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Associate Industrial Designer

Louisville, KY, United States  |  Engineering  |  ID: REQ-10262

Description

Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Associate Industrial Designer

The Challenge

The Associate Industrial Designer will conceptualize and develop new home appliance products that fit within a suite of products and are executed in a fashion consistent with established visual brand language guidelines. The products possess a higher-than-average degree of complexity with successful design solutions incorporating the appropriate blend of form, aesthetics, and physical and psychological interfaces.

What you will Do

Essential Responsibilities

  • Design engaging products that delight the end-user.
  • Synthesize research, aesthetic trends, and production processes to generate new concepts that possess the visual brand character and user experience of our products.
  • Create and develop products that work great in the home and are appealing both on the sales floor and in the home.
  • Lead day-to-day industrial design actions with product development teams.
  • Drive innovative product enhancements that benefit the user and simplify manufacturing complexity.
  • Identify/plan resource needs for future projects within the platform.
  • Support internal/external design resources to manage projects
  • Support collaborative projects with universities.

What you need to Succeed

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 1 year of professional design experience to include experience working on multi-disciplinary teams
  • Proficient in 3D modeling packages (Solidworks) and 2D/rendering packages (Illustrator/Photoshop, KeyShot).
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas using visualization tools to present complex ideas in an easy-to-understand way through sketching, low-fidelity models, and theme boards.
  • Experienced and proficient in 3D prototyping and visualization, e.g., 3d printing, CNC machining, colors/materials, etc.

Desired Characteristics

  • Master’s degree in Industrial Design
  • Consumer electronics experience a plus
  • Appropriate professional certifications desired
  • Actively involved with professional organizations

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GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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