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Principal CMF Designer

Our client is a leader in the consumer electronics space. As they build on their high end track record, they're looking for a Principal Color, Material and Finish Designer.

The right candidate will be responsible for setting CMF strategy for the organization while leading a small but growing team. While the focus of the role will be on color, this person will also collaborate with manufacturing to develop material and finish strategy.

This position sits just outside Boston, MA and comes with competitive compensation and excellent benefits. Apply today!


  • Developing trend research, with a focus on the consumer electronics industry

  • Developing color strategy, continuingly forecasting updates

  • Seek out new materials and manufacturing techniques, setting trends and staying on the cutting edge

  • Generate and deliver inspiring presentations that communicate product stories through CMF proposals.

  • Create and implement CMF specifications for manufacturing, ensuring quality execution

  • Develop and maintain a material and finish library for the industrial design team

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years experience designing physical products, with electronics experience strongly preferred

  • A deep understanding of CMF technologies, research methods and testing

  • Expertise in trend and consumer research

  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to influence a diverse set of stakeholders

  • Strong management skills