Techtronic Industries Inc. develops both power tool and lawn and garden products under the brands of Ryobi, Ridgid, Craftsman, and Homelite.
TTi is searching for passionate and creative hands-on Industrial Designers to join our award winning product development team; Concept Center International, with studios in Hong Kong, Europe and South Carolina. For this opportunity in our South Carolina studio, designers must possess strong communication, organizational, and presentation skills. A creative problem solver with the ability to efficiently interact with a diverse staff is key.
In this position, the Designer will review, research, and evaluate the product landscape translating these findings into new product offerings. The designer will interact with a talented team of: product managers, researchers, brand managers, engineers, photographers, model makers, and industrial designers while maintaining the following qualities:
- Passionately motivated with a high level of responsibility and professionalism.
- Ability to identify product opportunities through ethnographic research to insure true user needs are met.
- Demonstrate a high level of creativity with equally strong mechanical aptitude.
- Applied aesthetic sensitivity to form and detail.
- A great sense of form and proportion.
- Strong conceptual/sketching skills.
- A current knowledge of marketplace trends
- Exceptional communication skills: writing, presenting, storytelling.
- Strong leadership qualities which inspire staff ID.
- Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.
- Detail oriented.
- Human factor & Ergonomic related knowledge.
- Define product finishes including colors, materials, textures, processes.
- Understanding and demonstrated implementation of design language.
- 3 to 5 years of practical experience in either Consumer and/or Commercial product design.
- 2D rendering (Photoshop/Illustrator) required.
- 3D modeling proficiency in SolidWorks required.
- Personal interest in woodworking, landscape and construction related equipment a plus.
Techtronic Industries (aka TTI) makes not only the tools for a home-improvement project but also the vacuum cleaners to tidy up afterward....