Facebook pixel

Freelance Senior Industrial Designer
Posted on 5/7/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CAD
Product Design
Research
Requirements
  • Conceptualize and visualize product designs and physical interactions using sketching, 3D CAD and renderings, hand built physical mock-ups and 3D prints
  • Define product design language and aesthetic directions that can make the product iconic, unique, and recognizable, but most importantly, fitting with the brand what the target user's desire
  • Explore product architectures that consider details of how people would use and perceive the product, usability, ergonomics, and the human factors of the experience
  • Craft details and signature elements in the product that are meaningful, that make people love the experience and build long-lasting relationships and routines
  • Build virtual and physical prototypes to simulate the experience with the product, how it looks and feels, its interaction, and how it might be manufactured or resembled
  • 5+ years of professional industrial design experience
  • Highly developed design skills, demonstrated in your portfolio of recent work
  • Confident presentation and storytelling abilities
  • Experience collaborating in multifunctional teams as the industrial design lead
  • Proficiency with contemporary design tools and methods
  • Affinity with frog's values, and a passion for creating products that meet peoples functional and emotional needs
  • Business level ability in English
  • As part of your application, please include a link or PDF of your portfolio of recent work, highlighting your abilities and experience relevant to the role, with specific examples of how you work, think, collaborate, and contribute to great design outcomes. Please note that we are unable to accept any applications without a portfolio
Responsibilities
  • Plan and conduct design research focused on product use and experience
  • Analyse and test product usability, ergonomics, and workflow
  • Develop user experience scenarios and journeys integrating physical and digital interactions
  • Explore and develop aesthetic directions for individual products and for cross-product design systems
  • Explore and develop ideas and concepts with hand sketching, 3D CAD, hand-built volumetric mock-ups, and 3D prints
  • Refine concept designs into 3D parametric CAD, including definition of part break-up considering manufacturing and assembly
  • Prepare product renderings and assets for AR and VR simulation
  • Explore CMF (color, materials, and finishes) with samples and renderings
  • Create product design documentation and collaborate with customer and 3rd party engineering teams during development
  • Coordinate with prototype suppliers for design realization in appearance and/or semi-functional models
Desired Qualifications
  • A university degree in Industrial Design, Architecture, or a related design or engineering discipline
  • Experience working in a variety of organizations (start-up, corporate, agency/consultancy)
  • Academic, professional, or life experience from outside the design field that enriches your perspective as a designer
Frog

5,001-10,000 employees

Innovative design company.
Company mission
Frog's passion is to transform ideas into realities.
Benefits
  • Competitive and equitable pay
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Competitive PTO
  • Retirement options