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Industrial Designer II

Johnson Health Tech k

Cottage Grove, WI

May 5
Job Description


Position Overview:

Johnson Fitness North America is seeking a mid-level industrial designer with 3-5 years of experience. We'd like you to join our team of dedicated design professionals and help solve the problems that our markets face. Our preferred candidate will have a varied background have had multiple product successes. As well, they should have a thorough understanding of the product development process. Industrial Designers work under the direction of the Director of Industrial Design.

We work on all aspects of the fitness markets: cardio, strength, and functional fitness. The work is engaging and offers many challenges. Some travel is expected for this position. This is a non-supervisory position but the expectation is that some small projects and tasks would be independently managed with other team members.

Send us at least 5 examples of your best work in PDF format along with your current resume. If you have a link to an online portfolio please send that as well. Portfolio samples should include development work [analysis, sketches, models, renders, etc.], CAD and examples of product concepts that made it to production. Submissions without portfolio work will NOT be considered. Note: files sizes have a 4MB limit

*International candidates must hold a valid US working visa to apply.

**This position will have the ability to work from home following on-site training in Cottage Grove, WI. The selected candidate will be expected to work on-site full time following the pandemic.

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Our offices are located in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin, about 10 miles away from Madison: voted consistently as one of the best cities to in live in within the US.



• Establishes and maintains good working relationships

• Strives to constantly improve skill sets: illustration, modeling, communication

• Involved with peers in professional development, classes or associations

• Works well with others in a team structure

• Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

• Is open minded and creative

• Works under general supervision

Research & Development:

• Assists with research projects: conducts interviews, maintains budgets, distills data sets, and develops insights from data

• Develops concept drawings and designs from research driven data

• Supports brand efforts with industrial design, research and computer modeling

• Attends tradeshows regularly in and outside of the fitness industry

Product Development:

• Sketching, computer modeling, concept renders and graphics as needed

• Analysis of human factors and use data

• Contributes and promotes ideas within the development cycle


• Maintains high quality work ethic: clear understandable sketches and illustrations.

• Demonstrates commitment to management system by completion of KPI's on time or sooner

Marginal Job Functions:

• Other projects as needed.

. Requirements:



• Four year degree in industrial design


• 2- 4 years experience within an industrial design environment as a consultant or as an in-house designer

• Requires evidence of a diverse portfolio

Other Requirements:

• Proficiency in 3D modeling and computer graphics: Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel, Freehand, Rhino, Solid Works, Alias or Form Z, Word Suite.

• Some domestic travel

• Some overseas travel

• Ability to work closely with others and independently

• Must have extremely good written and verbal communication skills


• Has strong Industrial design skills: hand sketching, 2D vector art, 3D modeling. Solid communication skills: verbal, written.

• Understands common production methods and materials

• Understands shipping and marketing constraints

• Knowledge of injection plastic molding

• effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

• Strong sense of initiative and a sense of urgency, demonstrated by accomplishing tasks; improving current work processes; and assisting others when necessary

• Unwavering attention to detail and commitment to world-class quality

• Ability to embrace deadlines

• Able to project a positive and professional demeanor to all internal and external contacts


We offer an excellent compensation package and team-oriented work environment with growth opportunities.

Some of our outstanding benefits include:

• Health & Dental Insurance

• Company paid Life Insurance

• 401(k)

• Paid Time Off benefits

• Free access to our state-of-the-art onsite workout facility

• Product discounts

• Wellness programs


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