8 Nov 2016

Full-Time Jr. Industrial Designer – Legrand (Pro/E, SolidWorks, Alias)

Legrand – Posted by joballianceWest Hartford, Connecticut, United States

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Job Description

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Jr. Industrial Designer to join the Legrand North America Team in West Hartford, CT. The individual in this role will support the Corporate Industrial Design team in developing innovative and highly differentiated product designs that reflect the brand strategies of Legrand for residential and commercial applications.

Are you interested in being a part of an international design team that is driving design and innovation at a strategic level? Do you want to be empowered to execute great designs and redefine multiple product categories? Do you want to help drive a design organization’s future and new user experiences?

This is an opportunity to join Legrand North America’s design organization. Design at Legrand is an international organization that is intimately involved in projects on a multicultural level and is responsible for the identification, development and design of new products and solutions. Use your knowledge to work with our WW design and development teams and help craft Legrand’s future. In this position you will be empowered to identify user needs and design trends, propose design solutions and research projects and finally follow them through to production.

Our products are essential to everyday life at home and work, and our product categories are leading the industry with the best in class user experiences and design. From the automated home to the high performance building Legrand is leading the way. As end user experiences for the home and work become more complex the need for great design at Legrand is increasing and a top priority.

Main Job Duties:
– Multiple concept generation (sketching, rendering and illustration).
– Create documentation for model making and production (artwork, 3D data).
– Ability to communicate design ideas using sketches and computer generated visualization tools. Including (but not limited to): Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Alias Sketch, Microsoft Office Suite etc.
– Present work to Design, marketing and engineering teams.
– Working knowledge of Pro-E or Solidworks.
– Create product designs that reflect brand strategies and that meet design, marketing, production, and business objectives.
– Ability to work on multiple projects.

Qualifications
A degree in Industrial Design (BSID, BID, BFA)
3+ years of relevant experience. (Corporate or consultancy)
Strong sketching, communication and presentation skills.
Ability to communicate design ideas using sketches and computer generated visualization tools. Including (but not limited to): Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Alias Sketch, Microsoft Office Suite etc.
Working knowledge of Pro-E or Solidworks.
Ability to reflect brand strategies in design solutions that meet design, marketing, production, and management objectives.
Ability to work on multiple projects..
Amount of travel ~30% (international and domestic)
Position would report directly to the Director of Industrial Design.
Strong portfolio that demonstrates the process of Industrial Design including research, concept development, reference data creation and documentation of final designs
Self-starter, with the ability to thrive within a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Must be able to work within a team as an advocate of the end user and LNA’s Design Strategies.
Proficient in MS Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe’s Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator).
Good communication and presentation skills.
Able to assist in Contextual/Ethnographic and/or Performance research.
Ability to develop research methodologies and work alongside field researchers to understand and define project needs.
Good time and project management skills with the ability to juggle multiple priorities

How to Apply

Apply online at: https://jobs-legrand.icims.com/jobs/4146/jr.-industrial-designer/job?mobile=false&width=691&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300 Please include a link to your portfolio.

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

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