Executive Search: Industrial Designer, R&D Global Consumer Packaging – Greater Philadelphia – New York – New Jersey

Executive Search: Industrial Designer, R&D Global Consumer Packaging

Pharma-Cruiting Life Sciences Executive Search is seeking an Industrial Designer – Global Consumer Packaging company in the Greater Philadelphia – Greater New York – New Jersey Tri State area.

The successful candidate will be a creative industrial designer combining hands-on packaging design with innovation brainstorming, facilitation, consumer insights and holistic design thinking.  Overall responsibility supports projects across multiple personal care and household businesses to deliver new products & packaging for well-known domestic and international brands.


  • Research industry literature and build a knowledge base of packaging trends which will lead to new design ideas
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders understanding design parameters and constraints to create impactful “design brief” outputs
  • Create preliminary artistic drawings in the form of illustrations and storyboards of product concepts. Presentation of concepts’ stakeholders for feedback and creatively use the feedback to refine product design
  • Use 3D CAD software and visualization tools to refine designs and create virtual models of products
  • Coordinate use of 3D printing to create product prototypes that are both aesthetic and functional to allow project teams to make critical decisions
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to consider manufacturing implications of new designs and evaluate product concepts for production feasibility
  • Manage and support outside design agencies to ensure agreed successfully completion of project deliverables.

Experience Desired

  • Degree in product/industrial design
  • 7+ years’ experience in industrial design for Consumer products (Packaging preferred)
  • Knowledge of brand architecture
  • Experience of Consumer ethnography, focus group interaction and design iteration
  • Concept sketching and illustration skills
  • 3D CAD design and visualization, 2D skills using photoshop, illustrator, etc.

Email ruth@pharmacruiting.com to apply or submit resume below.