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Senior Industrial Designer

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The Senior Industrial Designer plays a leadership role in the creative execution of various types of design projects and initiatives across sectors, franchises and brands through hands on Industrial Design concept development, prototyping, and working to realize creative product solutions from concept through to production. The Senior Industrial Designer collaborates in a cross-functional, multi-disciplinary team bringing to it a specific expertise in Industrial Design, 3D visualization, prototyping and usability. The Senior Designer coordinates with workflows among internal team members and manages external vendors in order to deliver creative outcomes that provide exceptional consumer and patient experiences. The Senior Designer is responsible for leading the creative execution of multiple projects concurrently and managing and mentoring more junior roles.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Contribute to and, at times, lead design projects from concept generation through implementation, ensuring a high level of design and attention to detail
• Apply data-driven insights to generate differentiated and innovative design solutions that meet the needs of patients and customers.
• Generate structural design concepts and ideas based on project design briefs and cross functional team inputs and discussions
• Generate prototypes of design concepts and ideas based on project design briefs and cross functional team inputs and discussions
• Work closely with Engineering, Manufacturing and R&D to follow and support projects through from concept stage into production
• Be an active participant in cross-functional project teams
• Proactively seek out ways to improve design processes
• Work effectively within design control, regulatory and compliance practices
• Help support human factors testing processes
• Utilize knowledge of design and cultural trends to design for various markets around the world
• Advocate, drive, and execute environmentally sustainable design solutions
• Develop and maintain cross-functional business partner relationships with various stakeholder groups.
• Demonstrate strong visual, written, and oral communication/presentation skills
• Work independently as well as collaborate effectively in team environments led by a Design Manager or Design Director
• Manage external vendors, consultants, agencies
• Manage and mentor more junior roles
• Manage multiple projects with critical deadlines

Qualifications:
• 4-6 years professional design experience
• Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design or closely related field
• Sketching abilities to communicate design intent
• Fluency in relevant 3D modeling software (Solidworks required)
• Fluency in relevant 3D rendering software (Keyshot preferred)
• Understanding of various prototyping methods and ability to create hands on prototypes
• Solid understanding of manufacturing methods and materials, including blow molding and
injection molding processes
• Solid technical design experience/background
• Understanding of human factors processes
• Experience designing for healthcare a plus
• Understanding of and experience applying environmentally sustainable design practices
• Proficiency in other relevant design software (i.e. Adobe Suite)
• Possess a good understanding of the various cross-functional collaborative roles including R&D, Engineering, Manufacturing, Design Strategy, Design Research and Marketing
• Previous experience working within cross-functional teams
• Possess strong organizational and time management skills
• Ability to travel up to 25% domestically with potential for international travel

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