6 Feb 2018

Full-Time Industrial Design Manager – Sportech (SolidWorks)

Sportech – Posted by joballianceElk River, Minnesota, United States

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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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