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Industrial Designer

Srixon / Cleveland Golf / XXIO k

Huntington Beach, CA

Sep 5
Job Description

Job Title: Industrial Designer
Classification: Non-exempt
Reports to: Director of R&D or Industrial Designer Manager
Date: June 9, 2016

JOB SUMMARY
Perform all necessary activities to design best-in-class golf equipment, including but not limited to:

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
• Work with other industrial designers to steer and manage the design process throughout the entire development cycle of the product, from inception to production.
• Execute new product development activities such as brainstorming, ideation, sketching, market analysis, modeling, prototyping, testing, surveying.
• Take responsibility for the aesthetics and cosmetics of all products.
• Design for X: cost, manufacturing, performance, quality.
• Maintain strong personal capability vis a vis design: drawing, modeling, painting, prototype finishing, metal finishing (polishing, blasting, etc.), and design best-practices.
• Host design reviews and frequently report project status verbally or through documentation
• Coordinate work closely with other teams in R&D (CAD, Engineering, Test Lab) as well as with other departments (Marketing, Tour, Operations, Manufacturing, QC)
• When necessary, coordinate and communicate with overseas vendors and suppliers

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
• None

SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

COMPETENCIES
• Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.
• Software – Experience with CAD software (Unigraphics NX preferred), Design Software (Adobe Suite, Keyshot, Hypermove)
• Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
• Project Management – Adheres closely to project plans and schedules; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.
• Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
• Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others;
• Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

TRAVEL
Occasional travel may be requested.

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, or similar

PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• 1-3 years of experience
• Avid golfer a plus
• Experience in product development a plus

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

Srixon / Cleveland Golf / XXIO

Cleveland Golf is a golf club manufacturer that was founded in 1979 by its namesake Roger Cleveland. We offer great benefits that include health, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance, flexible spending, long term and short-term disability, and 401k with company matching.