Product / Graphic Designer

  • Location: Brentford, Brentford
  • Function: Design
  • Salary: £40K - £45K / Annum
  • Reference: 12584
  • Job Type: Permanent
Job Title: Product Designer - $40-45,000

We are looking for an experienced product designer that is able to use their understanding of technology, materials and manufacturing methods to improve and enhance designs within the brand. The work involves designing, prototyping and testing. Moreover, we are looking for a product designer who has a high degree of technical knowledge balanced with creative ability and a hands-on approach and has a willingness to build and maintain positive working relationships and to share information with others. Responsibilities may include sketching initial design ideas, identifying the sustainability and availability of materials. Working with the production team to produce prototype samples. It is a great opportunity to get well-rounded and in-depth experience working directly with the creative head and founder himself.

Job Description:

- Understanding the brand, its products and design signature, together with use of materials e.g. horn, acetates, titanium etc....
- Primary/Secondary researching of similar products and developing ideas
- Working closely with CEO by collaborating and sharing innovative ideas for new range of products, including  luxury collections
- Making sketches of ideas by hand or computer, and developing the most effective ideas into detailed drawings using specialist computer software
- Making orders of samples or working models of designs
- Producing reports and presenting ideas to colleagues at various stages of the design process
- Working within deadlines in order to make sure the new product is on process and in market
- Overseeing the sampling of each new design
- Attending meetings to present and share ideas and design brief
- Collaborate with production manager and engineers to conceptualise, document, design and develop new product concepts.
- Working closely with the Marketing, Product, Retail, Sales team and other management within the company by making sure all support is given
- Create thoughtful and appropriate solutions to design challenges of all sizes by translating research insights into beautiful and engaging user interfaces which satisfy user needs, business requirements- and technical constraints
- Develop comprehensive annotated design specifications and functional documentation for our engineering team.
- Great communication within the company managers and retail staff making sure everything runs smoothly

 Essential and required skills:

- A bachelor`s degree related in Product design.
- Previous working experience as a product designer
- A high degree of technical knowledge balanced with creative ability and a hands-on approach
- Understand different materials and production methods
- Visual and spatial awareness
- Ability to produce sketches and sample designs with creativeness and an eye for shape and colour
- Consulting with colleagues about design requirements
- The ability to cope with the pressure of deadlines
- A willingness to build and maintain positive working relationships
- Determination to achieve an end result, and optimism and enthusiasm when things don`t go to plan
- Clarifying and solving design issues and correcting product fault
- Investigating appropriate materials and production processes
- Testing product designs using models, prototypes, specialist computer software design
- Maintaining an awareness of current design trends and influences
- Presenting designs, samples and final work to colleagues and CEO for evaluation
- Have listening and questioning skills for discussing design briefs and understanding feedback from colleagues

 The Offer:

- Annual salary of £40,000 - £45,000 per annum.
- Annual holiday allowance of 28 days including bank holidays
- Normal Working Hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 5:30 pm
- Workplace pension scheme

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