Autodesk Alias CAD Designer/3D Modeler Job

Our goals are simple: Be great at what we do and exceed expectations.

Tangent Design Group, Inc. is a boutique product development consultancy in Chicago. Working collectively to utilize each of our creative talents and expertise, we bring a unique perspective to developing world-class solutions for our clients.  Our diverse range of business includes Marine, RV, Agriculture OEMs, Automotive Aftermarket and Suppliers, Consumer Product Corporations, as well as Business-to-Business Industrial Material Handling Manufacturers.

This permanent in-person role has the opportunity to contribute to every product development phase. While Alias surfacing will comprise a large portion of the position through iterating and refining 3D models, duties will also include developing design strategy, real time sketching, and presentations with clients.


  • Proficiency in Autodesk Alias
  • BS, BA or MA in Industrial Design or strongly related field
  • 2 – 3+ years’ experience in Industrial Design with a portfolio that demonstrates design dexterity
  • Strong core design skills in sketching, ideation, 2D/3D rendering, form and surface development
  • Self-motivated with proven teamwork success, as well as the ability to work on multiple types of projects
  • Effective communication skills to include in-person, virtual, and phone interaction with clients and staff
  • BS, BA or MA in Industrial Design or strongly related field
  • Transportation Design experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing process, Autodesk VRED, or Solidworks a plus

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive rate based on experience/skills
  • Full-time position to include paid holidays, PTO, company medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, and 401(k) retirement plan
  • A casual non-corporate environment

Please submit resume and a PDF portfolio that showcases your best work to Submissions without portfolios will not be considered.

Tangent Design Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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