11 Oct 2017

Full-Time Industrial Designer – Studio Next (SolidWorks)

Studio Next – Posted by joballianceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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Job Description

This position is located at our Studio Next location in NE Minneapolis. The purpose of this position is to work with Creative Director and team to create merchandising vehicles and media content for fun and creative retail spaces.

DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Style, design, engineer and build a wide range of product statements in retail and trade environments.
2. Communicate ideas verbally and visually with drawings.
3. Create an environment and visual story for the product statements. Focus is on toys and party goods.
4. Evaluate feasibility of design ideas, based on factors such as appearance, function, budget, safety, production methods and market characteristics.
5. Present designs and cost estimates to Creative Director.
6. Work with team to build, finish and install designs on location. Travel is required of this position (5-15 days per month).

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, EDUCATION REQUIRED:

1. 2-4 year degree in Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Furniture Design, Fine Arts (drawing, painting, sculpture) or like.
2. 3+ years of design experience.
3. Must be able to conceptually explore ideas through drawing (Wacom tablet experience preferred).
4. Knowledge of manufacturing techniques (rapid prototyping [3-D printing], vacuum forming, CNC milling / cutting and basic carpentry skills) a plus.
5. Finishing experience (paint, wood, metal, foam, applied graphics) a plus.
6. Must possess stellar problem-solving skills, as well as keen spatial and visual abilities.
7. Various current software expertise required but not limited to: Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel Painter, Sketchbook Pro, Solidworks (or similar 3-D application), 2-D CAD applications and general office applications. Mac Environment.
8. Dedication to visual presentation, disciplined work ethic and attention to detail a must.
9. Ability to both self motivate and work closely with team.
10. Travel required, ranging from 2-15 days per month.

How to Apply

Please email: [email protected] Please send a resume and link to your electronic portfolio for review.

Job Categories: Industrial Design. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: SolidWorks.

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