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Junior Product/Industrial Designer

Listed 20 days ago

What you’ll be doing
As Junior Industrial or Product Designer, you will join a small business development team to develop products through to manufacture.  With a strategy based on diversification, innovation and growth, you will bring a portfolio of thoughts ideas and concepts to life through beautifully crafted design.  You'll work closely with our Senior Designer and Business Development Manager taking customer insights and turning them into concepts through deep market and research, prototyping and testing.
You will be welcome to join us at our Fielding based HQ or work fully remotely.
What you’ll bring to the role

You’ll most likely have a couple of years’ experience under your belt but are now keen to have autonomy and ownership of your work.  As a self-starter you're motivated and driven.  You're a creative at heart with a strong visual aesthetic.  We're looking for someone who ideally has:
  • A product design or industrial design qualification
  • Exceptional conceptual, sketching and prototyping abilities
  • Experience with Solidworks or similar design software
  • A passion for UX research and understanding of human centred design
  • A thorough understanding of the product development lifecycle
  • Strong communication abilities 
  • Self-motivation and strong work ethic
About us

Gyro Plastics is a Kiwi owned and operated leading plastics engineering company based in Fielding. We have been established for over 50 years and are proud to be led by a father/daughter team. We made our first plastic moulded product way back in 1968 and since then, have become known as expert plastic manufacturers who are well respected by our peers and clients in the industry.  We supply both standardised and custom made products to a range of businesses in NZ. You will be working remotely, but we will invest in you and your development pathways and ensure you feel very much part of the team.  

Why join us? 

We’re a small team of genuine humans who look out for each other and get along well. We work hard to deliver optimal results for our clients but make sure we’re having fun while we’re at it. You’ll enjoy the comradery and keenness to continuously evolve our business.

Have we intrigued you?

We have partnered with Kin for this opportunity, so if this feels like an exciting opportunity, please click 'Apply Now' and attach your CV, cover letter and your impressive portfolio.  We will be reviewing candidates as we go, so if this sounds like you don’t delay!
Job type
  • Multimedia / Design / New Media
  • Contract or Temp
  • All New Zealand