Industrial Designer Job Description Sample
2018 Co-Op (January Start) Industrial Designer Or Design Engineer
At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us. We are currently seeking a co-op for Industrial Designer/Engineer role in Northboro, MA This is an opportunity for an entrepreneurial designer to help develop truly innovative systems and assemblies with significant ecological, sensorial, and aesthetic impact on the built environment in both the US and globally. Further, the right candidate will be an active contributor and an enthusiastic learner in an intellectual environment comprising colleagues from diverse fields of design, science, and engineering. Our requirements include:
You are currently enrolled as a student in a BS, MS or PhD program in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
You can respectfully communicate and collaborate in a team environment.
You possess the ability to work safely and effectively with a diverse scientific R&D team.
You have the aptitude to work with colleagues at various levels.
You possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Previous industrial experience, process scale-up, manufacturing and application knowledge is a plus. + + You have familiarity with statistical tools, data analysis, and drawing conclusions based on a collection of basic data and interpretation.
Demonstrable proficiency in the following areas:
Solidworks 3D and Drawings
FEA Simulation (Ansys)
Physical prototype production
Physical Testing (destructive, non-destructive, ergonomic, etc.)
Rapid Prototyping (esp. 3D Printing) SAFETY:
You must be committed to safety and actively support a culture of safety by being a personal example and by encouraging, empowering, and involving everybody in safety.
You must demonstrate basic knowledge in Health, Safety, & Environmental procedures. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran
Senior Project Industrial Designer
Job Description We are seeking a talented and experienced
Project Industrial Designer to join our Special Forces Innovation team within the Stanley Black & Decker. Responsibilities will include working closely with talented and experienced Designers, Engineers and Product Managers, as well as leading the advanced conceptual design for new categories of power tools, pneumatics, fastening, and outdoor products under several brands. Daily duties will entail leading product design conceptual development, interacting with project teams, illustration of advanced ideas, 3D CAD modeling/photorealistic rendering, and ergonomic evaluations. This designer will regularly present “big picture” ideas to management and project teams. Other aspects of the role will include job-site research, travel opportunities and the experience of working at CDIY world headquarters alongside other world class designers in the Professional Power Tools division design studio.
Essential Duties: * Create compelling designs based upon Ideation, Research and Product Requirements
Develop mastery of the respective brand design languages and apply purposefully on designs
Overseeing rapid prototype creation and model delivery for your projects
Learn and comprehend breadth of product portfolios across the Construction & DIY product portfolio
Field research activities
New Product Ideation
Meeting production deadlines
* Big picture thinker with proven track record of creative innovation and ability to quickly conceptualize ideas. * A strong understanding of design principles and a developed sense of Brand aesthetic
Experience working with plastic and metal part design. Handheld products a plus.
Mastery of common manufacturing processes as they pertain to product design.
Great communication & collaboration abilities with engineering.
Excellent creative problem solving.
Advanced sketching, illustration and visualizing skills.
Self-motivated and a positive attitude.
Ability to work well with, and influence established teams.
Capable of multi-tasking and managing multiple priorities.
Must have strong project and time management skills.
The ability to adapt concepts to different brand identities.
Education and Experience: * BS, BA or equivalent in Industrial Design required * 5-10 years design experience required
Mastery of common design tools (Wacom tablet, Sketchbook Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Training and extensive experience in 3D CAD packages with a focus on surfacing (CATIA or Pro-E preferred)
Application Instructions: Must include a link to Online Portfolio within Resume or upload portfolio as an attachment to the application.
About Stanley Black & Decker: Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means joining one of the world’s largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic companies. Stanley Black & Decker is unique in that we’ve got a rich and storied history, but that hasn’t stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company ready for the future.
About Global Tools and Storage: Residential construction, repair, and remodeling. We’ve got you covered. We’ve been here for you since 1843. And since we know you count on us to deliver the best, we push ourselves every day to deliver the toughest, strongest, most innovative hand tools and power tools on the market. Try us and you’ll see why we call ourselves the best. You're invited to become part of a team that takes pride in the products that we build and the customers we service. Specialties include: Professional Power Tools, Consumer Power Tools, Fastening, Power Tool Accessories, Hand Tools, and Storage.
EEO Statement All qualified applicants to Stanley Black
& Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.
Requisition Number: 51558BR
Business:* US - GTS - Breakthrough Innovation
Sr. Industrial Designer
Sr. Industrial Designer
About Us: Invetech is a global innovation, design and product realization consultancy. We blend creativity, human centered approaches, commercial know-how and technical acumen to help our clients create business success. For more than 25 years Invetech has been at the forefront of breakthrough technology and product development, helping companies get new products to market through innovative design, engineering and manufacturing. Our teams work on a variety of exciting biotech, life science, consumer and healthcare projects, and our designers and engineers work with leading edge technologies across these industries to bring ideas to reality for our customers.
Description: Our Invetech San Diego office is growing. To address our project growth needs, we are seeking the services of a highly creative Senior Industrial Designer to translate user needs and technology into intuitive, inspiring products. Invetech is a leading provider of product design and realization services to some of the world’s largest diagnostics, biomedical and healthcare organizations. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with some of the largest biomedical brands and help them to realize the healthcare technologies of the future. Working in this role you will:
Lead and advocate for Industrial Design across the product design and development process, with involvement in user research, concept creation, prototype development and iteration.
Engage in hands-on design to move from sketches to prototypes of various fidelity, and shepherd the final design direction.
Work collaboratively with product design teams including other Industrial Designers, Mechanical Engineers, UX Designers, Usability Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Scientists and Program Managers.
Participate in Human-Centered Design approaches, including generative design research, and user testing in the field.
Work directly with clients to scope projects and contribute to their product success
Be a part of a team that takes on big challenges, designs elegant systems, supports each other and enjoys the journey. Key Contributions
Hands on design
Participation in and leadership of HFE and usability testing
Collaboration with extended product team and clients
Design advocacy throughout the development process internally and with clients
Scoping projects and proposals
+ 7 years of professional Industrial Design experience across a range of product development and design programs with a portfolio of work. At minimum, a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design, or equivalent, is required
Exceptional sketching, concepting and 3D visualization capabilities. A deep proficiency with 3D CAD and Adobe Creative Suite is a requirement.
Experience working closely with clients, gathering needs, and interpreting and translating these into concepts and mature design proposals
The confidence and experience to advocate for good design to both clients and internal stakeholders, from concept through to final product
A broad view and understanding of the product development process and a keen understanding of how industrial design, HFE, usability, and UX can be employed to influence this process
A collaborative work ethic and deep understanding of the importance of the team, coupled with ability to work autonomously TRAVEL : 10 - 30%
Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution. Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit: www.fortive.com .
Primary Location: North America-United States-CA-San Diego
Req ID: INV000596
The Industrial Designer will be an integral part of daily Production as well as the R&D team, contributing to multiple programs at various stages in the product development process. Main responsibilities will include capturing, communicating, and refining ideas generated by him/her and others on the Super Color team and determine the appropriate design approach, deliverables, and level of detail based on the project scope and workload. He/she will be required to make informed design judgments as projects evolve, present a range of options, and facilitate meaningful evaluation leading to concept selection. It will also be expected that this position will strike a balance between aesthetics, manufacturability, and usability during generation and ideas development, in addition to providing supervision and guidance over the CAD, Electrical, & Fabrication Departments.
- Working with final customers to determine the design requirements
- Lead usability study during different project projects ‘phases to set or validate product’s requirements
- Brainstorming ideas and creating models
- Designing products with the needs and wants of a specific audience in mind
- Creating drawings either by either sketching or using CAD software that visually depicts design ideas
- Working with design technology
- Collaborating with mechanical engineers and manufacturers
- Participating in product testing
- Determining whether a design is practical by gauging product safety and function
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design.A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience.Must be a visionary who is always looking for new and innovative processes
- Keen sense of urgency and common sense
- Ability to manage failures and crises calmly
- Ability to recommend and implement solutions to address Production problems
- Energized and ready to grow with an outstanding organization
- Meticulous attention to detail, effective planning and organizational skills
- Highly time conscientious
- Must lead by example
- Must have strong people skills, and the ability to motivate and promote teamwork
- Ability to plan and implement improvements
- Willingness to learn new and emerging technologies
- Ability to resolve problems, document all issues, and put best practices in place to prevent future problems
SKILLS & ABILITIES :
- Highly capable 3D modeling and advanced surfacing skills using SolidWorks
- Proficiency in geometric dimensioning & tolerancing, and knowledge of AWS welding standards & requirements preferred
- Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop and Illustrator. Animation, Graphic Design, Video or other Multi-Media software skills is a strong plus
- Superior verbal, written and visual presentation skills
- A self-directed, organized and priority driven work ethic
Super Color Digital LLC is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
We believe that every question has a solution, and we are determined to find it for our clients. Our passion for graphic technology has inspired us to integrate creativity, design, and technique to develop the best, most sophisticated products. Our production facilities operate 24 hours, 7 days a week, so our clients can rest easy knowing they are in reliable hands.
Super Color Digital is driven for excellence, with our unparalleled customer service, competitive prices, premium quality products and materials, and on-time delivery of every project.
Industrial Designer / Light Fixtures
Lightway Industries is seeking a professional, skilled individual for our Industrial Designer I / Light Fixtures position to join our team.
- 3D/2D Design and Production Drawings, utilizing Autodesk Inventor and Autocad
- Create and Amend fabrication drawings, and bill of materials.
- Assist with facilitating production orders.
- Interface with Shop Fabricators and/or create solutions.
- CNC Programing
- Certificate of Completion in mechanical design, Degree in mechanical design, or a minimum of 3 years’ experience in drafting, with production orders, and/or with fabrication detailing.
- Experience with Autodesk Inventor 3D or Solidworks 3D
- With an emphasis on sheet metal, have the working knowledge of manufacturing materials & processing methods.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & Outlook).
- Strong Mathematical background with a working knowledge of Geometry.
- A knowledge of the lighting industry is a plus
- Good communication skills.
- Detail oriented & organized
- Hardworking, reliable team player with good interpersonal skills
- Good Problem Solving Skills
- Bi-lingual in English and Spanish is a large plus.
Stylmark, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of finished fixtures and full solutions for retail and commercial environments, is looking to add a talented Industrial Designer to help us create unique solutions to meet both the aesthetic and functional needs of our clients, develop new products to add to our company portfolio, and support our overall company growth.
- Collaborate with marketing, sales and management teams to translate project goals into relevant design solutions
- Work directly with engineering resources to translate the conceptual design into detailed engineering and manufacturing documentation
- Develop product concepts to solve user needs
- Use traditional sketching, digital tools, Solidworks models, and physical mock-ups to communicate unique ideas and product concepts
- Examine material and production costs to optimize manufacturing requirements
- Research new materials, products and innovations in related industries
- Perform design tasks including material selection, assembly methods
- Be able to thrive in a fast-pace design environment, with the agility to work between several projects concurrently
- Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design or related field
- Minimum of three years’ experience in a product design environment
- Experience modeling in Solid Works and knowledge of sketching, prototyping, and 3D rendering
- Exceptional professional written and verbal communication skills
- Enthusiastic, self-motivated, with a positive attitude to achieve personal and team goals
- Design experience in retail fixtures or consumer products is preferred
Since then, Stylmark has become a leading designer and manufacturer of finished fixtures and full solutions - from aluminum and steel products, to LED lighting and displays, showcases, fitting room systems, cosmetic mirrors, shelving, kiosks, fitting room mirrors, architectural moldings, and more. Stylmark's extensive inventory of products and solutions are designed to work together, creating comprehensive and distinctive lifestyle environments.
This is Energizer We're leading the charge, connecting our brands, our people and the products we offer the world. Together, we're creating a game plan for the future – one that defines where and how we'll play, and what it takes to win.
Our 5,000 colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared values and passion for winning make us one team. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer Holdings provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected. Position Summary This position requires a solid knowledge of industrial design principles and current design trends, and the know how to leverage them in creating compelling CPG products that meet and exceed market expectations.
Specific Accountabilities · Work with the entire Creative Team of designers and engineers to design new CPG products across a wide range of categories within Energizer's suite of brands. · Collaborates with colleagues, as well as external networks and partners to leverage knowledge and meet assigned business objectives. Coordinates with the work of other colleagues and interfaces with other Technology, Engineering and service groups to acquire the information and services necessary to plan to plan and execute assigned program steps, experiments, and tasks. · Provides regular written documentation and oral presentations that both assess and records the progress of the work. · Examine material and production costs to determine manufacturing requirements. · Evaluate product safety, appearance and function to determine if design is practical. · Assists with designing new products and improving existing products. · Work with the industrial design manager and senior/lead designer to identify new product and packaging design trends appropriate to Energizer's global target audiences and brands. · Create innovative, visually inspiring, and trend focused products and packaging centered on your strong understanding of design principles and visual aesthetics. · Graphically understand energizer's retail brands and assist in merging the industrial design and graphic design languages into unified brand offerings with global appeal. · Support and add to the collaborative, critique centered dialog within the Product Development Team · Openness to collaborative critique and continual design refinement. Required Skills and Experience • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution. Industrial Design degree preferred • Co-op or internship experience in Industrial Design OR at least 6+ months experience in Industrial Design in more than one product category, with successful market introductions • Submit Strong portfolio that demonstrates enlightening sketching, convincing thought process (tell us the story behind your designs), originality, creativity, attention to detail and a solid understanding of design principles • Experience with the processes of empathizing, defining, ideating, prototyping and testing as applied to industrial design and packaging design • Proficiency in 3-D modeling software • Solid understanding of applicable Adobe CS products • Understanding of manufacturing processes and materials including, injection molding, blow molding, casting, electronics manufacture and of packaging materials and processes Preferred Skills and Experience • SolidWorks & KeyShot experience Working Relationships & Environment
- Working Relationships* · Work with the entire Creative Team of designers and engineers · Collaborates with colleagues, as well as external networks and partners · Coordinates with the work of other colleagues and interfaces with other Technology, Engineering and service groups · Work with the industrial design manager and senior/lead designer An Offer to Grow On Energizer offers a competitive compensation package which includes full medical and retirement savings coverage, paid vacation and holidays. Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Follow our Linked In company page to see where we're going : www.linkedin.com/company-beta/163631
Industrial Designer Industrial Designer
3D Modeling, Illustrator/Photoshop, 2D visaulization, 3D CAD, Industrial Design, Studio Tools, Rhino, SolidWorks, Keyshot If you are a Industrial Designer with experience, please read on! Located in beautiful Santa Barbara, CA, we are a fashion forward design company with expertise in the areas of brand and design strategy, product design, digital media, print and total brand and product development. Due to our growth and demand for our products, we are looking for experienced, talented, highly fashionable, keenly aware and detail driven design professionals with a proven track record of success to become a part of our diverse and creative team. Our ideal candidate should have a solid history of creating persuasive and impactful design solutions that comes from at least 3 - 5 years of experience in Industrial/Product Design.
Top Reasons to Work with Us --A CURRENT PORTFOLIO WILL BE REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION--
What You Will Be Doing Our company offers the perfect balance for those looking to work on exciting products for leading brands while being surrounded by beauty, great weather and lots of easily accessible outdoor activities like surfing, mountain biking, hiking etc. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Working with final customers to determine the design requirements
Lead usability study during different project phases to set or validate products requirements
Brainstorming ideas and creating models
Designing products with the needs and wants of a specific audience in mind
Creating drawings either by either sketching or using CAD software that visually depicts design ideas
Working with design technology
Collaborating with mechanical engineers and manufacturers
Participating in product testing
Determining whether a design is practical by gauging product safety and function
AT LEAST 3 years of experience with a degree in Industrial Design or similar field)
Advanced 3D modeling and visualization skills (Studio Tools, Rhino, Solidworks, Keyshot) - Inspiring 2D skills via sketching, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
Knowledge of manufacturing processes, both hard and soft goods
Ability to develop relevant and inspiring design solutions
- A fresh, original portfolio of diverse creative work NICE-to-HAVE
- Understanding of global trends, technology and fashion
Strong, unique, communication and visualization skills
A self-managing, motivated and entrepreneurial nature
Ability to work collaboratively with development teams What's In It for You
Competitive Base Salary DOE ($55k - $80k)
Premium medical coverage
Good opportunity of career growth
Ping pong and Foosball!
GREAT company culture! So, if you are a Industrial Designer with experience, please apply today! Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. CyberCoders, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
Industrial DesignerCA-Santa BarbaraDM7-1427700
Principal Industrial Designer (Medical)
Principal Industrial Designer (Medical) Industrial Design Cincinnati, Ohio Apply BACKGROUND Headquartered in Cincinnati, Kaleidoscope is a strategic innovation and product design firm with more than 100 employees. We create products and experiences that grow businesses and improve lives by leveraging our expertise at the intersection of consumer insights, technology and health and wellness. We call this Purpose Driven Innovation.™ Our culture is collaborative, authentic and highly creative. We celebrate design excellence and learning. It is our passion to stay on top of trends and to bring them to all of our projects. In fact, Kaleidoscope was chosen as a finalist for the Cincinnati Business Courier’s Best Places to Work in 2016 & 2017. Our strong sense of mentorship for new talent and professional development creates an environment where your career will thrive. If you’d like to join our team of designers and product developers, we’d like to talk with you!Please note that Kaleidoscope does not provide monetary assistance with a visa of any kind. JOB SUMMARY Under the supervision of the Executive Director of Design the Principal Industrial Designer
- Medical develops creative and applicable design solutions primarily for our healthcare and medical device clients.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESProvide a 360-degree view of healthcare & medical projects. Including: user needs advocate (surgeon, patient, nurse, consumer), human factors expertise/methodologies for usability testing (partner with Research & Insights team), regulatory requirements, manufacturing, brand assets/aesthetics, all culminating into a comprehensive, functional and manufacturable solution.
Operates as a functional expert on healthcare & medical design projects. Understands and meets the client needs (not asks) in a clear and professional manner.
Ability to identify the most technically challenging problems and create strategic & tactical plans to address.
Based on user-centered design princples, creates functional and manufacturable design solutions based on document design specifications and criteria.
Executes high quality design solutions with limited or no supervision.
Drives design excellence through well-reasoned creative product solutions and supporting aesthetic solutions. Designs a defendable design with logic and reason.
Operates as a design and user advocate within the project teams and toward our clients.
Serves as a mentor to more junior designers on the team.
Partners with Research & Insights team on varioius research efforts: brainstorming, observations, understanding user inputs, participate in observational research, uncover unmet needs, participate in usability tests and validate designd concepts.
Takes the lead in presenting design concepts and prototypes to internal and client stakeholders for review.
In partnership with Executive Director of Design, creates projects startegies and proposals. QUALIFICATIONSEducation/Experience
Knowledge and skills at a level normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design or related fields. Advanced degree preferred.
15+ years of industry experience in medical product design, required. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Working knowledge of FDA content necessary for medical device pre-market submission (IEC 60601 standards), including an understanding of how to apply the principles within the ISO 14971 risk management for medical devices, strongly required.
Demonstrated passion towards user driven design creation.
Demonstrated ability to translate a user targeted problem statement into a logical design strategy and concept for a team to take action upon.
Exhibit a solid understanding and experience delivering results based on consumer insights.
Advanced ability to quickly synthesize inputs and drive towards appropriate solutions.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate design intent in a variety of methods at a high degree of professionalism.
Strong sketching and conceptualizing abilities.
Deep production design experience: understanding of materials, processes and assembly.
Deep knowledge of surface design to meet manufacturing requirements and class-A surface aesthetic quality; flawless release to client CAD system.
Strong intrapersonal skills.
Expert proficiency of latest digital tools: 2D- Adobe Suite , Sketchbook Pro, Painter, 3D- SolidWorks and Keyshot Travel
- Moderate: 25%-40% EEO/M/F/Disabled/Vet
JOB SUMMARY: Day to day creation of concepts and new product ideas at the forefront of the creative requirement for products and constantly pushing the envelope. Creating legitimate concepts that meet or exceed customers’ expectations as determined through VOC work done with Product/ Research Managers.
Provides drive and impetus to chosen programs, connects product description, product personality to theme, and endorses and follows a theme/design- if selected, is that programs champion. The expectation of every designer is that they can and will contribute a successful design to the Polaris Industries product portfolio. As all programs in the company start in ID the expectation is that they will interact with staff at a level that permits good decision making and communication of design intent to Polaris management.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Prepares and carries out original or adaptations to designs and design changes through drawing, riding, and researching while regularly make in-course decisions regarding brand, functionality, fit to VOC and design DNA and incorporates these to improve his/her work.
May seek out the assistance of a Senior or Lead designer. 2. Presents concepts and ideas to peers and management and provides peer reviews during the weekly meetings. 3. Cooperates and collaborates with Engineering and Marketing during product development if theme/design is selected. 4. Works with Clay Modelors if theme/design is selected.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & EDUCATION: ·4-year Industrial Design Degree from accredited or internationally recognized design school ·5+ years experience ·Powersports experience a must ·Peer-review experience a plus ·Strong communication skills ·Good team player
WORKING CONDITIONS: Team-based, collaborative, fast-paced, office/studio environment
Location US - Minneapolis, MN
Education Requirements 4 year degree or higher
Years of Experience Required 5 years experience
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