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Lead Designer (24112)

to £45k

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Product / Industrial Design, UI / UX

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Designer with the ambition and ability to achieve excellent results within highly demanding industries under tough commercial and time constraints.

You will use the experience you have gained working in product development companies and your proficiency in generating excellent design content to make a significant contribution to development projects, from initial idea generation through to the delivery of market ready products. This will include:

  • Leading the design input on a variety of projects in different market sectors
  • Balancing a leading role on multiple projects with delivering high quality design content in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of how to develop a design approach on a project where the focus needs to be centred around usability and user efficiency rather than desirability
  • Understanding and analysing a client’s problem and distinguishing between what is wanted and what is needed
  • Keeping abreast of future trends and working with business developers to access and address new market opportunities

Minimum requirements:


  • An excellent Bachelor’s degree in Product/ Industrial Design or equivalent
  • Extensive experience working in a product development environment
  • Evidence of working in collaboration with technical teams in the development of in-market products in at least one of our market sectors
  • First-hand experience in balancing design requirements with technical constraints
  • Experience in client interaction, pitching and creating programmes of work which have led to a successful project output
  • Proficiency in standard design tools: Sketchbook, Adobe Suite, SolidWorks (surfacing and solid) and Keyshot


  • A creative problem solver with a keen eye for detail and ability to communicate this visually and verbally
  • Ability to facilitate creative workshops
  • A good understanding of UI/UX

Keywords: industrial design, product design, Sketchbook, Adobe Suite, SolidWorks, Keyshot, UI/UX

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