Senior Industrial Designer

A dreamer’s dream job.

Full-time salaried pay

Health Benefits

401K Retirement Matching

Travel Opportunity

Our DNA

Great Design is Great for Business

We exist to fuse design strategy with how products and brands are imagined, made, and experienced.

Our Core Values

Engage Early | quickly respond, learn, and adapt to keep creativity flowing.

Be Honestly Human | build relationships because partners are better than clients.

Think Deeply | create layers of meaningful detail.

Accept Challenge | seek variety that fosters new ideas.

Never Settle | be ridiculously determined.

THE DETAILS:

Position: Senior Industrial Designer

The Senior Industrial Designer researches, visualizes, and executes our Industrial Design team’s projects, as they are assigned. This work is done through reference gathering, industry trend analysis, ideation sketching, digital visualization techniques, stylistic surface modeling, mechanical problem solving, and model building. This position also provides mentorship and guidance to our staff and junior ID team members when individuals are struggling with their work, or would benefit from outside perspective or training on technique, visual language, or design execution.

Seniority in this role implies a high level of proficiency and prior experience in the technical, interpersonal, and communication skills required to produce top-quality work in our industry. Our firm relies on the SID role to stay current on industry trends, emergent techniques and software, and to lead our Staff and Junior ID team members by their example.

This position reports to our ID team’s Project Manager, and is accountable to that role for real-time communication, high-quality creative output, and compliance with project-based deadlines and milestones. This role receives direction from our Creative Director, and input on vision and technique from our Lead Industrial Designer.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial Design
  • 5+ years work experience in Industrial Design

Responsibilities:

  • Contribution to the achievement of the company’s strategic and operational objectives
  • A practical understanding of project requirements and their translation into design intent
  • Proven creative project execution and successful transition to production processes
  • Coordinate with internal team members, contractors, vendors, and other industry partners
  • Proficiency in design research, user profiling, and reference collection
  • Proficiency in ideation sketching and other visualization techniques
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD software
  • Command of digital & physical tools of the Industrial Design field
  • Excellent organizational habits and abilities
  • Interest and desire to mentor and guide others
  • Aptitude in on-the-fly decision-making and problem-solving
  • Participation in general office tasks such as scheduling, organization, filing, clean-up, phone calls, and email correspondence
  • Participation in travel for client meetings, industry events, and company outings

About the Job:

  • Full-time salaried pay
  • Health Insurance
  • 401K Retirement
  • Travel Opportunity

Application Details:

We require submission of your résumé, cover letter, 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.

Please send via email to [email protected], and use the subject line, “Senior Industrial Designer”.

LOVE WHAT YOU DO

After hours shop access

Local proximity

Gigantic stereo

Office puppy

“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