We are looking for a Senior CMF Designer to work as part of the Video Collaboration team, contributing to the development of innovative and engaging user-focused products. From initial storytelling ‘vision’, through concept development to range assortment strategy, product specification and material qualification, you will have exposure to the full product development journey. Your Contribution: Move fast. Speak up. Decide and own. Drive change. Exceed customer needs. These are some of the winning behaviors you’ll need for success here.
In this role you will:
. Collaborate closely with ID / UX Designers, Marketing and Brand teams to develop CMF Strategies for video conferencing products.
. Research consumer lifestyle and design trends, cross-referencing inspiration from fashion & beauty, furniture & home interiors, modern offices, mobile accessories, fine art, digital media and sustainable innovations.
. Create visualizations, graphics, material samples and rapid-prototypes that will demonstrate CMF design concepts.
. Work collaboratively with engineers, suppliers and manufacturers to develop material ingredients suitable for mass manufacturing.
. Create and implement CMF design specifications for manufacturing. Support CMF engineers to deliver excellence in execution.
For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:
. 5+ years experience in CMF Design for the consumer electronics industry.
. Experience delivering on all phases of the CMF design process - from trend research to product design and manufacturing execution.
. Excellence knowledge of molding, forming, coating and finishing processes for plastics, metal and textiles.
. Willingness to contribute within dynamic multi-disciplinary teams.
. Fluent in Adobe CS, KeyShot product rendering and presentation tools.
. Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication and presentation skills.
. Written and verbal communication in English.
In addition, preferable skills and behaviors include:
. A broad appreciation for global consumer lifestyle trends including Fashion, Sportswear, Automotive, Health & Wellbeing, Furniture, Interior Design and Mobile Technologies.
. Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Product, Material or Textile Design, or similar field