CAD Design Team Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200145720
The Industrial Design studio is looking for a manager to oversee their Digital Sculpting (CAD) Team, who are responsible for producing high quality digital 3D surface models used in the industrial design and product development process. The Digital Sculpting Team interprets and defines the design intent of the industrial designers using Alias software, while directly collaborating with mechanical engineering, packaging, and tooling teams. 3D data is used to develop numerous product concepts, detailed appearance models, high-quality renderings, and production level surfaces used in tooling for manufacturing. The CAD sculpting team is integral to the design and development of all current and future Apple products. This manager will be responsible for daily project management, and must be passionate about building and managing teams. They will work closely with the Industrial Design team and cross-functional groups across the studio and Apple to understand product roadmap, project scope and appropriately allocate resources to meet schedules and goals.

Key Qualifications

  • experienced with and passionate about leading, managing and mentoring teams
  • highly motivated problem solver with a rigorous attention to detail
  • adept at building teams and overseeing multiple ongoing projects
  • deadline-driven and possess excellent problem-solving, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • knowledgeable about some aspect of physical product development
  • have 3+ years managing a team of at least 5 individuals


Duties include: improving workflow, mentoring, team building, maintaining & improving team standards, providing enrichment & development to groups.

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