5 May 2017

Full-Time Industrial Designer – Midea America Corp (3D CAD)

Midea America Corp – Posted by joballianceMedford, Massachusetts, United States

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Job Description

We are seeking an Industrial Designer to help support our Industrial Design team on our new vacuum cleaner product lines.

Experience – This is an entry level position; one to two internships are preferred. Responsibilities include, but are not limited the below duties. Candidates must have strong verbal and visual communication skills to interact with internal teams and give convincing stakeholder presentations.

Responsibilities/Duties: Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:
• Collaborate with team members to gather, analyze and synthesize user research and market data to define appropriate functionality and product requirements to drive future designs.
• Effectively lead brainstorms and innovation sessions with multiple cross-functional participants to develop and deliver solutions that provide world-class experiences.
• Create sketches, 3D models, prototypes, and proof of concept models that effectively communicate design intent, meet business goals and customer needs.
• Based on feedback, iterate concepts and provide functional prototypes and presentation quality prototypes for internal and external presentations.
• Collaboration with operations on key activities such as cost reduction via common design elements and sourcing of common parts.
• Work closely with manufacturing and engineering teams to see the industrial design through the development and production process.
• Examine materials and production costs to determine manufacturing requirements
• Work with other specialists to evaluate whether their design concepts will fill the need at a reasonable cost
• Evaluate product safety, appearance, and function to determine if a design is practical
• Present designs and demonstrate prototypes to Industrial Design Director.

Soft Skills:
• Ability to develop relevant, inspiring designs that reinforce the brand and create a lasting impression on users
• You are a self-driven individual who collaborates well within the team as well as engineering and marketing
• Your design approach is inspired by the user, and you can work closely with User Research to inform and validate design work
• Strategic thinker who is able to look at the ‘big picture’

Educational Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in industrial design, architecture, or engineering and related areas.

How to Apply

Please email me a copy of your resume and portfolio to [email protected], subject Industrial Design position.

Job Categories: Industrial Design. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 3D CAD.

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