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Industrial Designer

Warrior Sports k

Warren, MI

Aug 21
Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:
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 multiple categories, including Lacrosse Heads, Helmets, and Protective. 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.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Works closely with development, engineering and product managers
• 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 expectation 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
• 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
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Microsoft Suite
Fusion 360 or Solidworks for part evaluations

• Lacrosse playing experience is preferred

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

Warrior Sports

Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, Warrior Sports is recognized as one of the sporting goods industry’s premier manufacturer of innovative, high performance, cutting-edge equipment, footwear and apparel for lacrosse and hockey athletes of all ages and abilities. Warrior was acquired by privately-held New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. in February 2004. The 2007 acquisition of Boston-based Brine Sporting Goods further established Warrior Sports as the dominant force in the lacrosse world.