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Industrial Design

Insight 2 Design k

Overland Park, KS

Mar 9
Job Description

Insight 2 Design, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets outdoor products to several major brands and retailers. Our small and growing team, based in Overland Park, Kansas, is passionate about creating world-class design and innovation for our customers. You will work side-by-side with other designers, product managers, and factory partners to create compelling products that disrupt the industry. As a member of the Industrial Design team, you will have the opportunity to work across brands and categories in the outdoor industry.

We are looking for a talented hardworking mid-level industrial designer with 2-5 years of industrial design experience to join our team. As a key member of the industrial design team, you will lead projects from concept to production in a variety of product categories including hardgoods and softgoods. The ideal candidate will be passionate, have a keen eye for design, and attention to detail. Our team operates in a fast-paced work environment with the opportunity to work on a variety of projects. The ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability to work at a high level of design thinking and bring those ideas together to tell a great product story. The perfect candidate for this role has an entrepreneurial mindset, a highly developed technical aptitude, and the ability to take constructive feedback while working collaboratively. This highly creative and technically proficient individual must be able to create diverse concepts in parallel while handling communication with our factory partners and internal staff. Experience with hardgoods design is required and soft good design experience is desired.

Essential Skills:
• 2-5 years of industrial design experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, or related field
• 2+ year of professional CAD experience (SolidWorks preferred)
• Experience in hard-good design with a solid sense of aesthetic and problem solving
• Knowledge of product production, processes, and ability to spec for production
• Experience in product manufacturing and injection molded part design
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain the strategy behind the design
• Effective at exploring a wide variety of compelling designs through sketching and rendering
• Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
• Knowledge of global trends and color theory
• Highly effective at prioritizing tasks and managing deadlines
• Strong communication and visualization skills
• Highly self-motivated individual with an entrepreneurial spirit
• Driven to learn about the industry, customers, competitors, and products

Desired Skills and Experience:
• Experience in soft good design (cut/sewn, pattern making, construction, etc)
• Experience with designing durable goods in the outdoor industry
• Digital proficiency in Keyshot or similar rendering program
• Passion of the outdoor and gear

Job Benefits
• Full-time position based in Overland Park KS
• Competitive salary
• Medical, dental, vision insurance
• Company performance-based bonus
• 401k with company contribution
• Paid time off and holidays
• Casual dress
• Annual events: Holiday Party, Halloween costume contest, and food drive

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Insight 2 Design

Insight 2 Design specializes in outdoor products and portable lighting, we push the boundaries of what exists to create the industry’s most innovative and purposeful new products. Our team is dedicated to building brands, one great product at a time. We develop outdoor products like – Tents, sleeping bags, packs, camping furniture, lanterns, headlamps, flashlights, and more.