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Industrial Designer

Garmin International
Olathe, KS 66061
  • Job Code
    2100011
  • Jobs Rated
    108th
GPS Manufacturer/Distributor

Garmins Consumer Industrial Design team continues to grow in Kansas City. We are looking for talented Industrial Designers to create amazing designs for cycling computers, outdoor handhelds, dash cams, marine radars, and much more. As well as a growing range of wearables for wellness, running, outdoor, golf, kids, and scuba diving.

Join a talented and passionate team of over 30 industrial designers who work directly with engineering and leadership to create compelling products for the Automotive, Outdoor, Fitness, and Marine markets. Collaborate with a dedicated team of prototype developers in a fully equipped shop that includes multiple 3D printers and CNC machines. Experience the variety and diversity of projects that would normally be reserved for a design consultancy with the stability and benefits of a corporate environment. Garmins process also provides designers the ability to work on a design from initial sketch through refinement, prototyping and into mass-production.

See work examples and follow us on Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/garmin_design/

Learn more about Kansas City:

http://www.thinkkc.com/with/garmin_el

https://www.visitkc.com

Essential functions:

  • Explore a wide variety of compelling design options through sketching and rendering for Garmins consumer product markets

  • Understand and apply future trends in design, technology, and materials

  • Create 3D models using Solidworks for product development and prototyping

  • Communicate concepts and ideas through verbal, visual, and written means

  • Understand the needs and desires of our customers

  • Collaborate with Design, Engineering, Marketing, and Management teams to translate project goals into relevant design solutions

  • Work with a team of prototype specialists to create in-house appearance models




Qualified candidates for this role will possess a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, 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 experience with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Other requirements include:

  • 3 - 6 years experience
  • Must demonstrate knowledge, education, experience and/or training necessary to use tools such as SolidWorks, Keyshot, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and Sketchbook Pro
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent hand sketching skills (Wacom Tablet experience preferred)
  • Ability to rapidly explore a wide variety of styling options (forms, colors, finishes, materials, etc.)
  • Courage to explore new ideas

Salary and job level commensurate with experience.

Please submit portfolio and resume to: id@garmin.com


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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