Product Designer
Posted on 9/12/2023
Walker Edison
West Jordan, UT, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
UI/UX Design
  • INFLUENCE INNOVATION & DESIGN: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help grow our business
  • COLLABORATION: Develop and leverage relationships with key stakeholders (internal & external) to improve our products and our business
  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our customers, and key stakeholders
  • INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our business objectives, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible
  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity
  • SMART RISKS: Makes bold decisions/recommendations. Not afraid to challenge conventions
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of their work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices, or ideas
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN & ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms their peers
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance
  • Expertise in and across modern design disciplines, including research, UX/UI, visual design, and interaction design
  • Strong eye and point of view in design/trend, driven to deliver innovation
  • Track record of launching impactful consumer products from concept to delivery
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to balance hands-on work with long-term vision and planning
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • A passion for staying at the forefront of design trends, technologies, and industry advancements
  • Experience setting KPIs and using data to define design success for leadership teams
  • Experience with working closely with global manufacturing partners bringing design to life through the product development process
  • Experience in a product lifecycle management software (PLM)
  • Lead by example, owning product design projects to drive form, fit, function focused on innovation, while maintaining a deep understanding of our products, consumers, and customers
  • Collaborate closely with our cross-functional stakeholders, such as sales, operations, sourcing, product development, commercialization, and external manufacturing partners, to execute seamless integration of design across all consumer touchpoints and considerations
  • Formulate new and innovate ways to lead the ready to assemble furniture business to the next stage of growth by driving continuous improvement, staying updated on furniture industry trends, key an active pulse on the market, emerging technologies, cost effective solutions, design best practices, and influence global teams to achieve outstanding results
  • Partner with our sourcing team on product strategies, insuring we are productive partners to our manufacturing suppliers, product marketing and sales team
  • Interpret ideas into product strategies, while creating innovative designs for our ready to assembly furniture in the categories; bedroom, dining/kitchen, entertainment, fireplace, home office, occasional, or outdoor
  • Co-mentor and guide a group of designers and engineers fostering a culture of collaboration, growth, and unity
Desired Qualifications
  • 5+ years as a product development or design leader with experience in the consumer goods industry, furniture industry is a plus