The Ariens Company is growing and we are looking for a talented Mid-Level Industrial Designer with a passion for tools, equipment, and user centered design. With rich history and pride in American Craftsmanship going back to 1933, our company’s vision remains simple: Passionate People, Astounded Customers. We are a leading manufacturer of Outdoor Power equipment and design a wide range of products and experiences.
We offer a fast-paced casual work environment with a strong sense of community. Our Design Studio supports several brands of outdoor power equipment including America’s #1 brand snow blower as well as lawn mowers, UTVs, and a variety of other outdoor power equipment. With engineering, marketing, manufacturing, and corporate onsite, we are a uniquely poised studio with the opportunity to lead research, concept development, innovation efforts, and design execution for all new products. Just check out the recently released Gravely Pro-Turn 600, Gravely Pro-Turn EV, Ariens S18, and Ariens Mammoth 850. If you are a designer who wants to have a profound impact on the overall design and content of a product this is the place for you.
Working in a dynamic team setting our ideal designer is self-driven and comfortable at all stages of an NPD process. A passion for human centered design is the core of what we do. Candidates must be able to communicate design concepts both visually and verbally, as well as collaborate across multiple disciplines to discover new opportunities and deliver products. The ability to analysis product opportunities and communicate potential solution to the business is key. A hands-on approach and willingness to “get dirty” is also a must. Our team’s mission is to push the impact of design and deliver industry leading outdoor power equipment. If you are a designer who is looking for an opportunity to make a significant difference, Ariens is the place for you!
Thorough research and exploration, understand and define end customer needs in order to drive innovative concepts, products, and experiences.
Balancing multiple projects, the Industrial Designer will work on production projects as well and R&D activities.
Working side by side with engineering and manufacturing the Industrial Design team works together with product development teams to deliver market ready products. As an Industrial Designer collaboration and driving discussion in key.
3+ years of post-graduate, professional design experience.
Bachelor's degree/diploma in Industrial Design or Product Design.
A proven track record of highly refined and developed product with portfolio to match.
Mastery of CAD software (Rhino 3D) and rendering packages.
Mastery of the Adobe Creative Suite for digital sketching and product concepts.
Thorough understanding of the Design Process and its integration into a product development process.
Strong visual communication skills. Rapid ideation, digital and hand sketching skills.
3D prototype development. Digital and hand modeling.
A base level understanding of Solidworks.
Good mechanical aptitude and knowledge of various materials and manufacturing processes.
The concept of diversity is important to us at AriensCo. That’s why we’ve created a culture that is inclusive, accepting and understanding. We embrace diversity among our partners, suppliers and employees. We also strive for diversity in the quality of our ideas. Inclusion and acceptance means that, regardless of who you are, you will always be standing on our welcome mat.
AriensCo is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. AriensCo hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.
Providing our employees with an environment free of discrimination and harassment is something we take very seriously. Embracing diversity enables us to attract the best talent, foster productive teamwork, and expand our business opportunities.
PLEASE NOTE: A portfolio of work samples is required as part of the application process. Please attach a link to your application at www.ariensco.com/careers or email to email@example.com.