Job Description

Big Time Products is a leader in hand protection, work wear, and tool storage categories servicing all major big box retailers. The Industrial Designer position is a fast paced and rewarding product development role responsible for creating, maintaining, and executing the design of innovative products within the company product lines. The employee will conduct research, conceptualize, prototype, and refine concepts into real world products that meets given criteria. This position will work with other design team members along with various other departments throughout the company. This role adheres too and promotes Big Time Products company’s values by performing respective duties in a manner that supports and contributes to the achievement of BTP’s company goals.

Essential Functions
- Create and execute designs for consumer product goods focusing on the hardware industry.
- Use sketching, CAD modeling, and visual rendering skills to captivate buyers and support marketing with visual fodder that will win over the competition.
- Produce innovative product designs and supporting material to communicate ideas to internal teams, clients, and factories.
- Take consumer insights to create compelling, innovative, and commercially viable products.
- Maintain knowledge of competitive products
- Contribute to projects throughout entire design process
- Collaborate with team members, other departments, and outside vendors.
- Maintain positive outlook and contribute to team and company success

Competencies
- Excellent Creativity & Innovation
- Ability to communicate ideas through sketching and computer renderings
- Identify problems and find solutions
- Excellent attention to detail
- Strong communication and teamwork skills
- Time Management and Organization
- Brand building

Required Education and Experience
1. Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design or related field.
2. 5+ years of consumer packaged goods industry
3. Strong ability in 3D CAD Modeling
4. Strong ability in Adobe Creative Suite
5. Model making, working knowledge of prototyping
6. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office: Powerpoint, Excel, and Word

Salary will be based on experience and skill set. This is a full-time job; no freelancers.
This position is located in Atlanta, GA.

Please email your resume and portfolio.

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Big Time Products

Big Time Products is the leading provider of personal protection and work gear products. BTP was founded in 2003 by two hardware industry executives who set out with a singular mission: build a better work glove. The company launched with one product, the industry’s first high-performance work glove. What started as an idea bloomed: BTP is now the largest supplier of personal protection products and work gear. BTP has a broad portfolio ranging from knee pads, tool belts, jobsite storage and work gloves that deliver innovative solutions to the Home, Automotive and Hardware industries. BTP’s products are available in most major retail stores in North America under the AWP, Digz, Firm Grip, Gorilla Grip, Grease Monkey and McGuire-Nicholas brands. Additionally, BTP operates a dynamic private label division, creating products for major retailers across the globe. The Hillman Group of Cincinnati acquired Big Time Products in 2018, expanding its portfolio of product solutions for both DIY and pro customers. Both companies share a culture of customer focus, service, and passion for innovation. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Hillman is a leading North American provider of complete hardware solutions, delivered with industry best customer service to over 26,000 customers. Hillman designs innovative product and merchandising solutions for complex categories that deliver an outstanding customer experience to home improvement centers, mass merchants, national and regional hardware stores, pet supply stores, and OEM and Industrial customers. Leveraging a world-class distribution and sales network, Hillman delivers a “small business” experience with “big business” efficiency.