Lead CAD Designer

Design and Marketing Newark, California


Position at Logitech

Logitech is currently seeking a Lead CAD Designer with outstanding 3D surfacing skills to join our design team in Newark (Bay Area), CA. Partnering with ID team members, the role is responsible for providing surfacing expertise and helping realize design solutions in Creo, in order to deliver the highest quality design possible for our future products.

In addition to this, you will help define and implement best practices and process while partnering with teams in Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing, aimed at delivering and maintaining design quality throughout the product development process.

The Design Team’s charter at Logitech is to design world-class, end-to-end experiences that are branded consumer experiences, embracing Design Excellence. By harnessing trends and technology insights, they are developing products and experiences using an integrated design, engineering, and business approach.

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

The ideal candidate has a positive attitude, diplomatic personality, and the ability to effectively liaise with development teams across time zones and navigate design challenges across multiple projects.

Please note that this is not a path into an Industrial Designer role at Logitech.

Your Contribution
Move fast. Speak up. Decide and own. Drive change. In this role you will:

  • Work in a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary environment

  • Lead all phases of the Master Surfacing process from concept, to strategic, to tactical, to implementation

  • Craft beautiful details, while keeping the bigger picture in mind, and vice versa

  • Partner with industrial designers of all levels

  • Collaborate closely with Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing partners

  • Provide support in the development of internal skills and tools to help the team stay at the forefront of our field

Key Qualifications
For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:

  • Surfacing master and craftsperson with meticulous attention to detail

  • 6+ years of relevant experience in Master Surfacing / Creo product development in an Industrial Design environment

  • Well-versed in CE product development and PLM process

  • Strong portfolio of cutting edge surfacing that proves not only solid CAD design skills but forward thinking

  • Understand latest CE technologies and manufacturing processes and how to best implement them

  • Excellent skills in ideation, concept visualization, form development, CAD, model making and rapid prototyping

  • Excellent 2D and 3D skills: fluent in the Adobe Creative Suite and Creo

  • Highly driven and proactive self-starter - taking on a task without much context and driving it through

  • Experience collaborating in a multi-disciplinary design environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Willingness to take direction and learn from others

Requires a BA in Industrial Design / BS in Mechanical Engineering or a related degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience

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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

If you require an accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at 510-713- 4866 for assistance.