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Senior Industrial Designer

Laut Design k

Raleigh, NC

May 20
Job Description

POSITION: SENIOR INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER
The Senior Industrial Designer researches, visualizes, and executes our Industrial Design team’s projects, as they are assigned. This work is done through reference gathering, industry trend analysis, ideation sketching, digital visualization techniques, stylistic surface modeling, mechanical problem solving, and model building. This position also provides mentorship and guidance to our staff and junior ID team members when individuals are struggling with their work, or would benefit from outside perspective or training on technique, visual language, or design execution.

Seniority in this role implies a high level of proficiency and prior experience in the technical, interpersonal, and communication skills required to produce top-quality work in our industry. Our firm relies on the SID role to stay current on industry trends, emergent techniques and software, and to lead our Staff and Junior ID team members by their example.

This position reports to our ID team’s Project Manager, and is accountable to that role for real-time communication, high-quality creative output, and compliance with project-based deadlines and milestones. This role receives direction from our Creative Director, and input on vision and technique from our Lead Industrial Designer.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial Design
5+ years work experience in Industrial Design

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Contribution to the achievement of the company’s strategic and operational objectives
A practical understanding of project requirements and their translation into design intent
Proven creative project execution and successful transition to production processes
Coordinate with internal team members, contractors, vendors, and other industry partners
Proficiency in design research, user profiling, and reference collection
Proficiency in ideation sketching and other visualization techniques
Proficiency in 3D CAD software
Command of digital & physical tools of the Industrial Design field
Excellent organizational habits and abilities
Interest and desire to mentor and guide others
Aptitude in on-the-fly decision-making and problem-solving
Participation in general office tasks such as scheduling, organization, filing, clean-up, phone calls, and email correspondence
Participation in travel for client meetings, industry events, and company outings

ABOUT THE JOB:
Full-time salaried pay
Health Insurance
401K Retirement
Travel Opportunity

Application Details

APPLICATION DETAILS:
We require submission of your resumé, minimum of three references, and a cover letter sent via email to jobs@lautdesign.com. Please use the subject line, “Senior Industrial Designer”

To view this job posting on our website:
https://lautdesign.com/senior-id/

Laut Design

Our DNA:
GREAT DESIGN IS GREAT FOR BUSINESS
We exist to fuse design strategy with how products and brands are imagined, made, and experienced.

OUR CORE VALUES:
Engage Early | quickly respond, learn, and adapt to keep creativity flowing.
Be Honestly Human | build relationships because partners are better than clients.
Think Deeply | create layers of meaningful detail.
Accept Challenge | seek variety that fosters new ideas.
Never Settle | be ridiculously determined.

To find out more about our industrial design process and team please visit:
https://lautdesign.com/product-design/