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Samanthi Martinez
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 Subject : Garmin - Prototype Developer 2.. 02/22/2017 05:42:22 PM 
Samanthi Martinez
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Garmin, the world leader in GPS technology, is looking for a talented exhibit/display/model builder to join our ID Automotive OEM design team. You’ll be part of a multi-disciplinary group of designers and builders that design and develop in support of Garmin’s automotive OEM engineering, show, and marketing efforts. Your talents and craftsmanship will primarily support Automotive OEM product development, vehicle integration, cockpit system concepts, and other automotive related initiatives. In addition, you will also be asked to support our worldwide trade show, sales, and retail efforts in our growing marine, aviation, outdoor, and fitness markets.

Join us in our new 35,000 square foot design studio and well-equipped shop with extensive design and prototyping technology and equipment. We’re looking for a motivated individual with the technical abilities, problem solving skills, and positive attitude to collaborate with our highly skilled ID team.

Visit our design directory page for a look at the studio, shop, and to see some of our work:

A Garmin Prototype Developer (Level 2) executes the construction planning and fabrication of concepts, prototypes, displays and exhibits for the various engineering, tradeshow, sales, and marketing efforts the team is supporting. Collaborate with Designers, Engineering, and Marketing, to explore, innovate, and execute world-class solutions. You will utilize your knowledge of fabrication processes, software, computer aided machining, and shop tools to achieve project goals and high quality standards.

• 3+ years’ experience performing the essential functions of the job
• Associates of Arts and/or equivalent experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description
• Proficient model building, fabrication, project organization, and communication skills.
• Must be detail oriented, have a committed work ethic, and be a strong problem solver.
• Ability to understand clients’ needs as they relate to model making and/or prototyping
• Ability to act as project lead who guides the direction of projects to obtain design intent
• Ability to estimate the level of effort for a task, and adhere to schedule and budget
• Proficiency in shop processes (carpentry, machining, heat forming, fixtures, etc.)
• Experience working with Model Shop equipment such as saws, milling machines, routers, jointers, drill press, sanders and hand tools
• Knowledge of Model Shop safety procedures for shop and individual tool use
• Must demonstrate an understanding and experience with a variety of materials such as model board, wood, metal, plastics, urethanes, and similar materials
• Working knowledge of paints, coatings to replicated manufactured finishes
• Able to explore a wide variety of prototype solutions, colors, finishes and materials
• Proficiency in general computer skills, PC / Windows environment experience
• General knowledge and usage of SolidWorks or other 3D design software
• Basic knowledge of tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite.
• A love for trends, technology, and an active lifestyle
• Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude, and work respectfully with others

At Garmin, we like to work hard and have fun doing it. Here, you will be surrounded by others who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment with no dress code where sharing ideas and collaboration is encouraged. Garmin believes strongly in a work-life balance so your creativity can flow.

Garmin offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefit plans around. We offer extensive health care coverage with little to no contributions, depending on the plan. Plus, we offer dental insurance, stock options, a 401K plan, a pension plan, and much more.

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Last Edited On: 03/07/2017 05:47:13 PM By Samanthi Martinez
Sam Martinez, Executive Director
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