Procter & Gamble - Industrial Designer at Procter & Gamble

The Opportunity

Four Billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around
the world, making life a little better each day! P&G is committed to
 ensuring a better quality of life now and for generations to come. Joining the
 Research & Development Industrial Design (RD/ID) Team is a unique
 experience for any designer. You will have the opportunity to work for a
company that invests in the employee's personal and professional development,
 participate in meaningful projects that impact the business, global brands and
 billions of people’s lives.

The Research & Development Industrial Designer will contribute across
 a number of programs, from early stage Front End Innovation (FEI) through
 design conceptualization all the way to production. The Industrial Designer 
role requires a motivated independent thinker that can inspire, generate and
 bring to life new ideas with their cross-functional partners. As a key member 
of this team, you will be expected to find meaningful ways to integrate design 
processes and thinking into Front End Innovation programs.

With a focus on design innovation, the Industrial Designer will
translate deep consumer understanding into robust and meaningful design
 solutions that meet key business objectives. The role requires superior
 visualization skills, the ability to rapidly prototype design ideas for use in
consumer testing as well as developing production ready designs that can be
handed off to an internal or external engineering team.

Qualifications
• BA or MA in
 Industrial Design or strongly related field with experience in Industrial
 Design and a portfolio that demonstrates design expertise
• Experience with 
hand-held products or devices are a plus.
• 0-7 years
 of relevant design experience, preferably 2-5 years of experience.
• Strong core
 design skills in sketching, ideation, 2D/3D rendering, form and surface
 development are required. Also, a good working knowledge of ergonomics and
 materials and processes are an added plus. Candidates should show
 exceptional communication and visualization skills that bridge across 
functions to inspire design solutions and bring programs to fruition.
 Candidate must be able to work with an understanding of technical considerations
 and bring sensitivity to form development as well as color, materials and
 finishes
• Candidate should show ability to drive great design balancing
consumer needs within technical constraints and manufacturing processes.
• Passion for
 the integration of design with technology with a desire to experiment and 
explore new ideas.  The candidate must be able to connect consumer
 insights, technology, socio-cultural and market trends in meaningful ways 
to uniquely solve design challenges.
• Ability to
 successfully work within multi-functional teams to deliver robust and
 feasible designs. Must have strong verbal and written communication
 skills and be highly collaborative in order to influence and enroll 
multiple functions (i.e. Marketing, Mechanical Design, Materials, and
Process & Engineering) to deliver great design solutions.
• Ability to identify
 and leverage trends to drive meaningful and relevant design solutions, establish
 solid and creative problem definition, review of historical learning, develop 
new and novel approaches as well as contributing to consumer research
 plans.
• Strong
 working knowledge of relevant CAD systems (e.g. Alias, Rhino, Solid Works,
or Freeform) or rendering software (e.g. KeyShot, Bunkspeed Shot or Move) 
is a must. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office is
 required. Though not required, experience with animation tools (Flash,
 Premiere, Maya, etc.) is an added bonus to fulfilling the role.
• Knowledge or
experience of injection molding, blow molding and high-speed assembly 
techniques is a plus.

Full-time position based in Brussels,
 Belgium. Availability to relocate from abroad is necessary to apply.
Please be sure to attach a portfolio of your work samples.

Location

Brussel, Belgium

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