Industrial Design Director job in San Francisco
|Company Type:||Certified B Corporation|
|Industry:||Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturing|
|Impact Area:||Environmental Sustainability|
|Company Name:|| Method|
|State / Province:||California (CA)|
We are people against dirty® (PAD), and we’ve always done things differently. We are fearless thinkers, mad scientists and adventurous designers who believe that making soap leads to brave ideas, bold inventions and beautiful bubbles.
We are small, but we have big plans to make the world a cleaner, greener, more colorful place. And we invite everyone to join us as we pioneer a future where doing business is doing good for all.
Director of Industrial Design is responsible for concept creation, industrial design and development for all business pods (hand, laundry and cleaning) at method.
This role will work closely with the each of the General Managers of the pods to ensure a robust and innovative product pipeline; as well as liaise with Packaging Engineers, NPD, Sustainability ,Legal, Marketing, Quality and Ops to ensure the highest level of design quality and consumer experience.
The goal of this position is to provide design and innovation leadership for the North American business and International markets, as needed. By providing beautiful design and visionary thinking, the Director of Industrial Design holds a unique position at method as a trusted strategic resource.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Industrial Design – co-direct the Industrial Design process within method
Innovation - pursue and catalyze innovation and innovative thinking within method
*we are not joking. at people against dirty, everyone in the San Francisco office takes a spin as receptionist. costumes welcome.
use art to drive commerce
method stands for design, healthy chemistry and fun, but it also stands for innovation, surprise and curiosity.
Candidates for this position are likely to be degree-qualified in more than one discipline, for example; Design and Marketing, Design and Engineering. They will have 8-12 years professional design experience (hopefully in CPG or lifestyle brands), and are comfortable working in highly motivated, energetic environments. They will be just as happy discussing product strategy with the CEO (whilst wearing a costume) as they will be discussing parison programming with the engineers.
The successful candidate will have experience with 3D CAD programs such as Solidworks, rapid prototyping and all the usual suspects from Adobe and Microsoft, but these will just be tools they use to channel their awesome creativity.
QUALIFICATIONS + EXPERIENCE
** as part of the application process please ensure you have included your portfolio, samples of your work in document form or a link to a personal website
Our values are at the heart of everything we do. Here are a few of the ways we Care like a Mother for every person against dirty:
LOCATION: San Francisco
HOURS: Full Time, Exempt (salaried)
REPORTS TO: Sr. Dir. – Packaging & Industrial Design