Johnson Fitness North America is seeking a mid-level industrial designer with 3-5 years of experience. We'd like you to join our team of dedicated design professionals and help solve the problems that our markets face. Our preferred candidate will have a varied background have had multiple product successes. As well, they should have a thorough understanding of the product development process. Industrial Designers work under the direction of the Director of Industrial Design.
We work on all aspects of the fitness markets: cardio, strength, and functional fitness. The work is engaging and offers many challenges. Some travel is expected for this position. This is a non-supervisory position but the expectation is that some small projects and tasks would be independently managed with other team members.
Send us at least 5 examples of your best work in PDF format along with your current resume. If you have a link to an online portfolio please send that as well. Portfolio samples should include development work [analysis, sketches, models, renders, etc.], CAD and examples of product concepts that made it to production. Submissions without portfolio work will NOT be considered. Note: files sizes have a 4MB limit
*International candidates must hold a valid US working visa to apply.
**This position will have the ability to work from home following on-site training in Cottage Grove, WI. The selected candidate will be expected to work on-site full time following the pandemic.
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Our offices are located in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin, about 10 miles away from Madison: voted consistently as one of the best cities to in live in within the US.
Establishes and maintains good working relationships
Strives to constantly improve skill sets: illustration, modeling, communication
Involved with peers in professional development, classes or associations
Works well with others in a team structure
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
Is open minded and creative
Works under general supervision
Research & Development:
Assists with research projects: conducts interviews, maintains budgets, distills data sets, and develops insights from data
Develops concept drawings and designs from research driven data
Supports brand efforts with industrial design, research and computer modeling
Attends tradeshows regularly in and outside of the fitness industry
Sketching, computer modeling, concept renders and graphics as needed
Analysis of human factors and use data
Contributes and promotes ideas within the development cycle
Maintains high quality work ethic: clear understandable sketches and illustrations.
Demonstrates commitment to management system by completion of KPI's on time or sooner
Marginal Job Functions:
Other projects as needed.
Four year degree in industrial design
2- 4 years experience within an industrial design environment as a consultant or as an in-house designer
Requires evidence of a diverse portfolio
Proficiency in 3D modeling and computer graphics: Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel, Freehand, Rhino, Solid Works, Alias or Form Z, Word Suite.
Some domestic travel
Some overseas travel
Ability to work closely with others and independently
Must have extremely good written and verbal communication skills
Has strong Industrial design skills: hand sketching, 2D vector art, 3D modeling. Solid communication skills: verbal, written.
Understands common production methods and materials
Understands shipping and marketing constraints
Knowledge of injection plastic molding
effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Strong sense of initiative and a sense of urgency, demonstrated by accomplishing tasks; improving current work processes; and assisting others when necessary
Unwavering attention to detail and commitment to world-class quality
Ability to embrace deadlines
Able to project a positive and professional demeanor to all internal and external contacts
We offer an excellent compensation package and team-oriented work environment with growth opportunities.
Some of our outstanding benefits include:
Health & Dental Insurance
Company paid Life Insurance
Paid Time Off benefits
Free access to our state-of-the-art onsite workout facility