London - City of London, London
Ergonomic Consumer Products Design
●Looking to join a design team who thrive on being "the first"?
●Do you have a strong design background with a minimum of 5 years design experience?
●Experience in taking design from conception to completion
●Design team management experience or looking to take that next step?
●Opportunity to join the design management team of a respected ergonomic product provider
The Role of a Design Manager:
As a Design Manager, you will be office based from my client's site in Central London. Working Mon-Fri, you will be involved with the full product design cycle, from conception to completion, specialising in mass market, ergonomically focused office products. You will then take the product to mass market, but ensure the premium quality and feel is not compromised. The existing team is small and stable; with deep pride in their work and a relaxed atmosphere. You will be managing a team of 8 designers. Working on up to 6 projects at any one time ranging from 8 months to 2 years, you will ensure the team is motivated and adhering to timescales and agreed product attributes.
The Candidate for the Design Manager Position:
●You WILL have a degree in Product Design or a Design Engineering background
●You MUST have a minimum of 5-years' working experience in product or industrial design
●Involvement in seeing projects through from conception to completion
●Highly knowledgeable in Solidworks 3D
●Experience taking products through to mass market
●You MUST have right to work in the UK
●Able to commute daily to their offices in Central London
My client is a market leader in the design, manufacture, and supply of premium, ergonomic office products. They pride themselves on connecting people and technology, specialising in improving office user's workplace experience. Their customers include some very high-profile names. Due to growth, they are looking to add an experienced design manager to their team. In return for your experience, they can offer a rewarding career with progression in a competitive market.
The Package for a Design Manager:
●Up to £55,000 basic salary
●~5% bonus split over quarterly payments
●Life assurance scheme
●Mobile and healthcare
●Generous company pension
●25 days holiday plus stats
The role of Design Manager is based in central London. Candidates able to commute to central London and the City of London will be considered.