18 days old

Industrial Designer 1 - OEM/Exhibits

Garmin International
Olathe, KS 66061
  • Job Code
    2100012
  • Jobs Rated
    108th
GPS Manufacturer/Distributor

We are looking for a full-time Industrial Designer 1 - OEM/Exhibits for our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. In this role, you will work with higher level designers in the conceptualization and development of new products, programs, and exhibit solutions. In this position, the designer will work closely with engineering, product managers, marketing, and sales teams of the assigned projects. Other essential functions include:



  • Partners in the conceptualization and development of new products, programs, and exhibits

  • Develops and communicates through sketching, 3D modeling, renderings, computer generated images and physical mock ups

  • Works collaboratively and professionally with engineering, managers, and other stakeholders

  • Follows schedule and development process to meet deadlines set by supervisor / project leader

  • Generates fresh ideas, innovative design concepts, and pragmatic mechanical solutions

  • Creates part and construction files for prototyping and fabrication

  • Clearly provides status of work to supervisor, mentor, project team, and other stakeholders

  • Accepts and acts on constructive criticism to refine and improve designs, concepts, and solutions

  • Develops understanding of material application, resource costing, and task management

  • Coordinate with suppliers, monitor quality, track orders, and maintain schedule of deliverables

  • Provides onsite tradeshow and meeting support as needed (travel required)

  • Provides department support as needed (shop, equipment, software, computer, other)

  • Stays current on prototyping, presentation, computer graphics techniques, and industry software

  • Performs other job-related task as assigned



Qualified candidates possess a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, Engineering or another field relevant to the essential functions of this job description from a four-year college or university OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. Other requirements include:





  • Outstanding academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule) with the demonstrated ability to apply learned knowledge


  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills


  • Must demonstrate knowledge, experience and/or training necessary to use the following software:SolidWorks, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and CorelDRAW Graphics Suite.


  • Demonstrated ability to research client / customer data, exhibit use attributes, and industry trends



  • Demonstrated ability to co-develop physical mock-ups, models, and exhibits (samples / portfolio).


  • Ability to complete basic shop tasks, fabricate small projects, and contribute to large project efforts


  • Basic knowledge of shop safety procedures, and educational experience working with shop equipment includingSaws, milling machines, routers, jointers, drill press, sanders and hand tools


  • Educational understanding and experience with a variety of materials such as model board, wood, metal, plastics, and similar materials



  • Environmental, display, and tradeshow design experience (school projects are acceptable, portfolio examples are required)


  • Ability to help create specifications for exhibits that meet client and show requirements

  • Keeps current on exhibit and display design trends and competitors designs

  • Able to collaborate and develop material, textures and surface finishes options as needed

  • Assist in the fabrication, crating, and logistical planning associated with assigned project

  • Strong knowledge of millwork construction methods and machinery (CNC experience preferred).

  • Educational understanding of low voltage lighting, sound, and electrical systems





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, veterans status, age or disability.








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Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-03
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