Senior Industrial Designer

San Francisco San Francisco
November 20, 2018

We are currently seeking a Senior Industrial Designer that has an outstanding product portfolio and experience building and guiding a team of designers.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Defining and leading the activities required to generate a clear, compelling, and actionable design point of view for the project team.
  • Primary content creator responsible for all Design deliverables on the project.
  • Collaborating with account mangers and design leads to define and refine scope, brief, and approach to the project.
  • Interacting 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 I & II Industrial Designers and Interns.
  • Working with HR to identify and recruit talent for the team.
  • Ongoing and day-to-day involvement with the client’s engineering, science/R&D, operations, and manufacturing teams.
  • Collaborating closely with the product portfolio director leading the European fuse team, supporting the strategic design direction of the portfolio in-line with fuse SF creative leadership.
  • Ability to communicate efficiently with design teams on a daily base.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 5-8 years of relevant experience in marketing, product design/development, brand management, strategic product planning, strategy consulting, or equivalent
  • Live, breathe, love design
  • Experience with major national or international brands a must
  • Consulting agency experience a must
  • Deep knowledge of materials, plastic and metal production processes
  • Deep understanding of quality control and other techniques for manufacturing
  • Willingness to take direction and learn from others
  • Passionate thinker about consumer behavior
  • Multilingual skills are welcome
  • Sensitivity to international consumers and markets
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Product Design

Additional: 

  • This role will be dedicated to one specific client for at least an 18 month period.