Senior Designer

General Position Summary & Responsibilities:
PopSockets is looking for a seasoned product designer to manage its product design initiatives. The position requires an exceptionally creative and focused individual who is ready to infuse creative direction and vision, from concept through to execution, across multiple product categories. The Senior Product Designer will oversee designs across the entire spectrum of physical product creation including concept generation, prototyping, function and cost engineering, aesthetic design and packaging creation. Strategic vision, passion for quality and the willingness to embrace the company culture in its entirety are a must. A wide variety of design deliverables will be part of day-to-day operations, and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. The ideal candidate is a key influencer and decision maker responsible for the overall look, feel and creative vibe of the PopSockets brand.


  • Conceptualize and ideate new product and perfect existing product
  • Advocate on behalf of new product throughout the entire design and production process from early stage concept illustration to sample creation and mass production
  • Meet production deadlines and manage approval process, including first line sample approvals
  • Maintain intimate knowledge of marketplace trends, industry standards, legal compliance, & brand objectives
  • Manage budgets, costing requirements and timelines
  • Clarify and solve design issues, investigate new materials and and production processes
  • Produce and test product designs using models, prototypes and CAD technology
  • Liaise with sales, marketing and production departments regarding future production vision and direction
  • Present designs, samples and final work to customers for evaluation
  • Oversee packaging and point-of-sale design
  • Develop tech packs and communicate product concepts within the company and to US / Asia-based partners


  • Bachelors or Masters, Industrial Design
  • 5+ years of professional experience with demonstrable results
  • A talented hands on designer, highly conceptual thinker & clear communicator
  • Deadline oriented, excellent communication ability, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to supervise & train employees, organizing, prioritizing, & scheduling work assignments
  • A strong collaborator, with a positive attitude and future vision
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to trends influencing popular culture and design
  • Expert knowledge of CAD and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to manage budgets, allocates resources, and meet deadlines
  • A world-class portfolio showcasing your experience

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and/or qualifications associated with this position.

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