7 Dec 2016

Full-Time INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER – PRINCIPAL PRODUCT DESIGNER

Design Engine – Posted by jobsTinton Falls, New Jersey, United States

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Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

EGW Technologies is in search of a qualified Industrial Designer – Principal Product Designer whose primary responsibility will be providing design vision and leadership, by maintaining and evolving, the product design language and corporate brand identity. The qualified candidate must provide the design direction and product definition based on established constraints and customer driven requirements, with a vision towards the future of the brand.

EGW Technologies is a small engineering startup backed by its parent organization DHPC Technologies. We pursue high-risk, high reward projects and are most passionate about exploring new frontiers. EGW develops technology products, participates in the transfer of knowledge from laboratory to marketplace and provides engineering/project management services to various commercial and military customers.

 

The selected candidate will be required to:

  • Deliver sketches, computer renderings, mock-ups and detailed CAD data as needed, to communicate design intent to the product development team.
  • Be proficient in using 2D/3D design software. Pro Engineer/CREO and advanced surfacing tools is highly desirable. Knowledge of the Master Modeling/Skeleton technique required. Other software skills including Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office.
  • Create product graphics/GUI driven by human factors and brand identity.
  • Support Marketing and Product Development Teams as they determine the appropriate design process for multiple, ongoing programs. Recommend and provide liaison to external consultants if needed.
  • Maintain ID standards such as cosmetic and color specifications using CIELab measuring system.
  • Perform customer/user research to help define; appearance, safety, function, serviceability, budget, production costs/methods, and market characteristics.
  • Have the passion and ability to divert between tactical and strategic efforts.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will have knowledge in the following areas:

  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree with an emphasis in Industrial Design, Product Design or related design field.
  • A minimum of five years hands-on industrial design experience with consumer or commercial products. Must possess a combination of skills and characteristics with a passion for design. An innovative thinker with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Specific requirements include:
  • Design lead, with demonstrated experience in all phases of product development from conceptualization through production.
  • Strong observational skills, end user empathy, with a focus defining customer problems and identify solutions and opportunities.
  • Working knowledge of the prototyping process using additive and subtractive processes such as 3-D printing, FDM and CNC machining.
  • Experience with various manufacturing processes such as injection molding, castings and sheet-metal fabrication.
  • Possesses the ability to achieve results by motivating others in a hands-on and engaged manner, while also operating as a change-agent within the organization.
  • Solid project management skills, a team-oriented spirit, and leadership skills that garner the support and buy-in for new concepts.
  • The ability to be detail-oriented while maintaining a broad and long-term perspective.
  • A team player with the ability to function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, dependent on cross-functional cooperation.
  • Address multiple and complex priorities, while maximizing the use of existing resources.
  • Strong Human Factor and user interface experience.

The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen as a qualification and condition for employment.

EGW Technologies offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Holidays/Paid Time Off
  • 401k Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Life Insurance
  • Long and Short Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Discounted Legal Service, Income Protection, Discounted Home & Auto
  • And more!

EGW Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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Job Categories: 2D CAD, 3D CAD, 3D Design & Architect, Creo, Design, Engineering, Industrial Design, Product Design, Product Development, and ProE. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Creo, Creo Surfacing, Industrial Design, new product development, and ProE. Salary: BOE. Job expires in Endless.

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