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Foster + Partners is looking for talented designers to join its dedicated industrial design team. The industrial design team develops a wide range of products designed in response to a particular project or working directly with clients on product commissions for commercial manufacture.

Responsibilities

  • 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 assess the need for manufacture of a presentation model and to liaise with the model shop in terms of time and material management.
  • To work within the safety guidelines and provide support to others within the machine tool environment
  • 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

Qualities and Skills Required

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