Lead Industrial Designer
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Join a global cross-functional Experience Design team that researches, designs, and delivers awesome hardware and software solutions for the industrial gas business as part of Honeywell’s Safety & Productivity Solutions (SPS) group. SPS creates solutions serving more than 500 million workers worldwide in the energy, construction, industrial safety, transportation & logistics, retail, and healthcare sectors.
We are seeking a lead Industrial Designer who can help us define and develop the next generation of professional and industrial products that offer desirable, usable and market-disrupting experiences. You will work directly with Directors from design, marketing, and engineering and be expected to help leaders across the organization think about and appropriately prioritize user experience design. We will count on you to lead projects and represent design to our internal stakeholders and external customers and of course to coach and mentor other industrial designers. You will drive the usability assessment and craftsmanship of our hardware. As part of a global design team you will collaborate with digital and graphic designers, user researchers, marketing and engineering to produce outstanding branded, seamless experiences, spanning personal protective equipment (PPE), gas detectors, mobile computers, and scanners.
Lead industrial design strategy and implementation for product categories.
Scope, plan, and execute design projects in accordance with an iterative development process.
Maintain a continued understanding of the marketplace, competition, industry, methods, and relevant trends.
Carefully maintain and evolve the Honeywell brand design language in collaboration with the cross-functional team and design leadership, and to align with Honeywell’s overall branded goals.
Attend meetings and maintain close connection with the business team and program management. Stay on top of quickly evolving business objectives with a flexible mindset.
Ensure that product development objectives and schedules are met.
Drive communication of the product’s design intent to manufacturers and work closely and directly with mechanical engineering.
Execute toward a holistic end-to-end user experience approach that extends beyond the product and software use (e.g., purchase, maintenance, repair, etc)
• Bachelors or Masters or equivalent qualification in Industrial Design or related.
• 7+ years of experience in industrial design of products.
YOU MUST HAVE
Bachelors or Masters or equivalent qualification in Industrial Design or related.
7+ years of experience in industrial design of products.
Exceptional portfolio demonstrating innovative concepts and commercialized products.
Demonstrated experience creating, developing, and delivering product designs.
Experience working with user researchers to understand the user’s needs and wants.
Experience creating low-fidelity to high-fidelity renderings and prototypes.
Experience in working with external design and development firms.
Experience working across multiple types of products and platforms.
Advanced experience with industrial design digital creation tools e.g., 3D CAD programs (Alias, Creo, Rhino, Solidworks etc.), rendering programs (Keyshot etc), Adobe CS Suite.
Expert in working with rapid prototyping techniques and shop tools.
Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
Highly collaborative approach with an ability to communicate effectively at multiple levels in multidisciplinary teams to drive design consensus.
Proven understanding of manufacturing and engineering processes involved in product development. Extensive insight and knowledge of production methods and materials.
Experience in both consulting & corporate design environments is a plus.