Senior Industrial Designer (Consumer Goods)

Location: Chicago, IL Posted: Nov 13

Job Description

Reports to: CEO/Head of Design

Company Overview:
At the Catch Company, our purpose is to rescue people from the indoors and connect them one of America’s largest sporting industries: fishing. Our approach is built on 4 pillars:

1.Digital first
2. Brand matters (a lot)
3. Go vertical (we make many of the products we feature)
4. Data, data, data

Using these pillars, we’re building the first personalized digital shopping experience that introduces anglers to the best new gear and lifestyle apparel and we are looking for exceptionally talented people to help make that vision a reality. In addition to being talented, our team members are honest, curious, take action and always seek to leave things better than they found them. If that sounds like you, we would love to meet you.

What you will do:
Manage the product design process end-to-end, from concept creation to finished products in categories such as fishing tackle/lures, fishing accessories, and packaging
Work with engineers and product managers to ensure optimal product function
Work with merchandising and product development teams to gain consumer insights
Work with factories to review prototypes and finished products for products and packaging

What experience you need:
8+ years of product design experience
5+ years experience with Solidworks and Adobe Creative Suite
Familiarity with sourcing, rapid prototyping, product testing
Experience with design for manufacturing
Experience with designing soft goods
Experience with injection molding is a plus

What will make you successful:
Exceptional creativity and curiosity
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects at once
Assertive and proactive, with an entrepreneurial spirit
Interest in any of the following: e-commerce, startups, consumer brands, outdoor sports

Compensation & Benefits:
Competitive salary (DOE)
Take-what-you-need vacation policy
Health, dental and vision coverage
Annual allotment of recreational “outdoors days” to escape the office with your co-workers and go fishing, hiking, boating, or something else equally as awesome.
Flex spending accounts for travel commuters
Located in Chicago’s West Loop

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