Job Description

Product Designer - South Dublin

Ref No: AM17478

Co. Dublin, Ireland

Competitive salary

Product Designer - South Dublin.

In this role you will:

• Generate design solutions based on product specification from concept through to completion (blank sheet of paper all the way through to finished production).
• Visually communicate early concepts through sketching.
• Develop and refine concepts in 3D.
• Provide design input for improvements to existing products, through process improvements, cost reduction or resolution of quality issues.
• Optimise designs for manufacturing capabilities of in-house production, as well as third-party vendors.
• Generate engineering assembly and drawing documents for product release for prototype, for production quotation to external vendors, and to in-house production.
• Maintain knowledge of relevant developments, materials, technologies and product design innovations.
• Research, source and validate components to meet specifications.
• Generate visual communication material for use in instruction manuals, service manuals and other production documents.
• Work closely with a multidisciplinary team of mechanical and electrical engineers to ensure objectives are delivered on time.

Interested applicants should have:
• Must have a 2.1 minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Product Design (a degree which touches both on Industrial Design and Engineering).
Will have a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role.
• Good visual and spatial awareness combined with creative skill.
• Will have a passion for product design and innovation, and the ability to present a strong argument for the best design.
• Must be highly proficient in 3D CAD modelling of parts and assemblies, ideally Solidworks.
• Familiarity and proficiency with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign & Photoshop.
• Excellent presentation, time management and organisational skills.
• Will have confidence and ability in communicating ideas visually through sketching.
• Will have a desire to operate in an environment of continuous improvement.
• Knowledge of design for injection moulding, sheet metal folding and forming would be an advantage (not essential).

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