Principal Industrial Designer

Design Cork, Ireland


Position at Logitech

The Role

Logitech is looking for a passionate and highly collaborative Principal Industrial Designer to join our ID Team in Cork, Ireland. We are in search of an Industrial Designer with an outstanding design portfolio and deep experience in Product Design, Mechanical Engineering and User Experience.

Your Contribution:

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

Craft the future products and experiences of Logitech
Work in a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary environment
Lead all phases of the design thinking process from conceptual, to strategic, to tactical, to  implementation
Craft beautiful details, while keeping the bigger picture in mind, and vice versa
Collaborate with and inspiring Business and Product Leads
Provide team leadership with the ability to run projects with little support
Provide support in the development of internal skills and tools to help the team stay at the forefront of our field
Mentor other Industrial Designers at level I, II and Interns
Occasionally travel overnight nationally and internationally

Who You Are

You are an Industrial Design Leader with a passion for designing next-generation products and services that make people’s lives better.  You are comfortable tackling all aspects of the design process from user research through to design detailing and delivery. You are by nature a conceptual thinker, always iterating and prototyping to learn. You are comfortable stepping into a leadership role to help teams come together to deliver amazing experiences -- and as such you are extremely comfortable socializing, initiating and driving the processes, collaborations, negotiations and delivery these experiences require with an open, humble and collaborative attitude -- focused on helping everyone reach incredible outcomes.

Once you are here you will:

  • Collaborate with designers with different backgrounds such as interaction designers, engineers, design researchers and other industrial designers to develop a holistic design for our business group
  • Design and craft thoughtful solutions to human problems across a range of product experiences.
  • You will play an active role in our internal Design Team and be part of an eclectic mix of great designers and craftspeople in an international environment. We are looking for a thought leader and conceptual thinker that is never satisfied with the status quo.

Key Qualifications:

  • For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:
  • Passionate design thinker and craftsperson
  • Highly experienced in Industrial Design or Mechanical Product Design Engineering
  • Well-versed in user-centered design methods and techniques
  • Strong portfolio of cutting edge design that proves not only solid design skills but forward thinking
  • Understand latest CE technologies and manufacturing processes and how to best implement them
  • Physical-digital design experience
  • Hands-on model making experience and skills
  • Strong visual acuity and formal literacy
  • Excellent skills in ideation, concept visualization, form development, CAD, model making and rapid prototyping
  • Experience defining Materials, Colors and Finishes, Optimizing Design for Manufacturing, Review Protos, EVT and DVT builds
  • Excellent 2D and 3D skills: fluent in the Adobe Creative Suite and 3D such as Rhinoceros, Alias, SolidWorks, ProE and KeyShot
  • Enjoys an autonomous working style
  • Believes in collaboration in a multi-disciplinary design environment – not waterfall
  • Excellent communication skills sharing your design thinking, presenting to all levels of co-workers throughout all stages of design
  • Willingness to take direction and learn from others
  • Future oriented thinker
  • Experience with video production - Adobe Premiere/After Effects an advantage

Requires a BS in Industrial Design/Product Design/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 age, race, sex, 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 +1 510-713- 4866 for assistance.