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Senior and Staff Industrial Designers

SRAM k

Chicago, IL

Dec 3
Job Description

OVERVIEW
**We are hiring for 2 openings, applicants will be considered for staff and senior-levels of this role based on skills and experience.**

SRAM is seeking creative and motivated Industrial Designers with senior-level design-work experience to join our Chicago Road Design team. The designer will play a key role in driving the design of industry-leading Road drivetrains. This position is located in SRAM’s Global HQ in Chicago’s West Loop.

RESPONSIBILITIES
- Outstanding visualization skills, a refined sense of form, an understanding of human factors, and rapid idea/concept generation skills
- A strong understanding of user needs
- Deliver solid and rational ergonomics for best physical performance
- Build compelling stories to communicate design direction to your design team members and the larger product development team
- Coordinate with design team partners like finish, graphics and finish engineering to meet defined requirements
- A strong understanding of design for manufacturing; forging, die-casting, injection molding, and machining
- Work with Design engineers directly on CAD models to configure/package engineering concepts into the most compelling products in the industry
- On time delivery of solutions that meet product development timelines
- Work well in a cross functional environment with team-mates that include product Management, Design Engineering and Advanced design
- Support MarCom and PM product launches and presentations with applicable materials
- Help to further refine ID workflow processes to enhance the product development process
- A positive attitude and openness to give and receive constructive feedback are required

QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design or equivalent from an accredited university
- Clear proficiency of Senior Designer level work and relevant experience working in cross-functional product development teams
- Proficient at 3D CAD (Pro-E preferred)
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally to work with a global team. Approximately 15% travel

The benefits for this position include group health insurances including medical, dental, vision, and ancillary plans. As well as 401k match, life insurance, long term disability, and paid time off. This position is eligible for an annual corporate bonus based on company and individual performance.

SRAM

AT SRAM, WE NOT ONLY LOVE CYCLING BUT ALSO WORKING AT THE MOST EXCITING COMPONENT COMPANY IN THE INDUSTRY.
We know that SRAM’s success is due to the hard work, passion, and commitment of our team members around the world. To achieve our vision and continue to attract, develop and engage team members, we offer:

A culture of respect, transparency and collaboration
High performing teams with the opportunity to do challenging work and develop new skills
Surrounded by fun, passionate and talented colleagues
Focus on team members’ health and wellness
Opportunity to positively impact the communities in which we live and work

GREAT WORK PLACE
Safety is a critical priority in all of our workplaces
We believe in flexibility to help team member’s meet personal commitments
Tools and resources to perform your job well
A respectful workplace where we strive for a diverse and inclusive environment and all people feel welcome
Great deals on industry products

COMMUNITY
Our SRAM community is inspiring and passionate
We play a leadership role in cycling advocacy and investing to make cycling more accessible and safer
Team members organize trail building, fun rides and other ways to connect with our communities
We support World Bicycle Relief through contributions, fundraising, and volunteering.

BENEFITS
Programs that encourage well-being and support in all aspects of team member’s lives
Specific benefit offerings are aligned with local practices and markets in which we operate.

COMPENSATION
We provide fair and equitable compensation packages that are aligned with local practices
Bonus programs that reinforce the idea that we win as a team

CAREER
Opportunity to work on exciting products
Support to develop new skills and competencies, ongoing discussions with your manager on career aspirations
Development plans that ensure alignment between individual and company needs

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
You do not have to be a cyclist to work at SRAM, but we like to ride bikes and encourage team members to do the same. If you’re interested in riding, you will have plenty of support!
Emphasis on living a healthy lifestyle and offer programs that encourage team member’s to prioritize their health

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