Dark Red Design

Product Designer

Who We Are

Dark Red Design is a busy design consultancy, whose work is varied and diverse, ranging from new product development to product visuals to engineering challenges.

Who You Are

The candidate will be creative with an understanding of materials, production methods and a genuine interest in the visual, technical and user aspects of products. You will be dynamic and able to manage your time in a suitable manner. An interest in developing a wide skill set along with a flexible, adaptable mentality is essential.

What You Will Do

  • Produce Solidworks models, drawings and product visuals

  • Modify 3D & 2D CAD for production/ prototype components, assemblies and drawings

  • Produce concept sketches and presentations to a high standard

  • Carry out product, market and material research

  • Create Manuals and technical documentation

  • Produce 3D & 2D CAD using other software deemed necessary

  • Build prototypes

  • Liaise with clients, suppliers and staff

  • Visit client sites

  • Manage time and workload effectively

  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time.

Skills You Will Have


  • Experience in using Solidworks 3D software for 3D design as well as 2D drawing

  • Experience in Adobe creative suite (Photoshop, Illustrator or lnDesign) or Affinity

  • Have good concept visualization/ sketching and presentation skills

  • Logical approach to problem-solving and manufacturing limitations of design projects

  • Knowledge of Design for Manufacture (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA)

  • Eye for detail and the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience conducting product and user research and requirements gathering

  • A strong sense of personal motivation & ability to work unsupervised

  • Being able to work independently with a proactive attitude

  • Experienced in Microsoft Office

  • Good hands on ability

  • Willingness to develop and grow skill set


  • Experience with Solidworks Visualize

  • Experience with Solidworks Composer

  • Experience in Finite Element Analysis using Solidworks Simulation

  • Understanding of branding application

Interested ?

Send your CV and Portfolio to info@darkreddesign.com with the Subject ‘Product Designer role’

Salary dependent on experience

Closing Date 24th May 2019