Head of Industrial Design, Astro Gaming

Design and Marketing San Francisco, California


Description

Position at Astro

As the Head of Industrial Design for the ASTRO GAMING design team, you will help define and drive the future of console gaming hardware experience. In this role you will work with the Head of Design for Astro Gaming, Product Management, Engineering, and the gaming design team to identify and set product strategies, envision our HW portfolio, and inspire teams to push the boundaries of what’s possible. You possess a clear vision of the future of consumer electronics and product experience in gaming and have the courage to pursue and bring to reality forward-thinking design.

In this role, you will apply your passion for craft and design fidelity to guide industrial design creative direction and strategy, mentor talented members of our team, and collaborate with leaders of CI, CMF, UX and Engineering teams to create innovative experiences across all of your BG/brand family of products here at Logitech.

This is both a leadership and a people management role and will require balancing leadership of the ID function, while further building upon culture and the development of talent, as well as providing leadership for strategic projects and processes for the gaming focused industrial design team.

What you will do

  • Provide leadership, direction and mentorship for a team of Industrial Designers; lead creative and holistic thinking across diverse product programs and strategic projects

  • Day-to-day manager responsibility for the US based industrial designers for ASTRO Gaming

  • Build strong relationships, influence and partnerships with leaders inside and outside their core product team to efficiently implement user experiences that are cohesive, inclusive, and well-informed

  • Contribute to ID vision and strategy, generating buy-in and operationalizing the strategy across larger teams and timelines

  • Raise the bar for product quality across our products by advocating for user centered product roadmaps, investments in last-mile refinement and polish, and insights driven by user/business/technology research

  • Implement culture and principles within the group, while setting new standards in executional and operational excellence

What we would like to see 

  • 10+ years of experience designing and shipping HW product experiences.

  • Demonstrable experience leading other designers to deliver an exceptional product experience

  • A portfolio of ID-focused work, with samples of ideation, CAD, presentation examples to show your process and thinking

  • Experience managing and mentoring designers

  • Experience close collaborating with mechanical engineering and CMF engineering 

  • Experience conducting user research to amplify research and design impact

  • Expertise with design tools (CAD, Keyshot, Creative suite +) to produce high fidelity prototypes and appearance models

  • A good understanding of current manufacturing technologies

Education

  • Degree in Industrial Design at a Bachelor level (or higher), or equivalent combination of education and 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.

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