[NEW] Senior Product Designer

Job Title: Senior Product Designer                                                                     

Reports to: Creative Director

Line reports: Industrial Designers

Business Unit: Creative

 

MAIN JOB OBJECTIVE

The person in this role will develop the product of Dimoremilano by identifying potential products; conducting market research; generating product requirements; determining specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction; developing marketing strategies.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans and organises production schedules.
  • Assesses projects and resources requirements.
  • Estimates, negotiates and agrees on budgets and timescales with suppliers.
  • Determines quality control standards in conjunction with the Creative Director and Commercial.
  • Oversees production processes.
  • Re-negotiates timescales, schedules and budgets with suppliers as necessary.
  • Select, order and purchase materials if necessary.
  • Negotiates and agrees contracts, budgets and time-scales.
  • Directs, manages, and leads dedicated team across multiple disciplines and categories.
  • Motivates and influences the Production team to always attain for excellence.

 

COMPETENCIES

Collaboration:

Partners with internal colleagues to address business challenges and understands the need to work well with others to beat the competition.

Communication:

Adapts communication style, tools and approach to meet the needs of different audiences and levels in the organization.

Responds to queries/issues in a timely manner.

Drives Results: 

Leads self  in setting and attaining goals within a continually evolving environment. Overcomes obstacles and takes responsibility for outcomes. 

Planning & Organisational skills:

Sets priorities according to workload, is able to multi-task, and consistently meet deadlines.

Functional Skills:

Applies up-to-date professional and technical knowledge and expertise to business problems.

Professionalism and attention to detail:

Stays on top of all business affairs and ensures everything is working in an impeccable manner.

Team development:

Provides growth opportunities, feedback and coaching to develop employees.

Entrepreneurial: 

Makes things happen for the business using out-of-the box thinking and a willingness to take risks.  Continually looks for ways to innovate or take existing products, processes and services to a new level.

Financial:

Demonstrates awareness and accountability for expense control and department spending. Makes financially responsible decisions, while upholding the brand image, identity, and integrity

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE

  • A minimum of 10 years experience.
  • A strong background in Industrial Design.
  • An affinity with our product and DNA of our Brand.
  • A preferred supplier list which our brand can be introduced to.
  • Impeccable reputation within the industry.