7 Sep 2017

Full-Time Senior Industrial Designer – Jacuzzi Inc (Rhino, SolidWorks, Alias)

Jacuzzi Inc – Posted by joballianceChino Hills, California, United States

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Job Description

REPORTS TO
This position will report to the V.P. of Engineering and Marketing

POSITION SUMMARY
This internal Product Design position is responsible for creative leadership and innovative design solutions that address the specific product requirements as formalized in design briefs. This position collaborates with Product Managers in Marketing and Engineering to translate product ideas into sketches, models, prototypes and to final manufactured product. The Product Designer is responsible for collaborating in ongoing research into new materials, technologies, processes, and design trends that can be utilized to advance the company’s portfolio of products for our various customers.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
• Creating sketches, renderings and models of new concepts both with software and by hand
• Communicating with vendors and internal staff on designs through to production.
• Researching new materials, products and innovations in other industries
• Work effectively in a multidisciplinary team under tight time-lines on multiple projects in a dynamic, fast paced and entrepreneurial environment
• Communicating clear, understandable, and comprehensive design which can be interpreted by our domestic or international manufacturing teams
• Understanding and interpretation of market and retailer trends and knowledge of competitors’ products, pricing, and styling
• Exceptional presentation skills communicating product concepts, prototypes and samples.
• Ability to interpret product testing and evaluate the results in a way that improves a products functionality, style, quality, and success in the marketplace.

Skills we are looking for:
• Ability to manage multiple projects
• Analytical / problem solver
• Strong concept /sketching /design skills
• Strong materials and process background
• Strong rendering ability and form development
• Good understanding of trends and market
• Skills in design, color, finish and material trending
• Ability to lead ideation and brainstorming efforts.
• Comfortable and quick to learn new software programs and procedures
• Understanding of functional mechanisms and manufacturing processes

Qualifications:
• Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design or related field.
• Minimum of 5+ years product design experience. Experience in home product space preferred but not required
• Excellent presentation, verbal, written and communication skills to demonstrate thorough design research and ideation process that culminate in design solutions that meet timeline, costing, and manufacturing constraints.
• Balance creative problem solving with a pragmatic and detailed approach to commercially viable product design.
• Ability and desire to be a “hands-on” designer, including rapid prototyping and proof of concept.
• Knowledge of manufacturing processes for plastics and applications of coatings, finishes, and foams, composites, and metals a plus.

Strong Proficiency in software programs:
• Competent with Microsoft Office (Power Point, Excel, Word, etc.)
• CAD software (Rhino, Solidworks, Alias)
• Adobe CS (Photoshop/ Illustrator)

Personal Attributes:
• Strategic, Innovative, “Out of the box” thinker
• Strong leadership skills; ability to drive innovative thinking
• Proven track record of success in consumer product development
• Excellent interpersonal and management skills to deal with outside vendors and suppliers
• Analytical skills for evaluating product performance.
• Enthusiastic, self-motivated, with a positive attitude to achieve personal and team goals

Work place conditions
The employee frequently is required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee will frequently use a computer keyboard, mouse, telephone. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and viewing a computer screen.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position works in a typical office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The statements in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

How to Apply

Please email: [email protected]

Job Categories: Industrial Design. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Alias, Rhino, and SolidWorks. Job expires in 11 days.

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