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Careers

Benwu Studio is seeking to recruit enthusiastic Designers to join our small friendly team in Shanghai / Beijing. Predominantly our work is focused on 3 directions: Product Design / Set Design / Interior Design. You will be a talented all-rounder, bursting with creative ideas. We will train you in our ways of working and will nurture your progression so that your skills and position can grow within the team. As a designer, you will be working full time on a variety range of projects. It is necessary to mention your availability of time and location ( Beijing or Shanghai ) in the letter, as well as your age, gender, nationality / citizenship and available languages in the CV. To apply, please send your CV and portfolio (Files within 5 MB).

Positions

Project Manager ( Shanghai Office )

Main Responsibilities:
- Communicating design requirements with the client
- Communicating with the design team about requirements, planning, and budget issues
- Communicating with vendors/suppliers
- Safeguarding ideas, quality finishing and technical feasibility within the available time and budget. Checking samples and formulating clear feedback. Manage, motivate and inspire other team members. Communicating with factories or constructor in a construction site.

Main Requirements:
- 3+ years of experience in design project management within an agency environment
- A good understanding of the design process and and good eyes for detail. Confidence, patience, a friendly yet firm attitude and great communication skills
- Proven project and time management capabilities
- In order to succeed in this role, you must be detail-oriented and possess strong diligence
  Great communication skills and comfortable with working in an international environment. 
- You have the ability to work independently, as well as with our team.
- A proficiency in Chinese and English is required

 Mid Level Industrial Designer (Shanghai / Beijing Office)

Main Responsibilities:
- Sketching and ideation of initial design ideas. Producing detailed, final hand drawings and     specifications or, more likely, using dedicated computer software (CAD) to produce design specifications, including parts lists and cost
- Making sample mock-ups and testing working models by hand or using computerized prototyping equipment (CAD)
- Working alongside engineers and model-makers
- Conducting research and devising design proposals for a variety of projects. Researching and identifying the suitability and availability of materials for the designed item to make sure it is  cost effective
- Taking part in specialist or multidisciplinary team meetings. Occasionally traveling to clients’ production facilities and evaluating the feasibility of production. Making presentations to senior design management or clients, either when bidding for a contractor to present design proposals.

Main Requirements:
-  3+ years of professional design agency experience.                                                                            - A genuine team player. You are reliable, you’ll work a deadline.
- High degree of proficiency in Illustrator and Photoshop
- Awesome in 3D software (Solidworks or Rhino)
- Excellent at hand sketching, model making, and mock-ups
- Deep knowledge of materials, plastic and metal production processes
- Understanding quality control and other techniques for manufacturing
- Willingness to take direction and learn from others
- Passionate thinker about consumer behavior
- Multilingual skills are welcome, English is a must Chinese is a plus.
- Sensitivity to international consumers and markets.
- Bachelor’s degree in Industrial/ Product Design. 

 Mid Level Interior Designer (Shanghai / Beijing Office)

Main Responsibilities:
The role will report to the Creative Director. Prepare concept design with Senior Designers, to pitch for projects, competitions, and potential clients.
-Prepare space planning, test fitting and schematic design schemes for commercial interior design projects.
-Prepare design development presentations and documentation.
-Liaise with engineering services and specialist sub-consultants.
-Prepare tender documentation package including drawings, schedules, and specifications.
-Prepare construction documentation package including drawings, schedules, and specifications.
 
Main Requirements:
As the successful candidate, you will have significant experience with a collaborative, creative and resourceful team. You have specialized experience in the design and construction of interior design and architectural projects.You will be able to demonstrate:
- 3+ years’ experience working in the Interior Design field.
-Hold a Bachelor Degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture.
-Intermediate-advanced vectorwork or revit skills. 
-Demonstrate sound skills in overarching concept design to design development.
-Technical knowledge and ability to developing fit-out details and take the design through to documentation.
-Ability and confidence in dealing with suppliers.
-InDesign and Photoshop skills.                                                                                                              - Able to communicate in English. Chinese is a plus.                                                                            - A genuine team player. You are reliable, you’ll work a deadline.
                                                     

Product Design Intern ( Shanghai / Beijing )
Experience and qualifications:
— Bachelor's degree / Pursuing a degree in Product Design
— Self-motivated, detail-oriented and organized
— Confident in Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop/ Rhino / SolidWorks / Microsoft office / Keyshot / Vray / Zbrush is a plus.
— You will have the ability to communicate ideas through models/visuals/sketching                      — Able to communicate in English. Chinese is a plus.                                                                              — A genuine team player. You are reliable, you’ll work a deadline. Minimal Session: 3 months.

Interior Design Intern (Shanghai / Beijing):
Experience and qualifications:
— Bachelor's degree / Pursuing a degree in interior design / interior architecture / spatial design
— Self-motivated, detail-oriented and organized
— Strong computer skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign / Microsoft office  / Auto CAD /  3d Max / Vray / Vectorworks is a plus.                                                                                 
— Able to communicate in English. Chinese is a plus.                                                                            — A genuine team player. You are reliable, you’ll work a deadline. Minimal Session: 3 months.

 

No agency, in-person, or phone inquiries, please.

 

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