Develop CMF strategies, color and material development and push through to production implementation with the design team across a broad range of products for both the commercial and consumer segments.
Key focus will be to tactically execute color matching needs required for mass production.
Develop digital and physical CMF presentations that show a future vision for a broad range of products based on research, trend forecasting and creative intuition.
Proven ability to multitask, analyze opportunities, define successful approaches, proactively solve problems, be detail-
orientated and accomplish challenging objectives.
Provide thought leadership for material development for a broad range of materials. Drive those developments to market success.
Collaborate and guide the CMF team to ideate, visualize, develop design proposals for colors, materials, and finishes for consumer and commercial electronic products, accessories and soft goods.
Drive design execution of colors, materials, and finishes for both prototype models and production products.
Collaborate and strategize with cross functional teams, including product design, engineering, supply chain to implement production of final CMF designs.
Establish and maintain relationships with suppliers and vendors. Includes identifying new resources for materials to ensure innovative designs.
Education and Experience Required :
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design, Textile Design, Color and Material Design, or the equivalent in professional experience with evidence of exceptional ability.
5+ Years of relevant CMF design experience in a progressive, fast-paced environment
Knowledge and Skills :
Experience with application of design theories, principles, and concepts to information technology and consumer product design.
Must have demonstrable technical knowledge of mass production and color matching process experience for a large range of materials.
Must be self-motivated, adaptable, flexible, and able to manage multiple parallel-path projects.
Successful track record of working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
Excellent planning and organizational skills.
Domestic and international work travel.
A portfolio will be required to apply for this role.