Senior Industrial Designer at
Design Partners

The Opportunity

Design Partners is a product design and innovation agency located in the garden of Ireland, just south of Dublin city.

Everyone at Design Partners shares the same goal, to elevate human potential. We collaborate with ambitious brands to create future product experiences that enable people to achieve incredible things. Meaningful products that add enjoyment to everyday life. Making complex tasks simple. Empowering people to be better tomorrow than today.

How? We uncover meaningful insights to inspire business & innovation strategy.

We are natural-born problem solvers, dedicated to bringing ideas to life. A connected team of researchers, designers & engineers, all under one roof innovating with momentum.

Teamwork delivers the best thinking and our clients enjoy that spirit of partnership.

Be part of our growing team.

Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced and talented Senior Industrial Designer to join our fantastic team of researchers, designers, engineers and experience modellers to create future products for some of the world’s most exciting consumer, professional and healthcare brands. Healthcare Design is a strategic growth area for Design Partners, therefore suitable applicants will be passionate about design and usability solutions that transform patient care. You will lead clients with inspiring and ambitious design concepts and sweat the detail as we bring the vision to life.

You will:

  • Participate in research and mine for insight to inspire solutions
  • Build compelling stories that will project the brand and captivate its audience
  • Think strategically and guide our clients with compelling solutions
  • Create outstanding product concepts across a broad spectrum of industries
  • Possess a strong aesthetic sensibility and a great eye for detail
  • Design holistic user experiences
  • Have a sustainability mindset when developing new concept ideas
  • Continually hone your creative, technical and communication skills
  • Confidently move between craft and digital tools to optimise creative workflow
  • Collaborate with an open mind with colleagues and clients
  • Lead with creativity and act with urgency
  • Drive to design at the highest level for our clients and their customers

We offer you the opportunity to work and grow in a dynamic and supportive team environment. We are ambitious and future focussed, with a strong sense of what is practical. We create meaningful visions for the next wave of product experience and dig deep to make it real. You will be guided to continually imbue these qualities in your designs. You will be encouraged and expected to realise your professional potential and strive for ever better.

With full R&D facilities and a highly trained team you will have the equipment, encouragement and expertise to fully develop your concepts from hand crafted models through to fully working prototypes. Our work environment is second to none - a fully equipped 1,000 sq m. combined studio and workshops designed to maximise experimentation, creativity and fast progress.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial design
  • Minimum 6 years professional experience (ideally in consultancy but not essential)
  • Exceptional portfolio showing all levels of product and user experience design process
  • Fluent and confident with hand sketching and craft modelling
  • Exceptional aesthetic sensibility
  • Thorough understanding of three-dimensional design and skilled with Rhino/Solid Works and Keyshot.
  • Experienced at interpreting research material with a strategic mindset
  • Experienced at tuning in to brand values and crafting compelling stories
  • Experienced leading projects and collaborating with an interdisciplinary team
  • Experience working with healthcare brands is a positive but not essential
  • Empathetic to user needs, motivations and behaviours
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with a strong ability to articulate and convince others of your ideas and strategies
  • Solid understanding of engineering and manufacturing requirements

Application:

If you’re interested & qualified, please click Apply and upload the following:

CV & Portfolio of your work - PDF format

This is not a remote role. 

Location

Dublin, Ireland google maps

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