Lead Industrial Designer at

The Opportunity

Who We Are

Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers six product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.
Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.
Founded in 2016 with more than $460M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 15 offices across three continents, 1,600+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.

What you'll do:

As a Lead Industrial Designer at Verkada, you’ll design and develop cameras, access control systems, sensors, and other connected devices alongside our growing team of designers and hardware engineers. You will provide & guide creative vision from initial concept through to mass production. You’ll maintain and evolve Verkada’s product design language by creating solutions that emulate our core brand principles, reduce product complexity, and deliver premium experiences for our customers. You’ll make a big impact — your designs will be a part of Verkada’s quickly expanding portfolio of products.


  • Help create the visual and physical language of our brand through the design of our hardware.
  • Lead a team of multi-disciplinary designers providing creative guidance to reinforce a consistent brand voice across a growing product portfolio.
  • Provide creative vision by effectively presenting your design concepts and strategy to peers and key stakeholders from initial concept through to mass production and market launch.
  • Utilize user-centric thinking and keen aesthetic sensibility to align our brand to customer needs.
  • Collaborate with our hardware engineering team to explore, prototype & test new product concepts to finalize form, CMF & packaging.
  • Work closely with design, engineering, product management, operations, and marketing on complex technical programs in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work with overseas vendors and manufacturing partners to define & assist as your designs go to production.
  • Contribute concepts and problem solving across multiple projects.


  • A website or digital portfolio is required for consideration.
  • A proven record of mass produced products with in-hand examples.
  • 7+ years of experience as an Industrial Designer, developing consumer or enterprise electronics products.
  • Experience with cameras, environmental sensors, control systems, or connected devices is preferred.
  • Consistency in designing challenging and innovative product solutions with a high level of sensitivity to form and function, attention to detail, and conceptual clarity.
  • Deep understanding of new product development lifecycle in a quick-to-market environment.
  • Experience working directly with mechanical, electrical, and optical engineers to solve problems in a collaborative team environment. Experience working with sensor sub-assemblies preferred.
  • A strong understanding of CMF development, material properties, manufacturing processes, and production timelines.
  • A generalist approach to technical skills: design strategy, customer insights, form development, sketching, physical prototyping at various levels of fidelity, package design, 3D modeling, and CMF exploration and implementation.
  • Master of 2D & 3D digital tools like Solidworks, Rhino, Fusion 360, Keyshot, Adobe Suite, etc.
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design or a related field.
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 15%.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience designing products for IP66+ and IK08+
  • Packaging design, development, and testing procedures.


Pay Disclosure

At Verkada, we want to attract and retain the best employees, and compensate them in a way that appropriately and fairly values their individual contribution to the company. With that in mind, we carefully consider a number of factors to determine the appropriate starting pay for an employee, including their primary work location and an assessment of a candidate’s skills and experience, as well as market demands and internal parity. This estimate can vary based on the factors described above, so the actual starting annual base salary may be above or below this range. This estimate is also just one component of Verkada’s total rewards package. A Verkada employee may be eligible for additional forms of compensation, depending on their role, including sales incentives, discretionary bonuses, and/or equity in the company in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Estimated Annual Pay Range
$100,000$255,000 USD

Verkada Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity employer, Verkada is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. All applicants for positions at Verkada will be treated without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.



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