We are looking for motivated and talented Industrial Designers to join our growing award-winning design team at SharkNinja. As an Industrial Design Manager, you will lead design activities from concept development to product realization and collaborate with a team of designers, engineers and marketeers to create and deliver innovative, human-centered product experiences for the home that delight consumers and drive business results.
Ninja Design is a team of Industrial Designers, UI and CMF Designers working on products across the Ninja brand.
Please provide a copy of your resume and portfolio.
Practice user-centered design approach to translate consumer insights into meaningful product solutions that will delight consumers both on an emotional/experiential and functional level
Develop and refine design for consumer products from concept to production
Conceptualize and visualize concepts through high quality sketches, illustration and renderings
Generate high quality and suitable materials for presentation
Deliver clean, well-built CAD packages to Engineering and Manufacturing
Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team to innovate design solutions
Solve complex problems creatively
Understand SharkNinja\'s brands and help define the company’s future product development strategies
Drive innovative approaches through emerging product trends or new technologies
Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
Demonstrate a high level of knowledge on full product development cycle with ability to navigate through technical and business constraints for achieving the best possible quality outcomes
Lead ID development tasks across multiple projects
Coach designers and set clear expectations
Shape strategic approaches in product development processes
Prioritize and define design tasks based on project needs and timeline
Facilitate design reviews and identify areas for refinement throughout product development cycle
Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design or similar discipline
7+ years of experience working as a designer in small appliances, consumer electronics, medical, or a related field
2D skills via sketching, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
Proficiency with CAD – Solidworks or Rhino required
Proficiency with 3D rendering programs such as Keyshot
Strong detail orientation with ability to work quickly without compromising quality
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Ability to plan and manage multiple projects
Proven track record for delivering products through production
Ability to work independently, own the entire development process with minimal supervision or guidance
Strong understanding of mechanical engineering and part design
Strong analytical thinking that leads to creative solutions and innovative ideas
Ability to critique and evolve every aspect of the design
Ability to act as innovation catalyst in ambiguity and move projects towards objective driven outcomes
Excellent communication skills
Strong team player
At SharkNinja, our purpose is to positively impact people’s lives every day in every home around the world! We work very hard to provide our consumers with high quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier. We thrive on passion and innovation, and are looking for great people, with great ideas, who want to build the next big thing and develop while they do. At SharkNinja, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is vital to our global success. Valuing each unique voice and blending all of our diverse skills strengthens SharkNinja’s innovation every day. We support ALL of our associates in bringing their authentic selves to work, making an impact, and having the opportunity for career acceleration. With help from our leadership, associates, and our community, we aim to have equity be a key component of the SharkNinja DNA.