LAYER, an experience driven design agency is seeking Mid to Senior level Industrial Designers to join their growing London studio. Mid level designers will need 3-5 years experience (after internships) and Senior level designers will need 5-8 years of industry experience.
LAYER delivers experience-driven design for both the physical and digital worlds. Led by Benjamin Hubert and a growing creative team, LAYER is partnering with forward-thinking brands – including Nike, B&O, Samsung, Braun and Vitra – to create products that will help define the way we live, work and communicate in the future, from smart devices and furniture systems, to the next generation of media and communication tools.
Our experience-driven approach to projects requires a diverse range of skills. This particular role should have keen knowledge and experience of strategic design research and also be well versed in industrial design skills. The successful applicant(s) will be proactive with a positive attitude and desire to become an integral team member.
Fluency in English is a prerequisite – other languages are beneficial.
Please note, we are not looking for architects or interior designers at this time.
Duties and responsibilities:
Creative leader, always on the pulse of what is happening. You will enjoy sharing inspiring and thoughtful references to provide strategic direction to leadership team
Strategic thinker and able to work across a number of different sectors
Strategic direction – gathering feedback from product testing, brand immersion and interpretation, forecasting market trends, competitor benchmarking, and observation of consumer behaviours to define relevant and inspiring insights to drive projects forward
Ability to own projects, client relationships, accounts, and fiscal responsibilities, while also driving business growth
Concept generation – good sketching and communication abilities
Design development 3D modelling and rendering
Storytelling – able to construct an inspiring narrative to present to clients, outlining user experience, uniqueness and tying insights to final designs
Design for production – a technical leader in how products are made with working knowledge of production processes and materials
Efficient with time and prepared to join an extremely fast-paced environment
Willing to contribute to a culture of collaboration, share skills across teams and work well as part of a diverse and energetic team
If any of the following are not included, your application will not be considered.
Please write ‘Industrial Designer – Mid’ or ‘Industrial Designer – Senior’ in your subject for the email and address the email to Dan Salisbury.
All attachments must be in PDF format and in total under 5MB.
Due to the volume of applications, we can only reply to successful candidates – please do not follow up your application by email or phone; rest assured we review all portfolios received and will contact all applicants that fit our needs.
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Layer is a strategic industrial design agency. Led by Benjamin Hubert and a growing creative team we deliver award-winning and market leading experiences across strategy, industrial design and UX/UI....