Industrial Designer

Industrial Design Cincinnati, Ohio

About Kaleidoscope
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Kaleidoscope is a product design and innovation firm with five locations and more than 80 employees. We create products and experiences that grow businesses and improve lives by leveraging our expertise at the intersection of consumer insights, emerging technology and health and wellness. We call this Purpose Driven Innovation.™

Job Summary

The Industrial Designer will participate in design projects within our clients to develop creative and applicable design solutions.

  • Generates inventive, fresh ideas expressed through 2D sketching using latest digital technologies, while providing aesthetic solutions that meet functional requirements (i.e. ergonomics, manufacturing, branding, assembly, etc.)
  • Works collaboratively with other disciplines to optimize design solutions
  • Adjusts and/or incorporates changes in design based on feedback from management and/or client
  • Develops representative 3D design solution proposals that are true to requirements and design theme using SolidWorks
  • Clearly articulates design approach and rationale behind proposed design solutions
  • Presents design concepts and prototypes to internal and client stakeholders for review
  • Participates in project research and brainstorming activities

  • Knowledge/skills at a level acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design or related fields
  • 0-4 years of professional experience in innovation/product development
  • Intermediate knowledge of latest digital tools: 2D-Adobe Suite or Sketchbook Pro, 3D-SolidWorks
  • Strong aesthetic sensitivity with a discernment of good/bad visual design (2D and 3D sculptural forms)
  • Communicates appropriate design intent by a variety of means:  ideas in 2D and 3D form
  • Intermediate ability to synthesize inputs and drive towards appropriate solutions