Industrial Designer

Job Summary

Industrial Designers research & develop ideas & processes for new products, improve the performance & design of existing products, and coordinate with the team on production of final products. Utilizing CAD software, Industrial Designers prepare accurate & to-scale layouts, shop/assembly drawings, schematics, details, designs, and programs according to applicable client specifications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conceive, research, design, & prototype unique products related to consumer goods, art, and architecture

  • Hand-sketch product concepts, complete 3D CAD models, and submit concept drawings for review & revision

  • Create detailed & accurate drawings & 3D models with derivative datasets that can withstand future modification, all the way down to individual parts for production

  • Research & obtain standards & codes required by clients to develop concepts & plans

  • Evaluate the function, safety, & appearance of products to ensure they have a practical design that can be produced profitably

  • Collaborate with the team to review engineering & production drawings to verify adherence to standard practices, ensure quality control, production feasibility, and desired aesthetics

  • Collaborate & take direction from engineers & executives to research drawings, catalogs, & sketches to develop detailed, dimensioned models and drawings

  • Identify & clarify any inconsistencies in specifications

  • Update & submit approvals/designs multiple times as necessary to meet all requirements

  • Present sketches & designs and perform demonstrations of product prototypes for the approval of clients

  • Be precise, organized, creative, mostly autonomous, and able to meet deadlines

  • Exhibit excellent document control & organization, digitally & physically

Qualifications

  • BA/BS or equivalent combination of education & work experience in design engineering, industrial design, or product design

  • 4+ years of related professional experience in drafting/design for CNC precision machining

  • Established ability/body of work that demonstrates strong aesthetic design skills & creativity and an ability to convey concepts in hand-drawn sketches

  • Ability to conceive unique concepts for consumer goods, art, and architectural products lines

  • Fluid in SolidWorks and/or Unigraphics software

  • Knowledge of CNC machining processes, programming, & materials

  • Knowledge of metal fabrication processes/drawing & welding symbols

  • Solid understanding of different construction & manufacturing methods

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the qualities of various materials; especially metals

  • In depth knowledge of design, physics, engineering, and mathematics

  • Excellent time management, organization, & independent judgement skills

  • Strong creativity and acute attention to detail

  • Ability to read, understand, & interpret part documents & plans/drawings/schematics

  • Outgoing, personable, team-player with excellent communication skills in both verbal & written English

  • This is an ITAR regulated facility; must be a Citizen or national of the United States or lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence under the Immigration Nationality Act

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary (DOE) with paid holidays & paid time off. Medical and life insurance is available along with a company 401(k) plan. Typical hours are Monday through Thursday 6:30am to 5:00pm.

Camtec is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Camtec is a Northwest Washington company that specializes in custom machine parts and tooling for aerospace, commercial and architectural markets.

360-733-2924

 

3823 Hammer Drive

Bellingham WA 98226

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