Junior Product Designer - Midwest Displays Ltd

Salary: £17,500
Location: West Midlands, Wolverhampton
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Arts & Design, Computing & IT, Science & Technology, Research & Analysis

This position is part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

This is an exciting new 12 month post for a Product Design graduate who will help Midwest Displays relaunch a point of sale product range. The company is based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire and the role will require some travel.

Midwest Displays has developed a reputation over 15 years as a leading designer and manufacturer of off the shelf and bespoke interior and window signage and displays for a broad global client base which includes estate agents, salons, opticians, banks, restaurants and retailers.

The company recently acquired a point of sale range which it now wishes to relaunch and seeks a Junior Product Designer to focus on this challenge.

The successful candidate should have a good degree in Product Design or similar and a genuine interest in communication within a retail environment. They should be able to demonstrate impressive design expertise, IT skills (ideally including latest 3D software skills on software such as Solidworks and 3D visualising packages such as V Ray or similar). They must demonstrate an ability to bring new, fresh, creative design ideas to their work. Product photography skills are highly desirable as is some experience of market research.

Self- motivation, enthusiasm, a desire to learn, good personal presentation, punctuality and the ability to see tasks through to conclusion, whilst working effectively under time pressures and with a flexible working approach are also essential qualities.

Some knowledge of the industry is desirable although not essential. A clear demonstration of the ethos of working within a small, focused team is essential.

The role will be fully supported by an academic mentor from the University of Wolverhampton, making it an outstanding opportunity for a new or recent graduate. There is a very real opportunity for this to become a permanent position for the right applicant.

If you are interested in a career at Midwest Displays, please apply no later Tuesday 17th October, 2017. Please note that if you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, you can assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. However please keep reviewing the website for further opportunities.