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Senior Digital Experience Designer – Hong Kong

DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:

Radius Innovation & Development is seeking a proven, highly collaborative UI/UX designer to help grow our Hong Kong Digital Experience team. The ideal candidate will be a graphic design specialist versed in all facets of UX including information architecture, interaction design, and visual design. This is a creative design position that requires imaginative thinking around designing, developing, and implementing enhanced physical and digital experience solutions. Our Experience Designers work directly with our worldwide clients to help them visualize and explore new ways of expressing their products and brand. You will apply your user-centered design thinking principles while working closely with your internal partners in Strategy, Industrial Design, and Engineering to craft unique and innovative experiences.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be responsible for crafting the digital experiences for our client’s world-class products – from research and stakeholder interviews, requirements and flow definition, branded visual interfaces, and implementation oversight – to ensure that the digital vision is user-friendly, innovative and executed as designed.
  • Analyze and define data, research, and business requirements into strong and executable ideas that translate their needs into applicable solutions.
  • Think through user problems, find suitable solutions, and draw on your creativity to design innovative solutions that meet the needs of our client’s business, technical, and user goals.
  • Rapidly prototype your ideas in physical and digital mediums (both low and high fidelity prototyping) to test and validate design concepts.
  • Create flows, interfaces, design patterns across various experiences and products and platforms.
  • Be the UX Design Lead in cross-functional development projects and develop digital concepts.
  • Be the lead in “Design Thinking” and creating a holistic understanding.
  • Create deliverables ranging from wireframes and rough concepts to complete visual designs, interactive prototypes, and user interaction specifications.
  • Present ideas and recommendations with solid rationale; evolve ideas with input from team members, clients, and users.
  • Provide input to the development and testing teams, both onshore and offshore, during the software development cycle.
  • Measure the impact of the designed experiences to continuously evolve the digital experience.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a design discipline (graphic design, interactive design, human-centered interaction), or related field.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

  • 3+ years of experience within digital design directly related to software/apps/mobile design.
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating experience taking an idea from early concept through all phases of the design process for software/web interface/apps interfaces.
  • In-depth understanding of user-centered design principles and methodologies.
  • An understanding of what makes an experience good or bad is critical.
  • Skills in estimating and managing multiple projects.
  • Demonstrable experience with interface design tools (ex. Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Axure, etc.) to design elegant, branded interfaces.
  • Demonstrable experience with prototyping tools (ex. Paper, inVision, Axure, etc.) to test and validate design concepts.
  • Extraordinary communication skills – the ability to make complex ideas understandable, demonstrate passion and leadership, and strong written and verbal skills to explain design decisions. (Fluent in written and spoken English, Cantonese is a plus.)
  • Experience crafting design documents & deliverables like Product Requirement Documents, User Stories, User Journey Maps, Wireframes, Development Specifications, Mood Boards, Visual Comps, production-ready assets, style guides.
  • Strong knowledge of emerging Digital Experience technologies, principles, and best practices.
  • Understanding of design and technical capabilities/limitations of different digital experience platforms.

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Experience working within an agency environment.
  • Experience working on digital projects on a wide range of sectors, industries, and platforms. Not just marketing and e-commerce websites.
  • Demonstrated design skills and strong command of visual attributes including composition, information organization, typography, graphics, and color.
  • Excellent sketching skills.
  • Familiar with user research methodologies and process.
  • Skilled in coding: Javascript, CSS, HTML, XCode, Unity, etc.
  • A passion for emerging technologies.

Radius is one of the leading global design consultancies in industrial design and engineering. We are part of Jabil Circuit which is the third largest contract manufacture in the world. As a design consultancy, we have grown a lot into UI development as industries and clients increasingly demand digital solutions for their products.

Radius has offices around the globe including Boston, Chicago, Silicon Valley and Hong Kong. The Hong Kong studio serves international and Asian clients who need help in creating from concept into commercialization. Our Hong Kong studio is located within a beautiful science park with a diverse team from various background and different disciplines that enable us to create innovative projects that fulfill cross-disciplinary requirements.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via email to linda.chan@radiusinnovation.com for consideration.

Director of Engineering Services – Chicago

Radius Innovation & Development is seeking a Director of Engineering Services for the Chicago studio, who will possess a mix of consultancy and engineering expertise as well as healthcare knowledge and experience.

Oversees all product development and design engineering activities through effective management of engineering resources within the specified region, support executive management initiatives, and assist with generating and enhancing both new and existing customer relationships and business opportunities. Drives innovation and continuous improvement within Advanced Manufacturing Technology (ATM) by harnessing new technologies in the areas of systems, equipment, and processes.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Technical and managerial responsibility for several multi-discipline engineering teams spread across assigned region, consisting of electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, tooling engineers, and CAD designers
  • Architectural knowledge in electronic, mechanical, and software products especially in the healthcare industry
  • Managing the ongoing planning, budgeting, staffing, and scheduling of personnel and processes for all engineering teams
  • Maintaining team competencies in current technology and design trends, continually evaluating staffing levels, and recruiting world-class engineering talent
  • Marketing and sales capability for services, products, and IP
  • Interpret and communicate customer requirements to enable development of services and operational capabilities to support new customers and business opportunities
  • Develop RFQ analysis and present formal presentation to customer; ensure key financial measures are achieved within each account, including profitability and RONA targets
  • Promote Jabil’s capabilities, footprint, and services to new customers
  • Lead commercial negotiations with new customers
  • Understanding of the EMS business model
  • Provide direction on design and development activities to improve, modify or design new equipment products and processes
  • Develop, determine and implement policies, procedures and programs
  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor
  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in the area of assignment*
  • Master’s degree preferred*
  • Degree in Engineering or Business Management*
  • Minimum of 15+ Years Experience in Manufacturing Engineering, or closely related field, to include 8-10 years within a lead/management capacity*
  • A history of developing products with multi-disciplinary teams (including Industrial Design, Research, Interaction, and Manufacturing)
  • A history of leading product development teams ideally with exposure to the healthcare industry
  • A history of participating in the development of products from inception (marketing direction) to production
  • Experience developing electro-mechanical products
  • A strong knowledge of injection molding and plastics
  • Involvement in developing a combination of high volume components/products and mid-complex product assemblies
  • Experience with medical device development and accompanying regulation protocols
  • Deep understanding and experiences developing healthcare products and understanding of healthcare industry regulations and complexity

* Or an equivalent combination of education, experience and / or training

Radius is an award-winning firm that develops products from design through manufacturing for top clients in the consumer, healthcare, industrial, and packaging markets. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced, and fun environment with excellent salary and benefits.

Interested in applying? Submit your resume by clicking here. You will be directed to apply for this Radius position at Jabil.com, our corporate partner’s website.

Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Quality Engineer – Waltham

Radius Innovation & Development is seeking a talented and experienced Quality Engineer to join our Waltham studio. The position of Quality Engineer is responsible for supporting the product development process and quality management system through development, maintenance and continuous improvement of test, design control, risk management and material documentation. This individual will report directly the Director/Manager – Quality. The individual in this role will bring to bear world-class quality knowledge, product development experience, planning and communication skills to deliver winning solutions for Radius clients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify, review and interpret industry, regulatory, environmental, mechanical and electrical standards and requirements
  • Participate in the development and review of test strategies, product requirements and design inputs based on project phase
  • Develop, manage and execute test project documentation including, but not limited to test plans, methods, data, data analysis, data audit, data presentations and reports for concept, prototype (engineering qualification) and pilot (design verification) testing.
  • Select/design, procure and troubleshoot test equipment and fixtures
  • Develop, document and validate test methods
  • Identify, qualify and manage external test suppliers
  • Lead root cause analysis of test failures
  • Participate in design inputs and design outputs reviews
  • Collect and manage content of project design history files (DHF)
  • Participate in quality management system processes and documentation including, but not limited to training records, calibration records, supplier records, engineering change orders (ECO), non-conforming material review (NCMR), corrective and preventative actions (CAPA) and document retention schedules
  • Develop site-level quality management system procedures and templates
  • Lead internal audits and support notified body / ISO registrar and customer audits of the quality management system
  • Provide guidance to project teams and customers on compliance with the quality management system
  • Develop, manage and execute processes and documentation for receipt, acceptance, assembly, and release of prototype/pilot materials for assembly by Radius
  • Complete and document prototype/pilot assembly, release testing and distribution to supplier and customers
  • Participate in project planning through proposal development and review
  • Ensures capability studies are performed on critical processes
  • Performs first article inspection and review visual aids
  • Performs defect analysis reporting
  • Performs MRB on sustained products

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • 0-2 years related experience

Radius is an award-winning firm that develops products from design through manufacturing for top clients in the consumer, healthcare, industrial, and packaging markets. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced, and fun environment with excellent salary and benefits.

Interested in applying? Submit your resume by clicking here. You will be directed to apply for this Radius position at Jabil.com, our corporate partner’s website.

Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Staff Mechanical Engineer – Waltham

Radius Innovation & Development is seeking a talented and experienced Staff Mechanical Engineer to join our Waltham studio. The Staff Mechanical Engineer PD is responsible for participating in product development teams. In this role, the candidate will bring to bear world class engineering knowledge, creativity, product development experience, planning, and communication skills to deliver winning solutions for clients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in engineering efforts on product development teams and be responsible for the quality and content of engineering deliverables
  • Have skills in the essential engineering tools used in product development (sketching, CAD, prototyping, FEA a plus, DFM, FMEA, etc)
  • Conceptualize ways of providing new and improved value to our customers
  • Contribute engineering knowledge and experience to product development projects
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service and professional guidance
  • Promote a results oriented culture of teamwork, respect, excellence, integrity and accountability
  • Identify strategic opportunities
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, Science or Technology
  • 1 to 5 years of experience as a practicing mechanical engineer or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience

Radius is an award-winning firm that develops products from design through manufacturing for top clients in the consumer, healthcare, industrial, and packaging markets. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced, and fun environment with excellent salary and benefits.

Interested in applying? Submit your resume by clicking here. You will be directed to apply for this Radius position at Jabil.com, our corporate partner’s website.

Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Director of Implementation – Waltham

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Radius Innovation & Development is seeking a talented and experienced Director of Implementation to join our Waltham studio. The Director of Implementation will be responsible for providing pre-production product samples and ensuring a seamless transition from product development to high volume production. This person will bring technical insight and excellent planning skills to the objective of creating production-like product that the team can use to verify the product solution. Selecting, managing, and improving outside suppliers is a key element of the position, as well as coordinating and fostering Jabil/Nypro support in product development efforts. This position will be responsible for the financial vitality of the “materials” component of Radius. Additionally, this person will be responsible for improving related department operating systems, and project planning activity.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate for this position must have a strong foundation in project accounting, accounting and/or finance, and experience in transaction processing, cash management, and ERP systems. 

  • Provide manufacturing feasibility input throughout the development process
  • Participate in project planning by proposal writing, planning, and budgeting activities
  • Provide strategic guidance to the team and customers in addressing the pre-production and production needs of the project
  • Qualify suppliers to meet customer’s pre-production needs (i.e. – tool builders, rapid/short run molders, manufacturing development suppliers, materials, etc.)
  • Understand and communicate to the development team Radius-qualified suppliers capabilities
  • Inform and update the development team of new manufacturing technologies, materials, and Jabil/Nypro capabilities
  • Responsible for on-time and on-budget delivery of appropriate-quality product samples
  • Facilitate production supplier involvement through-out the development process
  • Provide part and capital investment information throughout the development process
  • Collaborate with the quality team internally and with suppliers to match expectations with results
  • Define processes and methods to mitigate risk and deliver expected results
  • Fiscal responsibility for the pre-production materials and services profit and loss
  • Manage manufacturing process development activity
  • Responsibility for purchasing of all pre-production parts and services
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s in Plastics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering; Master’s degree preferred 

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience developing products and creating rapid production-like product
  • A history of developing products with multi-disciplinary teams
  • A demonstrated ability to manage suppliers and purchasing responsibilities
  • Experience in developing a broad range of injection molded components (small/large, single/two shot, materials, high/low accuracy, etc.)
  • An applied and theoretical understanding of injection molding and plastics
  • A strong understanding of non-plastic manufacturing processes
  • Experience in secondary assembly, decorating, and packaging operations
  • A solid understanding of mold design and construction
  • A solid understanding of injection molding materials
  • Demonstrated experience in Advanced Quality Planning activities
  • Experience in process validation, including IQ/OQ/PQ requirements

Interested in applying? Submit your resume by clicking here. You will be directed to apply for this Radius position at Jabil.com, our corporate partner’s website.

Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Business Development Manager – Waltham

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Radius Innovation & Development is looking for a talented, experienced, and highly motivated business development professional to join our Waltham studio. As part of the management team, you will proactively contribute to the strategic direction of Radius, growing new and existing clients, and the quality of the firm’s services and deliverables. You will be responsible for ensuring sustained business growth of the firm through continual sale as well as identification and qualification of new potential customers. This individual will provide strategic planning and relationship management for ongoing client program efforts.

This is a highly visible and dynamic position whose focus will be on Radius site specific and global organizational initiatives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate and administer the business development function including the targeting, prospecting, forecasting, tracking and strategic response to customer RFP’s to support the closure of business and sustained customer satisfaction
  • Maintain an aggressive approach to the generation of high level BD leads and business opportunities
  • Represent business development function in internal deliberation
  • Participate in the formulation of corporate strategies, goals and objectives
  • Promote design, engineering and manufacturing excellence to secure meaningful business opportunities for competitive advantages for the company and its clients
  • Provide direction and product development leadership to both clients and staff in all appropriate operational and program product development activities
  • Establish a focused and committed attitude towards identifying and managing the risk aspects in all BD efforts to support our company goal of building a reputation for practical and reliable real world product development application
  • General account management and support of ongoing product development programs including, client liaison and communication, strategic consultation, timeline management, identification and timely response to all program scope changes, risk management assessment, and the quality of the deliverable and the effective delivery and presentation of the work
  • Serve as a liaison with the design, engineering and manufacturing entities of the firm to help identify and address any problem areas, provide direction and offer any assistance that may be required to accomplish the mission for the completion of the projects
  • Assist in the identifying, managing and supporting of all product development and manufacturing opportunities with Nypro/Jabil

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
This role requires an individual who demonstrates flexibility in the consulting subject matter in which they need to operate and yet has a polished, not over-bearing, delivery style. More specifically, the candidate will have the following skills:

  • Advanced consultative selling skills and experience in selling integrated solutions and services
  • Extensive knowledge of the product development process
  • Firm understanding of consumer needs, branding, technology and manufacturing methods
  • Identification of key potential customers who value the Radius business proposition
  • Ability to recognize, make contact, and develop strategic relationships with the key decision making management personnel as relates to outsourcing product development programs
  • Strategic provision of client needs and company services to the client by building a long-term, open, trusting and mutually beneficial relationship
  • Ensuring that all communication with the client is of the highest quality
  • People, client and third party management skills
  • Strong leadership qualities, collaborative work ethic and a great sense of humor

Interested in applying? Submit your resume by clicking here. You will be directed to apply for this Radius position at Jabil.com, our corporate partner’s website.

Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Principal Human Factors Specialist – Waltham

Radius Innovation & Development is seeking a talented and experienced Principal Human Factors Specialist to join our Waltham studio. The Principal Human Factors Specialist is the key point person for directing and executing human factors activities required to provide strong ongoing support to programs, clients, and staff. This role also provides mentorship to the technical staff on the research team as well as those technical staff members in the other competencies within the collective team. In addition, this position will have increasing responsibility as it relates to proposal and business development.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborates with internal and external resources to implement research and human factors activities to drive the product development process.
  • Interfaces directly with internal team members and clients to execute human factors plan.
  • Creates deliverables that inform internal and external stakeholders on human factors plan. This may include the application of human factors to high volume medical devices (e.g. injection devices, inhalers, etc.) as well as large capital equipment.
  • Develops and owns techniques used to carry out rigorous evaluations of product(s) and offers human factors expertise.
  • Serves as a mentor to junior staff members on technical questions and helps teammates outline effective and appropriate human factors plan.
  • Manages and coordinates various projects within functional area.
  • Communicates sector’s value and capabilities, scope and plan projects, and manages client expectations.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience leading small teams, mentoring, and establishing high quality research and usability frameworks.
  • Minimum 8+ years of professional experience in human factors, user experience, usability research, and/or in a product development in a consulting environment (or similar environment.)

Radius is an award-winning firm that develops products from design through manufacturing for top clients in the consumer, healthcare, industrial, and packaging markets. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced, and fun environment with excellent salary and benefits.

Interested in applying? Submit your resume by clicking here. You will be directed to apply for this Radius position at Jabil.com, our corporate partner’s website.

Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Senior Industrial Designer – Waltham

We are looking for a unique and talented individual with extensive design experience that will be responsible for leading and participating in product research and design projects for our clients with a design centric representation in the business development process. This position will report directly to the Director of Design for the Waltham studio, with significant and collaborative interaction with members of the engineering, research, human factors, and business development teams.

In addition, this individual will take part in directing design projects, collaborating on design programs with leadership oversight and hands-on design work, and facilitating and leading client workshops. This is a highly visible and dynamic position whose focus will be on Radius site specific and global organizational initiatives.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish and maintain hands on involvement with product development programs and design department standards that ensure design excellence
  • Conceptualize ways of providing new and improved value to our customers by translating marketing requirements into compelling product solutions
  • Assist in the management of research and design budgets
  • Contribute to the creative culture and provide a proactive contribution to the strategic direction of Radius
  • Mentor and lead junior designers, guide projects, inspire through example, infuse design passion, and help build a strong internal team
  • Establish and maintain a set of design department standards to ensure excellence
  • Contribute and articulate knowledge and experience in design and strategy to product development projects offering strong visual and verbal story-telling skills to emotionally connect concepts with user and market desires
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service and professional guidance
  • Promote a culture of pride, passion, and integrity
  • Collaborate with leadership team to create business plans and proposals

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors in Industrial Design; Master’s degree preferred but not required
  • 6-12 years of experience as a practicing designer with a focus on product design
  • A history of developing products with multi-disciplinary teams (including Mechanical Engineering, Research, Human Factors, and Manufacturing) from inception (marketing direction) to production
  • Experience developing electro-mechanical products
  • A strong knowledge of injection molding and plastics
  • Involvement in developing a combination of high volume components/products and mid-complex product assemblies
  • The timely preparation of accurate, well-planned program proposals and estimates

Radius is an award-winning firm that develops products from design through manufacturing for top clients in the consumer, healthcare, industrial, and packaging markets. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced, and fun environment with excellent salary and benefits.

Interested in applying? Submit your resume by clicking here. You will be directed to apply for this Radius position at Jabil.com, our corporate partner’s website.

Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Director of Design – Chicago

In partnership with the Managing Director, this position will lead the overall creative direction for the Chicago office offering innovative solutions and brand strategy through product design. You will direct creative efforts in programs and shape our design processes while working closely with our industrial design leads in other offices to further develop and advance Radius’ global design presence.

In addition, this individual will develop and strengthen client relationships, facilitate and lead client workshops, direct design projects, and collaborate on design programs with leadership oversight and hands-on design work.

This is a highly visible and dynamic position whose focus will be on Radius site specific and global organizational initiatives;

  • Develop and deliver award-winning products that communicate visual brand language, usability, and success for market
  • Demonstrate awareness of global trends and the ability to articulate design vision around these influences
  • Contribute to the creative culture and build opportunities for the Radius/Jabil/Nypro relationships
  • Mentor and lead junior and senior designers, guide projects, inspire through example, infuse design passion, and help build a strong internal team
  • Participate in recruiting and hiring new members for the design team
  • Establish and maintain a set of industrial design department standards to ensure excellence
  • Conceptualize ways of providing new and improved value to our customers
  • Contribute and articulate knowledge and experience in industrial design and strategy to product development projects offering strong visual and verbal story-telling skills to emotionally connect concepts with user and market desires
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service and professional guidance
  • Participate in soliciting new customers and manage and nurture existing accounts
  • Promote a culture of pride, passion, and integrity
  • Manage staff performance reviews and seek out opportunities for professional development
  • Plan and allocate resources in the design group by matching the capabilities of staff to project requirements and assuring that staff members get a variety of experience and are challenged to exercise their individual skills and abilities
  • Collaborate with leadership team to create business plans and proposals
  • Actively participate in business development activity and account management

Educational Background

  • Bachelors in Industrial Design; Master’s degree preferred but not required
  • PMP is a plus

Minimum Experience

  • 8-10 years of experience as a practicing designer with a focus on product design
  • 3-5 years managing design programs, leading small teams and managing a design staff
  • A history of developing products with multi-disciplinary teams (including Mechanical Engineering, Research, Interaction, and Manufacturing) and from inception (marketing direction) to production
  • Experience developing electro-mechanical products
  • A strong knowledge of injection molding and plastics
  • Involvement in developing a combination of high volume components/products and mid-complex product assemblies
  • The timely preparation of accurate, well-planned program proposals and estimates
  • Experience with medical device development and accompanying regulation protocols

Radius is an award-winning firm that develops products from design through manufacturing for top clients in the consumer, healthcare, industrial, and packaging markets. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced, and fun environment with excellent salary and benefits.

Interested in applying? Submit your resume by clicking here. You will be directed to apply for this Radius position at Jabil.com, our corporate partner’s website.

Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Principal Industrial Designer – San Jose

DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:

We are looking for a unique and talented individual with extensive design experience that will be responsible for leading and participating in product research and design projects for our clients with a design centric representation in the business development process. This position will report directly to the Director of Design, Radius San Jose with significant and collaborative interaction with members of the engineering, research, human factors, and business development teams.

In addition, this individual will take part in directing design projects, collaborating on design programs with leadership oversight and hands-on design work, and facilitating and leading client relationships. This is a highly visible and dynamic position whose focus will be on Radius site specific and global organizational initiatives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Hands-on involvement with design development programs and design department strategic initiatives and planning to support excellence and growth
  • Contribute and articulate knowledge and experience in user-centered research and design development, offering strong visual and verbal story-telling skills to create meaningful, market-relevant solutions
  • Lead Design programs and client relationships as Project Manager, with responsibilities that span from initial client contact, to leadership of designers & teams, to project & proposal planning and proactive management of deliverables and budgets
  • Contribute to the creative culture of pride, passion and integrity, and provide proactive contribution to the strategic direction of Radius
  • Collaborate with Business Development and Radius Silicon Valley leadership team to create project proposals and strategic plans and initiatives
  • Understand and maintain the Radium Quality Management System to ensure excellence in output and service to our clients

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors in Industrial Design; Master’s degree preferred but not required
  • 10–20 years of experience as a practicing designer with a focus on product & user experience design
  • A history of developing products within multi-disciplinary teams, from inception to commercialization (including Strategy, Research, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Human Factors, and Manufacturing)
  • In-depth experience in design for high volume production, and design of complex product assemblies
  • Solid working knowledge and experience in user research methodologies
  • Skilled in the timely preparation of accurate, well-planned project processes, proposals and budgets

ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Strong strategic, creative and conceptual skills
  • Excellent portfolio and highly developed design skills, including 3D modeling experience
  • Ability to lead in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment
  • Ability to manage multiple project teams in parallel
  • Strong command of verbal and written communication, with refined interpersonal skills
  • Experience designing for consumer technology, medical, life-sciences, or consumer packaging industries a plus
  • Experience in leading creative projects, designing and executing user-centered methodologies, strategic brand design development, and design for high volume manufacturing
  • Flexibility and adaptability of approach, with a result-driven attitude to find workable solutions to every problem
  • Motivated, takes initiative, and excels at motivating others
  • Ability to see the big picture in meeting and exceeding the customers’ needs
  • Strong leadership qualities, collaborative work ethic and a great sense of humor

Radius is an award-winning firm that develops products from design through manufacturing for top clients in the consumer, healthcare, industrial, and packaging markets. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced, and fun environment with excellent salary and benefits.

Interested in applying? Submit your resume by clicking here. You will be directed to apply for this Radius position at Jabil.com, our corporate partner’s website.

Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.