Industrial Designer

Squirrels is looking for an Industrial Designer to help manage our newest projects in the hardware field. This person will assist in developing the concepts for consumer electronics. The Industrial Designer will conceptualize, render, model and prototype hardware and assist the development team from conception to customer.

Responsibilities:

  • Consult with other team members and clients to determine requirements for designs
  • Research who will use a particular product and the various ways it might be used
  • Sketch out ideas or create renderings as images on paper or on a computer to provide a better visual of design ideas
  • Use computer software like Autodesk Inventor or AutoCAD to develop virtual models of designs
  • Create physical prototypes of your designs
  • Examine materials and production costs to determine manufacturing requirements
  • Work with other specialists such as mechanical engineers or manufacturers to evaluate whether design concepts will fill a need at a reasonable cost
  • Evaluate product safety, appearance and function to determine if a design is practical
  • Present designs and demonstrate prototypes to partners and clients for approval

Education Background:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in industrial design, architecture, engineering or a related field OR the equivalent work experience

Work History:

  • 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing industry, preferably complex electro-mechanical with thermal designs in consumer electronics
  • 3-5 years of industrial design experience and functional design experience
Job Status Full Time
Career Level Required Mid-Level
Experience/Education Required Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experiences
Location North Canton, OH

Squirrels is a software-development company that specializes in wireless audio and video transmission. Our technology is used worldwide in more than 100,000 classrooms and millions of homes and businesses. Popular products include Reflector, ClassHub, Ditto and AirParrot.

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