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Senior Industrial Designer (Packaging)

San Francisco, CA

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.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • 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.

 

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 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

 

Additional:

  • This role will be dedicated to one specific client for at least a 24 month period.