Senior Industrial Designer

Posted on: 
March 30, 2024

Responsibilities

  • Leads design activities and create high fidelity illustrations to demonstrate actual physical products, and generate suitably high quality material for Presentation.
  • Practice user-centered design approach to translate consumer insights into meaningful product solutions that will delight consumers both on an emotional/experiential and functional level.
  • Employ Design thinking methodologies to identify and generate innovative and unique product solutions to grow SharkNinja market share.
  • Conceptualize and visualize concepts through high quality sketches, illustrations and CAD renderings.
  • Articulate and specify design intent for manufacturing by creating specifications detailing fit, finishes, color, graphics, etc.
  • Develop and refine product design solutions and ensure relentless usability from conceptualization to production.
  • Deliver clean, well-built CAD packages to Engineering and Manufacturing.
  • Collaborates cross functionally to conceptualize, visualize and create new products.
  • Coach and mentor designers, setting clear expectations and deliverables through the entire design and development process.
  • Conduct brainstorming sessions and design reviews.
  • Maintains quality standards for design throughout the product lifecycle
  • Stays abreast with current and emerging trends, innovations and materials within the industry
  • Solves complex problems by challenging assumptions using creativity and innovatively.
  • Drive innovative approaches through emerging product trends or new technologies.
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards.
  • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge on full product development cycle with ability to navigate through technical and business constraints for achieving the best possible quality outcomes.
  • Understand SharkNinja's brands and help define the company’s future product development strategies.

Attributes & Skills

  • BA or BS in Industrial Design or similar discipline
  • MS in Industrial Design or a related field preferred.
  • 4+ years of experience working as a designer in small appliances, consumer electronics, medical, or a related field
  • 2D skills via sketching, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
  • Proficiency with CAD – Solidworks or Rhino required
  • Proficiency with 3D rendering programs such as Keyshot.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple projects.
  • Strong detail orientation with ability to work quickly without compromising quality.
  • Proven track record for delivering products through production.
  • Ability to work independently, own the entire development process with minimal supervision or guidance.
  • Strong understanding of mechanical engineering and part design.
  • Strong analytical thinking that leads to creative solutions and innovative ideas.
  • Proven track record for delivering products through production.
  • A strong original portfolio of creative work that clearly demonstrates a product development process.
  • Strong team player.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) along with good sound interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

Ninja Design is a team of Industrial Designers, UI and CMF Designers working on products across the Ninja brand  

Please provide a copy of your resume and portfolio.

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