• Senior Industrial Designer Atlanta
  • THRIVE in Atlanta, GA, Georgia
  • jobs
  • 6 days ago

jobs description

THRIVE is an award-winning, ISO 9001 certified end-to-end product development and innovation strategy firm. Our company is built on Informed Design — an empathy-driven, human-centered approach that helps us and our clients design, develop, and engineer products that have real meaning and experiences that people love. You can find our innovations positively impacting lives in homes, hospitals, and... businesses around the world. This is why THRIVE continues to be a trusted advisor to some of the world's most iconic brands, including AT&T, Amazon, Amgen, Becton Dickinson, Coca-Cola, Keurig, Hillrom, Intuitive Surgical, Johnson & Johnson, McDonald's, Samsung, Wolf, and SC Johnson. Now, we're looking to add even more talent to our awesome team!

Hello, we're THRIVE

We're a group of creative professionals raising the bar on Informed Design. We design human-centered brands, products, services, and experiences for leading companies around the world.

Why should you work with us?

1) Your skills will be nurtured

Every organization talks about development and evolving your career, but at THRIVE, it's a part of the job description. We welcome your talent and your skills and want to give you the support and framework to nurture your abilities. We also want you to be able to do everything you've wanted to do, whether that's something focused in design, branding, strategy, or something entirely separate.

2) Your skills will be used in a variety of ways

Our clients come to us because they have a problem and they want THRIVE's help solving it. The exciting and challenging part is that no problem is just alike, which means our team members — and hopefully you, if you decide to bring your talents to THRIVE — work on a variety of projects for a variety of clients. This keeps the work fresh and stimulates innovation.

3) You'll be surrounded by talented, passionate people like you

We're growing fast, which also means that there's lots of growth opportunities at THRIVE. But the other factor that helps our team members grow is the amount of sheer talent everyone is surrounded by on a day-to-day basis. In addition to top-tier talent, the other thing our team possesses is a serious passion for their work, which ultimately stems from a passion for designing a world that helps people thrive everywhere. If this is something you're interested in doing, THRIVE might be the perfect place for you.

• Demonstrate the ability to think strategically, while developing a strong rationale for your design recommendations that are based on consumer, brand, and business rationale.
• Lead the definition and development of new product offerings that deliver new value and achieve our client's business objectives.
• Create product solutions that embody a strong aesthetic sense and manifest a brand dimensionally in a way that stimulates people's senses and emotions.
• Lead brand analysis and critical thinking, turning insights into actionable directives for design.
• Have excellent form development ability, manifesting a brands tone and personality through product form.
• Demonstrate a mastery of technical skills: CAD - Solidworks; excellent sketching; color, material & finish, rapid sketch development, prototyping, and visualization in Keyshot or equivalent.
• Develop 3D digital surface models of high complexity and sophistication that are both aesthetically accurate and technically robust.
• Inspire and guide members of the industrial design team through different types of innovation content; from technical to strategic.
• Combine appropriate design methods, theory and content to address a particular clients business challenges.
• Innovate within known high and low volume manufacturing techniques, specifying materials, construction, mechanisms, color and surface finish.
• Lead the development of client presentations that communicate a compelling narrative/story.
• Understand a particular client's culture and the needs of multiple stakeholders (e.g. designers and business) and adapt your communication accordingly.
• Lead the creative process through facilitation of concept ideation sessions, brainstorms and creative discussions.
• Build and maintain a network with peers in the professional design and innovation community.
• Survey the work of other designers in the global design community to identify best practices, methods, tools and approaches.
• Manage projects by creating work plans, project timelines and communicating and managing to them effectively.

• Have a BA/BS in Industrial Design or equivalent experience.
• Have at least 5+ years of experience in the capacity of an industrial designer producing work of the highest quality.
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, SolidWorks, KeyShot and/or other related industrial design tools.
• Experience with 3D printing and laser cutting software.

• Have previous experience working within a top design consultancy or corporation.
• Have a strong understanding of the human-centered design process.
• Have a strong capacity for critical thought and information synthesis.
• Have the desire to work in a fast-paced environment with demanding deadlines.


This role must sit in Atlanta, GA at THRIVE's studio. It is not a remote position. No remote applications will be considered. Covid-19 vaccination required.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and portfolio/work samples. Please limit submissions to 10MB. Submissions without a portfolio will not be considered.  


At THRIVE, we don't just accept difference — we celebrate it! We believe difference and inclusion are critical to creating an innovative environment capable of delivering groundbreaking products, services, and experiences. All aspects of employment at THRIVE, including hiring, promoting, and disciplinary issues, are based on competence and the needs of the business. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law
Atlanta GA USA


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