Sr. CMF Designer

Sr. CMF Designer

10-13 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
Echo Frames are Amazon's first prescription-ready smart glasses. In this role, you will be working on the current and future roadmap for Echo Frames. The team is focused on bringing technology and design into a form that is familiar to millions of glasses wearers, in a way that has never been done by any other company before. If you are excited about pushing the envelope and developing brand new experiences for consumers, we want to talk to you.
Our Industrial Design team is looking for a Sr. CMF designer focused on developing the best in class CMF approach for Echo Frames. You will work collaboratively with Industrial Designers, Hardware engineers, Reliability and process teams. The Sr. CMF position is a critical role as your work will set standards in CMF quality and innovation for Echo Frames.
This position is based in China at our main office located in Shenzhen.
The Senior CMF (Color Materials and Finish) Designer will be responsible for:
· CMF support for Industrial Design team from concept to production
· Work directly with CMF process suppliers and provide technical support for their process development to
· Achieve CMF targets defined by Industrial Design team
· Work with quality team to audit color at factory to maintain consistency during manufacturing build stages
· Work with ID to execute color formulation, texture and gloss level on plastics and other materials
· Utilize L.A.B values to color correct and adjust pigmentation in resin and other materials
· Provide CMF trending reports on color, material and general design
· Routine travel required to offsite locations to conduct meetings, evaluate samples and drive schedule for development
· Travel required to main production facility to monitor CMF related production issues, root cause and plan for resolution
· Work directly with China based suppliers to investigate and develop new material and methods for ID team
· Role is autonomous, and projects are self-driven but requires reporting back to headquarters based California on status
Basic Qualifications :
· Bachelor’s or equivalent degree, in Industrial Design, Materials Science or related field, or equivalent professional
experience in the design field
· 10+ years of experience as a CMF designer in consumer electronics
· A portfolio that showcases roadmap products that demonstrates CMF problem solving on each program.
Preferred Qualifications :
· Experience in working directly with engineers and leading complex discussions in UX design
· Ability to pass the Munsell Hue color test to determine visual color acuity
· Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly
and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization
· Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadline
· Hands-on experience in executing CMF to roadmap products
· Proficiency in verbal and written English/ Mandarin
· Strong problem solver: comfortable in ambiguous situations, is able to root cause and provide CMF solution on site at factory
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age
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