product design manager in framingham

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US$ 55.30 per hour
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job details

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location
framingham, massachusetts
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
contract
salary
US$ 55.30 per hour
reference number
435051
phone
404-442-0454
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job description

job summary:

Product Design Manager - Framingham, MA

  • These are 2 contract roles expected to last 3 months.
  • Contract to hire.

Product Design Manager - Job Duties:

  • Briefing, planning, coordinating, and delivering large scale design projects
  • The creation, presentation of seasonal trend and color concepts which will be implemented during key promotional seasons
  • Partner with the Merchandising, Product Management & Product Development teams to build customer focused solutions.
  • Evaluate and manage external consultants from negotiation to project completion to meet project requirements
  • Investigate new categories or technologies and quickly prepare presentations that validate assumptions and build credibility
  • Assist in the development of design standards and champion the standards in all design projects

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design required
  • Minimum 7 years of product design experience
  • Minimum 1-2 years managing direct reports
  • Highly organized individual, with exceptional prioritization and time management skills
  • Business acumen: Solid understanding of key metrics and functional roles
  • Must be able to leverage customer and market research to identify insights that lead to game changing product offerings
  • Design for Manufacture: MUST understand manufacturing thoroughly and be able to deliver technical packages to product development

    o includes cut/sew, injection molding, stamping, extrusion, surface coating, etc.

  • Experience working in China and US at manufacturing facilities to solve problems during development
  • Software Skills

    Advanced - Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign

    Intermediate Solid works or Rhino

    Optional - Keyshot

    Must be able to use Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Prototyping - ability to determine the appropriate level of prototype required for project phase and source from external vendors
  • Must be able to manage a budget, as well as, prepare reports as required.

Compensation: $55.30/hr

 
location: Framingham, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 7 Years
 
responsibilities:

The Manager role within the Design and Innovation Team supports the development of Staples products across the own brand portfolio. You will build our brands by creating design standards and delivering designs that meet business and customer needs ultimately creating world class user experiences. You will forge strong relationships with consumer insights, product management, product development and merchandising to develop criteria for new programs and ensure brand and product guidelines are being met. This role requires the ability to design across many categories including technology, supplies, facilities, and furniture. You will work with teams to champion design innovation programs using design thinking to bring new customer centric solutions to life.

 
qualifications:

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design required

- Minimum 7 years of product design experience

- Minimum 1-2 years managing direct reports

- Highly organized individual, with exceptional prioritization and time management skills

- Business acumen: Solid understanding of key metrics and functional roles

- Must be able to leverage customer and market research to identify insights that lead to game changing product offerings

- Design for Manufacture: MUST understand manufacturing thoroughly and be able to deliver technical packages to product development

o includes cut/sew, injection molding, stamping, extrusion, surface coating, etc.

- Experience working in China and US at manufacturing facilities to solve problems during development

- Software Skills

? Advanced - Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign

? Intermediate Solid works or Rhino

? Optional - Keyshot

? Must be able to use Microsoft Office Suite.

- Prototyping - ability to determine the appropriate level of prototype required for project phase and source from external vendors

- Must be able to manage a budget, as well as, prepare reports as required.

 
skills: Publication Design

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

skills

Publication Design

qualification

Qualifications: 

• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design required 
• Minimum 7 years of product design experience 
• Minimum 1-2 years managing direct reports 
• Highly organized individual, with exceptional prioritization and time management skills 
• Business acumen: Solid understanding of key metrics and functional roles 
• Must be able to leverage customer and market research to identify insights that lead to game changing product offerings 
• Design for Manufacture: MUST understand manufacturing thoroughly and be able to deliver technical packages to product development 
o includes cut/sew, injection molding, stamping, extrusion, surface coating, etc. 
• Experience working in China and US at manufacturing facilities to solve problems during development 
• Software Skills 
? Advanced - Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign 
? Intermediate Solid works or Rhino 
? Optional – Keyshot 
? Must be able to use Microsoft Office Suite. 
• Prototyping – ability to determine the appropriate level of prototype required for project phase and source from external vendors 
• Must be able to manage a budget, as well as, prepare reports as required. 
 

responsibilities

The Manager role within the Design and Innovation Team supports the development of Staples products across the own brand portfolio. You will build our brands by creating design standards and delivering designs that meet business and customer needs ultimately creating world class user experiences. You will forge strong relationships with consumer insights, product management, product development and merchandising to develop criteria for new programs and ensure brand and product guidelines are being met. This role requires the ability to design across many categories including technology, supplies, facilities, and furniture. You will work with teams to champion design innovation programs using design thinking to bring new customer centric solutions to life. 
 

educational requirements

Bachelor's degree