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Industrial Designer

Southington, ConnecticutFull-time
About the Job
Position Summary:
Works under the general direction of the President, responsible for providing design direction and contributing actively in the company's design objectives, including Product Design, Systems Design, Experience Design, and Graphic Design.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with Designers, Engineering team, and the President in the conception, development and presentation of new and existing products
  • Work with the Design and Sales teams to conceptualize and develop product sales tools, documentation and user experience
  • Assist with the company's marketing initiatives such as trade shows, showroom design, client (experience) events, web system design, branding and product launches
  • Prepare initial CAD drawings and work with vendors, production and engineering in the proof of concept and model building stages
  • Plan and produce product prototypes, and perform sample quality inspection
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimal Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design
  • At least three years of immersion in the design and product development process, preferably with an established design/manufacturing company
  • Practical knowledge of the materials and manufacturing processes is a must
  • Knowledge of lighting is a plus
  • Some experience using machine tools (CNC, Manual Mills/ Lathes, routers)
  • Must have a design portfolio with hands-on experience prototyping
  • 3D modelling and rendering experience, using Rhino, Keyshot, 3ds Max, or Cinema 4D
  • Strong graphic design skills are required
  • Knowledge using Solidworks is required
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Highly technical, organized and detail oriented
  • Highly motivated and passionate about design
About Juniper

Juniper is a fast-growing technology-oriented lighting design and manufacturing business with our manufacturing facility located in Southington, CT and our showroom in New York, NY. We operate in the high-end architectural lighting industry; manufacturing innovative, custom solutions for luxury office, retail, commercial, residential, and hospitality spaces worldwide.