Industrial Designer at APPARATUS

Posted on: 02/12/2021

Location: New York, NY (ON-SITE)

Glassdoor: 3.0 / 5 | Original Source


### Job description The Industrial Designer is responsible for developing accurate technical drawings for client-facing custom fixtures, this includes custom drawings for rugs, furniture, lighting, and special projects. This is a collaborative role and works directly with the product development, production and sales teams. Working knowledge of SolidWorks, AutoCAD and Abode Creative Suite is required. Experience in furniture and lighting design a plus. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE Process: • Developing accurate technical drawing packages, installation instructions and templates for items that include but are not limited to custom orders for rugs, furniture, lighting, objects and projects incorporating residential spaces. • Incorporating custom rugs, furniture and lighting drawings into client provided CAD files for client review and approval. • Responsible for keeping all drawing files up to date and organized on the shared server. • Close communication with the sales and assembly teams regarding custom order questions and status through a dynamic software system. • Daily administrative tasks – uploading all custom order files into a dynamic software system. Skills: • Proficiency in SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. • Analytical mindset, problem-solver, organized. • Strong aesthetic skills, with a keen eye for detail. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Self-motivated individual who takes responsibility, proactively communicates and can thrive in a culture of excellence. • Demonstrate an excellent level of flexibility toward an evolving landscape; remain open to process and people changes and giving and receiving feedback of what’s working well and what isn’t from peers, team members and senior leadership. • Commitment to independent learning and expanding professional and technical knowledge. • Ability to work well under pressure or in the midst of competing priorities. • Solutions-based thinker with a consistently positive attitude, displayed both as an individual and within a collaborative team of peers, managers, directors and VPs. • Able to foster open communication, accept delegation, manage up, effectively respond to feedback and proactive in seeking support and help when needed. • Desire to be a part of a small team, flexible, and has the ability to pivot as needed to accomplish company goals. • Able to be trusted with sensitive, confidential and proprietary information. EXPERIENCE • 4-8 years’ experience in industrial design, with a focus on lighting and furniture design. • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design • Experience designing with materials such as wood, metal, glass, porcelain and leather, including a basic understanding of their manufacturing properties. • Experience in drafting interior floor plan elevations. • Experience in a high-paced environment that values consistency, efficiency and excellence. • Experience servicing high-end clientele. • Proven experience managing competing priorities and urgent requests. • Experience in a business that requires a team to execute the common vision, understands the value of the individual and the team. WORK SCHEDULE • Full-time studio hours: Monday–Friday • Longer hours and weekend availability as needed. PERFORMANCE REVIEW AND CHECK-INS SCHEDULE • Weekly 1:1s. • Annual performance review. This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position is based in our NY studio. Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.