Senior Industrial Designer

(m/w/d)
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Shanghai
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As Senior Industrial Designer, you will create innovative products that are both, meaningful and beautiful. Our ID practice is known across our industry, and you will be part of it! With substantial project experience under the belt, there are few topics or situations that you haven't dealt with before. In your designer role, you are at the height of your craft, and able to build all that you dare imagine. As project lead, you are expert at setting up and managing challenging interdisciplinary projects and clients with zeal, originality and resourcefulness. With your mature personality you come across as considered, balanced and emotionally robust, making you an inspiring adviser in professional and personal matters.

  • design, plan, articulate and lead complex interdisciplinary client-projects and teams
  • conduct desktop- and qualitative-research, and identify intriguing insights
  • create compelling design-stories and design/brand-strategy frameworks
  • conduct exploration workshops with colleagues and clients
  • explore and generate innovative ideas, and turn them into people-minded concepts
  • participate in design-crits to improve your craft and thinking skills
  • design products and experiences using CC, Rhino, Solidworks, Keyshot and Cinema 4D
  • build narratives and presentations that wow clients
  • 5+ years of industry work experience as an industrial designer in an international setting. experience with Chinese market/clients would is a plus
  • natural presence, healthy ambition and high emotional intelligence. people leadership experience is a plus
  • convincing critical thinking, outstanding creativity and excellent presentation skills
  • proven ability to design, plan, articulate and lead complex interdisciplinary projects with method and minimal supervision
  • keen sense for details and outstanding craft skills, particularly hand-sketching, CC, Rhino or Solidworks, Keyshot and Cinema 4D. Advanced Powerpoint skills expected
  • confident coverage of topics beyond your core discipline: e.g. CMF, research, brand-strategy, UX/UI
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Chinese and/or German skills are a big plus

  • fun and passionate team that places high importance not only on professional skills, but on great personalities
  • friendly, family-like work-environment, flextime workdays, remote working support and low levels of hierarchy
  • onboarding program which will prepare you well for your new role and introduction to your new team
  • opportunity to receive on- and off-the-job training, travel to events, trade-shows, conferences, and exhibitions
  • opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects with other designers, researchers, strategists, technologists and model-makers, even across locations (Stuttgart & Munich)
  • regular team-events, both planned and spontaneous: from team-lunches, annual field-trips and X-mas parties, to ad-hoc Karaoke

RISE WITH 
US!

Phone +4971195597620
jsu@phoenixdesign.com
Jasmin Scheu
Office Manager
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