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INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

Home Depot


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
01/15/2018
2018-01-152018-02-13
Job Code:
113009
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INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER (113009)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:

Position Purpose

Develop product design solutions within various departments including hard-lines, decor, and building materials while successfully navigating complex patent landscapes and providing industry leading thought and design deliverables. Serve internal clients by understanding their goals and partnering with them on product designs to improve business results. Balance the relationship between product properties, design elements, business goals, marketing demands, consumer trends, technology and environmental issues.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • 40% Product Concept Sketching/Development
  • 15% Customer Research and Sales Analytics
  • 15% Solidworks CAD Development
  • 15% Manage relationships with suppliers
  • 10% Provide internal customer support
  • 5% Prototyping

Nature and Scope

Position reports to Industrial Design Manager
No direct reports.

Environmental Job Requirements

Located in a comfortable indoor area.
Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel around 10% of the time.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required –

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience - 3

Physical Job Requirements

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.S. Industrial Design
  • Experience designing mass consumer products
  • A portfolio exhibiting:
    • Development of mass consumer products
    • The ability to design decorative products with mass appeal
    • An aptitude for creating mechanical solutions to user needs
    • A good eye for creating decorative 2D vector illustrations
  • Proficient sketching skills (digital, Cintiq sketching experience a plus)
  • Advanced Solidworks modeling and 3D rendering skills
  • Advanced Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator skills
  • Comfortable manipulating data in Excel
  • Experience leading customer interviews and performing online surveys

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Able to manage multiple internal design clients
  • Able to communicate the benefits and power of design
  • Able to present ideas verbally with clarity and fluidity
  • Able to quickly adjust design vision to meet business and customer needs
  • Able to translate quantitative data into design intent
  • Able to create top-class design deliverables to communicate ideas
  • A multi-dimensional designer comfortable designing many different product categories and learning new product categories as needed quickly


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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