Product Designer

Golden Colorado
Required Experience: 8 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description
The idea that functional and beautiful everyday objects should be available to us all is a core theme in Scandinavian design. Our award-winning Lillebaby brand, from its very inception, is true to these roots with a warm passion for functionality and style. We strive to make baby and toddler carriers that bring functional style to parents anywhere. It is our wish for parents to attain the simple luxury of keeping their baby close while building a natural bond in perfect comfort and style.

What You Will Do:

The Product Designer will lead the development and the execution of new conceptual products as well as enhance existing products.

Responsibilities:
• Integrate within all phases of product development; from market research to product renderings and ideation to product documentation
• Product innovation
• Explore ideas effectively through sketches, models, renderings, and prototypes as needed
• Consult with manager and compliance about design requirements
• Clarify and solve design issues
• Investigate appropriate materials and production processes
• Produce sketches and sample designs
• Maintain an awareness of current design trends and influences
• Understand and document trends and insights to share with team
• Provide creative solutions to common and complex problems
• Manage communication with factory for all design elements
• Create design specifications
• Test for features and conduct fittings
• Liaise with supply chain, compliance, marketing departments and factories

Who You Are:
• Bachelors’ degree in Product Design or similar, with 8-10 years of soft goods experience in product design and development
• Exceptional sketching for quick ideation and product exploration
• Ability to make physical prototypes
• Understanding and knowledge of different fabrics and materials
• Innovative thinking
• Proficient in Digital Illustration (Adobe Creative Suite)
• Great storytelling through effective verbal, written, and visual communication and presentations
• Ability to work within a team and individually
• Possess a can-do attitude while also consistently meeting established deadlines and goals
• Bring something new to our team so that we can learn as much from you as you will from us
• Experience in juvenile (baby carriers, car seats, etc.) or outdoor industry a huge plus
• Participates in development of seasonal and core product direction
• Researches trends and patterns for upcoming seasons, and creates original prints, patterns, and graphics
• Attends and participates in weekly design meetings
• Reports into the Sr. Director Brand and Product