Senior Industrial Product Designer at
Design2Gather

The Opportunity

The opportunity 

Design2Gather is an industrial product design studio in China and The Netherlands. Our main expertise is in kitchenware: cookware, drinkware, electronic kitchen appliances.

We are looking for a senior industrial designer with a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience who is able to execute market- and user researches and create innovative design solutions. If you are interested to join our creative team in Shanghai, please read further!

Key tasks include (but are not limited to)

 • Participate in the full end-to-end product development from research and early ideation, to product refinement, development and launch

 • Lead and execute market and user research to define clear project opportunities

 • Create ideas and concepts based on the research insights

 • Make client presentations of the created work (by you and other team members)

 • Work out detailed concepts defining technical solutions, color, finish and materials

 • Support the development process by preparing 3D files which can be prototyped to test the essential features of the product

 • Communicate all details of the product with the engineers who will prepare the designs for mass production

 • Work alongside other designers (currently 2)to deliver high-end work aligned with the studio’s DNA

Skills and attributes (required)

 • Bachelor or masters degree in Industrial design, product design, or a similar educational background

 • Strong portfolio demonstrating your approach, ideation and execution, not just the end result

 • Self-motivated and excellent management of time and goals

 • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

 • Be strategic and hands on

 • Experience in market research and user studies

 • Ability to lead clients and project towards a well defined goal

 • Excellent 2D and 3D visualization skills

 • High proficiency in 3D CAD and rendering software

 • Strong affinity with color, material, finish and form

 • Great communication skills to present the work to clients

 • Strong English communication skills

Skills and attributes (beneficial)

 • Experience in embodiment design (you can identify yourself with this value if you are a prototype geek who makes 30 prototypes a day to get the correct fit of 2 parts right) 

 • Enjoys having some Friday-afternoon-drinks with us! 

What is in it for you 

 • A dynamic working environment in one of the biggest and most vibrant cities in the world, Shanghai.

 • Lots of freedom and a big responsibility due to direct contact with clients (retailers and manufacturers) all around the world

 • Involvement in strategic decision for the development of the company

 • The opportunity to gain international design awards and the possibility to see your designs in production at a worldwide scale

 • Deep involvement in different areas related to product design for a successful market launch

Due to the COVID situation the administrative work for your visa will take around 2-3 months. Therefore we will offer you a temporary workspace in our office in Eindhoven at the start of the job.

Location

Shanghai, China google maps

Email subject: "leManoosh - Senior Industrial Product Designer"

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