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Senior CMF Designer

  • Location: Newark, Alameda, California
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 21 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 02 August 2021

​​Job Description:

The Role:

  • We are looking for a Senior CMF Designer to work as part of varied multi-disciplinary teams, contributing to the development of innovative and engaging user-focused products. From initial storytelling ‘vision’, through concept development to range assortment strategy, product specification and material qualification, you will have exposure to the full product development journey. 

Your Contribution:

  • Move fast. Speak up. Decide and own. Drive change. Exceed customer needs. These are some of the winning behaviors you’ll need for success at client . In this role you will:

  • Collaborate closely with ID / UX Designers, Marketing and Brand teams to develop CMF Strategies across multiple Business groups

  • Researching consumer lifestyle and design trends, cross-referencing inspiration from fashion & beauty, furniture & home accessories, automotive, Packaging, Music culture, Fine Art and Digital Media

  • Building CMF strategies that connect consumer lifestyle trends with material technologies and product concepts.

  • Create visualizations, graphics, material samples and hand-crafted prototypes that will demonstrate CMF design concepts

  • Work collaboratively with engineers, suppliers and manufacturers to develop material technologies suitable for mass manufacturing, ensuring all product materials are color-matched, approved and clearly documented 

  • Create and implement CMF Design specifications for manufacturing. Support CMF Engineers to deliver excellence in execution

Key Qualifications:

  • For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:

  • 5+ years experience in CMF Design for the consumer electronics industry

  • Experience delivering on all phases of the CMF design process - from trend research to product design and manufacturing execution

  • Excellence knowledge of moulding, forming, coating and finishing processes for plastics, metal and fabric

  • Willingness to contribute within dynamic multi-disciplinary teams

  • Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication and presentation skills

  • Fluent in Adobe CS and KeyShot product rendering and presentation tools

  • Written and verbal communication in English

In addition, preferable skills and behaviors include:

A broad appreciation for global Consumer Lifestyle trends including Fashion, Sportswear, Automotive, Health & Wellbeing, Furniture, Interior Design and Travel
Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Product, Material or Textile Design, or similar field

Skills

Required

  • AUTOMOTIVE

  • FINISHING

  • INTERIOR DESIGN

  • PLASTICS

  • PRESENTATION SKILLS

  • Additional

  • ADOBE CS

  • DIGITAL MEDIA

  • EXCELLENT WRITTEN AND VERBAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • HP-UX

  • MARKETING

  • PACKAGING

  • PRODUCT DESIGN

  • PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

  • PROTOTYPE

  • PROTOTYPES

  • UNIX

  • UX

 About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.