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Industrial Designer

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

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Job Description

Title:  Industrial Designer
Location:  Warren, MI
Type:  Direct Hire
Salary:  $75k - $85K


Our client is a world class manufacturer of sporting equipment.  An industrial designer demonstrates a complete understanding of the entire design process and works through the process efficiently and independently. Expected to identify design problems and consistently generate creative solutions that improve the overall performance and aesthetics of products across multiple categories, including Lacrosse Heads, Helmets, and Protective. Maintains a robust understanding of materials and manufacturing processes and seeks out new and cost-effective processes. Creates product families that share technologies, manufacturing processes and a common design language.


Works closely with development, engineering and product managers
Shapes design direction for specific product families
Creates unique and effective product concepts through sketching, brainstorming, and study models 
Delivers highly refined technical product illustrations 
Responsible for presenting product solutions that meet or exceed expectation in the product brief 
Prepares detailed technical packets that effectively communicate designs to the manufacturers
Works with developers and 3D engineering team to evaluate product samples and provide feedback
Robust knowledge of current manufacturing processes and seeks out new processes
Travel to Asia may be required


Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design
3+ years Industrial Design experience (preferably in sporting goods)
Strong understanding of injection molding design constraints
Competence in a variety of 2D and 3D software
Must possess excellent communication skills both visually and verbally
Ability to multi-task and move rapidly between highly diverse projects
Experience with managing multiple tasks through a calendar cycle
Must have experience in the following programs: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Suite, and Fusion 360 or Solidworks for part evaluations
Lacrosse playing experience is a huge plus!


We pride ourselves on offering a world class benefit package with the lowest costs possible to our associates.  Our benefits, at a glance, include:

Medical, Dental, Vision  - BCBS PPO - Employer pays 80% of the monthly premium and 90% of the co-pays
401k with Employer Match of 1:1 for first 5%
Disability and Life Insurance
Generous Paid Time Off and Holidays
Volunteer Time Off
Corporate Gift Matching
Warrior and New Balance Employee Discounts
Tuition Reimbursement

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Warren, MI
  • Job Type:Design
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:9/11/2019
  • Contact: Tony Van Ess (248) 347-1593
  • Pay Range: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-1909-69986