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Industrial Designer / 3D Modeler

Tangent Design Group, Inc. k

Chicago, IL

Sep 8
Job Description

This Contract-to-Hire role has the opportunity to contribute to every product development phase. While Alias surfacing will comprise a large portion of the position through iterating and refining 3D models, duties will also include developing design strategy, real time sketching, and presentations with clients.

• BS, BA or MA in Industrial Design or strongly related field
• 2 - 3+ years’ experience in Industrial Design with a portfolio that demonstrates design dexterity
• Strong core design skills in sketching, ideation, 2D/3D rendering, form and surface development
• Proficiency in Autodesk Alias, VRED, and Solidworks
• 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
• Transportation Design experience preferred
• Working knowledge of manufacturing processes a plus

Compensation and Benefits:
• Competitive rate based on experience/skills
• Full-time position, following contract period with benefits to include paid holiday, PTO, company health, dental and vision plans, as well as 401(k) retirement plan
• Casual non-corporate environment

Tangent Design Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Details

Please submit resume and a PDF portfolio that showcases your best work. Submissions without 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. For more information, check us out at