Industrial Design Director - Western Suburbs

Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate TBD
Our agency client is looking for an Industrial Design Director. This is an exciting opportunity to join their team as an full time employee.

This opportunity is onsite Monday through Friday in St. Charles.

Industrial Design Director Responsibilities:
- Lead Packaging and Innovation team of 5 Industrial Designers on variety of packaging projects from client kick off to prototyping
- Discern what project steps are necessary from ambiguous client briefs and lead execution
- Working across various materials, structures, and channels within packaging
- Stay current on gaps in the packaging industry and how to position the company as a leader in the market
- Put more rigor to existing process for Industrial Design team to allow for smooth onboarding and adaptation of new designers
- Take the lead on client interaction, client reviews, internal design reviews, etc.
- Partner with leaders cross functionally; with Technical Director and Founder to ensure designs are manufacturable, novel, and meet exceed client expectations

Industrial Design Director Requirements:
- Design Experience working across a variety of products and materials
- Demonstrated ability to lead a team of Industrial Designers through complex design challenges
- Sketching ability; visual communicator
- Comfortable leading, changing and adding rigor to design processes
- Ability to guide direction from ambiguous client
- Adobe Creative Suite / Solidworks / Keyshot/ Artios CAD

Why this job is exciting:
- You'll work with some of the largest brands in the world to provide packaging solutions for all variety of products, with varying materials and processes, and all

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