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Senior Industrial Designer

Fiskars Group k

Middleton, WI

Apr 7
Job Description

Our purpose at Fiskars Group is to make the everyday extraordinary. Join our team and seize the extraordinary opportunity to influence the everyday!

Established in 1649 as an ironworks, Fiskars has grown to be a leading consumer goods company. Our on-going commitment to quality, impactful design won us the “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year,” in 2020.

Today, Fiskars serves people around the world with a portfolio of globally recognized brands including, Gerber, Iittala, Royal Copenhagen, Waterford, and Wedgwood. We are building a family of iconic lifestyle brands with the vision to create a positive, lasting impact on our quality of life.

Fiskars Group is looking for an experienced Senior Industrial Designer to join our amazing design team in Middleton, WI. Working closely with Fiskars Global Design Team you will be a part of a diverse group of individuals. And nothing is more fulfilling than watching the vision you helped to create become a reality.

• Exceptional visualization skills, a refined sense of form, an understanding of human factors, and rapid concept generation skills
• Generate meaningful product solutions from user insights
• Build functional and presentation quality prototypes (analog and digitally)
• Compose compelling stories to communicate your design proposals
• Adhere to Fiskars product DNA and branding guidelines
• Participate in continuous improvement of product development processes
• Broad understanding of manufacturing processes
• Work well in cross-functional groups
• Positive attitude and comfortable both giving and receiving constructive feedback
The ideal candidate pays attention to details, seeks continual improvement/learning/mentoring and has fun throughout the creative process.

• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design or equivalent
• Senior Designer level work and relevant experience
• Excels in creative problem-solving
• Proficient at 3D CAD (Solidworks is preferred)
• Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Keyshot, Microsoft Office, etc
• Domestic and international travel as required
• Min. 7 years professional experience, preferably in consumer product or durable goods.

Fiskars Group

Since 1649, Fiskars has championed the ageless principles of high quality, intuitive and sustainable design. Fiskars empowers every enthusiast to follow their passions with timeless yet innovative design. We believe that making daily activities enjoyable, stimulating and sustainable leads to an overall increase in happiness and well-being that, extends beyond the home, to families, communities and our planet.

Loved for more than five decades, Fiskars orange-handled scissors are an global icon of functional design. It began in 1967, when Fiskars unveiled a revolutionary design for a lightweight, comfortable and easy-to-handle scissors that also delivered an incredible leap in cutting performance. Today, Fiskars orange-handled scissors remain a worldwide favorite, with more than 1 billion sold.