Product designer at KEIJI ASHIZAWA DESIGN

Job description – Keiji Ashizawa Design
Assistant Product Designer / Product Designer – Koishikawa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

Keiji Ashizawa Design is seeking an assistant product designer / a product designer which will be full-time role based in our Koishikawa studio, Tokyo (no part-time or freelance positions available).
The person will be collaboration in a small team and be developing industrial, product, furniture and lighting design with a range of innovative projects for both national and global clients including Karimoku, Ariake (Japan), MENU, Frama(Denmark) and so on. At the same time, you will be supporting Ishinomaki Laboratory on communication, exhibition design, branding and so on.

Key Qualifications
• Develop industrial, product, furniture and lighting designs in a small team environment from initial drawings and physical models through to presentation renderings and manufacturing details.
• Excellent collaboration/communication skills
• Capable of working in a loosely structured organization You wil need
• Experience with digital fabrication workflow (CAD/CAM, CNC, 3D printing)
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
• Knowledge of Rhino, Keyshot would be a plus
• Knowledge of graphic design and branding would be a plus
• Calm in a fast-paced environment and confident when dealing with uncertainty and last minute changes would be a plus

Educational &Experience
Degree in product design, industrial design, or equivalent is preferred.

About Keiji Ashizawa Design
Keiji Ashizawa Design is a firm consisting of members of various backgrounds and skills. We specialize in architecture, interior, furniture, lighting and product design, allowing us to propose “honest design” regardless of size and form, this studio is led by an architect Keiji Ashizawa.
About Keiji Ashizawa
Keiji Ashizawa was born in 1973. After graduating from Yokohama National University in 1996, Keiji started his career as an architect and sharpened his craft at a cabinet maker and lighting design studio, super robot. In 2005 he established his practice, Keiji Ashizawa Design. In 2011 to support local communities’ recovery efforts in the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake, he initiated Ishinomaki Laboratory, a public DIY workshop. In 2014 Ishinomaki Laboratory was incorporated as a furniture company.
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