Industrial Designer – Product Design




Luxury bathware designer and manufacturer, apaiser, is seeking a full time product designer to join our creative team.

This role would suit a candidate with 1-3 years product design experience, or recent graduate with the passion and drive to exceed expectation.

We need a highly motivated individual who is passionate about design, loves a new challenge, and thrives on deadlines. You will have excellent research skills, creative thinking, concept development ability, time management, organisational, communication and presentation skills, as well as exceptional ability in AutoCad and 3D modelling programs. You will thrive on responsibility and results driven work tasks.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • trend and market research, and forecasting
  • concept sketching and presentations
  • new product concept development and expansion of existing portfolio
  • delivery of prototypes and review of design
  • Managing workflows of product development and production
  • conducting design and production reviews for the project sales team
  • communicating with the global sales teams and partners in identifying gaps and wish lists
  • category development and reworking of existing designs
  • R&D – technical aspects of the design work
  • researching global plumbing compliance to ascertain suitability in various markets
  • supporting the design manager in creating product roadmaps
  • scheduling product launches
  • supporting marketing to launch new products as well as coordinating photography of prototypes
  • coordinating supporting visuals for external communications
  • supporting marketing in the production of graphical material for catalogues, packaging, trade fairs etc.
  • coordinating design collaborations with some of the world’s most renowned interior designers and architects, in conjunction with the design manager

You will have:

  • an abundance of passion, enthusiasm, and creativity and a desire to grow your role
  • excellent initiative, problem solving skills and ability to think outside the box
  • attention to detail, project and time management skills and an ability to operate with minimal supervision
  • proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • expert knowledge of AutoCad and 3D modelling software
  • strong ability to communicate with sales teams, interior designers and production teams both locally and internationally
  • the ability to work well within a team, and autonomously
  • knowledge of project cost tracking, budgets and management
  • drawing and hand illustration skills
  • passion for interior design and luxury interior products
  • be willing to work hard, and be available for international con calls and time zones
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a similar industry, or a strong portfolio and work/ study references
  • have relevant industrial design tertiary qualifications

Please send your resume, along with other relevant information highlighting your suitability and enthusiasm for this exciting role to

Application deadline: 16.03.2017