Careers at IDEAZ

Industrial Designer

Are you an innovator? Passionate about your ideas? If you love to brainstorm and want to see your designs realized, Ideaz wants to speak with you. 

Ideaz is an award winning product design and innovation firm that works with clients in multiple markets – including consumer, sport, medical and hardware. Our design team is involved in projects from research to retail, including in-home research, ergonomics, prototyping and structural packaging.

We are looking for an Industrial Designer with 5+ plus years of experience to join our team. This designer will have an instinctive ability to quickly sketch ideas, is great at collaboration and is a strong communicator. Our new designer will collaborate with other industrial designers, mechanical engineers as well as with clients.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

Our new team member will have the following qualities:

  • Positive attitude
  • Self-motivated/self-starter
  • Loves to learn
  • Can manage projects
  • Contribute on many levels of our team – from brainstorming to 3D modeling
  • Strong mechanical ability/sense
  • An innate desire to keep up with current design styles, tech trends
  • Detailed
  • Natural, innovative design thinker
  • Easy going, but detail oriented
  • Ability to meet with clients and communicate clearly
 

Required skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial design 
  • Strong mechanical knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of materials and processes
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in product development processes from ideation to prototyping to production
  • Experience in the consumer products industry
  • 3D skills: proficient Solidworks and/or Rhino skills with a strong emphasis on injection-molding manufacturability and surfacing
  • Strong concept development skills with ability to sketch and ideate
  • Understanding of various materials and manufacturing processes
  • Ability to operate in Windows/PC systems
  • Able to prepare clean, client-ready presentations

To help us better understand you, please answer the following question:

 

If you could redesign and commercialize any consumer product, what would you do and why? Include sketching of concept, even if rough and in crayon. We want to see it!

About This Company

Ideaz is an award winning product development firm with years of experience developing innovative and game-changing products for clients large and small. We eat, breath and sleep thinking about how to make lives better for the consumer and how to build value for our clients. 

Our culture is relaxed, yet professional. If you like variety, Ideaz is for you. We work on a very diverse range of products, from consumer products (small appliances), active lifestyle (snowshoes, bicycle accessories), hardware (cleaning tools, hand tools) and medical devices.

Our designs and innovations have been recognized by numerous industry organizations. Our teams have garnered many awards, including the Industrial Design Excellence Award (IDEA), Appliance Magazine - Excellence in Design Award, Chicago Athenaeum's Good Design Award, Travel Goods Association - New Product Innovation Award (first, second and third over several years) and Outside Magazine's Gear of the Year Award amongst others. Check us out: www.ideazusa.com