Staff Industrial Designer
A dreamer’s dream job.

Do the best work of your career.

Raleigh, North Carolina

We’re seeking a full-time Industrial Designer to join our team.

This role is focused on concept development and ideation, 3D CAD modeling, and prototype fabrication.

Be a part of the most creative team you’ll ever join.

THE DETAILS:

Experience:

Bachelors or Masters degree in Industrial Design
3 – 5+ years in a collaborative design environment

A creative self-starter eager to contribute their vision and creative execution through work with our core staff in Raleigh.

An inspired, creative thinker with well-organized ability to manage their own tasks and build their own career.

A perpetual student of styling, process, technology, and art.

 

Required Skills:

  • High proficiency in design sketching, visual software (Adobe CS, others), 3D CAD modeling (Solidworks), and fabrication experience.
  • High proficiency in 3-dimensional styling and confidence in creative decisions founded on user research and design references.
  • Strong understanding of project execution and practical applications of creative work.

 

This role requires a digital native who is comfortable with many different types of software, online project scheduling, time management, and an understanding of how to solve their own everyday technical issues.

 

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Craftsperson-like ideals, extensive knowledge of traditional tools, and proficiency in various three-dimensional devices
  • Extensive knowledge gained from working in a shop environment with wood, metal, and plastics for both additive and subtractive fabrication
  • Knowledge and expertise in working with a wide range of materials and processes
  • Ability to lift 90 pounds and climb ladders and stairs and to stand and move around the shop for a majority of the day
  • Excellent verbal skills: the ability to communicate procedures and concepts to a wide variety of constituents
  • Interest and ability to keep up with changing digital fabrication technologies such as those used in 3D printers, laser cutters, textile looms and screen printing equipment
  • Strong spatial, mechanical, and organizational skills
  • Strong problem-solving ability and the ability to conceptualize original and unique solutions to non-standard design challenges
  • Ability to work in a noisy environment and instruct in the methods for using the equipment to best fulfill the needs of a project design
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of 3D printers, CNC mills and routers, laser cutters, sewing machines and screen printing

 

Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge and experience of specific molding and production techniques (implementing tolerance, draft, etc)
  • Knowledge and interest in integrating industrial design with the visual brand development process

 

Candidates will be willing to adapt their skills to a variety of tasks including participating in design research, early conceptualization and design direction brainstorming. You will be working within our ID team and alongside our graphics + branding team in collaboration on most projects. You will foster your advancement by managing projects of your own.

 

Application Details:

We require submission of your résumé and a strong portfolio of your best work in product design, CAD modeling, prototype fabrication, and most importantly, your design process.

 

Portfolios should be a link to an online collection of work, or a PDF less than 25MB.

“Only work with people you’d invite to your home for a meal.” – Garth Walker

OUR EXPERTISE

Our creative team comes from diverse backgrounds,

with a sum greater than its parts.

Primary User Research

An understanding of ergonomics, anthropometrics, documentation, and analysis

Consumer-Facing Design

Making products safe, comfortable, durable, reliable, a pleasure to use

Material Science

A wealth of knowledge of material types, manipulation processes, machinery, tools, and finishing techniques

Trend Setters

Redefining what customers expect from a brand experience

Marketing Strategists

Knowing how to reach your customer, and what to promise them

Constant Critique

Following the success of projects, far after they’re completed