Staff Industrial Designer

Milwaukee Tool k

Brookfield, WI

Feb 19
Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

* Observe users on jobsites to develop understanding of customer requirements and gain inspiration for new product opportunities.

* Drive concept generation through brainstorms, competitive assessments, market opportunities and unmet user needs.

* Develop ideas through rapid 2D sketching, study models and 3D CAD while considering manufacturing and cost parameters.

* Communicate the design intent through visual storytelling to gain acceptance by project stakeholders.

* Thrive in a fast-pace design environment, with the agility to work between several projects concurrently.

* Apply fundamental ergonomics relative to the project. Evaluate concepts for comfort and usability through study models and mock-ups.

* Produce documentation necessary to communicate the design intent to global engineering and marketing teams.

* Create comprehensive presentations which outline concepts to multidisciplinary teams.

* Follow project through all stages leading to production to ensure detailing and design intent is intact.

Job Requirements

* Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design

* 3+ years' experience in a product design environment.

* Portfolio of product designs, demonstrating process through sketches, renderings, visual thinking, storyboards and CAD modeling.

* Exceptional professional written and verbal communication skills.

* Software requirements: Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchbook Pro, Alias, Solidworks.

* Demonstrate the ability to collaborate in a team environment and handle multiple projects.

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

Milwaukee Tool

Milwaukee Tool has invested heavily in technology and innovation across our power tool, power tool accessories, and hand tool businesses. Our world-class team has delivered some of the most disruptive new technologies and solutions the industry has ever seen resulting in unprecedented growth in our global business. Milwaukee Tool enables a fast-paced design environment where our employees experience the challenge and satisfaction of seeing a product evolve from concept to the shelves of our retail and distribution partners and into the hands of our professional users on the jobsite. At Milwaukee Tool, we recognize your career path is as individual as you are. Our priority is to help you meet your professional goals. Being part of a fast paced and innovative culture, professional developmentā€¦.WE CREATE EMPOWERED LEADERS Milwaukee offers benefits on your first day of work (health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k) and an excellent working environment that includes an on-site cafeteria, state of the art fitness facility, organized fitness classes, recreational sports leagues and company outings. We have a business casual environment, jeans are acceptable most days; we work hard, but play hard, too!