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Product Designer/Industrial Designer

Lumino Inc./Intercrown Enterprise, LTD k

Madison, WI

Dec 5
Job Description

Lumino Inc./Intercrown Enterprise, LTD - Madison, WI 53713

$50,000 - $100,000/ year depending on knowledge and experience

Lumino/Intercrown is looking for a Product Designer to develop new products and create graphics for the window treatment market. The ideal candidate will be well versed in both product design and graphic design. This individual will be responsible for designing new innovative products, conducting consumer market research, maintaining our competitive shop database, developing new packaging and in-store display graphics, overseeing the sampling and rollout processes and creating digital and print graphics for our Decorative Drapery Hardware, and Stock Blinds and Shades business. This role requires an individual who wants to learn and participate in the entire product development process from manufacturer to end consumer. This individual should have a thirst for knowledge and be a driver of their responsibilities within our team.

We are seeking a hands-on detail-oriented individual who can become an immediate contributor within our organization. This position will require involvement in all aspects of new product development from concept generation through production in our China facilities. The ideal candidate will possess good project management skills with proven ability to manage multiple sample and rollout schedules. This position will also require some graphic design expertise including presentation graphics, retail packaging, print and digital marketing materials, and logo design. Experience in the window treatment category, or home décor products is not required, but a plus.

This role will allow you to contribute to a fast-growing market, work independently, and can grow with you as you become ready to tackle new challenges
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Product Designer
As a Product Designer, you’ll work closely with our Product Engineers, Sales, Marketing, Finance, and IT team to develop new and innovative salable products on time and within budget. You will work closely with our overseas factories to develop new products according to our product specs.
Primary Responsibilities
• Develop and/or assist in the development of complete designs of products
• Develop and evaluate design ideas based on aesthetics, human factors, usability, functionality, and durability
• Develop new product development plans based on market research and trend analysis
• Organize and analyze trend and market research to identify gaps and opportunities
• Collaborate with other members of our product development team, consultants, suppliers, and manufacturing to develop concepts, resolve design issues, and implement designs into production
• Identify and select materials needed for production
• Develop and/or assist in the development of product specifications
• Manage assist in the development of prototypes, pre-production and production samples
• Ensure that the product design is manufacturable, on-cost, and deliverable on-time and on-specification
• Prepare product sketches, renderings and models
• Write product assembly or installation instructions
• Assist in developing manufacturing requirements and processes as needed
• Monitor the step-by-step progress of each design project
• Maintain a thorough working knowledge of our products as well as competitor products
• Create presentations, tech drawings, and visual materials for buyer presentations
• Shoot and edit in-house product photography
• Design in-store retail packaging and POP graphics

Other Duties as Assigned
• Willingness to travel and work in China for around 15-20 days/year
• Follow internal controls and company policies
• Assist with other projects and tasks including those outside your functional area

Who is Lumino Inc./Intercrown Enterprise, LTD?
• We are an international company, operating offices in the U.S., China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
• We manufacture and sell Window Drapery Hardware, Blinds, and Shades to major U.S. retailers selling both in store and online.
• We sell and service major brick and mortar retailers such as Walmart, Menards, Lowe’s, and online retailers Amazon and Wayfair.
• We enjoy life both inside and outside of our work environment through company get togethers, cookouts on our deck, and volleyball leagues.
• We offer a great benefits package that includes health, dental, simple IRA with company match, company paid holidays, generous PTO.
Our Product Designer position offers base pay of $50,000 - $100,000 (commensurate with experience), plus eligibility for our company performance bonus.

Required
• Highly proficient with Solidworks or Rhino.
• Proficient in Adobe, Powerpoint, Word and Excel.
• Be able to look at a problem and develop solutions
• Strong project management and organizational skills
• Ability to develop hand prototypes
• Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes and product materials
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to think creatively, analytically and strategically
• Ability to efficiently and effectively work with all members of our company both in the US and overseas.
• Detail-oriented, with strong work management skills.
• Self-starter with high level sense of urgency
• Willing to travel overseas up to15-20 days/year

To learn more about Lumino Inc, please visit our website at www.IntercrownUSA.com. Lumino Inc. is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Our offices are located in Madison, WI just South of the beltline off Fish Hatchery Dr.

To apply, please submit at least 5 examples of your best work in a PDF format along with a cover letter and resume. If you have an online portfolio, please submit a link to that as well. Portfolio work should include how you came up with the concept, sketches, rendering, models, and represents both your product design and graphic design knowledge.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $50,000-$100,000/year
Required education:
• A Bachelor’s of Art degree from an accredited Industrial Design or Graphic Art program

Application Details

To apply, please submit at least 5 examples of your best work in a PDF format along with a cover letter and resume. If you have an online portfolio, please submit a link to that as well. Portfolio work should include how you came up with the concept, sketches, rendering, models, and represents both your product design and graphic design knowledge.

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Lumino Inc./Intercrown Enterprise, LTD

Who is Lumino Inc./Intercrown Enterprise Inc.? • We are an international company, operating offices in the U.S., China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. • We manufacture and sell Window Drapery Hardware, Blinds, and Shades to major U.S. retailers selling both in store and online. • We sell and service major brick and mortar retailers such as Walmart, Menards, Lowe’s, and online retailers Amazon and Wayfair. • We enjoy life both inside and outside of our work environment through company get togethers, cookouts on our deck, and volleyball leagues. • We offer a great benefits package that includes health, dental, simple IRA with company match, company paid holidays, generous PTO.