16 Jun 2016

Full-Time PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL DESIGNER-New Balance

New Balance – Posted by KazBoston, Massachusetts, United States

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Job Description

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL DESIGNER-New Balance

Overview
New Balance has a history of 100 years of enduring performance and is still running strong today. Part of what makes New Balance so unique is our commitment to making products that not only provide performance, but also superior fit and comfort. The same attention that is placed on our athletic shoes and apparel is also placed on our associates. New Balance thrives because of the passion and dedication of the people we hire. We rely on our associates to match our enthusiasm for the business and to help drive consumers to move further, faster and more frequently. We seek associates who are always on the move. Associates who push themselves forward and are motivated to move New Balance forward. Ask yourself: Are you ready to move the world?

As a Technical Designer you will be working as part of the Engineering, Development and Design teams on footwear products. In this role, you will be challenged to take athlete data and assist the design teams in visualizing concepts using 3D modelling abilities. You will also be realizing these concepts through sample creation and product development in conjunction with our Asia based teams. You will need project management skills to manage timelines and engineering experience to validate the samples you have created. The role also requires excellent communication skills to keep the teams up to date on project progress.

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL DESIGNER-New Balance

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL DESIGNER-New Balance

Responsibilities
Programming using Grasshopper based on athlete data

Work with Asia on 2D and 3D design files to ensure that direction is executed

Working knowledge of mold making, materials and manufacturing processes

Evaluates and measures molded samples to validate that the properties and performance are meeting the target

Gains knowledge of lasts and grading

Performs or requests the physical testing of engineered components and maintains product specifications and tech packages.

Engagement with WT team and athletes to monitor and evaluate tested samples

Passionate about finding better ways to solve problems

Driven to explore new ideas and techniques, pushing the boundaries of technology for design

Works with biomechanics lab to transfer data to design

Keeps projects on track by coordinating multiple tasks, monitoring the critical path, and meeting milestones/project deadlines

Effective collaborator who works well with teams of diverse background

Communicates progress of product and all changes, problems, etc. to appropriate parties

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL DESIGNER-New Balance

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL DESIGNER-New Balance

Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Industrial Design, Architecture or Computer Graphics.

A minimum of 2 years of related experience

A min 1 year of footwear CAD preferable

Comfortable in a wide range of 3D software packages including :

Modeling Tools : Rhino, Modo

Parametric Modeling tools: Grashopper, Dynamo, Solidworks

Rendering tools: Keyshot, Modo

Familiar with one or more text-based scripting languages

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL DESIGNER-New Balance

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL DESIGNER-New Balance

Our products are designed to meet the diverse needs of consumers and our benefits are designed to meet the diverse needs of our associates. We have developed a benefits package that is sure to fit your way of life. Our low-cost medical and dental coverage and onsite wellness program will help you lead a healthy lifestyle. We provide a generous vacation package and even allow paid time off to volunteer in the community. New Balance encourages its employees to take advantage of our tremendous training and development programs, as well as our tuition reimbursement plan. We are a business casual environment where our employees are encouraged to wear NB product which can be purchased with our significant employee discount. Parking is free at all of our facilities.

 

How to Apply

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Categories: 2D CAD, 3D CAD, 3D Design & Architect, 3D Modeling, 3D Surfacing, Brainstorming, Colorist, Concept Development, Consumer Durables, Cut & Sew, Design, Design Engineer, Design Researcher, Detail Drafting, Digital Sculptor, Drafter, Fashion Design, Footwear Design, Other, Product Design, Product Development, Product Engineer, Production Engineer, Prototyping, R&D, Rapid Prototyping, Rendering, Research and Design, Solid Modeling, Solidworks, and Solidworks Surfacing. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: careers, design, Dynamo, footwear design, Grasshopper, jobs, KeyShot, Modo, new england design careers, new england design jobs, Product Design, Rhino, and SolidWorks. Salary: DOE.

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