Chameleon Design Firm is looking for young, skilled designers who are interested in working on design consulting projects, kick-starting their careers, and getting their feet wet in the industry. Chameleon is a growing collective of designers who work on freelance consulting projects for companies developing products or defining their brands.
Chameleon Design Consultant Partners are paid on a project-by-project basis, and can work on projects at their own flexibility during the year. Partners benefit from Chameleon, which sources project opportunities for them, creates a close-knit + incredible network with fellow design partners, serves as a platform for professional exposure, and provides an avenue to gain industry experience + build portfolios in a self-paced, experience-oriented way. Partners at Chameleon are encouraged to remain in school and/or work in other full-time positions, while contributing to Chameleon projects in a freelance style.
All types of designers are welcome to apply for this opportunity: - Industrial/Product Designers - Visual/Graphic Designers - Interface/UX Designers - Intervention/Experience Designers - Brand/Marketing Designers
Chameleon Design Consultant Partners have the following skills / qualifications: - Are pursuing a degree in some aspect of design / art / engineering, or have significant experience in a related field. - Are excellent project managers + task organizers. - Are passionate creative minds with an eye for details, hunger for knowledge, and desire to add the extra “fairy dust” to every design or experience. - Have streamlined, professional communication skills. - Possess a growth mindset and are ready to embrace their mistakes as an opportunity to learn. - Aren't afraid to dream big and view Chameleon as the first stepping stone in an successful design career. - Are fast learners and are willing to prototype + experiment with new software, manufacturing methods, and design methods to achieve unique, impactful solutions. - Possess some technical skill in the field of design (see below).
Experience in one or more of these general areas is highly valued. - 3D CAD design / modeling: Solidworks, Rhino, Fusion 360, technical/engineering drawing. - Manufacturing processes: Milling, Lathe, Casting, Injection Molding, Woodworking, Laser Cutting, 3D Printing, etc. - Visual / Graphic Design Software: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, design sketching, product rendering, logo/icon design. - Coding / Development: Java, C++, HTML, web or mobile app development.