ACT lighting Design works in three different sectors: Architecture, Entertainment & Art and is currently looking for a Freelance Product Designer.
Receives briefing on the product requests
Works alongside providers, engineers and model-makers
He or she conducts research and devises a design proposal for projects.
He or she works on new products or improves existing ones, and uses his/her understanding of technology, materials and manufacturing methods to improve the design and usability of a product.
For new products: follows a workflow (i.e. designing, modelling, model testing, prototype product creation and testing, final production follow-up)
Works on ideas as part of a team or developing design concepts using CAD (computer-aided design)
Sketches initial design ideas
Identifies the suitability, availability and conformity of materials;
Produces detailed, final hand drawings and specifications or, more likely, uses dedicated computer software (CAD) to produce design specifications, including parts lists and costing
Makes samples or works out models by hand or using computerized prototyping equipment
Tests the design concept by computerized modelling or physical hands-on testing of models
Conducts research on materials, processes and / or market requirements;
Makes presentations to senior design management or clients, either when bidding for a contract, when presenting design proposals or when presenting the final product before delivery / going into production
Participates in specialist or multidisciplinary meetings with ACTLD team to establish the design brief, including the concept, performance and production criteria;
Possesses and updates knowledge on standard and new materials
This job position involves flexibility, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
5 to 10 years of experience is needed.
Candidates should apply with a CV and cover letter/email, along with a portfolio of their own work relevant to described role and abilities (examples of sketch, renderings, LD calculations, Autocad, technical drawings etc)
If you are interested, we will be glad to hear from you. Please send your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org