Senior Product Designer (R&D)

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35000
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1 week

CONAIR is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of nationally branded personal, health & beauty product, kitchen and electronic appliances, its founding since 1959, with its Far East Headquarter in Kwun Tong (Near Ngau Tau Kok MTR Station). 

We have over 20 global commercial brands includes many category leaders, such as, Conair®, Cuisinart®, Babyliss®, Vidal Sassoon®, Revlon® and Scunci ®. We are proud of our success and optimistic about the future. Across the board, our products stand for performance, quality and innovation.

We are looking to expand our exciting and fast paced Industrial Design team.  We would like to invite caliber applicants for the following position:

Job Description

If you are a talented and self-motivated product designer and want to make a difference, this may be a challenging opportunity for you. The right person should bear deep curiosity about how things work and a strong desire to make things better.  Able to work closely with product management, engineering and innovation teams.  The main responsibility is to generate concept solutions to meet consumer needs and solve the problems within commercial and technical constraints, and develop successful designs into fully resolved ID models.

We want you to be passionate and ambitious, enjoy challenges and grow with added responsibilities.  You are creative and full of ideas.  You love a fast paced environment and work efficiently.  You are able to gather insights, synthesis information, think strategically and deliver results.  You can work independently as well as a great team player who enjoy working closely together with multi-discipline teams and end users, and view success as a team effort.

Main Roles & Responsibilities:

  • This position must meet multiple deadlines and goals in regard to analyzing research and designing products for presentation to customers, new product development and research projects
  • Project management: taking responsibility for project development from concepts to working prototypes
  • Provide creative ideas and turn abstract concepts into solid designs that are functional and stylish within commercial and technical constraints
  • Lead and guide junior designers and work together with engineers independently under tight schedules
  • Work with different departments and vendors to develop new product concept
  • Conduct workshops and brainstorming sessions and ideation activities
  • Conduct research, organize and perform user studies and interviews to learn about user needs and behavior
  • Track trends and apply the information toward new product designs
  • Punctual work delivery and strong sense of responsibility
  • Travel to PRC is required on request

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree holder in Product/Industrial Design with minimum 8 years working experience in design agency or related area with product/industrial design knowledge and a proven understanding of the development process of new products.  Work experience in electrical appliances for global market is an advantage.
  • Highly developed conceptual, creative and analytical skills
  • High color acuity and with good experience in product finishing and color proposals
  • Strong commercial design sense, entrepreneurial, multi-tasking and able to work independently under tight schedules
  • Strong communication, visual and oral presentation skills, good at storytelling
  • Proficiency in 3D and 2D software such as 3D: Creo, Solidworks and KeyShot; 2D: Adobe Photoshop,  Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Office
  • Good at hand sketching is a definite advantage
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua

 

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