Industrial Design Engineer III

Job#: 2031753

Job Description:

Color, Material, and Finish Designer
Industrial Design Engineer
This is a contract position on site in Seattle.
The initial duration is 6 months; potential to extend to 2 years.
Rate: $80-$90/hr W2
Apex is partnering with a Fortune 500 organization that is shaping the future of consumer electronics in the emerging Augmented and Virtual Reality industry, as well as Personal Communication and Social Connections via our game-changing Portal products. As a Color, Material, and Finish Designer on the  Industrial Design team, you bring extensive knowledge of industry trends, forecasting, color development and management, and have the technical knowledge to translate a creative vision into production-ready materials and processes. You have a record of shipping successful products in the Consumer Electronics, Wearable Technology, Fashion, or Eyewear industries and are comfortable working collaboratively with cross-discipline teams and manufacturing partners. Your insights, creative input, and development efforts will help guide the unique style and distinctive look of our brand.
General Summary / Responsibilities
Interface with industry to research and develop proprietary and innovative hardware styles, construction details, material combinations, new production techniques, etc.
Assist in the continual gathering and sharing of trends in consumer electronics, eyewear and fashion markets
Create fully resolved CMF strategy for presentation to team members, partners and manufactures.
Assist in the resolution of design, prototyping and manufacturing issues during the development phase; create fully resolved solutions to communicate and resolve manufacturing and prototyping challenges
Manage and maintain CMF product specifications for products in development from concept to production
Job Specifications
Bachelors of Industrial Design from an accredited college or university, or relevant professional experience required
5+ years experience working as a CMF Designer/Developer
Proficiency in communicating design vision, and concepts using 2D color renderings and 2D CAD. 3D CAD and visualization experience is a plus
Excellent organization skills, detail oriented, and has the ability to multitask across different projects and categories
Working knowledge of plastic injection molding, metal fabrication techniques, resin development, coating technologies, plastics decoration processes, fabrics and textiles
Occasional domestic and international travel is a requirement for this position
















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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Seattle, WA, US

Job Type:
Digital Experience and Content Strategy

Date Posted:
June 6, 2024

Pay Range:
$80 - $95 per hour