Packaging Designer - New Product Innovation
£Competitive + 27 Days Holiday, Bonus, Pension, Free Onsite Gym
This is an opportunity to work across every category at Dyson and will offer you the opportunity to re-design our packaging and the 'out of the box' experience for our users.
You will be a hands on designer, creating innovative, different and exciting product packaging for our existing and future products. In order to do this, you will have to interrogate, investigate, propose and innovate packaging and product storage. You will work hand-in-hand with the NPI Director, in close collaboration with the New Product Innovation team and Research Design Development in the UK, initiating early concept stage packaging design and design development.
Design the Product Packaging & Storage
Define and design the design, layout, material and process for our products with a user centred and ‘best in class’ approach. You will generate ideas that are both product enhancing and innovative.
Prototyping and Demonstration
You will be able to bring your ideas and designs to life through sketching, illustration, 3D modelling and physical prototype rigs. (Illustrator, Photoshop, 3D CAD etc…) as well as working with Dyson's modelmakers to create more complex prototypes.
User Trials and Insights
You will User trial options when needed to make a decision or validate a design. Managing and working with those responsible for insights, user trials and competitor analysis.
You will work closely with your product design counterpart to create a seamless experience of the product and packaging, as well as New Product Innovation and New Product Development category teams, insights, commercial, consumer science and South East Asia.
- Degree in a relevant product/industrial design, packaging/graphic design, engineering, science discipline or equivalent.
- Technical and personal credibility to work effectively in cross-functional design teams throughout the project development cycle.
- Excellent product focused design skills – layout, graphics, sketching, prototyping along with problem solving and analytical skills.
- Software Tools (preferable, not essential) – Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, 3D CAD
- Comfortable with ‘failure’ in the context of multible iterationsof testing and learning.
- Highly motivated and collaborative – taking ownership of projects and at the same time being objective and responsive to feedback.
- Possess a good understanding of various production processes – how they influence design and fabrication.