Industrial Designer



Aprilaire is an industry leading provider of healthy air solutions who is committed to our mission; everyone deserves healthy air. You will join a team of professionals who are passionate, customer focused, adaptable, and leading the way for new HVAC technologies and innovative thinking. We are proud to be in over 7 million homes and look forward to our continued success. Give your career a breath of fresh air today and consider joining our team!


We are hiring for an experienced Industrial Designer! In this role, you will be a critical part of the design process from start to finish. The right candidate will be involved with user interface (UI) design of products, and help provide design input for graphics, and user flows. Apply today!



This position is located in Madison and is not 100% remote.



Your day will include:  

  • Collecting, researching, investigating, and evaluating user requirements from internal stakeholders and end users.
  • Collaborating with Design, Engineering, Marketing, and Management teams to translate project goals into relevant design solutions.
  • Understanding and applying basic UI/UX design principles to all products.
  • Communicating concepts and ideas through verbal, visual, and written means.
  • Gathering and evaluating user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers.
  • Exploring a wide variety of compelling design options through sketching and rendering.
  • Preparing and presenting design concepts to key stakeholders and incorporate their feedback into the designs.
  • Identifying potential usability issues and troubleshoot UX problems.
  • Adhering to brand style standards.
  • Preparing site-maps, user flows, low and high-fidelity wire-frames for UI development.
  • Understanding and applying future trends in design, technology, and materials.
  • Following established standard practices and procedures, instruction, guidance, and direction from more senior roles.
  • Working with internal and external resources to prototype parts and assemblies.


If the below describes “Me!”, apply today:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial/Product Design or relevant field from four-year college or university.
  • 3-5 years of related experience.
  • High level of competency in SolidWorks.
  • Proficient in KeyShot, Adobe suite, i.e., Illustrator (is a must), Photoshop, InDesign, etc.
  • Excellent hand sketching and form development skills (Wacom Tablet experience preferred).
  • Some knowledge of Usability Factors in Human Computer Interaction.
  • A grasp of user-centered design and testing methodologies.
  • Ability to work with stakeholders both external & internal to understand detailed requirements.
  • Experience designing complete user experiences that meet user and internal stakeholder needs and vision.
  • Ability to combine creativity with an awareness of the design requirements.


A GREAT PLACE TO WORK FOR ALL!  At Aprilaire, a division of Research Products Corporation, our employees are our most important resource. That's why we offer comprehensive benefits and unique perks, and why we create a shared purpose in giving back to our communities.


We care about your health by providing...

  • a comprehensive health insurance plan 
  • dental and vision insurance
  • flexible spending account
  • progressive wellness programming for you and your family (including fitness programs and incentives) 
  • paid sick leave
  • a safe working environment that protects you during the COVID pandemic

We care about your wellbeing by providing...

  • vacation and holiday pay
  • summer hours
  • dress for the day (casual dress code)
  • free coffee and popcorn
  • employee discounts on Aprilaire products
  • a fantastic team environment

We care when you need it most by providing...

  • company-sponsored short and long term disability plans
  • employee assistant program
  • identity theft protection
  • bereavement pay

We care about your financial wellness by providing...

  • 401(k) with company match and generous profit sharing
  • three types of life insurance coverage
  • college savings plan
  • scholarship awards

We care about your growth by providing...

  • tuition reimbursement program
  • learning and development opportunities

We care about our community by...

  • giving back to local charities through fundraising, volunteering, and charitable events
  • sponsoring employees and immediate family members for their participation in charitable events


Applicants have rights under federal and state employment laws:

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)  En Español

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  En Español

Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act (WFMLA)  En Español

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)  En Español


Aprilaire is an E-Verify company 


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