Full-Time

Manager – Industrial Design

Updated on 6/12/2024

SharkNinja

SharkNinja

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops household cleaning and cooking products

Consumer Goods

Senior, Expert

Needham, MA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Adobe Creative Suite
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
Requirements
  • BA or BS in Industrial Design or a related discipline; MS in Industrial Design or related field preferred.
  • 8+ years of professional experience as a designer in small appliances, consumer electronics, medical devices, or related industries.
  • 3+ years of leadership or management experience.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and visual communication skills.
  • Solid understanding and proven experience in mass-production part design and manufacturing principles.
  • Proficiency in 2D/3D design tools including sketching, Adobe Creative Suite, SolidWorks, and Keyshot.
  • Familiarity with AI-driven design techniques is desirable.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Skilled in driving team collaboration and conducting workshops to foster innovation.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and react swiftly to new information.
  • A robust portfolio showcasing original creative work.
Responsibilities
  • Lead and mentor industrial designers, fostering collaboration and professional development while maintaining a 50/50 approach to hands-on design and design management.
  • Practice user-centered design, utilizing various design methodologies to lead design development activities, translating consumer insights into innovative product solutions.
  • Articulate design intent for manufacturing execution, leveraging proven experience in concept-to-production mastery and manufacturing knowledge, and providing team leadership.
  • Work closely with global cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of design concepts into the product development process and uphold design integrity throughout the cycle.
  • Maintain high quality standards for design throughout the product lifecycle, staying updated on industry trends, innovations, and materials.
  • Identify areas for process improvement within the design department, implementing enhancements to streamline workflows and optimize efficiency.
  • Understand SharkNinja's brands and contribute to defining the company's future product development strategies, aligning with business objectives and customer needs.

SharkNinja stands out as a premier workspace due to its dedicated focus on creating high-quality, user-approved consumer products in cleaning, cooking, and food preparation. This place fosters a culture of innovation and detailed attention to product design and technology, consistently receiving high consumer ratings. Professionals here are part of a progressive environment that thrives on transforming household product categories with exceptional solutions that enhance everyday life.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$558.6M

Headquarters

Needham, Massachusetts

Founded

1994

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

24%

2 year growth

44%