Product Designer - Cycling accessories

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Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
DOE
Posted
25 September 2018
Closes
23 October 2018
Ref
JM150
Job Function
Designer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our London client is seeking a highly motivated Product Designer to join their team. 

Working closely with the team, product ambassadors and suppliers, the individual will combine technical innovation, fabric and materials knowledge, creativity and attention to details to create products that continue to set new standards in this exciting field.

 

Responsibilities. Core responsibilities of the position include:

•Generating innovative product concepts in line with the design philosophy and quality standards.

•Managing the product creation process from ideation to finalised commercial product.

•Interacting with the factories and being involved with the prototyping and manufacturing process.

•Identifying, researching and sourcing new fabrics/materials and production processes.

•Sourcing, evaluating and negotiating with new manufacturing partners.

•Evaluating designs for opportunities to enhance performance, quality, and cost.

•Processing consumer insights to inform product design and development.

•Working with the team to create product and performance descriptions, as well as marketing materials.

 

Skills & Experience. The ideal candidate for this position will have

•Experience successfully bringing products from ideation to commercialisation.

•A strong understanding of materials and industrial fabrication processes; ideally supported by a background in industrial design.

•A full understanding of both creative and technical design, as well as of product costing models.

•Outstanding written and oral communication skills to liaise successfully with factories, suppliers and management.

•Experience with range planning and product management.

•Exceptional attention to detail, a creative eye, and the ability to design outside the box.

•Interest, energy and flexibility to work in the fast-paced environment of a growing business and wear multiple hats.

•A degree in outdoor product design or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•Ideally, five to ten years of experience in outdoors sporting goods design or related experience.

•Full literacy in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Excel and PowerPoint.

Additional requirements:

•Experience with bike-packing or cycle touring and the passion to become an expert in this area are essential.

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