Job Description

Our mission is simple: EMPOWER ATHLETES WITH THE MEANS TO DOMINATE! Everything we do reflects our relentless drive to achieve this mission, and every associate plays a critical role.

Our company was born with one great idea, and innovation is the foundation of who we are. But, ideas are only part of the equation. We exhaust ourselves in the execution of our ideas and are committed to doing whatever it takes to push the game to the next level.

We work with a high sense of urgency, not only with our customers – but with each other. We explore all avenues to “yes” before we say “no”. Every associate is not only empowered, but relied upon, to find or create opportunities that make a difference in all areas of our business. We are entrepreneurs in our own departments.

We are curious. We collaborate with each other. We own and learn from our mistakes. We bring optimism, passion, and energy to work. We have an immense amount of pride and a strong sense of ownership in working for Warrior. We are impatient. We love change. We’re unconventional and we don’t do basic. We work hard, have fun, and we don’t dread going to work the next day!

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Industrial Designer at Warrior Sports demonstrates a complete understanding of the entire design process and works through the process efficiently and independently. Expected to identify design problems and consistently generate creative solutions that improve the overall performance and aesthetics of products across both Hockey and Lacrosse. Maintains a robust understanding of materials and manufacturing processes and seeks out new and cost-effective processes. Creates product families that share technologies, manufacturing processes and a common design language.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Works closely with development, engineering, and product managers across multiple
business units
• Shapes design direction for specific product families
• Creates unique and effective product concepts through sketching, brainstorming, and
study models
• Delivers highly refined technical product illustrations
• Responsible for presenting product solutions that meet or exceed expectations in the
product brief
• Prepares detailed technical packets that effectively communicate designs to the
manufacturers
• Works with developers and 3D engineering team to evaluate product samples and provide
feedback
• Robust knowledge of current manufacturing processes and seeks out new processes
• Travel to Asia may be required

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design
• 3+ years Industrial Design experience (preferably in sporting goods)
• Strong understanding of injection molding design constraints
• Competence in a variety of 2D and 3D software
• Ability to create prototypes/mockups to validate design concepts
• Must possess excellent communication skills both visually and verbally
• Ability to multi-task and move rapidly between highly diverse projects
• Experience with managing multiple tasks through a calendar cycle
• Must have experience in the following programs:

Adobe Illustrator
Fusion 360 or Solidworks
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Microsoft Suite

• Hockey and/or Lacrosse playing experience is preferred

Warrior Sports

Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, Warrior Sports is recognized as one of the sporting goods industry’s premier manufacturers of innovative, high-performance, cutting-edge equipment for lacrosse and hockey athletes of all ages and abilities. Founded in 1992 by former champion lacrosse player David Morrow, Warrior was acquired by privately-held New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. in February 2004.

Warrior is dedicated to a core set of philosophies and strengths: technical superiority, grassroots marketing, original and creative youthful expression, and strong partnerships with retailers and suppliers. Since creating the first titanium lacrosse shafts in 1992, Warrior continuously pushed the envelope in the evolution of the game. By taking a fresh, energetic approach to team sports and employing enthusiastic, passionate people, Warrior continues to change the sporting goods industry with its unique voice and innovative product.