Industrial Designer

Fox Factory Performance Vehicle Development | Birmingham, Al

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3 weeks ago

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Job description

Job Responsibilities
? Interpret sketches and develop CAD models of moderately complex components, assemblies, and subassemblies.
? Focus on satisfying aesthetic criteria amidst chances to infuse personal style into designs.
? Incorporate engineering requirements, manufacturing processes, and material properties into the
design progression.
? Proactively approach design, automatically solving for, or knowing when to escalate, foreseen problems
before they become unmanageable.
? Solicit feedback from service and installation personnel to continuously improve and inform the designs.
? Solve technical challenges and validate concepts through appropriate studies with pre-production
prototypes and first article samples.
? Participate in Design Reviews and creative brainstorming sessions, both scheduled and informal, with peers,
management, and strategic brand partners.
? Participate in Design for Manufacturing Reviews between the design team and suppliers for refinement of part
& tool designs and identification of process opportunities.
? Track multiple project imperatives towards goals and report to management at key milestones.
? Ensure the complete, accurate, and timely creation and maintenance of design drawings, including production
prints, quality prints, & related documents.
? Implement design & engineering changes with clear and concise documentation as required.
? Contribute to the continued evolution of the team’s workflows and processes to further improve quality and
? Stay current with design trends, new technology, and competitive products.
? Actively pursue personal improvement and take advantage of learning opportunities.
? Be an executor who derives satisfaction from completing objectives, chasing down answers, and fine-tuning
every detail until a design is right.
Desired Characteristics
? Strong visual, verbal, & written communication skills, with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider
? Solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with engineering terminology.
? Experience with a variety of manufacturing processes and fabrication methods (i.e. injection molding,
thermoforming, stamping, extrusion, etc.)
? Prolific and iterative approach, instinctively generating a large volume of potential solutions to problems.
? Relentless commitment to exchange critical dialogue, with an objective self-awareness towards defending
design decisions.
? Discernment to screen out bad ideas and identify good ones, ignoring ego and avoiding attachment to any one
? Tactful ability to build consensus and drive team decision making to accomplish objectives.
? Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate and engage with team members.
? Flexible attitude towards shifting work priorities, handling change smoothly and with agility.
? High personal work ethic, with a dedication to overcome and embrace new challenges. Eat challenges for
? Readiness to implement and improve design best practices and design tools.
? Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, and accountability.
? Passionate about the automotive and transportation industry.
? Willingness to work long hours as needed.
? Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Product Design, Industrial Design, Engineering, or related field.
? 3+ years of relevant design experience.
? Intermediate skill-level in CAD software and tools; preferred platforms include Rhino, SolidWorks, & Alias.
? Demonstrated creative proficiency with supporting portfolio.

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