Industrial Designer

Qualified candidates please send your resume to jobs@insight2design.com.

 

Insight 2 Design, Inc. designs, develops, markets, & sells outdoor products to various major brands and directly to retailers. We are currently seeking an mid-level Industrial Designer to join our team. You will work side-by-side with other designers and product managers to create compelling product stories for our brands through content and graphics. Our team is motivated and talented, and seeking someone who loves what we do. We are a tight knit group of designers that work in a non-corporate environment.

 

We are looking for a talented hardworking mid-level industrial designer with 2-5 years of industrial design experience to join our team. As a key member of the industrial design team, you will lead projects from concept to production in a variety of product categories including hardgoods and softgoods. The ideal candidate will be passionate, have a keen eye for design, and attention to detail. Our team operates in a fast-paced work environment with the opportunity to work on a variety of projects. The ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability to work at a high level of design thinking and bring those ideas together to tell a great product story. The perfect candidate for this role has an entrepreneurial mindset, a highly developed technical aptitude, and the ability to take constructive feedback while working collaboratively. This highly creative and technically proficient individual must be able to create diverse concepts in parallel while handling communication with our factory partners and internal staff. Experience with hardgoods design is required and soft good design experience is desired.

 

Essential Skills:

  • 2-5 years of industrial design experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, or related field

  • 2+ year of professional CAD experience (SolidWorks preferred)

  • Experience in hard-good design with a solid sense of aesthetic and problem solving

  • Knowledge of product production, processes, and ability to spec for production

  • Experience in product manufacturing and injection molded part design

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain the strategy behind the design

  • Effective at exploring a wide variety of compelling designs through sketching and rendering

  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Knowledge of global trends and color theory

  • Highly effective at prioritizing tasks and managing deadlines

  • Strong communication and visualization skills

  • Highly self-motivated individual with entrepreneurial spirit

  • Driven to learn about the industry, customers, competitors, and products

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in soft good design (cut/sewn, pattern making, construction, etc)

  • Experience with designing durable goods in the outdoor industry

  • Digital proficiency in Keyshot or similar rendering program

  • Passion of the outdoor and gear

 

Job Benefits

  • Full-time position based in Overland Park KS

  • Competitive salary

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance

  • Company performance-based bonus

  • 401k with company contribution

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Casual dress

  • Annual events: Holiday party, Halloween costume contest, and food drive

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Benefits:

  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

 

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

 

Experience:

  • SolidWorks: 1 year (Required)

  • Adobe Illustrator: 1 year (Required)

  • Industrial Design: 2 years (Required)

 

Work Location:

  • One location

 

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

Work Remotely:

  • No

 

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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