locationsNew York, NY, UStime typeFull timeposted onPosted 30+ Days Agojob requisition idR-11455Great product design starts with great insights, and great insights are powered by a broad perspective. Because Gensler’s work and clients cross virtually every market sector and geographic border, our Product Development practice has the unique ability to unleash the possibilities of new materials, the latest technologies, and evolving needs. As strategists and designers working with manufacturers, we leverage this knowledge and application-based viewpoint to boost a product’s commercial appeal and optimize end-user experience.Your RoleAs an Industrial Designer working within our Product Development practice, you will participate in the entire product design process — from visioning to conceptual design to design development to validation. Throughout this process, you will maintain a continuous dialogue with the Gensler design team and the manufacturer.What You Will DoSupport the Product Development practice area in the firm’s Northeast region by working with multiple teams inside and outside of Gensler to create new products for the built environment (including furniture, seating, wall systems, lighting, flooring, washroom equipment, and hardware)Research and evaluate the competitive landscapeFacilitate and participate in pre-design innovation sessionsMeet with Product Development and Design Directors for briefings and reviewsEvaluate the feasibility of design concepts relative to appearance, performance, safety, code compliance, sustainability, serviceability/maintenance, manufacturability, and cost/price objectivesPrepare sketches, illustrations, renderings, and CAD drawings using computer-aided design equipment and programsRecommend appropriate materials, finishes, and colorsPrepare client presentation documentsParticipate in client presentationsReview prototypes and mock-upsYour QualificationsBachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design or related major5-7 years of professional Industrial Design experience in relevant product categoriesExcellent written and verbal communication skills (must present ideas and information in a clear, concise, well-organized manner)Well-developed sketching, drawing, visualization, and rendering skillsExpertise in visualization and modeling software programs (SolidWorks, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Rhino, Keyshot)Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)3D printing and/or model-making experienceUnderstanding of ergonomics and wire managementKnowledge of manufacturing/assembly processes and molding techniquesComputational design experience a plusRevit proficiency a plusProject management experience a plusDemonstrated curiosity, creativity, energy, and enthusiasm a mustThis is not a remote position.**The base salary range will be estimated between $82,500k and $97,500 plus bonuses and benefits and contingent on relevant experience. Life at GenslerAt Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests. We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership, and twice annual bonus opportunities. Our annual base salary range has been established based on local markets. As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.#LI-DO1
Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 52 locations across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Gensler designers strive to make the places people live, work, and play more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.
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