Mid-Senior Designer, Environments - Eight Inc.

Mid-Senior Designer, Environments

Aug 25, 2018

As a designer in our San Francisco office, you’ll be working on projects that span architecture, industrial design, communications, and experience design. As part of our multidisciplinary design team, you will work directly with Principals and Directors, developing projects within the San Francisco studio and across our global locations. You will coordinate the work of project teams and consultants, and interface with vendors, developers, and manufacturers. In addition, you must be able to develop and evaluate both standard and innovative design solutions, confirm usability and code compliance at multiple project scales and levels of detail, and make recommendations to Principals and Directors. You will be responsible for contributions to design presentations and implementation documents, and gauging the progress of the project schedule.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 – 7 years of combined experience in architectural, industrial, communications, and/or experience design
  • Strong knowledge of human-centric design principles
  • Strong visual design skills
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe CS (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), Rhino, and Cinema 4D a plus
  • Experience working on projects combining digital and physical experiences
  • Knowledgeable in wide range of manufacturing processes, prototyping, and general construction and engineering principles
  • Solid understanding of brand strategy development and retail experience design
  • Exposure to multidisciplinary design projects

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conceptualize the creative look and feel of projects, including spatial and physical mediums
  • Collaborate with architects, developers, and fellow designers to take a project from initial idea to final output
  • Develop the design rationale and explain visual choices to cross-functional teams
  • Push creativity, challenge established thinking, and discover new ways of approaching and solving problems
  • Accomplish and maintain the quality of design through all phases of a project
  • Participate in or lead design review meetings with ID, engineering, marketing, and other staff.
  • Lead or contribute to product and field research efforts
  • Be flexible in design and able to take direction, feedback and observations with a positive attitude
  • Be able to work and coordinate across departments and disciplines to produce the best response to creative briefs

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong conceptual thinking showcasing innovative concepts and creative design solutions
  • Ability to produce cutting edge creative and exceptional design work
  • Ability to explain creative approach and present creative work
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Experienced production drawing and development phases of projects
  • Understanding of construction and manufacturing processes
  • Strong technical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to new and complex situations
  • Ability to be ‘hands on’ in producing mockups and prototypes
  • Design curious – must be passionate, observant and self-motivated

To be considered, send your CV, portfolio links, references and any supporting materials (no more than 8mb) to us via email.