16 Nov 2016

Full-Time Senior Designer- CamelBak (SolidWorks, 3D CAD)

CamelBak – Posted by jobsPetaluma, California, United States

senior designer

Job Description

CamelBak has a history of delivering products with breakthrough innovation and superior performance.  As a senior designer, you are responsible for the overall design of your product categories for CamelBak. You will be constantly challenged with redefining the product line in order to maintain CamelBak’s heritage of strong innovation and success.

Major Responsibilities:

  • High level contributor to all design projects within the organization
  • Collaborate with product managers, soft goods developers and engineers on new product development programs to bring innovation to market on budget and on time.
  • Communication of new ideas and concepts through effective 2D sketches, 3D rendering and thoughtful design presentations to all levels of the company
  • Creation of samples or prototypes for proof of concept studies (i.e. foam modeling, simple plastic fabrication, sewing)
  • Work with product managers and Design Director on overall design direction for soft goods product-line
  • Work with domestic and international development partners to manage new design projects and communicate on-going product needs
  • Participate in focus and consumer group study and interpret feedback into viable product concepts
  • Travel as required to manage and communicate with vendors on new product designs.
  • Explore new product categories through advanced concept development
  • Mentor junior designers on their projects and their professional development

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 4 year degree in Industrial Design or equivalent
  • 8 years of related experience in product design including both hard and soft good product lines
  • Highly refined 2D concept sketching ability mixed with strong 3D visualization skills
  • Extensive experience using 2D and 3D CAD design tools including Illustrator, Photoshop and Solidworks.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with soft goods production methods
  • Senior level ability to consistently translate market research, feedback and input into appealing, cohesive and functional designs on cost, on time and on trend.
  • A passion and knowledge of their field of expertise with the talent to motivate, steer and inspire others within core project teams
  • Positive team-member behaviors, including open and active listening skills, candid but professional sharing of ideas and opinions and high energy to strive for team achievement.
  • Highly developed ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced, creative environment.
  • Desire to work in an open, collaborative atmosphere where innovation, accountability and fun are highly valued.
  • Strong work ethic
  • Common sense
  • Sense of humor

Graphic design and/or illustration experience a plus.

Textile design or garment design experience a plus.

Working Conditions:

As indicated by responsibilities; ability to handle multiple priorities

Physical Endurance:

Computer terminal use approximately 6 hours per day.  Ability to work in a shop environment to produce/develop initial concept samples/prototypes.

Environment:

Standard Office.  Domestic and International travel to include weekends and for periods as long as three weeks at a time.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: 3D CAD and Solidworks. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 3D CAD, camelbak, design, graphic design, and SolidWorks. Job expires in Endless.

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