Design Director
Radius Product Development - Boston, MA

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Radius is a global innovation and design firm with offices in Chicago, Boston, Hong Kong and Beijing. We are a product development consultancy with extensive experience in leading collaborative efforts with our clients to create meaningful design and innovation that spans cultures, technologies, and markets. Our integrated team of brand and product strategists, researchers, designers, engineers, and implementation professionals, whose holistic design thinking and development approach informs and translates strategies into breakthrough product solutions that improve experiences and enhance lives.

Responsibilities for the position include creating innovative solutions and building brand strategy through product design and directing creative efforts on programs, as well as shaping our design process and leading the overall creative direction for the Boston office. This position will work closely with our industrial design leads in other offices to further develop and advance Radius’ global design presence. As well, develop and strengthen client relationships, facilitate and lead client workshops, direct design projects and engage on design programs with leadership oversight and hands-on design work.


Excellent portfolio and highly developed design skills, including 3D modeling experience. Experience designing for consumer technology, medical, life-sciences, or consumer packaging industries a plus.

A strong understanding of brand and product strategy. Experience in leading creative direction of projects, firm understanding of consumer needs, branding, technology and manufacturing methods while delivering world class design.

Articulate and confidently present and speak to design in a business setting. Strong visual and verbal story-telling skills to emotionally connect concepts with user and market desires.

Industrial Design background in product development with a minimum of 8 - 10 years of experience as a practicing designer with focus in product design. A minimum of 3 years experience managing design programs, leading small teams and managing a design staff is highly desirable.

Experience leading and developing award-winning products that communicate brand language, usability, and success for market. An awareness of global trends and the ability to articulate design vision around these influences.

Strong leadership qualities, collaborative work ethic and a great sense of humor are needed.

Ability to mentor and lead junior and senior designers, guide projects, inspire through example, infuse design passion, and help build a strong internal team.

We offer a dynamic, fast paced and fun environment with competitive compensation packages.