Lixil Water Technology - Lead Industrial Designer at Lixil Water Technology

The Opportunity

Company Overview

LIXIL Water Technology Group globally combines the expertise and offerings of LIXIL Group’s worldwide sanitary ware business with the purpose of providing water technology solutions to improve people’s lives around the world, every day, as a new global market leader with unrivaled expertise and breadth with the potential to grow up to three times the market growth. LIXIL Water Technology Group will be the largest platform in the international sanitary ware market with sales of about USD 6 billion, some 30,000 employees, sales offices across 150 markets and around 50 production facilities worldwide. The existing brands are GROHE, American Standard Brands and LIXIL/INAX.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

American Standard Asia Pacific is looking for an extremely talented and passionate Lead Industrial Designer to join its expanding team and be part of a true global organization. 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.

American
 Standard is part of the LIXIL Water Technology Group (LWTG), which integrates 
the worldwide sanitary ware business of the LIXIL Group, including the GROHE
 Group and American Standard Brands. The company has been providing homes with
 quality bathroom products for over a century. Every product is sourced with the
 best raw materials, equipped with the latest technology and manufactured in
state-of-the-art facilities.

 YOU WILL:
- 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

YOU HAVE:
- 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
- A flexibility and adaptability of 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

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)

Location

Bangkok Thailand

Email subject: "leManoosh - Lixil Water Technology - Lead Industrial Designer"

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