Design Strategist

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Job Code: 54451359
Last Updated: 2/2/2017
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Location: Pleasanton, California
Category: Art and Design
Job Type: Contract

Paladin is in search of a Design Strategist (contract) for a Fortune 500 company.  This is a dynamic, high energy environment where you will work with an extraordinary team with the latest tools and technology.  
 
The ideal candidate possesses strong observational skills, consumer empathy, strong strategic thinking, the aptitude to communicate with colleagues, and the excitement of the front end.
 
A successful candidate will possess the ability to translate deep consumer insights into robust and meaningful design solutions that meet key business objectives.  You need to be an independent, yet collaborative individual who can thrive in a fast paced environment, and uncover holistic design solutions and user-focused innovations.

Title: Design Strategist
Location: Pleasanton, CA
Type: On Going Contract
* Will work on-site twice a week and off-site the rest of the week.
 
 
What you will do:
• Possesses strong interpersonal skills, with excellent means of communication in a highly collaborative team environment
• Model making/ prototyping knowledge & experience
• Ability to successfully navigate and adapt through unforeseen situations
• Should have excellent sketching abilities in the form of concept storyboards and iterative thinking
• Proficiency in Adobe CS Photoshop, Illustrator or other digital rendering software
 
What you need to have:
• Must possess 4+ years experience in Product/ Industrial Design
• Bachelor’s degree in Product or Industrial Design, and/or Master’s degree in Design Strategy or Design Planning
• Working knowledge of manufacturing methods (e.g. Injection Molding/ Blow Molding) is preferred, but not required
• Should be familiar with Microsoft Suite and Lotus Notes
• Portfolio that demonstrates design expertise (strategy and execution)
 
 
Sounds like you? Please send the following immediately Christine.Yuan@paladinstaff.com:
• Resume (word doc preferred)
• Link to your online portfolio or a pdf of your samples (no larger than 3mb, please)
• Hourly rate
 

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