6 Feb 2018

Full-Time Industrial Design Manager – Sportech (SolidWorks)

Sportech – Posted by joballianceElk River, Minnesota, United States


Job Description

The Industrial Design Manager will lead the industrial design team in collaborating with our internal and external customers to develop industry leading designs for a variety of products. They will provide design leadership with a strong sense of aesthetic, visual style, proportion and seamless integration. The ideal candidate will execute at a high level with known deliverables, cast a vision for the future and plot the path to get there.

Essential Job Functions

• Lead Sportech’s industrial design department to ideate and sketch new concepts for given projects.
• Apply, prepare, and present innovative problem solving skills to progress new product concepts and technologies as needed.
• Identifies, partners, and creatively manages internal and external design programs and resources.
• Assumes a design leadership role of projects with strategic scope and complexity and takes responsibility for the overall development and delivery of design.
• Initiates and establishes good working relationships with multiple functions of the business to support and facilitate the design completion of programs.
• Partners and leads business partners through the design process and final execution.
• Adapts and tailors the design process / approaches to the specific project or business needs.
• Delivers design content as an individual contributor in support of project goals.
• Independently manages multiple projects.
• Combines creative thinking and industrial design skills with industry trends to provide unique brand and product experiences.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design required (transportation preferred)
• 8+ years design experience in an engineering or manufacturing related environment
• Previous supervisory experience preferred
• Ability to interact with customers collaboratively and take feedback
• Extensive knowledge of production processes
• Ability to inspire, cast vision and motivate teams
• Strong 2D hand sketching skills with ability to quickly illustrate ideas in visually appealing way
• Adobe CS proficient
• Expertise with surfacing in Solidworks, experience with Autodesk Alias is a plus but not required
• Passion for design, have an eye for design with a strong aesthetic vision and ability to articulate and demonstrate that vision
• Excellent communication skills to successfully collaborate with internal and external resources to ensure product development success
• Proven time management skills
• Ability to adapt and thrive under tight timelines and high pressure situations
• Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
• International candidates MUST hold a valid US working Visa – We will NOT consider candidates without a valid US working Visa

How to Apply

Apply online at: http://www.sportechinc.com/careers/

Job Categories: Industrial Design. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: SolidWorks. Job expires in 12 days.

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