Industrial Designer


Date Posted



Industrial Design March 16, 2018 Foster + Partners London, UK

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Job Title: Industrial Designer
Reporting to: Head of Industrial Design on a day to day basis and ultimately to the head of Design


  • To work on industrial and furniture projects within the department and act as a consultant to the architectural and interiors teams
  • To prepare and develop from the brief, a design proposal and presentation by means of hand sketches, technical drawings, graphics, CAD models, working and presentation models
  • To liaise with other external design teams and manufacturers and to oversee the construction and development of a project
  • To take responsibility where required by the project leader for specific areas of the design and project development
  • To review industrial design work as part of the internal review process
  • To give support where needed to colleagues working on other projects within the industrial team
  • To seek continual professional development within the design discipline
  • Thorough knowledge of and compliance with Foster _ Partners procedures and standards
  • To contribute, or otherwise assist as required

You will need the following skills:

  • Able to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities
  • Legally able to workin the country in which the position is based
  • Previous experience within the field of indutrial design
  • Able to construct sketch and high level presentation models in house for review and clinet presentation
  • Resilient to coping with conflicting demands
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Able to mange sensitive and sometimes confidential information
  • Self motivated and able to take responsibility
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as apart of an effective team
  • Flexible attitude
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally

This description reflects the core activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the group/department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the post holder to recognise this and adopt a flexible approach to work. Job descriptions will be reviewed regularly and where necessary revised in accordance with organisational needs. Any major changes will be discussed with the post holder.