Inertia is growing and we are looking for an experienced Industrial Designer to join our product development team. In the role, you will work closely with our amazing clients, engineers, designers and manufacturing team to deliver outstanding product design experiences for our customers.

The Role

Reporting to the Product Development Team Lead, the Industrial Designer's objective is to deliver an exceptional product development experience for our customers by:

  • using your Spidey-sense-like intuition and insightful systematic methods to draw out customer and end-user needs
  • developing design strategy and direction as if you were Sun Tzu
  • communicating your ideas and concepts as if you had Leonardo da Vinci and J.K. Rowling for parents
  • helping to raise the stature and level of awareness of Inertia within the design community; keep pushing until we’re regarded as one of the best in the world
  • other duties as may be assigned

Who we are looking for

You have:

  • diploma or degree in Industrial Design or relevant combination of education and experience
  • minimum 5 years' experience in physical product development in industries such as medical and assistive devices, health, wellness and safety related consumer goods
  • exceptional sketching and illustration skills
  • several years of experience with CAD surfacing and modeling
  • ninja-level skills with Photoshop and Illustrator
  • ability to clearly communicate your vision and ideas verbally and visually
  • work that garners praise from your peers and a stunning portfolio to back it up
  • experience leading product development projects from initial concept all the way to manufacture delivery

You are someone who:

  • listens intently and reacts with careful confidence and humility
  • likes to gather facts. You use them to help evaluate ideas and make decisions on what’s best for the product and the customer
  • is the first to take on responsibility, the last to take credit (everyone gives it to you anyway)
  • has a proven ability to develop constructive relationships with all key internal and external partners
  • can work collaboratively, effectively, and efficiently without your ego getting in the way
  • has the persistence and resourcefulness to overcome project obstacles and drive to resolution
  • can tactfully and effectively address concerns or conflicts openly within the team and with customers
  • can deal with uncertainty in a constructive manner and generate options for moving forward
  • wants to make a real and positive impact on the people around you and the world at large
  • does whatever it takes to get the job done. Without being asked.

Interested In Joining Our Team?

Our people are our single biggest advantage and we only hire truly talented and motivated people. We’ve built an amazing culture on a foundation of openness, service, and integrity. Not only is our employee engagement score consistently higher than 80% of OfficeVibe participating companies in over 90 countries, but we've also been recognized by our team as a Great Place to Workand as one of Canada's 2019 Best Places to Work!

If you’re interested in becoming part of our team, check out our company values. If you feel your values fit with ours, then we’re off to a great start...

What We Offer

Competitive compensation and benefits are just the start. At Inertia you will have the opportunity to create your own experience, build the kind of career you want, and help build the kind of company you want to be part of. You’ll be treated as a part of the team from day one. The best idea always wins, yours included.

We create truly unique products and outstanding customer experiences. You’ll have the opportunity to be a key part of the customer journey, from first contact through design and on to final product delivery as Inertia works in all stages of the product development process.

We are big believers in continuous growth. You’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow, more than any company you’ve ever worked with.

Friendliness and smarts are not mutually exclusive at Inertia. You’ll work with world-class team members that are open, collaborative, friendly and even a little nutty at times.

About Inertia

Inertia is a world-class team of product design, engineering, and manufacturing experts, driven by results and obsessed with quality and customer service. We offer a full suite of product design services including design, prototyping, engineering, manufacturing and supply chain management.

Our clients come from a wide range of industries, from medical to clean-tech, fitness to health and safety and consumer products. Ranging from start-ups to multinationals, our customers share the drive to develop innovative products. They recognize the value and capacity of Inertia to help them bring their ideas into reality, and into customers’ hands. The quality of our customers' products speak for themselves. See examples of our work here.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.