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Industrial design project manager
at Paul Cocksedge Studio

Paul Cocksedge Studio is seeking an industrial design project manager to join its design practice in London, UK.

Paul Cocksedge Studio is a multidisciplinary design practice. A key feature of our work, in everything from product design and architectural projects to installations and sculpture, is a focus on simplicity and imagination in order to create unique people-centred designs. At the core of this focus lies an unrelenting attention to detail, a willingness to question previous assumptions about design and an eagerness to take on a wide-ranging array of projects.

The role

A great opportunity has arisen for a highly organised industrial designer with meticulous attention to detail, keen creative eye, with the skills to generate storytelling concepts and experience in delivering projects from inception to completion.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, common-sense and the ability to manage a varied workload in a multi-disciplinary creative design studio.

A solid background in industrial design and product engineering with in-depth knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes is essential. The candidate should be efficient with their time and be prepared to join an extremely fast-paced and demanding environment.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • ability to render photorealistic images: from small scale object to large scale, ie. architectural building, exterior and interiors
  • leading and overseeing projects independently, from start of project  through to manufacturing and installation
  • to effectively problem solve, prioritise and follow through on projects
  • create costing documents and timelines
  • work closely with suppliers to negotiate and agree prices
  • work closely with the creative director to advise on how projects can be executed in terms of materiality and techniques
  • continuously update managing director and creative director on all budget and timeline related issues
  • source materials, products and props for projects
  • coordinate site visits and produce production reports
  • oversee installations on site
  • act as the main point of communication for clients, suppliers and collaborators
The candidate must have:
  • an education in the design field, industrial design with a manufacturing and material awareness
  • the successful candidate will be an expert and fast in 3D CAD visualisations, with exceptional visualisations, experienced in producing geometric drawings and photorealistic renderings
  • a broad knowledge of materials and manufacturing techniques
  • a passion for engineering and mathematics
  • experience in delivering projects in the art and design industry at a range of scales and across multiple disciplines
  • experience in handling accounts and dealing directly with clients
  • prior project management related experience is preferable
  • excellent organisational skills
  • fantastic written and verbal communication skills
  • proficient numeracy skills
  • able to use own initiative and make efficient use of time
  • understanding of manufacturing processes, from prototype to mass marketing
Preferred computer skills:
  • high proficiency in 3ds Max or Rhino
  • knowledge of SolidWorks desirable
  • high proficiency Adobe Suite
  • high proficiency Excel and Word
Closing date: 17 February 2020


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