Griffin Technology
Date Posted: 11/30/2016

Industrial Designer

  • Company: Griffin Technology
  • Country:United States
  • State:Tennessee
  • Location: Nashville, TN
  • Required Exp: 0 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Come join a highly innovative team in Nashville!

ABOUT GRIFFIN TECHNOLOGY //
Griffin Technology is one of the member companies of the Incipio, LLC portfolio of company owned and licensed brands. We design, manufacture and deliver useful and fun solutions for digital entertainment and personal computing to people in the Americas, Europe, and Asia, through major retailers and online.

POSITION OVERVIEW //
We are seeking an Industrial Designer to play a role in our ongoing immersion in the research of hard goods, soft goods, and consumer electronics markets. In this role, the Industrial Designer will help drive the product innovation and development concept.

The Industrial Designer will design and prototype innovative and meaningful solutions for people with diverse lifestyles and desires. Must have strong and effective communications skills to coordinate with a cross-functional team with other technical disciplines, marketing/product management and operations. These communication skills will be critical when interfacing with management about concepts and designs.

Knowledge and/or experience in manufacturing technologies is a prerequisite including experience in a wide variety of materials (plastics and metals), and hard good fabrication in designs targeted for manufacturing at international partner sites. It is also critical to be capable of concepting and communicating design architectures both on a holistic and a detail level.

The Industrial Designer will also design and create documentation of concepts, parts and assemblies effectively with 2D and 3D computer software programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES //
• Assisting with the development of project proposals, roadmaps, timelines, and expectations
• Research based on market trends, competitive positioning and use-case investigation to provide a product framework
• Developing drawings and CAD files of outer design of product concepts that meet company objectives for architecture, function, cost and aesthetics
• Calculating dimensions of new products or product enhancements and estimating material needs
• High quality renderings usable for early market validation
• Early prototypes/mock-up capable of providing proof of concept
• Maintenance of design intent through the engineering and manufacturing process
• Communicating with international vendors and our international product development team
• Traveling internationally to work with vendors and oversee the manufacturing process for the product

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS //
• Bachelor's degree in Industrial design or Product Design
• Ability to clearly communicate design proposals through hand sketching and computer renderings; Basic Adobe Creative
Suite and Solidworks/3D skills, Keyshot
• Basic understanding of plastic, metal and other material processes and techniques, hard goods fabrication, and design for manufacturing
• Exposure to project planning and management within multidisciplinary teams
• Ability to adapt and thrive under tight timelines and pressure situations
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Willingness to travel domestically and internationally (less than 20%)

TO APPLY //
Submit your resume through Malakey and please include a PDF or weblink to your portfolio, for consideration.

Griffin Technology is a member of the Incipio, LLC portfolio of company owned and licensed brands. Incipio is an equal opportunities and affirmative action employer.

Perks

Date Posted: 11/30/2016

Industrial Designer

  • Company: Griffin Technology
  • Country:United States
  • State:Tennessee
  • Location:Nashville, TN
  • Required Exp:0 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Come join a highly innovative team in Nashville!

ABOUT GRIFFIN TECHNOLOGY //
Griffin Technology is one of the member companies of the Incipio, LLC portfolio of company owned and licensed brands. We design, manufacture and deliver useful and fun solutions for digital entertainment and personal computing to people in the Americas, Europe, and Asia, through major retailers and online.

POSITION OVERVIEW //
We are seeking an Industrial Designer to play a role in our ongoing immersion in the research of hard goods, soft goods, and consumer electronics markets. In this role, the Industrial Designer will help drive the product innovation and development concept.

The Industrial Designer will design and prototype innovative and meaningful solutions for people with diverse lifestyles and desires. Must have strong and effective communications skills to coordinate with a cross-functional team with other technical disciplines, marketing/product management and operations. These communication skills will be critical when interfacing with management about concepts and designs.

Knowledge and/or experience in manufacturing technologies is a prerequisite including experience in a wide variety of materials (plastics and metals), and hard good fabrication in designs targeted for manufacturing at international partner sites. It is also critical to be capable of concepting and communicating design architectures both on a holistic and a detail level.

The Industrial Designer will also design and create documentation of concepts, parts and assemblies effectively with 2D and 3D computer software programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES //
• Assisting with the development of project proposals, roadmaps, timelines, and expectations
• Research based on market trends, competitive positioning and use-case investigation to provide a product framework
• Developing drawings and CAD files of outer design of product concepts that meet company objectives for architecture, function, cost and aesthetics
• Calculating dimensions of new products or product enhancements and estimating material needs
• High quality renderings usable for early market validation
• Early prototypes/mock-up capable of providing proof of concept
• Maintenance of design intent through the engineering and manufacturing process
• Communicating with international vendors and our international product development team
• Traveling internationally to work with vendors and oversee the manufacturing process for the product

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS //
• Bachelor's degree in Industrial design or Product Design
• Ability to clearly communicate design proposals through hand sketching and computer renderings; Basic Adobe Creative
Suite and Solidworks/3D skills, Keyshot
• Basic understanding of plastic, metal and other material processes and techniques, hard goods fabrication, and design for manufacturing
• Exposure to project planning and management within multidisciplinary teams
• Ability to adapt and thrive under tight timelines and pressure situations
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Willingness to travel domestically and internationally (less than 20%)

TO APPLY //
Submit your resume through Malakey and please include a PDF or weblink to your portfolio, for consideration.

Griffin Technology is a member of the Incipio, LLC portfolio of company owned and licensed brands. Incipio is an equal opportunities and affirmative action employer.

Perks

Date Posted: 11/30/2016

Industrial Designer

  • Company: Griffin Technology
  • Country:United States
  • State:Tennessee
  • Location:Nashville, TN
  • Required Exp:0 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available