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Minima seeks - Product Designer (minimum 3yrs
experience)



The Company
Minima Design seeks an exceptional Product Designer to meet the demands of this
expanding consultancy. This is a unique position for a talented creative who has a
good grasp of production processes and engineering along with creativity and
presentation skills.

Based in the state of the art Technology Centre, Framlingham, Suffolk, Minima is a
product design and development agency with 19years experience of bringing
products to market.


The Candidate
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3years design experience. The
role demands strong creativity, manufacturing knowledge, project management as
well as a good appreciation of consumers needs.

Exceptional communication skills are essential in this role. Traditional hand
drawing skills are an advantage but 3D CAD skills (ideally SolidWorks) expected for
all applicants.

Minima is respected for strong project management and its ability to manage
projects through tooling, assembly and delivery of initial products. The successful
candidate will be able to demonstrate technical competency and some exposure to
these aspects of design.

As a member of the team you will be expected to develop positive client
relationships, through good work, efficiency and the ability to understand and
address clients’ needs.

The position has excellent career prospects and will involve direct liaison with the
management team and clients at the highest level. You will report directly to the
Design Director.

Minima acts on behalf of nationally and internationally respected businesses and
the role will involve some international travel, requiring a flexible approach to
working and a can-do attitude.



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Core skills required (no particular order)

      Passionate about design
      Strong hand sketching skills a real advantage
      Highly proficient with 3D CAD ideally SolidWorks 2007/2008
      Team focused with emotional maturity
      Creative problem solving ability essential
      Ability to develop creative approaches to projects to meet changing needs
       of clients
      Knowledge and experience of ‘inclusive design’ issues an advantage
      Understanding of environmental impact of design useful
      Exceptional presentation skills and confident in presenting project work to
       clients expected



Salary
£24,000 - £27,000 depending on experience and skill level



Send CV’s with examples of work to:
Alastair Kingsland – Design Director
a.kingsland@minima.co.uk




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