Date Posted: 5/22/2018

Technical Product Designer/Developer


  • Ringers Gloves
  • United States
  • Texas
  • Houston
  • 5 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Min Salary: $70000.00 - Max Salary: $85000.00 per Year
Job Description

Ringers Gloves, the world leader in hand safety, is looking for a highly motivated and passionate Product Designer with at least 3-5 yrs experience in Industrial Design including soft goods and materials.

DESCRIPTION
We are searching for a highly-motivated, self-driven, and pro-active Designer to join our growing R&D product development team. The candidate must have a passion for designing and developing protective equipments for a fast growing and competitive industry. This candidate must have an amazing attention to detail, have good project management skills, have a thorough understanding and strong interests in innovative materials, yet also have a great team work and collaboration attitude to interact with the rest of the design and manufacturing teams. The R&D team embraces and enjoys the entrepreneurial work environment with the emphasis on innovative thinking. This position is not for the typical 8-5 clockers. We love what we do and passionate about design, inspired by everything around us.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES (BUT NOT LIMITED TO):
* Have the skills to offer product development support in a team environment
* Have the knowledge to source materials to meet target requirements
* Must have a strong understanding and experience with colors, finishes, materials
* Work in a collaborative team environment with R&D Director and Product Managers
* Must be able to convey innovative ideas through sketches, renderings, mock-ups, etc.
* Must be able to create and understand technical documents to communicate with overseas suppliers
* Must be able to ensure technical documents are followed and samples are made correctly
* Have the skills to validate all stages of sampling (i.e. managing samples, sizing, fit testing, etc.)
* Have clear, concise, and strong communication skills to work with domestic and international suppliers
* Reports directly to the R&D Director

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS (BUT NOT LIMITED TO):
* BFA / BID in Industrial Design with 3-5 years product design and development experience
* Must have at least 2-3 years of experience in gloves, soft goods, and materials
* Must have the ability to use 2D / 3D CAD software (i.e. Adobe CS Suite, Sketchbook Pro, Rhino)
* Must have the ability to use project management software (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite)
* A strong understanding and knowledge of the product design and development processes
* An exceptional knowledge of glove and soft goods construction and materials
* Must understand manufacturing techniques and have the experience of working with overseas factories
* Must understand cut & sew patterns and processes
* Must be very detail oriented and be able to prioritize projects
* Must be able to work under pressure to successfully meet multiple deadlines and demanding work environment
* Must be able to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and wear different hats for multiple tasks
* Must be able to travel domestically/internationally to visit trade shows and to work with overseas factories


+ Resume and design portfolio samples which best show your skills and experience are required
+ Must submit design portfolio samples in PDF (no more than 10MB) along with resume to be considered
+ Candidate must have proof of legal authority to work in the US
+ No resume/design portfolio drop-offs, no follow up emails, and no phone calls please

Perks

Health benefits, 401K, annual bonus

Date Posted: 5/22/2018

Technical Product Designer/Developer


  • Ringers Gloves
  • United States
  • Texas
  • Houston
  • 5 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Min Salary: $70000.00 - Max Salary: $85000.00 per Year