14 Mar 2016

Full-Time Industrial Designer – Kids II (Alias, Creo, Pro/E)

Kids II – Posted by joballianceAtlanta, Georgia, United States

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Job Description

Exciting Opportunity for Industrial Designers!

Are you passionate about designing fun, entertaining products? Are you looking to work as part of a dynamic, global team? The Industrial Designer generates concepts as 2D sketches & 3D CAD models for the juvenile industry (toy or home categories) for both new and existing products. Sound amazing? We are looking for designers with various levels of experience, so read on!

This is who we are… Are you one of us?

We pride ourselves in our unique culture, one that is cultivated by our employees and our company credos: innovation, action, passion, leadership and community. Our history shows over 40 years of success, growth and recognition as one the world’s leading innovator of infant and toddler products. Today, we span across 12 international offices on five continents and our own manufacturing facilities in China. Our products are sold by more than 72,000 retailers in over 70 countries. The energy and commitment cultivated at Kids II extends well beyond the office. Striking the right balance is an essential part of keeping our employees motivated and fulfilled. It’s their passion for all of life—for working hard and playing hard—that makes our people truly unique.

Interested in the day to day responsibilities?
• Create drawings, sketches and renderings to convey new concepts and ideas to engineering, marketing, packaging and management
• Create 3D mock-ups and kit-bashed models to communicate scale and function.
• Create 3D surface CAD to refine designs
• Prepare control drawings, parts lists and descriptions for the construction of prototypes and tooling models
• Work on concept development with an understanding of cost and the mechanical engineering aspects of product development
• Apply industrial design excellence in the application of color and creation of form and surface.
• Participate in formal and informal reviews and brainstorming sessions to generate new product ideas
• Work as a team player with the different disciplines within Kids II
• Work with outside vendors to supplement internal development resources
What’s your background?
• Bachelor’s degree from accredited industrial design, toy design or related degree
• Professional industrial design experience
• Solid and relevant design portfolio
• Ability to think “outside the box” and an ardent desire to innovate
• Excellent sketching skills: High ability to conceive and clearly communicate 3D objects in 2D space
• Keen sense of aesthetics: Ability to identify the essence of a style and apply it to form across a variety of different brand styles
• Skillful in presenting and communicating your designs and problem solutions to a multi-disciplined development team and company executives
• Proven knowledge of materials and production processes of mass-produced products
• Ability to complete project deliverables within scope and budget
• Intermediate/advanced computer skills, surfacing, rendering and graphics in the following or similar software: Alias Sketchbook Pro, Alias Design Studio, Sketchbook Pro / Designer, Creo/Pro-E, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop

Want to know more?

We regularly host social functions to foster a genuine camaraderie that enhances teamwork. At company-wide award ceremonies, we take time to recognize the talent and dedication of the people who make Kids II such a standout place. We also provide flexible hours, excellent insurance options, tuition reimbursement and a generous 401(k) match to consistently improve the quality of life for all our employees. Check out our website at www.kidsii.com for more information and open positions in the career section.

Kids II is passionate about our commitment to wellness. We provide onsite health coaching, wellness seminars and health assessments. Kids II no longer hires individuals that are tobacco users. Should you currently use tobacco and would like to work with us, we encourage you to enter a smoking cessation program and reapply at a later date.

Drug Free Workplace

How to Apply

Apply online at: http://jobs.jobvite.com/careers/kidsii/job/oyNM2fwT

Job Categories: Industrial Design. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Alias, Creo, and ProE.

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