Designer, Product & Graphic - Golf at
Wilson Sporting Goods

The Opportunity

Overview

Passion. Creativity. Integrity. Teamwork. Ambition. Innovation. These are the qualities that have made Wilson Sporting Goods Co. the number one sports equipment brand in the world. And these are the qualities that our global team embodies every day as we pursue one shared bold mission: to ignite the true potential in every athlete.

We know that great people are what makes our brand great. We know that teams who bring a variety of skill sets, experiences and perspectives to challenge the status quo and create game-changing product means we are doing right by the athletes and coaches we serve. And that’s why we work with each member of our team to help them dream, discover, grow and realize their own full potential.

Evolving the sports world and being the best partner for players is no small task. We are continually looking to add hard-working, ambitious, team-first individuals who desire to make a difference —and who love to help others win. Join us.

 

What You’ll Do

We are looking for a Product/Graphic Designer who is eager to turn their passion for golf into a career. On this team, we play the game and move it forward. We are infatuated with the sport – and you are, too. Of course, we’re also looking for someone who is passionate about design – someone who follows trends in and out of the category, who feels a sense of accomplishment in working collaboratively with different stakeholders to build something great, and who is excited to bring a unique sense of style to the table. Simply put, we want you to love the design process and the game of golf.

 

As the Designer, you will:

• Ideate, visualize, and develop design proposals for Wilson’s premium golf club line from concept to point of production

• Communicate 3D and graphic elements through renderings, 3D prints, models/samples, and design programs (Creative Suite, Keyshot, CAD/3D modeling, etc.)

• Develop and weigh in on various graphics packages for different product lines

• Immerse yourself and maintain a strong understanding of current competitive trends in the golf marketplace

• Actively participate in the development of the product roadmap and engage with our Industrial Design, CAD, Engineering, Player Insights, and Marketing teams

 

What We Are Looking For

This role requires a bachelor’s degree in Design or Visual Arts and 2+ years of experience using design software including but not limited to Adobe, Keyshot, Alias and/or Rhino. Experience with CAD software such as Solidworks or NX is preferred. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

 

Other qualifications include:

• Strong attention to detail

• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

• Portfolio or work samples that demonstrates concept visualization and graphic development

• A demonstrated passion for sport, particularly golf

• Ability to attend in-person and product review meetings in Chicago

 

What We’ll Provide

Located in the vibrant, sports-centric city of Chicago, Wilson Sporting Goods Co. global headquarters sits along the lakefront with first-class access to a burgeoning creative, innovative, energetic and active professional community. We offer an open, collaborative, high tech work environment with best in class amenities and perks, including:

• Medical, dental and vision

• Pre-tax transit discounts

• 401(k) with company match

• Life insurance

• Paid maternity/paternity leave

• Professional development opportunities

• Volunteering programs

• Team building outings

• Discounts on Wilson and Amer Sports products

• Smart casual dress (yes, jeans every day!)

• On-site health club

• Summer hours

• Company-sponsored sports leagues/teams

• Fun, active company outings around major sports events

 

Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics.

 

Location

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