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Industrial Designer

VIZIO k

Irvine, CA

Feb 22
Job Description

Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and America’s #1 Sound Bar company. Our mission is to deliver high performance, smarter products, and services with the latest innovations at the best value for our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continue to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart. We are currently seeking an Industrial Designer at our Irvine, CA headquarters.

The ideal candidate will:
Be a critical thinker, creative problem solver with a keen sense of aesthetics and the design tools to help the team bring compelling ideas to fruition.
Personable, easy to work with, and passionate about creating innovative products and experiences. Must be articulate, resourceful and extremely meticulous.
Have the ability to communicate ideas and concepts visually (as this is a hands-on position), and doing whatever it takes to get products to market on time – including sketching, CAD modeling and rendering, some partner management and production follow through. The candidate must demonstrate a balance of both creative and analytical aptitude, as well as exceptional visual talent, instinct, and problem-solving skills.


Responsibilities:
Synthesize information from management, marketing, engineering, and development partners in addition to user/design/industry research to design and refine products solutions.
Excellence in 2D sketching and visualization, 3D surfacing and photorealistic rendering.
Follow through to sweat the details, solve challenges and enforce design intent.
Understand user behavior as it relates to design and have a passion for creating meaningful user experiences.
Team player that will be able to handle multiple different tasks to support the team.
Make and take constructive criticism while maintaining a sense of humor and a balanced perspective.


Essential Duties:
Design concept exploration and development (research, brainstorm, ideation, CMF exploration, 3D modeling, renderings, etc.)
IDME ODM interaction and detail oversight/management from concept to mass production
Cross-functional collaboration (Product, program, engineering, marketing, BP, legal, etc.)
Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:
A minimum education level of Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design
Years of related work experience: 1-3 years
Provide a portfolio link or pdf (max 5mb)
Proficient with: Solidworks, Keyshot, Adobe suite, and MS Office


Preferred Qualifications:
Consumer Electronics experience – proven experience taking multiple projects from concept to mass production

Application Details

Please send your resume and pdf portfolio of relevant recent work examples to chad.hooper@vizio.com

Interested candidates should present a body of work that:
Exhibits your creative process and steps are taken, not just finished product.
Exhibits stylistic breadth, attention to detail, and balances beauty, innovation, and usability.
Shows experience with diverse content.

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

VIZIO

VIZIO, Inc. "Where Vision Meets Value," headquartered in Irvine, California, is America's fastest-growing HDTV and consumer electronics company. Who is VIZIO? VIZIO’s revolutionizing how we watch, listen … and live! Based on the belief that everyone is entitled to the latest technology, VIZIO’s redefining high definition by finding a better way and making it for everyone, using greener methods! What started in 2002 as a small company consisting of three people has quickly grown into a company of more than 160 employees, two American based offices and earned the #1 position in LCD shipments in North America in Q1 and Q2 2009 and remains the #1 shipper of LCD HDTVs to the U.S. in 2009.