Product Designer

We are looking for a Product Designer who can provide the definition of product specifications, create digital outlines and design products that cater to consumer needs. You will be responsible for building easy-to use or attractive looking items based on your research into what consumers want in terms of how they interact with technology devices like smartphones & tablets; this includes understanding competitor trends.

Job Responsibilities for a Product Designer

The ideal candidate must be creative and have the vision to design products that can satisfy customer needs. You should also able create new solutions as well work effectively with cross functional teams.

  • Undertake design projects from concept to completion
  • liaise with clients to gain an understanding of their requirements
  • Generate ideas to present to clients
  • Develop concepts into final designs
  • Produce detailed specifications and design drawings
  • Oversee the production of prototypes
  • Test and evaluate prototypes
  • Modify designs to improve functionality or appearance
  • Monitor trends in the marketplace and incorporate them into designs
  • Keep abreast of new developments in technology and materials

Product Designer Salaries

The salary for a Product Designer can vary depending on the company, location and nature of their employer’s business. A person who works in this profession could earn between 8.5-11k USD per month.

Product Designer Job Qualifications

To be considered for the position of Product Designer, you must meet certain qualifications and requirements:

  • Have a bachelor's degree in industrial design, engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience in the manufacturing process of the product they are designing.
  • Able to use CAD software to create designs.

Product Designer Skills Required

In order to be a successful Product Designer, one must have both technical skills and interpersonal traits.

  • Able to understand the needs of the user.
  • Able to think creatively to come up with new and innovative solutions.
  • Have strong problem-solving skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively with other members of the design team.
  • Able to use various software programs to create prototypes and designs.
  • Have a strong understanding of manufacturing processes and materials.
  • Able to work within a budget and timeline.
  • Able to conduct user research.
  • Able to iterate on designs based on feedback.
  • Able to take ownership of their projects.

What to expect as a Product Designer

As a Product Designer, you will be responsible for creating and designing products that solve real world problems. You should have an artistic eye combined with strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to sit in the front of the computer for long hours
  • Working with various cross functional teams to receive criticism and act on it
  • Expert advice from professionals in the field and industry