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Senior Industrial Designer

SharkNinja k

Needham, MA

Mar 29
Job Description

The Senior Industrial Designer role will be responsible for delivering against high-profile design challenges, working cross functionally and mentoring designers throughout the creative process. The role will design and visualize functional prototypes for research purposes and internal review, through to implementation for Tooling and mass production.

Ninja Design is a team of Industrial Designers, UI and CMF Designers working on products across the Ninja brand

Please provide a copy of your resume and portfolio.

Leads design activities and create high fidelity illustrations to demonstrate actual physical products, and generate suitably high quality material for Presentation.
Practice user-centered design approach to translate consumer insights into meaningful product solutions that will delight consumers both on an emotional/experiential and functional level.
Employ Design thinking methodologies to identify and generate innovative and unique product solutions to grow SharkNinja market share.
Conceptualize and visualize concepts through high quality sketches, illustrations and CAD renderings.
Articulate and specify design intent for manufacturing by creating specifications detailing fit, finishes, color, graphics, etc.
Develop and refine product design solutions and ensure relentless usability from conceptualization to production.
Deliver clean, well-built CAD packages to Engineering and Manufacturing.
Collaborates cross functionally to conceptualize, visualize and create new products.
Coach and mentor designers, setting clear expectations and deliverables through the entire design and development process.
Conduct brainstorming sessions and design reviews.
Maintains quality standards for design throughout the product lifecycle
Stays abreast with current and emerging trends, innovations and materials within the industry
Solves complex problems by challenging assumptions using creativity and innovatively.
Drive innovative approaches through emerging product trends or new technologies.
Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards.
Demonstrate a high level of knowledge on full product development cycle with ability to navigate through technical and business constraints for achieving the best possible quality outcomes.
Understand SharkNinja's brands and help define the company’s future product development strategies.


BA or BS in Industrial Design or similar discipline
MS in Industrial Design or a related field preferred.
4+ years of experience working as a designer in small appliances, consumer electronics, medical, or a related field
2D skills via sketching, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
Proficiency with CAD – Solidworks or Rhino required
Proficiency with 3D rendering programs such as Keyshot.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Ability to plan and manage multiple projects.
Strong detail orientation with ability to work quickly without compromising quality.
Proven track record for delivering products through production.
Ability to work independently, own the entire development process with minimal supervision or guidance.
Strong understanding of mechanical engineering and part design.
Strong analytical thinking that leads to creative solutions and innovative ideas.
Proven track record for delivering products through production.
A strong original portfolio of creative work that clearly demonstrates a product development process.
Strong team player.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) along with good sound interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment.
Ability to meet deadlines.


Our mission to positively impact people's lives every day in every home around the world allows our employees to be thinkers and tinkerers, designers and doers, creators and number crunchers, makers of things they love.