Product Designer

2 days left

Location
St Germans, Saltash
Salary
£18,000 (pro rata)
Posted
12 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Permanent

Block are now looking for Product Designer to bring a creative flair and exceptional organisational and personal skills to an established business with an exciting growth strategy.

Block combine a love of creativity and colour to create beautiful objects that empower and inspire.

We are a passionate team who work both independently and collaboratively. You’ll be responsible for managing and developing new and existing products. Providing regular input to sales and marketing to develop and promote saleable products.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Research new products
  • Initiate product development
  • Work with the Business Owner to achieve the agreed product targets
  • Work independently and colloaboratively on product ideas
  • Take product concepts through the development stage, responsible for all product drawings and any CAD required
  • Work with suppliers to obtain quotes and ensure the product is made to our standards.
  • Undertake administration tasks as required by the role, to ensure successful management of products.
  • Support the team with general administration duties as required

Person Specification

Qualifications: to degree or equivalent, not necessarily any specific discipline

Experience: Previous design experience would be beneficial, customer service and business experience would be beneficial.

Knowledge & skills: A good knowledgs of the Adobe suite is essential, CAD experience is also required. Excellent communication skills at all levels, both written and spoken; good organisational skills and ability to manage own time well. Excellent IT skills (Word & Excel) and a good eye for detail.

Personal attributes: ability to work as fully contributing member of team whilst at the same time being self-motivating and self-reliant.

Special conditions: the post holder will be office based but will be required to attend UK and international trade shows (4 – 5 a year)

Company Description

An innovative design company established 18 years ago, Block design and manufacture a range of contemporary home and giftware. Block’s products are sold worldwide through its own website (www.blockdesign.co.uk) and via wholesale to multiple, leading independent retailers. Stockists include MoMA (Museum of Modern Art), Urban Outfitters and The Design Museum.

Our open plan design studio is located in a converted forge in the beautiful village of St Germans where we benefit from the tranquillity of the area while only being 5 mins walk from the train station and only 20 minutes from Plymouth.

Other Application Details

Please apply with a CV and cover letter outlining why you would be a great fit for Block. You can also include any examples of your work that you are keen to show off, these could be from professional or personal projects.

Salary Details: £18,000 (pro rata)

Hours of work: 30-40hours (flexible working available)

Closing date for applications: 22nd August 2019

Please note:

Applications must be submitted via the Unlocking Potential Jobs Website