Creative Director, Product Design

Chicago, IL /
Product & Software Engineering – Design /
Full Time
We believe manufacturing is important not only for what it makes, but for what it makes possible for the world. Manufacturers have an important job to do, and it’s our job to provide them with the technology and expertise they need through the entire production process, from discovery and design to manufacturing and fulfillment. 

What we are looking for:
Fast Radius is looking to hire a Creative Director, Product Design to oversee the manifestation of the vision and brand into all aspects of the product platform, with a strong focus on user interface and visual execution.

About the Job:

    • Provide design creative direction and evolve our brand across our product platform
    • Collaborate with product and engineering teams while working with various stakeholders to turn briefs and requirements into living, breathing products
    • Oversee and implement an evolved 2D/3D visual language and design system
    • Ensure all design work is aligned with department and company strategy
    • Communicate design decisions effectively based on user-research, content strategy, usability and design thinking
    • Build strong relationships with stakeholders and fellow colleagues, acting as a design evangelist across departments

Qualifications:

    • 10+ years of relevant professional and creative experience
    • Well-rounded portfolio that effectively communicates design process and results driven by design choices
    • Significant experience working with scalable design systems
    • Ability to lead design teams across multiple projects
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to prioritize and organize large volumes of projects
    • Systematic thinking and a desire to make/prototype solutions in order to fail fast and learn quickly
    • Ability to rapidly generate compelling, relevant graphics, icons and interfaces, and to design in a range of styles
    • Strong on-screen typographic sensibility
    • Ability to think and design in 3DKnowledge of CSS, HTML, Javascript a plus
Every day you can expect to work in an inclusive environment that makes excellence possible, where great work and ideas matter more than seniority. We believe in experimenting fearlessly and learning from our failures—quickly. Our leaders have grown successful companies before, and they understand that businesses thrive when capable people have the freedom to solve problems without constraints.

We want you to come to work happy, healthy, and balanced so you can expect excellent benefits:

- Competitive compensation and bonus structure
- Comprehensive health care including dental and vision
- Generous vacation policy as well as a 401K plan 

Fast Radius is proud to be an equal opportunity employer because diverse perspectives make for better products, better processes, and a better company. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, Veteran status, or other protected status.