Senior Industrial Designer at Layer

The Opportunity

Layer, an experience driven design agency is seeking a Senior Industrial Designer with 5-8 years of industry experience to join their growing London studio.

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, Samsung, Braun, BMW, Fritz Hansen, and Herman Miller – to create products that will help define the way we live, work and communicate in the future, from smart wearables and furniture systems, to the next generation of media and communication devices.

Our experience driven approach to projects requires a diverse range of skills, the successful applicant(s) will be a proactive person with a positive attitude to become an integral team member.

Fluency in English is a prerequisite – other languages beneficial.

We are not looking for architects or interior designers at this time.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  •   A creative leader, always on the pulse of what is happening and sharing inspiring and thoughtful references to provide strategic direction to leadership team
  • Ability to own projects, client relationships, accounts, and fiscal responsibilities, while also driving sales
  • Strong organization, team management and client facing skills
  • Project management tasks including project scoping, leading multi-disciplinary teams, and managing timelines
  • Strategic thinker and able to work across a number of sectors
  • Concept generation; Good sketching and communication abilities
  • Design development; 2D (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Design development ; 3D (3D modeling and rendering)
  • Design for production; a technical leader in how products are made with working knowledge of production processes and materials
  • Exceptional industry and historic knowledge of design
  • The candidate should be efficient with their time and be prepared to join an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Contribute to a culture of collaboration, share skills across teams and work well as part of a diverse team
  • Present remotely and in-person to clients in an inspiring, energized manner with occasional travel

 

Required software:

Photoshop

Illustrator

InDesign

Keyshot

SolidWorks

Additional software:

3D Studio Max

Rhino

 

Application Process:

If any of the following are not included, unfortunately your application will not be considered.

  • Email a cover letter, cv and portfolio to Elliott Koehler at [email protected]
  • Please write ‘Industrial Design – Senior’ in your subject for the email and address the email to Elliott Koehler
  • 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.

Location

London, UK

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