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Autodesk Alias 3D Modeler

Tangent Design Group, Inc. k

Chicago, IL

Nov 16
Job Description

As a 3D Modeler at Tangent Design Group, you will help our clients redefine and reinvent their industries, from initial concept through product launch. We strive to deliver unique designs and experiences that are functional, effective, and aesthetically pleasing. Quality CAD data ensures each design is never compromised. Autodesk Alias will comprise a large portion of the day through surface iteration, refinement, and simplification of 3D models, but additional responsibilities also include developing strategies for Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA), and presentations to clients.

Primary responsibilities
• CAD surface model development (from concept CAD to Class A surface refinement). Iterate and refine 3D models, develop design strategy for manufacturing.
• Work with engineering, marketing, production, design, and/or sales departments to establish and evaluate design concepts for manufactured products.
• Research design trends, product benchmarking, safety, function, serviceability, and production methods.
• Take part in specialist or multidisciplinary team meetings.
• Present designs to clients for approval.
• Prepare files for manufacturing and export.
• Travel to client and/or production facilities as needed.

• Proficiency in Autodesk Alias
• 2 - 3+ years’ experience in Industrial Design with a portfolio that design dexterity
• Strong core design skills in sketching, ideation, 2D/3D rendering, form and surface development
• Self-motivated with proven teamwork success, as well as the ability to work on multiple types of projects
• Effective communication skills to include in-person, virtual, and phone interaction with clients and staff
• BS, BA or MA in Industrial Design or strongly related field
• Transportation Design experience preferred
• Working knowledge of manufacturing processes, Autodesk VRED, or Solidworks a plus

Application Details

Please submit resume, cover letter detailing your Alias experience, and a PDF portfolio that showcases your best work to Applications without Alias experience or portfolios will not be considered.

Tangent Design Group, Inc.

Our goals are simple: Be great at what we do and exceed expectations.

Tangent Design Group is a boutique product design and development consultancy, specializing in transportation. Working collectively to utilize each of our creative talents and expertise, we bring a unique perspective to developing world-class solutions for our clients. Our diverse range of business includes Marine, RV, Agriculture OEMs, Automotive Aftermarket and Suppliers, Consumer Product Corporations, as well as Business-to-Business Industrial Material Handling Manufacturers.

Tangent Design Group offers:
• Competitive rates based on experience/skill
• Benefits to include paid holidays, PTO, company medical, dental, vision, life, & disability insurance, as well as 401(k) retirement plan
• a casual, non-corporate environment

Tangent Design Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer