Date Posted: 6/12/2018

Senior Industrial Designer


  • Fox Head, Inc.
  • United States
  • California
  • Irvine
  • 3 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available
Job Description

Fox is hiring! We need a Senior Industrial Designer on the best team in the business a.s.a.p.

As Senior Industrial Designer, you will utilize your extensive skill set for creating exciting and innovative products from beginning to end. Your main responsibility is to strive to conceptualize and create market leading Motocross and Mountain Bike products including helmets, personal protective gear, boots, goggles and others. This includes the execution of initial through final design concepts, development of innovative technical features and materials, the completion of technical specification packages and working with product development, all while adhering to company timelines. This position, requires a mix of collaboration with the entire product team and independent work

Essential Functions of this Role:
The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

• Execute the industrial Design of complete products for all aspects inside and out, including but not exclusive to their function, aesthetics, usability, and comfort
• Create designs that respect the visual language of the Fox and Shift brands, while contributing to their evolution
• Provide solutions to design issues through a clear understanding of user and market needs
• Deliver complete technical packages which supply development and manufacturing partners with all information required to understand, sample, color, material spec, create molds for, price quote and commercialize the intended product
• Working closely with product development, ensure that the margin and timeline targets of each product are achieved
• Actively engage in research of target market, industry competitors, and cultural trends
• Keep abreast of manufacturing innovations through tradeshows, vendor discussions, and internet research
• Understand and design to the certification standards of each product category
• Assist product development in the commercialization of products through changes and tech packs

Job Requirements

Competencies:
• Demonstrated ability to create highly sculptural forms through products that have been brought to market or in personal projects
• Ability to iterate quickly and present multiple innovative solutions to a single issue
• Effective communication skills that serve to share and defend ideas and to maintain a flow of information necessary for project success
• A deeply enthusiastic attitude towards the Motocross, Mountain Bike, Action Sports industries
• A self-starter who is able to execute based on company priorities and multiple project timelines

Required Education, Experience and Skills:
• 5 plus years’ minimum of design experience, specializing in technical, consumer product
• Exceptional surfacing skills in 3D CAD or hand sculpting
• A working knowledge of material properties, manufacturing processes and product development
• Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite software packages and Microsoft Office

Perks

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

Senior Industrial Designer


  • Fox Head, Inc.
  • United States
  • California
  • Irvine
  • 3 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available