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Associate Industrial Designer

Position at a Confidential Company

Chicago, IL | Onsite or Remote Possible

Jun 28
Job Description


**Employees are still working remotely. Beginning September 7th, a hybrid schedule will be in place**

The Design practice is very hands-on. Designers will work closely with Marketing, Engineering and Manufacturing to garner insights, develop concepts, create prototypes and revise products until we think they make the mark of being a product people love to use.

Design is the critical function that brings a product to life via form, proportion, color, and materials and sets our brands apart in the markets where we compete. We work to cultivate an open culture of collaboration to deliver products people love, with a dependable function, at a price less than you’d expect.

As an entry-level Industrial Designer, you will bring a high level of enthusiasm towards gaining new knowledge and experience in many design areas. From new product development to creating product visualizations to wow our customers, you’ll work cross-functionally to provide design solutions across all of our brands.

The Associate Industrial Designer will engage in product concept development, design refinement, and rendering creation. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional design, problem solving, communication and visualization skills, and will excel in a multi-functional team culture.

This role will report to the Director of Design.


Key Responsibilities
Support the creative, aesthetic and design direction of new products based on Product Marketing objectives and strategies.
Assist in product development projects by utilizing core ID skills from hand sketching, digital visualization, initial CAD modeling, materials and manufacturing knowledge, and impressive design sensibility.
Create digital CMF presentations through realistic renderings to communicate design intent.
Working cross-functionally to complete product specs documentation


Qualifications
BS/BA/BFA degree (or equivalent) in industrial design (or equivalent).
A recent graduate or have less than three years of relevant experience.
Proficiency in 2D/3D design application such as Adobe CS, SolidWorks, KeyShot, Fusion 360
Excellent sketching and visualization skills
Great communication skills (visual, verbal, and written)
Demonstrated ability to work in team environments
The ability to think quickly and problem-solve on the spot with a maturity that maintains a positive team environment