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Associate Designer, 3D Cad Design
Posted on 5/12/2022
Seattle, WA, USA • Washington, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in design-related field or equivalent
  • 1+ years of 3D CAD experience including complex Surfacing and organic geometry such as Rhino, Moto, Grasshopper, etc
  • Footwear-specific knowledge is preferred but not required
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines without fail
  • Ability to be flexible and multitask many different projects at once
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrating effective listening through concise, clear verbal and written communication
  • Interest and ability to help create unique solutions
  • Effective presentation comfort and skill
  • Demonstration of innovation and initiative - always looking at improving our products and processes while also displaying a willingness to dive into the details and help wherever necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that inspire and build trust resulting in effective working relationships across the team
  • Keen attention to detail in planning, organization, and execution of tasks, while still seeing the big picture and understanding how all the pieces fit together and affect one another
  • Ability to anticipate how a decision made can affect our customers, our partners, our products, or other departments' operations and/or morale; connecting the dots
  • Travel 10% (Domestically / Internationally.)
  • Embraces and lives the Brooks values!
  • Create and revise surface/solid models according to modeling best practices and manufacturing standards
  • Adapt and acquire skills in new programs for designing 3D CAD-based on Brooks best practices
  • Leverage 3D models to make the design, color, and materialization of our footwear come to life
  • Make necessary 3D updates and meet calendar deadlines and deliverables
  • Create, collect files, and add to digital files to the CAD library of our products as well as move files between programs, by taking CAD files into KeyShot for production renders
  • Continuously deepen your understanding of performance footwear construction, consumer knowledge, biomechanics, and design philosophy to grow your design skills
  • Implement our core Innovation philosophy (FUTURE BEAUTY) into design. Use and improve our design language (CRAFTED BEAUTY.)
  • Deliver technical documents and follow up to ensure designs match production
  • Adjust designs based on feedback with multiple design solutions
  • Contribute to 3D CAD advancements to evolve Brooks CAD processes
  • Continuously advance expertise in performance footwear construction, consumer knowledge, biomechanics, and design philosophy
  • Maintain and organize 3D shared design standards, specifications, and templates with stakeholders across all product lines
  • Contribute to Footwear team presentations to clearly and effectively present concepts and designs
  • Collaborate with Footwear Designers and Development in reviewing digital samples to ensure that all 3D files represent the physical samples as closely as possible
  • Partner with internal/external resources to create a digital CAD library of products
  • Interface with the Color - Material & Trend Design Team, Merchandising, and Marketing teams to ensure correct interpretation of visual assets
  • Communicate with outside material and technology partners when needed to achieve photoreal results
  • NOTE: To be considered for this position, please submit a portfolio of your work along with your application materials
Desired Qualifications
  • Passionate participation in Brooks' sports activities is a plus, overridden by the ability to understand and empathize with the runner to develop loyal, engaging relationships with our customers and the Brooks community
Brooks Running

1,001-5,000 employees

Running shoes and apparel
Company mission
Brooks Running's goals are simple: everyone who wants to run feels welcome to run, and everyone who runs has a place to do it. They're working toward meaningful change the same way we run — by tapping into the limitless positivity of the run and then putting one foot in front of the other.
  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • PPO and high deductible health plan options
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous paid time off
  • 10 paid holidays + your birthday
  • Parental leave
Company Values
  • The run is who we are
  • Running is a gift. Run happy.
  • The run is a limitless source of positive energy
  • We do one thing: build great running gear
  • We’re obsessed with the body in motion
  • We sweat every detail
  • We’re runners, too