srch 11086: Design Research Associate - Packaging Manufacturer 

Design Research Associate – Packaging Manufacturer
Greater Indiana
Search # 11086

Are you a user driven thinker who can get into the granular details whilst staying focused on the big picture? Can you lead an established company towards greater innovative packaging solutions through research methodologies? Do you have the ability to go beyond research tools to understand the needs of clients and consumers alike? If so, then this may be a great opportunity for you.

Yeh IDeology is a boutique design, strategy and innovation recruitment firm based out of New York City. Our client is an award-winning packaging
solutions manufacturer seeking a talented Design Research Associate to join their team in turning research findings into sustainable solutions.

* Conduct research around structural components of products
* Synthesize and consolidate research findings into defined solutions
* Communicate solutions to clients and design team through visual methods
* Collaborate with design teams in refining complicated iterations
* Identify challenges within the system and develop ways to overcome them whilst remaining focused on client goals

* BA/MA in Industrial Design or equivalent
* 3 – 5 years of experience as a Design Researcher, or Industrial Designer with heavy research experience
* Structural packaging design and research experience a plus
* Understanding of the manufacturing process is preferred
* Experience using research tools and methodologies
* Excellent communication and presentation skills

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