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Senior Industrial Designer

YETI k

Austin, TX

May 25
Job Description

At YETI, we believe that time spent outdoors matters more than ever and our gear can make that time extraordinary. When you work here, you’ll have the opportunity to create exceptional, meaningful work and problem solve with innovative team members by your side. Together, you’ll help our customers get the high-quality gear they need to make the most of their adventures. We are BUILT FOR THE WILD™.

As a member of the YETI Industrial Design Team, this successful candidate will possess a deep understanding of the YETI brand, a willingness to learn, and working knowledge of what it takes deliver great design . The Industrial Designer will champion industrial design efforts of new YETI products through understanding consumer wants and needs, creative problem solving, and communicating their ideas with the larger organization.  A high level of teamwork and collaboration is paramount to the success of our organization, “No One Succeeds Alone! “



Responsibilities:

Lead industrial design efforts through all phases of the design and development process 
Analyze and translate consumer insights into tangible YETI design solutions 
Conceptualize compelling ways of providing new value and innovation for our customers and end users
Develop competitive product evaluations and benchmarking 
Maintain and develop brand identity via the established YETI visual design language 
Guide design intent from initial concept through production

Qualifications and Attributes:

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design 
At least 6 years’ experience in industrial design and development of consumer products 
Hard Good Experience, with an emphasis on Human Factors and Ergonomics is a plus
Engaging story telling ability through 2D sketching and 3D physical and virtual modeling 
Proficient in Solidworks 3D CAD modeling.  Advanced surfacing and assembly a plus
Rendering and animation skills; Key Shot preferred
Advanced Adobe CS skills
Rapid prototyping and finishing experience 
Strong communication, organization, presentation and collaboration skills 
Strong creative thinking, and problem solving skills
A deep understanding of the product development process
Experience working with Global Manufacturing Partners 
A “never settle” attitude 
Personal interest and experience with outdoor pursuits is a huge plus 
Believes that working on the YETI Innovation Team is their dream job

YETI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.