Overview : Teknion is currently hiring a full-time Industrial Designer for our North York, ON head office. We are looking for a dynamic industrial designer experienced in all aspects of design to work in a team environment to generate, develop and communicate appropriate new product design concepts and innovative product solutions that can be manufactured to cost targets and meet market needs.
Develop new concepts and products and demonstrate their features, form and detailed application and restrictions in response to the product briefs and PDO.
Evolve the design concept through a systematic process of model making, testing, analysis, and refinement to create a prototype of the product design.
Participate in the cross-disciplinary project team(s) to collectively solve product design issues, including manufacturability, function, appearance, product application, etc and report back, to project team with significant design direction.
Communicate and demonstrate the new product designs using models, CAD layouts, drawings and presentations.
Present product concepts and design direction, both internally and externally in an informal and formal manner.
Keep abreast of industry trends and standards as they relate to competitive product and design.
Continually acquire knowledge of new product(s) and how they may be applied to various changing work environments.
Keep Design Management aware of significant decisions, changes and progress updates.
University degree or college diploma in Industrial Design.
Minimum 4 years of relevant experience as a product designer.
Working knowledge of computer applications related to design such as SolidWorks and Microsoft office.
Basic project management skills.
Sketching and model making.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and problem solving skills.
Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.
Working knowledge of various manufacturing processes, materials, and human factors.