CMF Design Lead (Shanghai)

Design and Marketing Shanghai, China


CMF Design Lead

Based in Shanghai

The role:

You are a Lead CMF Designer, with an outstanding design portfolio and a wealth of experience collaborating with world-class technical experts to create truly delightful products. 

We work differently here at Logitech – we design highly polished, human-centred, branded, future-forward experiences across both digital and physical touchpoints. We prototype to learn, we design to inspire, and we ship real products that people love to use.

Your Contribution:

Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. These are the behaviours you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:

  • Lead and motivate a small team of CMF Designers working as part of multi-disciplinary teams. Drive best practices and set standards to achieve CMF excellence in mass production.

  • Build strategies to drive material and process innovation across multiple product categories, empowering your team to deliver creative solutions.

  • Work with the Project Management team to plan deliverables according to project timelines.

  • Forge strong partnerships with ID, CMF and ME teams. Engaging with suppliers external experts

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of tooling, moulding, forming and finishing processes, for plastics, silicon, metal and fabric 

  • Strive for excellence in product execution, ensuring materials are seamlessly matched and exquisitely finished

  • Oversee detailed CMF specification documents, golden and limit samples as guidelines for mass production

  • Be familiar with Engineering qualification processes, resolving cosmetic defects with thoughtful creativity 

  • Attend trade shows and exhibitions, to investigate material technology and consumer lifestyle trends

  • Build material sample libraries, technical reference documents and trade show reports, to share your findings with the global Logitech Design and Engineering community 

  • Possess strong visual and verbal communication skills, in English and Mandarin

  • Willingness to travel within Asia and Overseas approximately 30%


Your Skills:

For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviours to our team:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in Industrial / CMF Design for the Consumer Electronics sector

  • Proven experience in team leadership, training and mentorship

  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design, Material Science or Engineering 

  • Deep knowledge of tooling, moulding, and forming processes, for plastics, silicon, metal and fabric

  • Deep knowledge of polishing, buffing, blasting, laser-etching, anodizing, PVD coatings, paint and IMD 

  • Excellent visual, written and oral communication skills. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and Keyshot. (Solidworks and/or Rhino a plus) 

  • Fluent in Mandarin and English

Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we’re small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we’re big enough in our portfolio, and reach, for those actions to have a global impact. That’s a pretty sweet spot to be in and we’re always striving to keep it that way.