29 Sep 2017

Full-Time Principal Industrial Designer & Conceptual Engineer.131447 – Scientific Games (SolidWorks)

Scientific Games – Posted by joballianceChicago, Illinois, United States

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Job Description

Job Description
Involved in the creation of new and compelling products for the casino gaming market. Develop and implement product concepts and design intent according to the vision and corporate objectives in the early stages of product definition. Prepare and implement development plans for new gaming products and features. Advance ergonomic research and human factors engineering within the design process. Align developments to defined goals and work to rectify technical contradictions and ambiguities through analysis and prototyping. Conceptualize product direction while establishing jointly agreed manufacturing methods including sourcing and assembly strategy to demonstrate product feasibility consistent with cost targets. Identify and document critical to quality attributes for products and establish project deliverables and timing. Monitor project performance, assess compliance with defined processes, and identify improvement opportunities. Collaborate with hardware engineering, game development, and software development organizations to develop, maintain, and continuously improve ideation, concept development, and design processes and procedures.
Essential Job Functions:
• Responsible for coordination of activities related to opportunity identification, concept definition, design implementation, and continuous improvement of design processes.
• Responsible for on-going measurement and reporting of organizational progress on effectiveness and compliance relative to development goals and within the framework of development processes.
• Responsible for the implementation of conceptual sketches, renderings, CAD databases and specifications capable of conveying and demonstrating design intent.
• Responsible for generating protectable, intellectual property pertaining to new gaming device elements and features.
• Primary owner of the project’s design direction and product solutions to deliver on identified end user needs consistent with product direction and vision.
• Identify supply sources and assess technology capability and relevance; prepare demos and integrate in design directions.
• Act as a champion continuous for the improvement of organizational processes.
• Support NPI process and recommend improvements to improve effectiveness.
• Assist in resolution of project and product issues, as requested.
Job Requirements
• New product development and visualization (10+ years)
• CAD design and 3D product model development (10+ years)
• Extensive experience providing multiple options and flexible approaches for achieving product goals
• Experience with advanced product quality planning tools and techniques
• Experience designing complex electro-mechanical systems and sub-systems
• Prototyping and efficient methods for representing product component attributes and assembly configurations
• Familiarity with Quality Management System (i.e. ISO 9000, TQM, Malcolm Baldridge, 6 Sigma) administration and implementation. Auditing to a QMS standard a plus.
• Experience collaborating and working on teams
• Experience designing for end users, environments of use, and form manufacturing and assembly
• Experience with design research methods and researched based concept validation techniques

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
• Knowledge of hardware and software development practices for small teams
• Able to lead small teams including external development suppliers
• Proven record of facilitating design process definition and improvement
• Advanced aptitude with SolidWorks mechanical CAD design software for designing top-down ID intent down to piece part definition
• Advanced visualization capabilities and ability to produce compelling presentations using sketches and photo-realistic renderings
• Mechanical aptitude and sensitivity to product aesthetics, human factors, and product semantics
• Material and production process knowledge
• Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with management and staff across the organization

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design

Vision: Please list all that apply: Close Vision, Depth Perception, Distance Vision, Ability to Adjust Focus, Peripheral Vision, Ability to Distinguish Colors ALL
Physical Requirements: – Office environment
Work Conditions: May require weekend and evening hours. May require travel.

Note: This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related tasks and responsibilities other than those stated above. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

How to Apply

Apply online at: https://careers.scientificgames.com/

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

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