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Industrial Designer (Oakland, CA)
Position Description
Job ID: "FN"

Shin Sano LLC, d/b/a Institute for Creative Integration, is currently seeking qualified candidates for an Industrial Designer for its Oakland, CA Office.

  • Prepare sketches, detailed drawings and computerized renderings, to design and conceptualize ideas for product development.

  • Modify and refine designs through participatory and iterative design techniques, including observational studies and interviews, strategic analysis, information architecture, wireframing, visualization, prototyping, and usability testing.

  • Evaluate feasibility of design ideas and manage the design process by tracking issues and estimating resource needs and schedules.

  • Assist the preparation and execution of design research projects, including recruiting, coordinating logistics, designing workshop and writing discussion guides.

  • Produce user requirements specifications, personas, storyboards, scenarios, information architecture, design prototypes, and design specifications.

  • Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually to clients.

  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented.

  • Travel approx. 10% of the time in the US and internationally to unanticipated client sites for meetings and attending conferences.

  • To qualify, candidate must have:

  • Master’s Degree in Design or related (foreign equivalent ok)

  • Advanced Knowledge in/with the following:

  • Business and design integration;

  • Digital and physical interaction design, including electronics and coding prototyping;

  • Industrial design processes, including data visualization strategies, design research, and user experience solutions;

  • Object and space design; and

  • Visual Semiotics.

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the U.S.


Mail resume to:

Shin Sano LLC dba Institute for Creative Integration

215 Washington Street,

Oakland, CA 94607.

Attn: Sano/Ref #FN

IMPORTANT: To be considered, you MUST include the Job ID number on the envelope and in your cover letter.

215 Washington Street, Oakland, CA 94607

+1 415 813 6735

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