30 Oct 2017

Full-Time Principal Industrial Designer – Radius (3D CAD)

Radius – Posted by joballianceSan Francisco, California, United States

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Job Description

Radius is a global innovation and development consulting firm that helps its clients imagine and build their digital future. With the user at the heart of our process, we create product solutions that fulfill needs with simplicity, beauty and elegance. Our integrated team approach accelerates the time from concept to commercialization.

We are looking for a unique and talented individual with extensive design experience to join our multi-disciplinary team in our Silicon Valley studios. You will be responsible for leading and contributing to strategy, research and physical + digital experience design for our clients, with a participation in busi-ness development activities. This position will report to the Director of Design, with significant and col-laborative interaction with members of the engineering, research and strategy teams, with participation in Radius site-specific and global organizational initiatives.

We offer a dynamic, fast-paced work environment with plenty of growth opportunities, excellent compensation, and benefits.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Hands-on involvement with design development programs and design department strategic initia-tives and planning to support excellence and growth
• Contribute and articulate knowledge and experience in user-centered research and design development, offering strong visual and verbal story-telling skills to create meaningful, market-relevant solutions
• Lead Design programs and client relationships as Project Manager, with responsibilities that span from initial client contact, to leadership of designers & teams, to project planning and proactive management of deliverables and budgets
• Contribute to the creative culture of pride, passion and integrity, and provide proactive contribution to the strategic direction of Radius
• Collaborate with Business Development and Radius Silicon Valley leadership team to create project proposals and strategic plans & initiatives

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE
• Bachelors in Industrial Design; Master’s degree preferred but not required
• 10–20 years of experience as a practicing designer with a focus on product & user experience design
• A history of developing products within multi-disciplinary teams, from inception to commercialization (including Strategy, Research, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Human Factors, and Manufacturing)
• In-depth experience in design for high volume production, and design of complex product assemblies
• Solid working knowledge and experience in user research methodologies
• Skilled in the timely preparation of accurate, well-planned project processes, proposals and budgets

ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED
• Strong strategic, creative and conceptual skills
• Excellent portfolio and highly developed design skills, including 3D modeling experience
• Ability to lead in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment
• Ability to manage multiple project teams in parallel
• Strong command of verbal and written communication, with refined interpersonal skills
• Experience designing for consumer technology, IoT, healthcare, life-sciences, and consumer packaging industries a plus
• Experience in leading creative projects, designing and executing user-centered methodologies, strategic brand design development, and design for high volume manufacturing
• Flexibility and adaptability of approach, with a result-driven attitude to find solutions to any problem
• Motivated, takes initiative, and excels at motivating others
• Ability to see the big picture in meeting and exceeding the customers’ needs
• Strong leadership qualities, collaborative work ethic and a great sense of humor

How to Apply

Apply online at: https://radiusinnovation.com/careers/

Job Categories: Industrial Design. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 3D CAD. Job expires in 5 days.

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