About HSD / Opportunities

At HS Design (HSD), we are always looking for talented individuals that emulate the same attention to details as we do. HS Design offers an excellent compensation package that includes vacation, healthcare, 401k benefits in a fun, family based and exciting environment. Located in Central NJ with over 40 years experience specializing in the design and development of Medical, Consumer Medical and Life Science products. We provide a wide range of services including Human Factors Usability Research, Industrial Design, Delivery Systems, User Interface Design, Mechanical, Electrical and Software Engineering for fortune 500 companies through high tech start-ups. Please put job description interest in Subject line when responding.


Business Development Manager

HSD is seeking a Senior Business Development Manager to take a leadership role in developing design and engineering opportunities with potential new clients in the medical, life sciences, consumer medical and government sectors. The successful individual must have a proven track record of developing and winning design, engineering, and product development opportunities with Fortune 500 Companies as well as highly funded start-ups. The ideal person for this position will be a strategic thinker, an excellent communicator, independently goal motivated and have knowledge of the product development process.


Job Responsibilities include:

  • Identify business development opportunities from new clients
  • Meet with potential clients, including travel as necessary.
  • Develop marketing materials for submittal to potential new clients.
  • Develop strategy for opportunities and review with senior managers.
  • Develop and lead proposal efforts.
  • Develop and lead interviews.
  • Coordinate pricing requirements with senior managers
  • Identifying partners to comply with opportunity requirements.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in design or engineering or MBA or equivalent
  • Understand technology and medical development landscape
  • 10+ years of business development experience
  • Must have a passion for winning new work.
  • Microsoft Word, and Power Point experience is required.
  • Must be creative in presenting proposal and interview responses.
  • Strong organizational skills are a necessity.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Must be available to travel
  • Must be willing to make “cold calls” on potential clients.


Applicants should use subject heading “Business Development” and send a PDF Resume via email to: jobs@hs-design.com



Human Factor/User Research

HSD is looking for a HFE or Research oriented person to assist in the front end user requirements through the development of FDA submitted medical products. The position demands experience and knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative user-centered research methods, including knowledge of formative and summative testing procedures. Demonstrated experience in problem solving, decision-making, and collaboration skills excellent communication and negotiation skills are required.


Responsibilities include:

  • Creating the research plans
  • Writing test protocols
  • Recruiting the appropriate users for testing
  • Coordinating test facilities
  • Competitive product and environment benchmarking and analysis
  • Creation of surveys for user group studies and web based research
  • Ethnography and Cognitive analysis
  • Workflow and Task analysis
  • Development of Personas, Storyboards, and Use-cases
  • Human Factors and Heuristic reviews
  • Safety and issue analysis
  • Usability testing and validation
  • Research moderator
  • Analysis and assessments of testing
  • Prepare deliverable reports
  • Lead presentations to clients
  • Providing best practice recommendations to clients
  • Provide the design team with expert and meaningful input based on user needs


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in human factors, psychology, user experience research, social sciences, or equivalent field required; Master’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • 5+ years related work experience, preferably in a corporate and/or consulting environment
  • Experience in all phases of research from product design through development
  • Experience and knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative user-centered research methods
  • Understanding and knowledge of ISO 62366 and HE75
  • Practical use of testing software and video recording instruments


Applicants should use subject heading “User Research” and send a PDF Resume via email to: jobs@hs-design.com


Mechanical Engineer

HS Design has an exciting opening for a creative Mechanical Engineer. We are looking for a team member who shares our passion for creating great products in a family, highly creative, collaborative environment.  Products range from Medical, Life Science and Consumer Medical.


Job Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and design “New Products” in a design centric and creative Cross-Functional Environment.
  • Ability to work with various manufacturing and material processes (Injection Mold, Low volume plastics, Die Cast, Sheet Metal, and rapid prototyping).
  • Ability to work in a collaborative group (ID, ME, SE and EE) to develop and lead mechanical designs.
  • Can develop Design Verification Plans and Product requirement documentation and Design History Files.
  • Ability to design, build and assemble test fixtures (Fluidics knowledge a plus).
  • Facilitate Cross Functional DFMEA Reviews.
  • Demonstrate strong project management skills.
  • Ability to assist in proposal estimation and client management
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products, Solidworks and Solidworks Simulation Tools. Experience in Design Control / DFM / GMP / FDA / ISO9001/ ISO13485 standards.


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years experience in new product development design and manufacturing
  • Experience in medical industry preferred
  • Proficiency with Solidworks.
  • Solidworks Simulation a plus.
  • Proficient with GD&T.
  • Excellent verbal & written skills.
  • Knowledge of various Engineering processes.
  • Experience working in design control environment


Applicants should use subject “Mechanical Engineer “ and send a PDF Resume and optional Portfolio via email to: jobs@hs-design.com


Industrial Designer

We are always interested in talented Industrial Designers with mid level to senior product design experience. Must have extremely strong visual and verbal based communications and experience with 3D CAD systems and a user-centered mythology. To be considered you must be highly motivated, focused, passionate and a creative with strong ideation abilities and aesthetic sensibilities. Material processing knowledge and proficiency with SolidWorks and Rendering software is desired.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design
  • 2-5+ years experience in new product development and design
  • Excellent aesthetic and graphic sensibility
  • Design thinking ability to synthesize and translate user needs to design opportunities
  • Experience in medical industry preferred
  • Proficiency with Solidworks
  • Strong analytical, writing and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing processes
  • Experience working in design control environment
  • Great client interaction skills
  • Work in a highly creative and technical Cross-Functional Environment
  • Understand manufacturing and rapid prototyping processes (DFM/DFA)
  • Ability to work in a collaborative group (ID, ME, SE and EE)
  • Understanding of healthcare and medical product design a PLUS



Applicants should use subject “Industrial Designer“ and send a PDF Resume and optional Portfolio via email to: jobs@hs-design.com


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