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Product Designer

Location: Chandler, AZ - Office

At Andar, we design and develop streamlined goods so that people can carry what matters. We’re looking for a talented and experienced product designer to join our team. As a product designer, you will be responsible for the design of our products from start to finish, from researching to wire-framing to prototyping to user testing. You will work closely with our Founders, Brand Director, and Leather Smith, to bring product designs to life. The most successful product designers are creative problem-solvers with a strong understanding of user-centered design principles.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design and oversee the production of high-quality products that meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Research and develop new product concepts in response to customer needs and market trends
  • Create detailed specifications for new products, including dimensions, materials, colors, finishes, etc.
  • Collaborate with engineers to ensure that products can be manufactured efficiently and within budget
  • Select appropriate manufacturing processes and suppliers based on cost, quality, and delivery requirements
  • Oversee prototype development and testing to ensure that products meet all performance and safety standards
  • Manage the product design process from start to finish, including managing timelines, budgets, and resources
  • Prepare and present reports and presentations on product design progress and results
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends and developments to ensure that products remain competitive
  • Attend trade shows and other events to gather market intelligence
  • Collaborate with the team (ie: leather smith, brand director, marketing, and customer support) to ensure that products are positioned correctly in the marketplace
  • Work closely with supported staff to provide mentorship and guidance as well as be mentored and receive guidance as needed.


Required Skills and Qualifications


  • 2-4 years professional experience in product design or a related field, with a portfolio showing past work or projects. 
  • Proficient in design software and technologies, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, etc.
  • Exceptional creativity, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Strong visualization and presentation skills
  • Due to the nature of the position, the product designer will be working closely with the majority of our personnel; excellent communication, interpersonal, and team-working skills are required 


Preferred Skills and Qualifications


  • Master’s degree in product design or a related / Bachelor’s degree in product design, industrial design, or similar discipline
  • Experience with user research and testing
  • Experience with 3D modeling and animation software
  • Familiarity with engineering and manufacturing processes
  • Familiarity with designing leather goods 

POSITION: 20-40 hrs/week