The responsibilities of the Senior Design Manager, Swim Hard Goods includes designing for all accessory categories including swim caps, swimming goggles, equipment bags, and training equipment for swimmers. The Senior Design Manager works to create product that is innovative and bold, that communicates an engaging story, and provides consumers with a positive experience
-Conceptualize new and innovative product ideas and improve existing products for the entire breadth of the eyewear and accessories line.
-Solve technical difficulties in concept, prototyping, 3D creation and manufacturing samples.
-Advocate on behalf of new product throughout the entire design and production process from early stage concept illustration to sample creation and mass production.
-Coordinate with the sports promotions department, sponsored athletes, coaches and the sales team to solicit feedback for product testing and marketplace optimization.
-Maintain intimate knowledge of marketplace trends, industry standards, legal compliance, and brand objectives.
-Develop and maximize relationships with factories for product sampling and material capabilities.
Meet production deadlines and manage approval process, including first line sample approvals.
-Responsible for training and managing workforce as well as daily operations of team
-Exhibit continual design innovation and ideation for swimming industry.
-Ability to manage original designs from concept to final production.
-Professional knowledge and experience designing molded plastic, foam, TPR, silicone, and latex product.
-Proficient in Solidworks, Adobe Suite, and Microsoft Office.
-Must be a swimmer and have knowledge of the swim community.
-Experience with and knowledge of rapid prototyping.
-Excellent interpersonal skills and business acumen.
-Superior follow-through and detail orientation.
-Energetic and open mind to creating innovative product for today’s professional athletes.
-Maya and Rhino 3D programs a plus.
This position is based in Farmingdale, NY, on Long Island. Please apply with your resume, cover letter and required pay rate to [email protected].
At TYR, we’re more than a community, we’re a team–and our team loves a good perk. In addition to convenient LIRR shuttle service to and from the Farmingdale train station (for our Long Island location), TYR Sport offers competitive compensation, medical and dental benefits and a matching 401k plan.
Our collaborative work atmosphere provides an innovative environment for professional growth and is teeming with the best combination of both athletic and creative talent. Company wide we promote a neat, yet relaxed dress code. Not only does every employee receive an apparel voucher, but we also score discounts on all TYR products. What can we say… we love to sport our gear both in and out of the office!
As a brand we are dedicated to helping people lead healthy and active lives, and our employees are no exception. At TYR we each enjoy earned paid time off, as well as summer Fridays! In order to remain “Always in Front” we believe in the importance of proper work life balance.
Named for TYR, the Norse god of warriors, our company is committed to cultivating a culture of greatness, both in and out of the water. Through vision, pursuit and American ingenuity, we have become a brand synonymous with the athlete.
Like all athletes we work with an intense spirit of competition, but unlike the others, we refuse to stop there. From the planning stages to the production floor, everything we do revolves around synthesizing creativity, experience and sheer will power. For us, engineering the fastest, most advanced performance products is more than just a goal, it’s a requirement.
At TYR, we’re always in front.
For general employment inquiries, please send your resume and a letter of interest about how you can contribute to our team to: [email protected]
If we don’t have a relevant position open now, we will hold onto your credentials for future opportunities.