According to a recent report from Insider Magazine, Devon is welcoming an influx of investors and employees, flocking down the M5 in their droves to take full advantage of what the county has to offer. Devon now has one of the highest numbers of SMEs and highest rates of employment in the UK. Clusters of advanced engineering, electronics and photonics, plus world-leading marine research and digital technologies collectively contribute to an economy of almost £35bn [Source: Insider Magazine. Vol 13]
As an established Devon-based SME ourselves, HPDL is taking full advantage of the economic opportunities, and quality of life, that comes with basing ourselves in this glorious part of the UK. We work with a wide range of clients from large corporations to start ups and everything in between. 2019 has started off strongly with recent interest from US-based clients helping business to boom.
We’re now on the lookout for a talented and motivated middleweight Product Designer to join our expanding consultancy and further grow our capabilities.
Hillside Product Design pride ourselves in our ability to take projects from the first sketch to finished product, so you will have a proven track record demonstrating excellent concept design and have an eye for technical detail.
• At least two years of product design experience.
• Solidworks, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite.
• Strong understanding of materials and manufacturing processes.
• Self-motivated, professional, and confident - You will participate in discussions with director-level clients.
• Excellent communication skills – You will assist in preparing project proposals; communicate technical details to lay-people; and maintain lasting relationships with clients and suppliers.
• Prototyping skills – You will be able to develop your own solutions using a hands on approach in our workshop.
• Sourcing experience – both in UK and the Far East.
• Full UK driving license preferable.
• Must like dogs!
This role is based at the HPDL office in Teignmouth, South Devon. This is a wonderful part of the world, and joining Hillside Product Design is a unique opportunity to develop your technical, creative, and organizational skills while enjoying a life by the sea; within reach of Exeter, Dartmoor, and Cornwall.
To apply please contact [email protected] with your CV and portfolio.
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