6 May 2016

Full-Time Industrial Designer – Universal Electronics (SolidWorks, Keyshot)

Universal Electronics – Posted by joballianceSanta Ana, California, United States

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Job Description

Universal Electronics, the global leader in wireless control technology for the connected home, has an opening for a full-time industrial designer in our headquarters in Santa Ana, CA. The position will be part of the Designovation team and interface with multiple functional groups within the company. Experience in industrial design for consumer electronics is required. Working knowledge in user experience and user interface design is a strong plus.

Design

The industrial designer is expected to lead and participate in design discussions and consolidate requirements from business units, user research, and engineering. The successful candidate will play a critical role in developing innovative design solutions to address consumer needs in the home. Daily activities include design concept generation, 2D product renderings, 3D design visualization and prototyping, CMF development, detailed design specification, and production artworks.

Stewardship

A successful product starts with good design but requires great stewardship to reach its full potential. This is the less glamorous part of the job but critical to the success of the company. The ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail and ability to follow through on multiple projects.

Communication

Good design combined with well-articulated thought process leads to a successful project. Being in the Designovation team requires the industrial designer to formulate his/her own solutions and communicate the design thinking to stakeholders and customers. Besides internal design reviews, the candidate will occasionally be required to travel to customer locations to present designs or participate in collaborative design workshops.

Responsibilities:

• Conduct design brainstorming sessions
• Create concept designs in 2D and 3D formats
• Prototype designs using in-house and 3rd party resources
• Develop detailed product design specifications and CMF documents
• Present design solutions internally as well as in front of customers
• Participate in user research activities
• Investigate and propose new fit and finish options and CMF trends

Qualifications:

• Passion for design and interest in home entertainment products
• Minimum five years proven experience designing consumer electronics products
• Experienced with the end-to-end product development process
• Proficient in applications such as Solidworks, KeyShot, Adobe Creative Suite, and MS Office
• Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
• Able to articulate design solutions to stakeholders and customers
• Degree in industrial design
• Attention to detail
• Portfolio required with application

For immediate consideration, please send your resume and portfolio with your salary requirements. Local candidates only, please.

Universal Electronics Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply

Please email: [email protected]

Job Categories: Industrial Design. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: KeyShot and SolidWorks. Job expires in Endless.

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