Industrial Designer at
Vivint

The Opportunity

Our mission is to redefine the home experience through intelligently designed products and services delivered to every home by people who care. Who Are We: Vivint Smart Home is the leading provider of smart home services in North America. Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation and support delivered by its Smart Home Pros, as well as 24-7 customer care and monitoring. Dedicated to redefining the home experience with intelligent products and services, Vivint serves more than one million customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Vivint is the largest tech employer in Utah and a certified Great Place to Work.

We are looking for a highly motivated, user focused mid-level Industrial Designer with the ability to collaborate on all phases of the design process. At Vivint we value compelling visual and verbal storytelling, extreme attention to detail, a hands-on approach to problem solving, and the ability to give and receive constructive feedback. You will be required to work both individually and on a team. Reporting to the Industrial Design Manager.

Come work for a $2 billion company with a proven track record for growth and success and help design the next beautiful product experiences in the smart home and security industry.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with our research, design, product and engineering teams (local and overseas) to build product experience offerings for current and new customers.
  • Help synthesize qualitative and quantitative data into actionable insights.
  • Conceptualize, visualize, and prototype your solutions to product interaction and packaging.
  • Create detailed documentation of your solutions for internal and external communication of design intent.
  • Proactively present your work and design rationale to multi-disciplinary teams and at C-level reviews.
  • Local travel for research and development activities.
  • Design within and continue to develop the Vivint Visual Brand Language.
  • Work with a team of seasoned designers across ID and UX to contribute on new growth initiatives for the business.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years of experience in Industrial Design. Consumer electronics and related categories preferred.
  • Strong sketching skills are essential! Traditional and digital.
  • Ability to identify customer needs through Design Thinking research methodologies.
  • Contribute to solving complex design and experience problems with simple and elegant solutions.
  • The ability to storyboard experience solutions for internal and external facing stakeholders.
  • Working knowledge of 2D and 3D CAD solid and surface modeling. Adobe Suite, Procreate, SolidWorks, Fusion 360.
  • Proficient in creating high quality Keyshot renderings and animations for internal stakeholder presentations and external sales/marketing material.
  • Working knowledge of materials and their associated manufacturing processes.
  • A work-hard/play-hard attitude. We don’t design in cubicles. We get out with our customers and use our products to learn and iterate to perfection. We find balance and inspiration from the diversity of thought, hobbies, and life experiences that exist on the team.
  • This position will be on-site in our Lehi, Utah Innovation center where we take the necessary precautions to stay safe during the pandemic.
  • Link to portfolio (website, PDF) required for application.

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

This job operates in both a professional office environment and a laboratory/workshop environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones, as well as 3D printers, desktop milling machines, basic woodworking power tools, a paint booth, and other various model making tools.

SAFETY:

Vivint enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe working environment.  Each new employee is responsible for completing all training requirements.  Additionally, the employee must accept they have responsibility for maintaining the safety of themselves, their co-workers, and the public.  Employee must adhere to all written and verbal instructions, promptly report and correct all hazards or unsafe conditions, question non-standard operations or unmitigated hazards, and provide feedback to management on all safety issues.

Location

Lehi, UT, USA google maps

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