Fjord Berlin

Senior Industrial Product Designer

Job Description

 

We are a family of Fjordians. Our living culture and borderless playground provide us with space to thrive, following simple core values that inform everything we do. Be adventurous. Bring a vision. Make an impact. Rely on empathy. Nurture collaboration. Be bold and generous in all you do.

 

Thanks to a unique partnership with Accenture, we’re able to do work that changes the world, and we’re always looking for kindred spirits.

We believe there is nothing more important than creating products and services that will positively impact people’s lives.

 

Be part of a team that is curious, driven by empathy, and relentless in our pursuit of meaningful and impactful design.

 

As an Industrial Designer in Berlin, you will develop visions, define strategies and concepts for tangible products and interaction touch points. You will play at the intersection of technology, brand, the user, and the environment.

 

As a team, we:

  • Create products that provide real value for our clients business and end users.
  • Nurture a new generation of talented designers, stretching the boundaries of disciplines
  • Believe strategic thinking must entail tangible solutions that help clients to connect to users through unique experiences.

 

Working together, we will:

  • Work on design theory and practice to make a difference in people’s lives.
  • Constantly engage in activities that enable us to learn, practice, and evolve our discipline.
  • Envision products and services that impact the way our clients do business, that change the relationship of people, products, society and the environment.

 

Basic Qualifications

 

As a Senior Industrial Product Designer, you will:

  • Design end-to-end solutions; from identifying user needs and generating experience concepts to defining product aesthetics, requirements, and interaction principles.
  • Communicate product and experience concepts with skills of a designer – sketching, user journey mapping, 3D modeling and rendering, prototyping, and testing.
  • Lead the detailed definition of product interaction touch points, to a high level of fidelity and with a focus on implementation.
  • Argument design decisions with clarity, guiding and consulting our clients in decision-making processes.
  • Ensure the quality of all product design deliverables on a project.
  • Contribute to business development, proposal writing, client pitch efforts and/or expert point of views.
  • Engage in community events, workshops, and conferences as a Fjord Design Ambassador.
  • Closely collaborate with creatives from the field of research, business, service, interaction, and visual design.

 

Your experience:

  • A degree and 6+ years working experience in Industrial/Product Design.
  • You’ve worked in multidisciplinary teams and projects and you have a good understanding or additional skills in the fields of Interaction Design, Visual Design, Service or Business Design.
  • Proven experience in defining, creating and implementing design solutions for cross-industry clients, translating business and user requirements into compelling multi-touchpoint product experiences.
  • You´re a hybrid creative who leverages interdisciplinary design skills to create tangible design solutions. You see physical products as part of broader ecosystems.
  • You possess knowledge and experience in strategic design research and user-centered design processes.
  • High dexterity in speed and quality with the tools of your trade such as Adobe CS, Rhinoceros/Solidworks, KeyShot, Blender and more.
  • Extensive experience in running on- and offline workshops on strategic product design and development with colleagues, clients and technology partners.
  • Passion for prototyping; from rapid low fidelity (ergonomic, Paper, or 3D print) to fully interactive and esthetically refined.
  • You possess an affinity for technology, and you are skilled in translating this into product conception and design solutions.
  • Optimism, transparency, diplomacy, curiosity and a healthy pragmatism are at the core of your professional attitude.
  • You are equally autonomous as you are a team player. You possess excellent English communication skills, with German knowledge as a bonus.

 

Bonus points if…

  • Know-How in the areas of product connectivity, sustainability, or material science is a highly valued asset
  • You are an eloquent and powerful public speaker and presenter
  • Strong illustration and modeling skills
  • Asset & Motion Design skills

 

Note:

Applications without a professional design portfolio that illustrates your thinking processes, skillset, and previous experience will not be considered.


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