Multimedia Designer I/II

The Toro Company

Who Are We?

The Toro Company is a homegrown, Minnesota-based company that has been in business since 1914. We pride ourselves on providing world class equipment to help maintain the environment that we love, while putting an emphasis on giving back to the communities that surround us. From residential lawns and gardens, to venues such as St. Andrews Links and Target Field, we are a company with a global footprint and a passion for helping people beautify whatever landscape they may be in. With 100 years of operation under our belt and an average employee tenure of 15 years, come find out what makes The Toro Company the best place in the Twin Cities to build a career.

Position Details

Multimedia Designer I/II
Twin Cities Metro
Bloomington, MN

Job Purpose:

Do you want to advance your multimedia career by creating 3D animations, augmented reality (AR) experiences, and graphics for cutting-edge software and world-class equipment, while working for an industry leader and household name?

The Technical Publications Department at The Toro Company is looking for an exceptional candidate with great ideas, skills, and passion for multimedia design and innovation. In this position, you will create graphical instructions that show our customers how to operate Toro software applications and machines. You will use Workfront project management software and animation and video software (Maya, After Effects, Camtasia), work with multiple departments (Design Engineering, Marketing, Customer Service), and user test animations and AR experiences that add great value for our customers.

What Will You Do?

In order to grow and build a successful career with The Toro Company, you will:

  • Create 3D animations, augmented reality (AR) experiences, videos, illustrations, graphic storyboards, and line art. 
  • Define and translate customer requirements into effective graphical instructions. 
  • Present innovative approaches that inspire, inform, and captivate audiences. 
  • User test animations, storyboards, and augmented reality experiences. 
  • Use the Toro Graphics Style Guide and the Toro Animations Style Guide. 
  • Enhance your skills using PTC products (Windchill, Creo Parametric, Creo Illustrate). 
  • Understand the Toro structured models and bill of material structure. 
  • Use knowledge of Toro products to manage cross-functional content for several product families. 
  • Guide and mentor writers who are creating graphical instructions.

What Do You Need?

To be considered for this role, you should meet the following requirements:

Basic Job Qualifications:

  • Degree in Art, Animation and Digital Media, Multimedia Design, or a related field 
  • 2-5 plus years’ experience in multimedia design 
  • Proficiency in animation software such as Maya or 3dsMax, and After Effects 
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator 
  • Design portfolio that reflects demonstrated ability in 3D animation, video creation, and technical illustration 
  • Talented communicator though the use of animations, AR, storyboards, and graphics 
  • Strong collaboration, presentation, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Experience working with CAD models and engineering data 
  • Experience working with subject matter experts and technical content creators 
  • Experience with project tracking software (e.g., Workfront) 
  • Programming experience with Javascript, css, and html 
  • Knowledge of augmented reality (AR) experiences

What Can We Give You?

At The Toro Company, we are always working to make sure our employees know just how valued they are. In addition to a competitive salary, an affordable and top tiermedical/dental/visionplan, 401k, and many other great benefits. The Toro company offers employees at our Bloomington, MN HQ location a variety of perks, including:

  • Dress for your day – We know you're more productive when you're comfortable, which is why TTC employees are encouraged to take advantage of our casual, corporate environment.
  • Location – Conveniently located near both St. Paul and Minneapolis, we are centrally located for most commuters! 
  • Food – Take advantage of our onsite café, which serves both breakfast and lunch. With a Caribou Coffee attached, you can grab a snack and a coffee at any time during your day. 
  • Wellness – The Toro Company’s HQ offers complimentary use of our onsite fitness facility to employees. In addition to physical wellbeing, TTC offers a variety of mental health and financial health resources to allemployees. 
  • Volunteerism – The Toro Company is proud to provide employees 20 hours of paid time to volunteer in the community. 
  • Flexible Work Arrangements – This team is currently implementing a hybrid work schedule. The opportunity to collaborate in the office and work from home as needed, has promoted team-building and flexibility.
  • Competitive Salary – The pay range takes into account skills, experience, education, and location. It is not common to be hired at or near the top of the range; compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Cash compensation is one piece of our competitive total rewards package. If you need to, you can access your pay early with the One@Work app.

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