Industrial/CAD Designer - Technical at Catch Co.Posted on: 02/04/2021
Location: Chicago, IL (ON-SITE)
### Job description Position Overview: Candidates must bring it creatively every day! At Catch Co., we are a fast-paced, industry-disrupting company. We are looking for candidates to push the boundaries and try new things. Fail fast to succeed fast. We are looking for an experienced Industrial Designer with rich CAD design experience to support our current product portfolio’s expansion, as well as work on new category development within the fishing and outdoor space. What you will do: Participation in concept exploration and generation across all categories. Strong emphasis on technical and CAD design within Solidworks. Support CAD generation across all categories Participate in industry/market research and discovery across all categories. Participate in packaging design projects as needed. Conduct on-the-fly market, user, materials, and usability research as needed. Ability to work on mock-ups and prototypes as needed. Ability to effectively communicate concepts and present to cross-functional groups. Ability to work self-directed when needed, and take ownership of your workflow. Support and aid the full concept and design process across all categories You will work with experienced Designers, Design Engineers, Brand and Category Managers, Graphic Designers, Operations Associates, and our oversees manufacturing partners. What experience you need: 3-5 years working in Industrial Design for consumer products. At least 3 years’ experience working on Solidworks Experience in CAD design for 3D printing and manufacturing Ability to move from concept to final quickly. Proficiency with Adobe CC. Proficient in sketch-concepting. Ability to create realistic renderings. Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design or similar. Solid understanding of plastic manufacturing concepts. Ability to effectively communicate concepts and present to cross-functional groups. What will make you successful: Familiarity with Google Suite of applications a plus Familiarity with Monday.com a plus Experience with overseas, specifically Chinese, manufacturing a plus Fishing experience a plus, ?but not necessary. ? Loving the outdoors is a good thing too. Sense of humor Being comfortable being uncomfortable Curiosity: Always seeking to understand “why”. Always looking to make things better. Passion: You are driven by a love for what you do Optimism: The ability to bounce back quickly when something doesn’t work Action: Knowing when to shift from planning to doing Honesty: Transparency with customers, partners and teammates Entrepreneurial spirit Data-driven mindset Candidates must include a portfolio showcasing work, or a link to one. Candidates without a portfolio or resume will not be considered. Where work is the result of a collaborative design effort, please indicate such and specify which work was your own. Portfolios should reflect your ability to think through a problem, relay your process of how you got there and why you made those decisions, and sketching, CAD, and rendering ability. And they should reflect your personality and what drives you creatively! Catch Co. is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Catch Co. recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other protected status. Our Benefits: "Take what you need" paid time off policy 11 Paid Holidays + 4 additional paid days off specifically to enjoy the outdoors Flexible working schedule & work from home opportunities (and a fully remote team throughout covid-19) Medical, dental and vision Insurance - We cover 80-100% of the premium for yourself and your dependents Paid parental leave Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Health Savings Accounts or Flexible Spending Accounts Employer-sponsored disability insurance Employer-sponsored life insurance 401(K) plan Pet insurance Pre-tax commuter benefits Unlimited coffee and fruit snacks (once we return to the office!) And more :) Unfortunately, visa sponsorship is not available at this time.