We are seeking a Senior Industrial Designer with an emphasis on structural packaging. Ideal candidates will have an outstanding packaging portfolio and experience building and guiding a team of designers.
We are hiring to support a long-term partnership with a fortune 500 client who is transforming their ecosystem of products and reshaping their entire category with fuseproject. The overall program has a multi-year trajectory and spans across all studio disciplines.
Defining and leading the activities required to generate a clear, compelling, and actionable design point of view for the packaging team.
Primary content creator responsible for all design deliverables on the project.
Collaborating with program managers and design leads to define and refine scope, brief, and approach to the project.
Collaborating with Brand and Strategy teams to ensure 2D and 3D is aligned.
Strong client relation skills a must. Ability to interact independently with the client to further fuseproject’s design point of view and to support the continuity of design vision throughout the production process.
Mentoring Level I & II Industrial Designers and Interns.
Ongoing and day-to-day involvement with the client’s engineering, science/R&D, operations, and manufacturing teams.
International travel required.
5-8 years of relevant experience in Industrial/Packaging Design, packaging development, production process, consulting agency, in-house experience, or equivalent
Experience with major national or international brands a must
Deep knowledge of packaging materials, sustainable materials, packaging production processes.
Deep understanding of quality control and other techniques for manufacturing
Familiarity with Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)/products/manufacturing
Willingness to take direction and learn from others
Passionate thinker about consumer behavior
Multilingual skills are welcome
Sensitivity to international consumers and markets
Strong sketching skills, model making, Adobe Creative Suite, CAD (Rhino, Alias, or Solidworks), Keyshot, ArtiosCAD a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Product Design
This role will be dedicated to one specific client for at least a 24 month period.