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At **Goal Zero**,an NRG owned company; our mission is to empower people with a bright,safe,connected,and sustainable future by delivering smart,portable power solutions designed for everyone,everywhere. As the market leader in portable solar power,Goal Zero solar panels,power stations,and accessories give a new breed of consumers and outdoor enthusiasts the power to go farther,regardless of their gear's battery life. We invite you to join our adventure.
GOAL ZERO is looking for a qualified Industrial Designer to generate compelling product designs that fit the company image and meet the manufacturing and marketing need. This position reports to the Head of Innovation and will be a part of the team responsible for ensuring continuous evolution and revolution of the Goal Zero product offering. A strong candidate will have both the artistic and technical skills to create new and compelling products that typically,although not always,will add to the portable power product portfolio. This role will also work closely with other team members to take the designs through to production and then the customer.
**Essential Duties & Responsibilities** :
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
+ Create drawings for products including graphics,material call outs,and User interface descriptions
+ Create new product concepts through sketch,Solidworks and prototype
+ Communicate project needs,decisions,aesthetic direction and any other issues to vendors or other departments
+ Design form and function of product categories,creating a design language,including decal and color presentation,that is consistent across multiple products
+ Ensure the best user experience through design of product and user interface
+ Run 3D printer and prepare prototypes.
+ Work with a cross-functional team of developers with the Product Development department,as well as other departments (Sales,Marketing),to ensure a product that is successful with current and future customers
+ Other duties as assigned
**Required Knowledge,Skills,and Abilities:**
+ Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design,Product Design or related field and/or equivalent work experience,preferred
+ 3-5 years of additional work experience as a product designer strongly preferred
+ Expert with SolidWorks and CAD software strongly preferred
+ Expert with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator strongly preferred
+ Technical/engineering skills strongly preferred
**Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:**
+ Regularly required to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
+ Occasionally required to lift heavy objects (~50 lbs)
+ Domestic or international travel may be required
+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,distance vision,color vision,peripheral vision,depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
+ Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
+ Position to be located at Goal Zero in Bluffdale,UT. No Relocation Available.
+ Open Office Environment - primary work location
+ Warehouse Environment
**Additional Details and Benefits:**
We aren't just a company but a team of passionate people who live life to the fullest,with a shared desire to help others do the same. We're mountain bikers,skiers,and climbers,world travelers and weekend warriors,technology mavens and creatives,moms,dads,soccer coaches,volunteers,and everything in between. We rely on our products to power the things that matter most in our own lives and are proud to stand behind them.
Benefits include: Medical,Dental,and Vision Insurance,401K Plan,Employee Stock Purchase Plan,Parental Leave,Tuition Reimbursement,and more.
Goal Zero is committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement,employees are subject to periodic random drug testing,and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster\_screen\_reader\_optimized.pdf )
Level,Title,and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.
Official description on file with Human Resources.