Industrial Designer

Location: Rockland, MA Posted: Nov 22

Job Description

UPPAbaby is a manufacturer of high-end baby strollers, carseats and gear based in Rockland, Massachusetts. We are a small but rapidly growing company with a high-energy, fast paced and laughter filled work environment. We are looking for someone who is very proactive, motivated and can find clarity amidst chaos. you will deal mostly with articulating mechanical parts. our products are not as much about form as it is about achieving a functional and mechanical elegance that conveys a high end, sporty appearance.

OVERVIEW
The industrial designer position at UPPAbaby focuses on a concept development, research and design execution within juvenile product market. A staff level industrial designer brings a strong level of understanding with regard to conceptualizing through sketching, prototype building and 3D modeling.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Design research and knowledge of industry trends
• Innovative thinking and ideation along with the ability to communicate these ideas through sketching, 3D modeling and in writing
• Working collaboratively with the mechanical engineering team communicate design thinking and application
• Daily communications with overseas factories
• Some overseas travel to work with our suppliers and factories
• Prototyping and bread-boarding ideas as they pertain to the development process
• Communication with outside design an engineering resources
• Working with project management to ensure on time deliverables
• General understanding and application of softgoods, patterns and materials
• Attendance at select conferences or tradeshows
• Working directly with the senior staff to assist on whatever is necessary to ensure well executed designs and timely delivery

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator (other comparable software also acceptable)
Excellent sketching skills and 3D modeling experience using Solidworks
Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft word
General understanding of the product manufacturability
Self-motivated to complete all task required of the job and high attention to detail
Strong problem solving skills
Passion showing an appreciation for strong aesthetics

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in industrial design
3-5 years’ experience in industrial design and product development
Juvenile product development experience a plus






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