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Industrial Design Manager

Srixon / Cleveland Golf / XXIO k

Huntington Beach, CA

Jan 9
Job Description

Job Title: Industrial Design Manager
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: VP of R&D

JOB SUMMARY

We are seeking a highly-motivated and inspiring Industrial Design Manager with a record of designing successful products within the sporting goods or consumer products industries. The ID Manager will work with other corporate leadership to design new and advanced golf equipment in-line with the brand image and company direction. The ID Manager is responsible for hiring/leading/mentoring the design team, for executing a design process that delivers on the requirements and timelines, and for fostering strong collaborative relationships with the various other teams within R&D and across the company.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

• Lead industrial design team to design the next-generation of golf equipment
• Work with R&D and Marketing departments to generate effective designs that meet cosmetic and performance requirements, showcase the latest technologies, are cost effective and manufacturing friendly
• Effectively manage Industrial Design employees, team workload, budget, and equipment

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Supervises Industrial Designers

SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
• Experienced golfer
• Minimum five years of design experience in golf, sporting goods, or adjacent consumer product market
• Excited by the challenge of learning about new products, materials, trends, what customers want; passionate about working to create products that customers will value
• Able to take charge of the design team and the design process; possesses the leadership skills and qualities necessary to succeed in a demanding, fast-paced environment
• Excellent communicator
• Highly organized; experienced with project management
• Able to quickly and effectively communicate via sketching
• Highly proficient in design software (Illustrator, Photoshop)
• Experience with CAD software (Unigraphics NX preferred) and rendering software (Keyshot preferred)

TRAVEL
Occasional travel may be requested. 1-2 International trips per year, 7-10 days each.

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, or similar
• 5 years of experience in product design
• Avid golfer a plus

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

Srixon / Cleveland Golf / XXIO

Cleveland Golf is a golf club manufacturer that was founded in 1979 by its namesake Roger Cleveland. We are currently regarded as a forerunner in product innovation and currently produce the number one wedge used in the PGA and LPGA tours. We offer great benefits that include health, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance, flexible spending, long term and short-term disability, and 401k with company matching.

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