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Custom Playground Designer

Landscape Structures, Inc. k

Delano, MN

Feb 11
Job Description

Position Summary
To complete 2d and 3d Custom structure designs using various methods of sketching, CAD and 3d presentation software to meet customer expectations and requests.

Position Expectations
· Produce quick sketches, 2d and 3d representations of custom structures as required.
· Uses computer assisted drafting (CAD) software to create playground components and playgrounds per the customer’s request.
· Works from verbal instructions and sketches; data given may be relatively incomplete and require interpretation to complete and finish concept designs.
· Designs and develops concepts for new models, mechanisms, or adaptations for a product.
· Price out components as needed.
· Designs with manufacturing capabilities in mind.
· Works closely with the rest of the custom business unit to clarify or resolve problems that develops in or from the concepting phase.
· Ability to manage project deadlines, meet customer request, and priorities.
· Maintains a dependable and predictable work attendance and productivity record with very infrequent tardiness or absence from work; displays a strong work ethic.
· Other duties as assigned.

· Two year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
· 3+ years playground layout experience
· AutoCAD, 3DsMAX, and Photoshop knowledge/experience strongly preferred
· Ability to sketch and share ideas with others
· Ability to produce a 3d representation of custom products in a timely manner
· Requires high degree of artistic knowledge and skill.
· Must have passed the CPSI exam or extensive knowledge of American Society of Testing and Materials and Consumer Products Safety Commission standards (can obtain after hire).

· Excellent communication: can convey ideas and listen (verbally, written, graphically)
· Thrives in a fast-paced environment.
· Ability to see big picture as well as small details
· Great time management skills
· Computer literate: can work in and navigate many computer programs.
· Ability to focus and follow through
· Excellent design sense and creativity
· A good understanding of industry standards and practices
· Resourceful
· Adaptable: flexible and open to change
· Customer Service Mentality: Ability to build relationship, internally and externally

Landscape Structures is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Details

Landscape Structures, Inc.

Landscape Structures Inc. has been the leading manufacturer of commercial playground equipment in the world for nearly 50 years. Our employee-owned company designs community and school playgrounds that encourage kids of all ages and abilities to learn persistence, leadership, competition, bravery, support and empathy through play. Landscape Structures pushes the limits—of design, inclusion, play—to help kids realize there is no limit to what they can do today and in the future. For a better tomorrow, we play today.

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