Industrial Designer – Soft Goods at
Ogio

The Opportunity

There are hundreds of brands and thousands of products you could choose to use to help you with bringing your belongings from one location to another and back. But for those who live an active lifestyle and don’t just want to blend in with the crowd, who are unafraid of standing out, of expressing themselves, and of what other people think about them, WE ARE OGIO!

JOB OVERVIEW

The Industrial Designer will be responsible for designing individual products and complete product lines from ideation to tech pack completion. This will include researching and designing new innovations for the products. The incumbent will work as a collaborative player in a cross-functional team with a focus on design innovation, leadership, and brand awareness.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Ability to communicate and present design concepts to various internal and external audiences.
• Work closely with internal and external resources to implement designs.
• Maintain knowledge of current trends, color, technology and competitive products through travel and research.
• Demonstrate an understanding of product usage, product lines, and the specific markets in which OGIO does business.
• Keep informed of design, research, marketing developments to constantly improve design ability.
• Determine materials, construction, mechanisms, shape, color, and packaging.
• Work with Product Director and Sales to conceptualize new product ideas based on an understanding of competitive products and market needs.
• Help contribute to cost analysis on new product designs.
• You will be expected to travel and work with vendors in Asia.
• Adhere to design schedules to ensure a timely completion.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

• Solid sketching and concept visualization skills.
• Proficiency in Illustrator/Photoshop.
• Basis proficiency in 3D modeling preferred. (Solidworks)
• Ability to take projects to closure from concept to completion of tech pack, with manufacturing knowledge.
• General knowledge of and experience with a range of soft-good materials.
• Knowledge of manufacturing and assembly techniques including tooling, injection molding, textiles, pattern making, stitching/sewing, and related production methods.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Bachelor’s year degree in Industrial Design or related field.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience.
• Experience with material, color and finish selection.

Location

Carlsbad, CA, USA google maps

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