Industrial Designer

Global Furniture Group k

Toronto, Canada

Oct 11
Job Description

General Accountabilities
The conceptualization and design development of new furnishings and related product for the Education and Healthcare environments.

Specific Accountabilities
• Working with stakeholders to define new product objectives and strategies
• Developing multi-concept product proposals
• Defining and prioritizing user requirements
• Preparing concept and design documentation and data
• Collaborating with engineers and manufacturing units
• Participating in product testing

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• University Degree in Industrial Design, Architecture or Engineering
• 5+ years of commercial/contract furniture design
• Understanding of manufacturing processes & materials
• Understanding of rapid prototyping technologies
• Strong organizational and design detailing skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent visual language skills and well-developed sketching skills
• Developed interest in trends and market influences
• Team player but must be able to work independently
• Proficient in Microsoft Office

A high level of proficiency is required in the following:
• SolidWorks
• Rhino
• Keyshot
• 3DS
• Adobe Photoshop

General Information
Interested applicants are asked to forward a resume along with a link to your online portfolio to Careers@GlobalFurnitureGroup.com using the subject line ‘Industrial Designer’. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Global Furniture Group values employment equity and is an equal opportunity employer. We will accommodate the needs of applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process. Those requiring accommodation should advise Human Resources and Global will provide suitable accommodation in a manner that considers the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.

Global Furniture Group

Global Furniture Group originated in 1966, when the company was founded with the vision of manufacturing well-made office furniture at affordable prices. That promise continues today through a network of vertically integrated suppliers, manufacturers and distributors who bring our products to market around the world. Global offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions that are designed and engineered to meet the changing needs of the Workplace, Education and Healthcare markets. Our success over the past half-century owes much to our diverse team, who take pride in creating quality products and providing the highest level of service to our clients. Above all, Global is a good partner. We are committed to our customers’ needs by working together to develop lasting and valued solutions.