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Sr CMF Designer

Job title: Sr CMF Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Newark, Alameda, California
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 409393
Contact name: Makena Neuhoff
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Overview:

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.

 

Skills:

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.

 

Education:

. Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Product, Material or Textile Design, or similar field

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