Garmin is seeking a
Senior Industrial Designer
lcoation. This role will handle and lead the conceptualization with ownership and development of new products for Garmin's vast product portfolio. *Please attach a link to your portfolio when you apply*
Essential FunctionsServes in a leadership capacity to take ownership, strategize, identify resource needs, plan and manage major projects with multiple designers including prioritizing tasks, assigning responsibilities to other designers, prototype specialists and contractorsTakes ownership in ensuring all product designs are completed on the expected timelineProvides reliable solutions to difficult problems spanning multiple groups or disciplines using sound design principles including articulating design issues and identification of reasons for particular design directionsInitiates collaboration when necessary to close action items and resolve existing problems in a timely manner including leading conversations with partners with respect to industrial design decisionsCollaborates and adds value in design reviews and communicate to teams in engineering and product managers to produce superior solutionsMakes substantial contributions to determining feasibility of project goals and objectivesParticipates proactively in project kick-off meetingsPartners with Industrial Design and business segment leadership to determine feature vision and visualize or communicate it to the teamWorks on problems that span multiple groups or disciplines in collaborations with stakeholdersLeads conversations with business segment partners with respect to industrial design capability and advantages to improve current and future design solutionsServes as a mentor to Industrial Designers 1 & 2 to develop their skills in freehand sketch, SolidWorks and design presentation skillsDemonstrates understanding of requirements and limitations and applies out of the box thinking to projectsProvides constructive criticism on product design concepts to improve design out come through out design development processWorks closely with Prototype Specialists to job requests are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with design specificationsWorks with contractors and suppliers to push the limitation of current manufacturing technologies to innovate future designsBasic Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, or another field relevant to the essential functions of this job description from a four-year college or university
a minimum of 6 years product design experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description
a minimum of 6 years work experience as an Industrial Designer at GarminExcellent academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule)Must demonstrate knowledge, education, experience and/or training necessary to use tools such as SolidWorks, Keyshot, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and Sketchbook ProDemonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skillsMust be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude, and work respectfully with othersDemonstrated courage to drive innovationDemonstrated ability to autonomously generate and support pragmatic solutions that meet project timelines and high quality standards
Please attach your portfolio to your application.
Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran's status, age or disability.
This position is eligible for Garmin's benefit program. Details can be found here: Garmin Benefits