Job Title: Industrial Designer
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Duration: 6+ W2 contract (possible conversion)
Human centered in nature, this role will include user research, trend mapping, product definition, and positioning.
It will also encompass design specific activities such as inspiration, iterative concept generation, and detailed design execution through a deep understanding of user behaviors, market, manufacturing, and technology constraints.
Candidates for this role will reflect excellence in aesthetic and functional sensibilities while simultaneously addressing the various challenges presented throughout the product development process.
This role will be highly hands-on, creative, and collaborative across user research, user interaction, marketing, brand, and engineering activities.
To succeed in this role candidates will exercise the ability to think both strategically and tactically using the design tools necessary to create, communicate and execute meaningful products.
5+ years of experience as an industrial designer developing consumer electronics and related products.
3+ years of experience leading design projects and directing development activities.
Experience with sketching and working within iterative prototyping processes.
Experience with 3D CAD modeling and rendering tools.
Experience with problem solving and collaboration.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in industrial design or related field.