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Industrial Designer

Low Pressure Studio, home to some of the leading brands in the snowboard industry, is looking for full-time Industrial Designer to join our expanding product innovation hub in Waterbury, Vermont. The ideal candidate is an Industrial Designer who shares our passion for design, gear, and a love of snowboarding.

The Industrial Designer will report to the Product Design Director and work in tight coordination with the I.D. team members - specifically to be working within our boot and binding development teams. Low Pressure Studio brands include Rome, Bataleon, and Lobster.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Participate and assist in concept development through sketching and prototyping
  • Execute design detailing and technical packages as assigned from team members
  • Refine product designs through multiple prototyping phases as instructed
  • Generate concepts through brainstorming and other creative processes
  • Create sketches, renderings, mock-ups, prototypes or other representations of the design as appropriate to each specific project
  • With the help of the team, select appropriate materials and manufacturing processes and apply these specs to techpacks using Adobe Illustrator
  • Work closely with the design team leads to ensure the selected vendor is building parts and products to follow the design intent
  • Follow and adhere to the timeline requirements of the assigned project
  • Present project status in regular design reviews
  • Process design change orders in a timely and accurate manner with care and detail
  • Research new materials and technologies for potential use in boots and bindings
  • Travel domestically and internationally to conduct research, work with vendors, attend tradeshows and other job-related functions may be required

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

  • Education: MUST hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design, mechanical engineering or similar
  • Work Experience:
    • Required: Internship or post-graduation experience
    • Preferred: 1-5 years post-graduation experience
  • Strong technical aptitude and willingness to solve function problems in design or manufacturing related.
  • MUST have excellent skills in the latest versions of Adobe Illustrator, SolidWorks, Microsoft office
  • Have an aesthetic sense of detail and an eye for proportions and scale
  • Extremely detail oriented, with strong organizational capabilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess the ability to work independently and to be self-motivated
  • Solid knowledge or materials and manufacturing processes
  • Strong ideation and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate your ideas through quick sketches as well as verbally
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to follow briefs to deliver designs that adhere to target prices
  • Ability to prioritize and work under pressure to meet concurrent deadlines
  • Willingness to embrace snowboarding as part of your lifestyle if it already isn’t a part of it

To be Successful in this role you must:

  • Demonstrate a track record of creative, compelling designs
  • Demonstrate the ability to sketch, concept, create renderings and model products in a way that clearly communicates design intent and function
  • Demonstrate a growing knowledge of materials and design
  • Show the ability to conduct research, present project status, communicate clearly, meet deadlines, use word processing, spreadsheets, email, and other basic computer skills
  • Show openness for collaborate with all team members and a willingness to learn and grow

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive Salary and Medical Benefits
  • Domestic and International travel to tradeshows and Sales Meetings
  • SICK! (Powder) Days, All major holidays, and a generous vacation package
  • Stipend each year towards season pass of choice
  • Access to our discounted Pro Program featuring a variety of brands within the outdoor industry
  • Casual work environment with a flexible schedule
  • Participation in product feedback conversations with Brand Managers
  • International company with numerous opportunities for personal professional growth

This job is full time and in person, located in our Waterbury, VT office. We work in a laid back and creative environment, 30 minutes from Stowe, Sugarbush and Bolton resorts.

If you fit this description and want to be part of the Low Pressure Studio Industrial Design team, please submit your resume and a digital portfolio via email to: jobs@romesnowboards.com (include “Industrial Designer” in subject line).

No phone calls please.

Digital portfolios should be no greater than 7MB. Teaser portfolios of 1-2 images will not be considered.

NOTE: Candidates who are not US citizens or permanent residents need to have authorization to work in the US to apply. Low Pressure Studio is an equal opportunity employer and does not and shall not discriminate based on race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.

Graphic Designer — Digital

Full Time, In-Person: Waterbury, VT

Waterbury, VT-based Rome Snowboards is looking for a full-time Graphic Designer - Digital with focused skills relating to the web, animation, and digital content creation. For the past 20 years, the Rome Snowboard Design Syndicate has been a driving force in our industry and has pushed the envelope on both product and design year after year. The desire to constantly innovate and create has been constant at Rome and we’re looking for someone with a similar drive to join our team.

The Graphic Designer will report directly to the Creative Director and act as an integral part to the entire marketing team on a host of projects ranging from product art creation, final art production, web and social media asset creation and organization, logo design, catalog layout and much more.

The Graphic Designer - Digital will work with the Creative Director as well as the entire marketing team on a host of projects, primarily focused on web site layout, titling and animation for social ads and product videos, content creation and formatting for web and much more

A solid understanding of After Effects and basic knowledge of HTML are necessary for this position.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with and adhere to established brand guidelines.
  • Collaborate with the rest of the creative team and our web development team to bring the Rome aesthetic and brand message to the web.
  • Generate and execute digital assets, creative documents and photo layouts for the various social platforms, web and print.
  • Create digital animations to be used as video titles, social ads and web banners.
  • Give and receive constructive criticism and work in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Take ownership of the execution of all your deliverables.

Ideal Candidate Has:

  • Bachelors of Fine Arts or Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, or related experience.
  • 2-4 years of professional design experience.
  • Animation experience with After Effects. Cinema 4D or related 3D rendering experience a plus.
  • The core of Adobe Creative Suite on lock (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign).
  • Basic HTML skills.
  • A sketchbook as full as their hard drive.
  • Rock solid understanding of typography, layout, composition, and design principles. Illustration or other fine arts based work a plus.
  • Familiar with formatting a variety of pieces of content for web.
  • The ability to multitask and keep multiple projects on track and hit deadlines.
  • Sharp focus, communication skills, and attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with the snowboarding, outdoor industry, snowboard trends, and related media.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive Salary and Medical Benefits.
  • SICK! (Powder) Days, all major holidays and a generous vacation package.
  • Stipend each year towards season pass of choice.
  • Access to our discounted Pro Program featuring a variety of brands within the oudoor industry.
  • Casual work environment with a flexible schedule.
  • Participation in product feedback conversations with Brand Managers.
  • Potential for domestic and international travel.
  • International company with numerous opportunites for personal professional growth.

This job is full time and in person, located in our Waterbury, VT office. We work in a laid back and creative environment, 30 minutes from Stowe, Sugarbush and Bolton resorts.

If you fit this description and want to be part of the Rome Snowboard Design Syndicate, please submit your resume and a digital portfolio via email to: jobs@romesnowboards.com (include “GRAPHIC DESIGNER Digital” in subject line).

No phone calls please.

Digital portfolios should be no greater than 7MB. Teaser portfolios of 1-2 images will not be considered.

NOTE: Candidates who are not US citizens or permanent residents need to have authorization to work in the US to apply. Low Pressure Studio is an equal opportunity employer and does not and shall not discriminate based on race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.