Company: Beyond Design, Inc.
Position: Principal Industrial Designer
Experience: 3 – 5 years
Beyond Design, Inc. is an award winning, full-service product development consultancy with a quarter century history of bringing innovation and product strategy to our clients. Our Chicago office is searching for an exceptionally creative (smart-working, fun-loving) designer to join our cross-disciplinary team. Specifically, we are seeking an experienced Principal Industrial Designer, with expertise in research and strategy for product development and innovation, while showcasing their ability to better understand human behavior and product development.
You will be directly responsible for formulating creative strategies, implementing and bringing them to life. Ideal candidate should demonstrate their passion for all aspects of product development. This candidate must have 3 – 5 years experience with portfolio examples showing strong form development supported with CAD (SolidWorks) implementation intended for manufacturing.
Only respond to us if this fits YOU:
-Beyond is seeking to hire a Principal Industrial Designer that is prepared to spread their wings and sore to the top, leading projects and clients alike.
-You will be responsible for solving complex problems and providing smart solutions that are meaningful and practical.
-As a Principal Industrial Designer you will be directly responsible for conducting research, formulating creative strategies, and implementing and bringing them to life through with intent for production.
-The ideal candidate should demonstrate their passion for all aspects of product development, especially attention to form development and expressing your ideas through sketches that inspire and communicate design intent. You must be proficient with developing exciting sketches with meaning and inspiration.
-You must also be proficient in SolidWorks with a strong knowledge of a variety of materials and manufacturing processes.
-You are a go-getter that’s looking for a chance to take on exciting projects and solve real problems with determination, passion and drive to create designs that will get noticed.
What will be expected from YOU:
-Conduct qualitative/quantitative research, ethnographies and other product testing to further dive into the product development process.
-Educate and guide the client on the importance of research and strategy in the product design field.
-Work closely with other designers to build creative but actionable design strategies for each project.
-Ability to learn and grow as a designer.
-You must have 3 – 5 years experience with portfolio examples showing exceptional form development through sketches, supported with CAD (SolidWorks) intended for manufacturing.
-Compensation will all depend on how talented and motivated you are to succeed and be part of the planned growth strategy we have developed.
-We are not looking for me-too designers, we are not looking for narrow-minded people that can’t think out of the box, we need problem solvers.
A few extras that might win us over:
-You have a sense of humor.
-You go beyond and think strategically, but creatively when coming up with research techniques.
-You won’t stop until the work is done, but have fun doing it.
-You have a big personality and aren’t afraid to say your opinion.
-You have a positive attitude and want to continue to learn and grow.
Please submit your resume along with portfolio sample saved as a single PDF document no larger than 5mb. Please include links to websites and other interactive samples. All submission will be kept confidential. Submissions without portfolio samples will not be considered.