Posting ID : A1068498117
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Art Media Design
Position: Product Designer & Manager w/ Overseas Experience
Location: Northern Suburbs
Status: Freelance/ possible Full Time
Estimated Duration: Possible Full Time
Starts: Next Month
Rate: $70-$90K DOE
Our client is seeking a Designer/Product Manager to join their team on a full-time basis.
The Designer/Product Manager will be responsible for directing the development of several home dcor products from concept to production.
Experienced in managing the full process of product development from concept to final production.
Must be design-oriented and creative; degree in design or art preferable
Able to spot trends and opportunities and translate them into new product
Must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Experience and ability to source, review, and manage overseas manufacturers for the development of new / innovative products.
Experience in working with mass merchandisers, home improvement and hardware stores, membership clubs, grocery and drug stores and other retailers is a plus
Strong communication and presentation skills during product review meetings (written and verbal).
Approximately 12 to 14 weeks of travel per year. Most travel is to Hong Kong and factories in China.
Understanding technology, production methods, different materials (such as textiles and plastics) and design methods; both current and new.
If you feel you are qualified for this position please send your resume (and samples if applicable) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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