As one of the most iconic brands in sanitary ware, American Standard has earned the trust of its customers by constantly delivering style, quality and reliability to their bathrooms. Today, backed by more than 140 years of pioneering legacy, American Standard continues to raise the bar in delivering dependable bathroom solutions that combine thoughtful designs and innovative technologies to create inviting bathroom sanctuaries offering ultimate comfort and performance to its customers.
American Standard operates under the business unit of LIXIL Water Technology, the world’s largest and most global leader in sanitaryware market with sales of about USD 6 billion, some 30,000 employees, sales offices across 150 markets and around 50 production facilities worldwide. LIXIL Water Technology Group globally combines the expertise and offerings of LIXIL Group’s worldwide sanitaryware business with the purpose of providing water technology solutions to improve people’s lives around the world, every day. The existing brands are GROHE, American Standard Brands and LIXIL/INAX.
As part of our expansion, our American Standards brand (www.lixil.co.th/americanstandard/about-lixil) is looking for an extremely talented and passionate individual to be part of our growth in a true global organization:-
LEAD INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER (Based in Bangkok, Thailand)
The Lead Industrial Designer will be responsible for the creation of innovative bathroom concepts, products, experiences, services and human interfaces through the mastery of the design process within the New Product Development community. The position is located at the new American Standard Asia Pacific Design Studio in Bangkok.
·Create and develop innovative, thoughtful and culturally sensitive design solutions on both roadmap and advanced concept projects.
·Research into design, social and technological trends as well as consumer segments, and market competitors to inspire the organization and guide your design directions.
·Create outstanding presentation deliverables that may include research summaries, sketches, user scenarios, high-quality renderings, and appearance models
·Build CAD models of intended design directions for the creation of prototypes or to communicate design intent to engineering teams.
·Collaborate and lead fellow designers, engineers, and manufacturing partners to identify opportunities, solve design issues, and preserve design intent throughout the projects
·Provide support in the development of internal skills and tools to help the team stay at the forefront of the design field.
·Develop and mentor junior staff.
·A Bachelor’s degree in Product Design
·10+ years experience of living and working in Asia designing consumer products from concepts all the way to tooling and production
·A strong portfolio of cutting edge designs that proves not only solid design skills but forward thinking
·Excellent skills in ideation, concept visualization, form development, CAD, model making and rapid prototyping
·The ability to rapidly explore a wide variety of styling options: forms, colors, finishes, materials
·Flexible and adaptable in approach, focused on finding a workable solution to every problem
·An extensive knowledge of materials, manufacturing and engineering processes
·Strong sketching skills, both hand-drawn and digital (Wacom Tablet experience required)
·Digital proficiency in the use of 2D and 3D tools such as the Adobe Creative Suite, SolidWorks, ProE, Rhinoceros and Keyshot.
·A passion for design, technology, and an active lifestyle
·A team-oriented, positive and constructive attitude
·A strong ability to speak and write in English
HOW TO APPLY:
Please send an email with your CV along with a portfolio with samples of your work (including sketches) in English language as a pdf-file (file size should not exceed 8 MB)