At present we are actively recruiting for the position(s) below.
Seymourpowell’s product design team is expanding and now has an opportunity for a confident and pro-active Product Designer. The ideal candidate should have a degree in Product Design and 3 — 6 years' experience of working as part of a team to develop design concepts, as well as working on projects independently. We are looking for individuals who can generate and clearly communicate inspiring ideas; from excellent sketch work through to the development of their designs in CAD. Of course, design is not all about styling. Seymourpowell looks for people who are great thinkers, who can understand and interpret brands, who appreciate how products interact with consumers, and ultimately can create solutions that bring together all of these parts. If you have a passion for product design, please send your CV and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please attach your portfolios as pdf attachments, no larger than 10mb. Applicants should be legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. NO AGENCIES PLEASE Due to the volume of response we receive, we are only in a position to contact successful candidates.
Designer, Transport Design Department
As Seymourpowell strengthens our transportation design capability, we are seeking an experienced and ambitious industrial designer to join our team. Based in our new Rail Design Centre in Derby, the ideal candidate should have between two and five years professional experience supporting interdisciplinary teams to deliver technically complex projects. Whilst experience in the rail sector would be beneficial, an understanding of manufacturing techniques is a must. They will be passionate about creating the elegant solution; visualising and developing appropriate forms to ultimately create a lasting and compelling product. As part of the design team the successful applicant will support a broad range of design activities ranging from 2D layout development, to 3D sketchwork, into CAD modelling, to the final production of stunning presentation materials. If this is a role you'd be interested in applying for please send a covering letter, together with your CV and portfolio, referencing this posting, to email@example.com. Due to the volume of responses we receive, we are only in a position to contact successful candidates.
Client Manager, Product Department
Seymourpowell’s design team has an opportunity for an experienced Client Manager to support the Associate Directors and Designers within our Product Design Department. Our work will cover strategy, brand development and defining product & service propositions that we will then deliver through design. The ideal candidate needs to have integrity, be honest, smart and humble. Ideally with 3-5 years experience of supporting Senior Directors managing large, complex projects and managing their own smaller budget projects. Whilst it’s not necessary to have a background in industrial design, a keen interest is a must. We’re looking for intelligence of approach, confidence when dealing with clients and internal stakeholders and passion about our offering. The candidate will need to engage with complex projects and be a support to the client and the internal Directors and design team. They need to be able to understand the issues discussed, as well as manage and predict any challenges to the project and client relationship. We are very passionate about the work we do. Our clients come to us because as a team we are all about making a big impact on their challenges and problems. If this is a role that you feel you could bring something to, please email your cv and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, due the high volume of applications we receive, we will only be able to reply to successful candidates.
Head of PR
As we continue to significantly grow the company, the role of PR becomes ever more relevant. Therefore, we are looking for an outgoing professional with B2B public relations experience within the creative industries and a strong understanding of the UK media, who is able to contribute to Seymourpowell's success through strategic Public Relations; exploiting and developing new media opportunities through public speaking engagements, conferences and events; and building and maintaining a strategic journalist engagement programme in the design, trade, national and international press. The successful candidate will have experience in In-House PR within the creative industries. They will have excellent verbal and written communication skills; a strong understanding of social media as a business communications tool; be extremely well organised with great attention to detail and be a resourceful, intuitive and inventive problem solver. If this role sounds perfect for you, please send your CV, together with a covering letter stating your salary expectations, to email@example.com. Please note, due the volume of responses we receive, we are only in a position to contact successful candidates.
Senior 3D Brand Designer
Seymourpowell's structural packaging design team is expanding and now has an opportunity for a successful and ambitious senior designer. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of running projects and be comfortable with a client-facing role. They will have experience of creating and developing packaging design concepts, working as part of a team, as well as working independently. We are looking for individuals who can generate and clearly communicate inspiring ideas, from excellent sketch work through to the development of their designs in CAD. We are looking for people who are great thinkers, who can understand and interpret brands, who appreciate how products and brands interact with consumers, can create and manipulate compelling and appropriate forms and can ultimately create solutions that bring together all of these parts. As part of the design team the successful applicant will support a broad range of design briefs ranging from sculptural brand expression to innovative functionality. If this is a role you'd be interested in applying for please send a covering letter, together with your cv and portfolio, referencing this posting to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Client Services Interns
Our Client Services Department are looking for interns to support the team in all aspects of client management. This is not a shadowing role, it’s actually working on live accounts with the team, and preparing for a full-time agency role. Successful candidates will be educated to degree level, preferably in marketing or design. We’re looking for a confident, curious, articulate, individual, with a passion for innovation, technology and design. Strong interpersonal skills, coupled with an ability to negotiate when required are desirable, as are strong creative and problem solving abilities. If this is a role that you feel you could be suitable for, please forward your cv, together with a covering letter, to email@example.com.
Seymourpowell is currently looking for experienced designers to join our freelance roster. We have a number of opportunities to work on some exciting projects. Candidates with senior-level 3D CAD modelling skills (Alias or Pro Engineer) please apply. We are also interested to hear from any individuals that specialise in rendering to join our freelance roster. If you think you can help us out please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and put Freelance Request in the title field.