Lead Industrial Designer

Hunter Fan Company k

Memphis, TN

Jun 13
Job Description

Hunter Fan Company is looking for a Lead Industrial Designer with 5-7 years of experience with consumer products, preferably with a background in home, furniture, or other trend-based products. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, driven, and able to manage multiple projects at various stages of the design process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 Conceptual development of ceiling fans and accessories using sketching, 3D modeling, renderings, and prototypes. Design focus may include human factors and ergonomics with a strong understanding of consumer’s needs, trends, and user behavior
 Lead design direction on a portion of Hunter’s product line, guiding the design team in aesthetic direction, time, and resources to meet the needs of the business
 Collaborate on a cross-functional team to deliver designs through the development process working closely with engineering, product marketing, brand, and overseas manufacturing/ suppliers
 Identify and integrate market and trend research with consumer insights including knowing how to leverage research and interpret to design success
 Prepare and present high-quality presentations and prototypes for executive team, customer reviews, trade shows, and consumer research
 Will have a strong understanding of Hunter’s company direction and will directly contribute to the strategic role of the Industrial Design Department
 Assist and support the design team with sourcing and future product development
 Mentor Associate Industrial Designers, acting as a role-model and leading by example
 Exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills including giving and receiving constructive critiques in a mature manner
 Exhibits enthusiasm for learning and continued growth in the industrial design field
 Occasional travel to China is anticipated
 Perform other duties as needed that contribute to the success of Hunter Fan Company and the Design Department

Education/Experience Requirements
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial Design
• Portfolio of exceptional work showing excellent proven results
• Must have 5+ years of experience designing consumer products; candidates with background in home fashion products, trend forecasting, and/or furniture and lighting is a plus
• Proficiency in Alias, SolidWorks, or similar 3D software
• Experience rendering with Keyshot is a plus
• Proficiency in Adobe Suite/CC including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
• Excellent communicator and collaborator
• Excellent time and project management skills

Application Details

Application Details

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and portfolio (under 5MB or link) to hr@hunterfan.com.

Candidates without a portfolio will not be considered

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

Hunter Fan Company

Founded in 1886 and headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Hunter Fan Company is the world's leading brand in ceiling fan manufacturing. Our fans are sold to retail showrooms, home centers, and other leading stores throughout North America and the rest of the world.