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Industrial Designer

Stickbulb k

New York, NY

Jun 30
Job Description

The Industrial Designer position reports to the Product Design Director and supports a wide array of design projects in the studio. It is a generalist position whose responsibilities range from conceptual ideation to production implementation. The position requires an insatiable curiosity for all aspects of the journey in transforming ideas into reality. This position will be working directly with the Director of Product Design and collaborating across the studio with the Sales, Marketing, and Production Departments.

Responsibilities
- Development of creative ‘blue-sky’ ideas to support new product development and trade
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- Take concepts and ideation into 3D CAD and maintain design intent through to production,
for both new designs and redesigns of legacy products
- Employ prototyping methods to verify design robustness
- Assisting in product certifications (ee.g. UL, etc)
- Create documentation (checklists, processes) to capture every aspect of the product
development process
- Develop instructions and drawings to support the Production Dept. Activities
- Design of jigs and fixtures
- Support Quality Control manual Development
- Help fulfill standard orders and/or custom orders as required

Hard Skills
- Strong understanding of upstream and downstream effects of design into manufacturing and
cost impact
- Must be able to balance maintaining design intent, being cognizant of cost, and
manufacturing feasibility
- Strong 3D (solidworks preferred) and 2D CAD ability

Soft Skills
- Excellent organization, self-motivation, and the ability to meet deadlines
- Ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously while managing competing
priorities
- Critical thinking with the ability to foresee problems and suggest solutions
- Willingness to be a part of a small team and do whatever needs doing to accomplish company goals, even if outside of the mandate

Stickbulb

We are a multidisciplinary team of artists, designers, makers, marketers, researchers, and salespeople working together under one roof in NYC to create meaningful products and purpose-built brands. Our first brand, STICKBULB, is an award-winning climate-neutral lighting manufacturer that makes light from salvaged and sustainably sourced wood. Our second brand, GRADUAL, makes perception-altering clocks that widen frames of reference and help people think long-term.