Job Description

ENO is seeking an experienced Senior Industrial Designer / Product Developer with demonstrated success bringing both softgoods and hardgoods products from idea to market. We’re looking for an exceptionally creative individual with a high degree of technical aptitude and a distinct sensibility for brand identity. This critical position will directly support the evolution of our current product line plus influence the strategy behind our future product roadmap. You’ll have the opportunity to make a big impact on our small but fast-moving Product Team while working closely with our Sales, Marketing, and Operation teams. The position reports to the Chief Product Officer and works alongside another Senior Industrial Designer / Product Developer.


• Design and develop new, innovative products for the ENO brand from initial brief through to production that create meaningful customer experiences and sustainable business impact

• Conceptualize and present new softgoods and hardgoods product concepts to management team

• Ability to multitask and take the lead on several developments at once – including creation and management of product documentation such as project briefs, tech packs, bill of materials, and other supporting research and development documentation

• Work with the Product Team on the management of the product line, taking responsibility in identifying and helping to prioritize product-related business opportunities and constantly fine-tuning the pipeline to deliver on-time seasonal product launches

• Balance product impact and sustainability initiatives with business goals and customer/industry expectations

• Keep a business-oriented mindset to improve margins, identify critical category targets, and ensure adherence to project timelines and budgets

• Collaborate closely with the marketing team to build product launch stories and create compelling messaging and visuals for launch campaigns

• Ability to lead and facilitate brainstorming sessions with the broader team to develop unique consumer insights and develop new product opportunities

• Seek to advance product developments and keep up with industry-leading initiatives through travel to manufacturing partner facilities, participation in 3rd party platforms such as educational industry webinars, and attendance at industry trade shows

• Be a team player with strong leadership and communication skills; able to manage others when necessary and willing to cross-collaborate with other teams


• Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, or related field of study

• 5-8 years of proven commercial success designing and developing innovative and technical consumer products from concept phase to manufacturing

• Advanced ability to conceptualize, refine, and present product concepts and vision through 2D/3D sketching, rendering, model making, and prototyping

• Advanced knowledge of 2D and 3D design software platforms including SOLIDWORKS, KeyShot, Adobe Illustrator, etc.

• Advanced experience with sewn products, developing patterns, and generating tech packs including knowledge of fabrics, materials, manufacturing processes, and industry standards

• Advanced experience with molded and metal products including knowledge of injection molding, extrusion, materials, and industry standards

• Demonstrated knowledge of multi-tier supply chains and material sourcing

• Advanced ability to implement insights derived from user research, as well as create compelling story boards, trend research, and color reports to convey point of view

• Extraordinary attention to detail, with high sensitivity to brand identity and development

• Familiarity with the bluesign System and leading product sustainability platforms a plus

• Excellent communication and listening skills with demonstrated ability to articulate design
direction effectively and persuasively to a variety of different audiences

• Ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment


• Medical Insurance
• Company Sponsored 401(k)
• Paid Time Off + Holidays
• Wellness Program
• Employee Discounts on ENO Products
• Outdoor Industry Pro Deal Access

Application Details

Please submit your resume and cover letter to the hiring team at Include a link to your online portfolio and/or attach PDF portfolio (< 10MB). In your cover letter, please address how you meet our qualifications and why you’d be a great match for ENO.


Founded in 1999 and based in Asheville, N.C., Eagles Nest Outfitters (ENO) is the leader in creating responsibly made hammocks, hammock accessories, and innovative goods to help you explore, connect, and relax. ENO distributes its products online, at specialty outdoor retailers across the nation, and in over 13 countries. As a bluesign® System Partner, ENO is proud to be committed to the journey of building more sustainable and responsibly made products, and to partner with an exemplary network of nonprofit organizations as a 1% for the Planet member. For more information, visit


Do you love a challenge? We are a group of hard-working people and outdoor enthusiasts who are constantly putting our products to the test and delivering “ahh” experiences to active consumers worldwide. As a member of our Product Team, you’ll have access to our large R&D area, any tools you need to creatively succeed, and an established network of world-class suppliers. As an employer, we live our brand values every day, supporting a reliable, playful, adaptive, honest, inclusive, and unconventional culture where employees can learn, thrive, and grow.

ENO is based in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in Asheville, North Carolina. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, Asheville has world-class mountain biking, hiking, boating, and climbing. We have an amazing culinary and art scene and are home to an amazing array of breweries.