srch 11070: Front End Researcher/Designer (Contract) Consumer Packaged Goods

Front End Researcher/Designer (Contract) – Consumer Packaged Goods
San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Search # 11070

Are you a passionate designer who thrives at front-end innovation? Are you consumer focused, with the ability to create nonlinear design solutions for the CPG industry? Do you have a proven track record of working comfortably in a team setting to collaborate on project frameworks? Then this opportunity might be for you.

Yeh IDeology is a boutique design, strategy and innovation recruitment firm based out of New York City. Our client is a global consumer packaged goods company that produces household leading brands. They are seeking a contract Front End Researcher/Designer who possesses strong observational skills, consumer empathy, strong strategic thinking, the aptitude to communicate with colleagues, and the excitement of the front end. They are searching for a independent, yet collaborative individual who can thrive in a fast paced environment, and uncover holistic design solutions and user-focused innovations. Must be passionate about the space.

*Possesses strong interpersonal skills, with excellent means of communication in a highly collaborative team environment.
*Model making/ prototyping knowledge & experience.
*Ability to successfully navigate and adapt through unforeseen situations.
*Should have excellent sketching abilities in the form of concept storyboards and iterative thinking.
*Proficiency in Adobe CS Photoshop, Illustrator or other digital rendering software.

*Must possess 4+ years experience in Product/ Industrial Design
*Bachelor’s degree in Product or Industrial Design, and/or Master’s degree in Design Strategy or Design Planning.
*3D modeling and prototyping experience with proficiency in Pro-E, Rhino, SolidWorks etc.
*Working knowledge of manufacturing methods, eg Injection Molding/ Blow Molding.
*Should be familiar with Microsoft Suite and Lotus Notes.

Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to each candidate. Please no phone calls.