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INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

Field:  Industrial Design, User Experience, User Interface, Information Architecture

Job Functions: Product Design, (UX) User Experience Design, GUI Design, Wireframes, Storyboards, Specification Creation, Concept Rendering, Prototypes, Market Research, CAD

Job Summary

Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics is looking for an industrial designer to join our product development team. The Industrial Designer is responsible for creating dynamic product designs that possess a rich user experience. The Industrial designer will work with the 3D product design as well as the accompanying graphical user interface of consumer electronic products. The product brand language, aesthetics, ergonomics, and usability are a function of the Industrial/UX Designer while working in close collaboration with R&D, Engineering, Marketing, and Management teams. This person must possess the ability to quickly grasp highly complex matters and output clean, understandable solutions. Strong problem solving skills and the ability to understand the end user’s requirements are a must.

The position is based in our Alpharetta, Georgia (north Atlanta metro) office.

Essential Functions

User Experience Design

The UX responsibilities focus on generating product research, writing design specifications, developing original creative design concepts and GUI assets, and overseeing multiple projects through execution. The person will be responsible for crafting and refining innovative User Experience models to meet the business requirements and needs of the end user. This person will need to have the aptitude to communicate clearly with software developers to ensure designs are implemented thoroughly per specification.

Industrial Design

The Industrial Design responsibilities focus on generating product research, creating concept renderings and storyboards, transferring design concepts into CAD, establishing and preserving product brand language, and overseeing multiple projects through execution. The person is responsible for the initial product design and must be a champion for the end user while maintaining business objectives. This person will need to work closely with mechanical engineers and be integral to vendor coordination efforts to make certain the product idea transitions from concept to production.

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of direct experience crafting compelling and innovative product designs and brand experiences in the field of consumer electronics. Co-op and intern experience will be considered.
  • Defining and maintaining style guides for multiple brand languages
  • Communicate concepts and ideas through verbal, visual, and written means
  • Proficient use of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Fireworks, Flash)
  • Concept generation and sketching skills (WACOM tablet skill set preferred)
  • Rendering via KeyShot and SketchBook pro
  • Proficient solid modeling with PRO-E or similar CAD software
  • Manage UX experience by defining Information Architecture
  • Wireframes and GUI Asset creation

Desired Skills (a Plus)

  • Product design experience in mobile or tablet market
  • iOS and Android experience
  • Human Computer Interface with a focus on touch screen design
  • Knowledge of Interactive wireframe software and apps
  • Knowledge of QML/Qt, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and/or Flash

Education

Bachelor degree in Industrial Design, User Experience Design, User Interface Design, HCI, or closely related field. Interested applicants should e-mail resume and cover letter (including salary requirements) to SUBMIT YOUR RESUME. Please limit portfolio samples to 3MB. A link to an on-line portfolio is preferred.  


THE HUMMINBIRD EXPERIENCE IS SECOND TO NONE!!!

Humminbird is America's favorite Fishfinder brand! For over 40 years we've been a leader in providing the recreational angler exciting, innovative fishfinders, depthsounders and GPS systems. Humminbird introduced many of the exciting innovative products and features that are in wide use today, and we continue to introduce cutting edge smart technology products that will provide years of enjoyment for anglers and their families in the future.  

Humminbird, along with MinnKota, Cannon and LakeMaster, is a part of the Marine Electronics Group of Johnson Outdoors. Humminbird, at its state-of-the-art facility in Eufaula, Alabama and the Alpharetta, Georgia Marketing/Engineering offices, engineers and manufactures sonar and electronic products primarily for the consumer market. For more information about Humminbird and our product you may visit our website at   www.humminbird.com . For more about Johnson Outdoors, visit   www.johnsonoutdoors.com .

Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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