Product Designer Job Description

Product Designer Job Description

April 1st, 2020

Product Designers design everyday items like lampshades, tables, chairs, beds, and cutlery. Product Designers work closely with an industrial team, and can also design specialist products like medical and electronic equipment. They analyze markets, design new products, improve existing ones, or manufacture them at lower costs.

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Product Designer Job Description

We are searching for a passionate Product Designer to join our team and develop various new products for customers. They will work alongside a team of engineers and other professionals to design products to specifications and deliver them on time. The Product Designer's responsibilities include doing thorough market research to determine customer needs and preferences, and using rough sketches as well as design software for detailed drawings.

To be successful as a Product Designer, you should have a keen eye for detail and color, a good knowledge of existing markets, as well as stellar communication skills. A top Product Designer should be able to identify market needs and have the vision to design products that satisfy them.

Product Designer Responsibilities:

  • Conducting market research to determine gaps in the market.
  • Translating research into feasible ideas and designs that will satisfy consumers.
  • Clearly outlining specifications for the design team and stakeholders.
  • Collaborating with the design team, and providing helpful feedback on processes.
  • Engaging audiences and using sketches, blueprints, and prototypes to gather feedback.
  • Using 3D modeling software for detailed designs.
  • Producing prototypes and models to test functionality.
  • Researching tools, materials and relevant design techniques.

Product Designer Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design, Manufacturing, Engineering, or a related field.
  • A creative eye, good imagination, and vision.
  • A firm grasp of market trends and consumer preferences.
  • Practical experience using computer-aided design software.
  • Good technical and IT skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong planning and organizational abilities.
  • Good problem-solving skills.

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