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Industrial Designer

Lovevery k

Boise, ID

Oct 7
Job Description

We are seeking a self motivated Industrial Designer with a solid understanding of manufacturing methods and a high level of competency in SOLIDWORKS. We make premium products for child development and play, and we need a rock star to help our design & engineering team commercialize more than 70 products per year. The job responsibilities include technical development of a variety of products, from conceptual stages through design, and into manufacturing. You might be a great catch for us if you are a creative problem solver, have exceptional communication skills, thorough attention to detail, and a strong understanding of the design process.

Key Attributes of top Candidates

Incredible Attention to Detail – You have strong organizational skills and a keen attention to detail. You have perfectionist tendencies and catch the mistakes that others miss.
Analytical Problem Solving – You have a natural ability to assess problems, develop creative solutions, and make sound decisions
Intrinsic Humble Hustle – You are a go-getter who makes things happen. You are aware you don’t know everything, are willing to learn new things and have an idea/methodology to go about learning new things. We are raising the bar for our customers every day which requires all of us to continuously grow and learn.
Strong Collaborator and Communicator – You will be working in a world-class, cross-functional team where strong communication and collaboration will be a key part of your success. You are well versed in technical language, but you can also simplify technical concepts to communicate with a non-technical audience when necessary
Project Management – Work ethic, responsiveness, and results orientation matter in every role at Lovevery. You demonstrate strong planning skills and project management skills to quickly drive a variety of different designs to manufacturing, simultaneously
Job Description

Create and collaborate with Design and Engineering teams to develop children's toys and products that promote early stage development
You may own up to 3 projects at a time in various stages of development
Evaluate designs relative to strict safety, regulatory and performance requirements
Generate 3D CAD models and photo realistic renderings to communicate designs
Participate and contribute to group brainstorming.
Prepare initial engineering drawings and technical documentation for vendor review
Work directly with suppliers to evaluate designs and optimize for manufacturing
Organize manufacturing bills of materials
Evaluate manufacturing quotations and partners in overseas locations (international travel expected)
Required Qualification

5-8 Years experience designing consumer products
High proficiency in SOLIDWORKS, with a technical understanding of injection molded parts
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven leadership and teamwork skills
Quick and understandable sketching
Ability to translate insights from our research team into compelling concepts
Can create high fidelity prototypes for user testing
Self motivated and organized
Ability to present and defend your designs
Offer constructive feedback in brainstorming sessions
A good grasp of form development and function-forward design
Bachelor’s degree in Product Design or related field
Working knowledge of Adobe suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
Photo-realistic rendering tool capabilities (Keyshot or similar)
Preferred Qualifications

Experience with rapid prototyping and 3D manufacturing
Experience with children & child development
Demonstrated understanding of design research methods
Our Benefits Include

Competitive salary, benefits, and stock options package
The usual paid holidays and a few extras (ex. Election Day)
Paid maternity or paternity leave
MacBooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment helps you get your job done
Free/discounted Lovevery products
Innovative, fast-paced and team-based culture

Lovevery

Lovevery is a fast-growing brand co-founded by successful entrepreneurs and based in Boise, Idaho. Our customers are parents, and our mission is to help them feel confident they are giving their children meaningful development experiences in the critical early years of life. Taking a science-based approach, Lovevery products have won awards from Red Dot, Parents’ Choice, and NAPPA. TIME Magazine named The Play Kits as one of the Best Inventions of 2018.