Senior Industrial Designer at fuseproject

The Opportunity

There is an opportunity at fuseproject for a senior industrial packaging designer to join its office in San Francisco, USA.

We are seeking a senior industrial designer, with an emphasis on structural packaging. Ideal candidates will have an outstanding packaging portfolio and experience building and guiding a team of designers.

We are hiring to support a long-term partnership with a fortune 500 client who is transforming their ecosystem of products and reshaping their entire category with fuseproject. The overall program has a multi-year trajectory and spans across all studio disciplines.

Duties/responsibilities:

  • defining and leading the activities required to generate a clear, compelling, and actionable design point of view for the packaging team
  • primary content creator responsible for all design deliverables on the project
    collaborating with program managers and design leads to define and refine scope, brief and approach to the project
  • strong hands-on skill as well as solid ability to collaborate with brand and strategy teams to ensure 2D and 3D is aligned
  • strong client relation skills a must, ability to interact independently with the client to further fuseproject’s design point of view and to support the continuity of design vision throughout the production process
    mentoring level 1 and 2 industrial designers and interns
  • ongoing and day-to-day involvement with the client’s engineering, science/R&D, operations and manufacturing teams
  • international travel required

Required skills/experience:

  • five-eight years of relevant experience in industrial/packaging design, packaging development, production process, consulting agency, in-house experience or equivalent
  • deep knowledge of packaging materials, sustainable materials, packaging production processes
    deep understanding of quality control and other techniques for manufacturing
    familiarity with fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and consumer packaged goods (CPG)/products/manufacturing
  • willingness to take direction and learn from others
  • passionate thinker about consumer behaviour
  • multilingual skills are welcome
  • sensitivity to international consumers and markets
  • strong sketching skills, model making, Adobe Creative Suite, CAD (Rhino, Alias, or Solidworks), Keyshot, ArtiosCAD a plus
  • bachelors degree in industrial/product design

Location

San Francisco, CA, USA google maps

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