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Job description:

Being handy with a sketchpad you’ll play a key role in client-facing activity, and developing new concepts, and will be expected to use a broad range of visualisation software, and product development technologies to prove your ideas through models and prototypes. You will also routinely support other functions within the business to generate impactful, brand-aligned visual collateral and content.

Working within a multidisciplinary environment will allow you to develop your technical skills, as well as broadening your knowledge and experience. You’ll be involved throughout the product development process, from earliest stakeholder research, to detailed design for manufacture, and a natural talent for spotting insight and underserved need, and creatively translating your observations into product and experience specifications and concepts, will ensure your solutions are evidence-based and highly compelling.

You will have a portfolio containing insightful and beautiful product design with great attention to detail, that showcases your broad range of design and communication skills and have clear and effective communication style which will help you build lasting professional relationships with peers and clients alike.


About you:

  • 2:1 or higher degree in industrial design, or related discipline

  • You’ll be a creative thinker and concept generator

  • Can sketch effortlessly to communicate ideas.

  • Experience working within multidisciplinary teams would be beneficial

  • Proficient 2D and layout skills – Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.

  • Capable 3D CAD competency (preferably SolidWorks or Rhino)

  • High standard of KeyShot visualisation.

  • A knowledge of UX software including Sketch or Adobe XD is a plus.

  • Comfortable with hands-on prototyping and model-making.

  • Able to work on multiple projects while meeting challenging deadlines.

  • Adobe Premier or other video software competency would be an advantage

  • Able to travel internationally

 

We look after you:

We are an employee owned company with our staff at the centre of our strategy. Employee ownership allows us to maintain full control over the direction of our business and our creative culture. Our offices are based in a beautiful rural location close to Cambridge where we offer an exciting and challenging working environment.

We hire people with a genuine enthusiasm and curiosity for design, engineering and science so if you’re the type of person who fills their spare time designing and making things, then we’d love to know.

In return for your hard work and insightful ideas, you receive a competitive salary, discretionary bonus, 12% non-contributory pension, private healthcare and 25 days holiday

Further details:

If you have the skills and personal qualities to succeed in this role, please email your CV with current remuneration details to Dave Morrison at recruitment@cambridge-design.com

The closing date for applications for this role is the 03/05/2019 and we will process applications as they are submitted.

We welcome international applications, but at this time, we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be rejected if you do not have these rights.

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