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Product Designer - FLY, Street, Hwy 21

Company: Western Power Sports
Location: Boise
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationID - Boise, IDPosition TypeFull TimeEducation Level4 Year DegreeTravel PercentageUp to 25%Job ShiftDayJob CategoryDesignDuties & QualificationsProduct Designer - FLY Street, FLY Snow & Hwy 21 BrandsLocation: Boise, IDJob type: Full-time, Salary ExemptSalary: DOE
OVERVIEWWPS is seeking an experienced, out-of-the-box creative Product Designer for our Design team, based at our Boise, ID headquarters. This position works within the Product Design team to design and develop FLY and HWY 21 products and apparel. This role reports to the Design Creative Director.
This role must exhibit proven experience in innovative, market-focused product design, product development, and project management, and must have in-depth knowledge and understanding of manufacturing and production processes. Excellent communication skills are essential as the position demands effective and clear coordination between design teams, domestic and foreign vendors, and internal departments and stakeholders. This position is ideally suited to a creative who actively participates in the industry and understands the specific market needs of this segment of the powersports community.

  • Able to work through all phases of the product development process - concepts through production.
  • Provide high-quality product designs and product directions.
  • Create dynamic trend directions with colors, materials, features, and graphics.
  • Exhibit consistent growth of ideas and skill set through continuous self-education and experimentation with new software programs or design concepts.
  • Organize, communicate, and manage project development with vendors.
  • Create detailed tech packs for vendors that provides all required information for production.
  • Create and manage project timeline/schedule with vendor. Ensure key milestones and delivery dates are achieved.
  • Daily communication and coordination with factories to ensure that the product development goals are being met for each project.
  • Ability to effectively problem solve a variety of issues, while maintaining a solution based approach.
  • Create product reviews for development, pre-production, and TOP samples.
  • Overseas travel to vendor factories for items that are being developed.
    • Bachelor's Degree in design field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 3+ years of experience within the product design/development field.
    • Experience in Microsoft Office, with a high proficiency in Excel, Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop.
    • Understanding of project management strategies and practices applied to product development.
    • Knowledge of manufacturing practice and methods in the garment industry, including sewing, materials, construction layout, and pattern making.
    • Ability to effectively solve problems on a variety of issues with a solution-based approach.
    • Highly organized, self-driven, with a keen ability to know when and how to take the initiative.
    • An interest, or active participation, in the powersports industry is HIGHLY PREFERRED.
      "IND123"Company CultureCOMPANY CULTURELove the great outdoors? Love being a part of a fast-paced, expanding community of passionate outdoor enthusiasts? Well we do too. As one of the fastest growing wholesale distributors of aftermarket power sports parts, apparel and accessories, we believe in working hard and playing harder. We sell fun products, delivering to a nationwide network of dealers from multiple warehouse locations around the country. Beyond our enthusiasm for the power sports industry, WPS is committed to the lives of our employees and provides a comprehensive package of benefits that include: Medical and Dental insurance, Vision Reimbursement, Life and optional Aflac Supplemental Insurance; 401K and ROTH 401K with 100% Company Match to 3%; Paid PTO, Holiday and Hospital time; competitive pay and an exciting work environment!

Keywords: Western Power Sports, Boise , Product Designer - FLY, Street, Hwy 21, Other , Boise, Idaho

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