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Industrial Designer - Consumer Goods

UncommonGoods, LLC k

Brooklyn, NY

Jul 26
Job Description

About The Role: We are looking for an Industrial Designer - Consumer Goods to join our team. This role requires a business driver with market awareness, critical thinking abilities and a passion for design and innovative products; the ability to come up with and collaboratively develop new and unique products that are commercially successful for UncommonGoods. This position reports to the Director of Business & Product Development.

About You:
You have an entrepreneurial spirit, are creative, imaginative and will generate ideas for new, original products that will be commercially successful.
You come with a strong understanding of who we are as a brand, specialty merchandise and the products we sell.
You have experience in and are enthusiastic about product development design and production.
You have a “can-do” attitude and bring a pro-active problem-solving approach to developments throughout the process.
You have the critical thinking abilities to successfully manage and develop multiple products across different product categories: from concept development through finalizing design and production.
Your values and standards are aligned with our business and people culture.
You embrace being in a lean, collaborative team environment and are motivated by continuous improvement and learning.

About Us
UncommonGoods offers remarkable designs by independent makers, and we do it with a positive impact on people and our planet. Learn more about our products, B Corp certification, Better To Give program, and the team members you will be working with by visiting www.uncommongoods.com.

Responsibilities:
*Initiate as well as manage the design development for an agreed-on number of new products that we produce and are commercially successful.
*Collaborate with the Product Development and merchant teams throughout all stages of a product development; from concept mockups through design refinement, product samples and production specs.
*Facilitate new ideas and business development initiatives by understanding our assortment and opportunities, as well as ongoing design and market research.
*Assist design outreach efforts by creating design briefs and managing outside designers during the development process.

Skills & Qualifications:
*Bachelor’s Degree
*3+ years experience in product design and development
*Graphic and product design capabilities: Fluency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, CAD and 3D printing
*Self-starter, curiosity seeker; able to work collaboratively and independently while managing multiple projects to meet tight deadlines
*Strong communication and relationship management skills

Benefits & Company Perks:
*Significant product responsibilities, with a meaningful opportunity for personal development and grow into a leadership role.
*A casual work environment for an exciting, meaningful business.
Competitive compensation and benefits.

To apply, please submit:
*Cover letter including an example of how you applied critical thinking skills for a successful product development
* Product Portfolio
* Resume

Application Details

Apply by visiting the following application link:
https://boards.greenhouse.io/uncommongoods/jobs/1262234

UncommonGoods, LLC

UncommonGoods offers remarkable designs by independent makers, and we do it with a positive impact on people and our planet. Learn more about our products, B Corp certification, Better To Give program, and the team members you will be working with by visiting www.uncommongoods.com. Our headquarters are located in the Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220