Senior Decorative Lighting Designer -- Greenville, SC

Date: May 10, 2023

Location: Greenville, SC, US, 29607

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Brand Overview


Progress Lighting, a Strategic Business Unit of Hubbell, is one of the leading sources for residential and retail lighting with thousands of fixtures to meet the needs of any project. Our team is proud of the quality, stylish products that we provide to customers across multiple industries including retail stores, e-commerce stores, single family homes, and multi-family homes.
Culture matters to us at Progress Lighting! We fully support work-life balance and have created an environment with flexible and hybrid work options. We value and welcome individuals with diverse backgrounds and personalities, always encouraging people to bring their whole self to work.

Posting Address

Hybrid -- Greenville, SC

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Position Overview

The Product Designer will create and develop original, market-driven product designs for residential markets. The Designer will use hand-drawings, 3D illustrations and 2D Auto-CAD computer drawings to conceptualize and communicate their ideas.  The Designer should have an understanding of production methods and materials and use that knowledge to create designs that are suitable for the target market. The Designer will collaborate with colleagues and cross  functional teams and work closely with overseas team members and suppliers.  Other responsibilities include trend and market research, consumer trend analysis and overseeing the development of product samples throughout various stages of development.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design proposals using hand-drawn illustrations and/or CAD (SolidEdge, Rhino, Keyshot, or similar)
  • Presentation of ideas internally and externally to customers at various stages of the design process
  • Develop compelling and sellable design solutions, both individually and in collaboration with team members
  • Evaluates design ideas based on factors such as aesthetic appearance, design-function, materials engineering, methods of production, application, budget and selling price.
  • Collaboration with external contract manufacturing partners on development of design projects
  • Trend and market research

Skills and Experience

  • BA/BFA Degree in Industrial Design or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years Product Design experience (Residential Lighting / Home Decor industry background preferred)
  • Strong portfolio displaying creativity, problem solving and technical ability.
  • Strategic thinker with a demonstrated ability to successfully develop, launch and execute multiple projects to target goals.
  • Software:
  • AutoCAD or equivalent proficiency                         
  • SolidEdge or Rhino  or equivalent proficiency, including rendering such as KeyShot
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both oral and written
  • Creative skills with a passion for design
  • Must be self-directed and attentive to detail.
  • Assists with market introductions.
  • Must be capable of lifting up to 25+ lbs.
  • Ability to travel up to 15%, including international travel.



Bachelors Degree in Design


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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