Senior Industrial Designer

Arbetsbeskrivning
ABOUT DOMETIC GROUP Dometic is a global market leader in branded solutions for mobile living in the areas of Climate, Hygiene & Sanitation and Food & Beverage. Dometic operates in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific, providing products for use in recreational vehicles, trucks and premium cars, pleasure and workboats, and for a variety of other uses. Dometic offer products and solutions that enrich people’s experiences away from home, whether in a motorhome, caravan, boat or a truck. Our motivation is to create smart and reliable products with outstanding design. We operate 22 manufacturing/assembly sites in nine countries, sell our products in approximately 100 countries and manufacture approximately 85% of products sold in-house. We have a global distribution and dealer network in place to serve the aftermarket. Dometic employs approximately 6,500 people worldwide, had net sales of SEK 11.5 billion in 2015 and is headquartered in Solna, Sweden.

Dometic is looking for a Senior Industrial Designer with strong usability and aesthetic design skills, who is great at problem-solving and able to embrace the full Industrial Design process: consumer insight, concept generation, prototyping, design definition, detailed specification, support of design implementation by mechanical engineers and develop concepts across different platforms or categories.

The Senior Industrial Designer will be reporting to the Global Director of Product Design
We are looking for someone who is inspired, creative, well-organized, self-driven, detail-oriented, and who is a strong and positive team player.
We are looking for a hands-on designer who will not only deliver compelling designs, but also lead by example.

Senior Industrial Designer primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to
• Lead design efforts of major product initiatives from concept to production
• Conversion of consumer insights into innovative design solutions
• Innovate and push forward new ideas, end user solutions and product platforms
• Influence and guide project teams through the development and selection of solutions
• Preparation / creation of high quality presentation materials across a multitude of media
• Work closely with Engineering to develop product solutions, validate prototypes and define criteria/specifications
• Develop patent-able features and product concepts
• Work with Legal resources to implement Intellectual Property activities
• Great sense for corporate culture
• understand business strategies and product plans
• Deliver outstanding design aligned with and evolving the Dometic DNA
• Create documentation necessary to convey design strategies and solutions through image / trend boards, sketches, renderings, 3D models, CAD surface data
• Stay updated of trends in material usage, design, style, color and graphics
• Maintain industrial design archive

Skill Set Requirements
• Highly developed conceptual, creative and analytical skills
• Good communication skills, including the ability to speak confidently about design solutions and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
• Demonstrated ability to work in team environments
• Proven ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
• Determine construction, mechanics, shape, CMF, manufacturing processes
• Design for Manufacture (Materials and Process)
• Work independently toward project goals and timelines with little direction
• Available to travel internationally
• Ability to provide clear, insightful, and actionable design critiques
• Self-starter with proven time management, project and resource planning, organizational tools and techniques
• Extensive knowledge of production processes
• Language English, Swedish is a plus

Technical Skill Requirements
• 3D (Rhinoceros, Keyshot, Solidworks is a plus)
• 2D (Sketching, drawing, illustrate)
• Functional Development (Mechanical Design, Proof of Purpose Models, Prototyping, Usability, and UI)
• Form Development (Visual Appeal, Proportion/Scale, Study models and Color/Material/Finish)
• Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator
• MS Office
• Strong portfolio demonstrating high-quality design and form development, as well as understanding of full design and manufacturing process

Great additions
• Knowledge and experience of appliances design
• Experience in US and/or APAC markets
• Proficiency in video editing and 3D animation

Educational and Previous Experience Requirements
• 6+ years of relevant experience in corporate or consultant design
• Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design (advanced degrees preferred)

Om företaget

Övrigt
In this assignment Dometic Group work together with Inhouse AB, Peder Mårtensson 0708 14 88 00. Please call him for questions or apply through our website, www.inhouse.se