On behalf of our client, a leading global provider of premium branded products and services that enables some of the most amazing moments to be captured and shared. In Job New York is looking for a
Product Designer (Smartphone Accessories)
Reporting to the Brand Director, the successful candidate based in NY or NJ will be responsible for developing and implementing new concepts and product lines for consumer smartphone accessories dedicated to mobile content creators.
Main Responsibilities :
Ability to drive & mange projects from concept to in-store presence with strong accent in industrialization phase
Collaborate with marketing, engineering and vendors to develop innovative projects
Implement projects into viable products with respect of time, spec and costs
Collaborate with external designers and inventors to co-develop new concepts and incremental innovation on existing products
Achieve an intimate understanding of our users and consumers in order to identify and implement the most innovative features on the market
Manage project from A-Z in order to hit milestones, achieve shorter time to market, respective deadline
Perform presentations of project development stage to senior management, in compliance with internal development process
Bring to design team expertise in conceptualization and best-in-class visualization to ensure a fast development cycle
Support operations and engineers to ensure vendors will fully understand design and concepts will not be diluted during industrialization phase.
Bring new ideas on innovative material and components
Develop technical documentation to ensure full alignment between JOBY and Vendors on assigned projects
Give design directions for derivative projects to be developed by vendors
Bachelor's degree in Design from internationally recognized school.
Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
Minimum 3 years' experience in consumer products.
Background in consumer electronics products especially phone accessories is a strong plus.
Full command of technical tools of relevant design software
Flexibility to multi-task and prioritize.
Ability to work under pressure and have Sense of urgency.
Creative approach and curiosity to find solutions to given problems
Ability to redefine/improve processes and challenge status quo
Experience in plastic component design
Relational and communication ability to maintain excellent relationships with all the different functional counterparts
Product sensibility – extreme attention to details in order to differentiate products from competition
Initiator, is proactive and gets things started, involving the right people, gaining support for ideas and projects, has excellent interpersonal skills and able to build positive working relationship.
Sees projects through and gets things done with limited/no supervision, is reliable and disciplined.
We offer :
Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Retirement / Pension Plan
We are an equal opportunity employer
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