional and mature manner
Work result-oriented, always ensure the highest level of execution is delivered to the client and that work in progress can be shared at any time of the project
Pro-actively push the level of quality in both thinking and execution, constantly come up with new ideas and ways of solving problems, even if project briefs are similar
Ensure that team members working with you are utilized according to their skills and to their maximum potential

Location

San Francisco, CA, USA

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