Senior Industrial Designer at
PHOENIX

The Opportunity

PHOENIX is a design and innovation studio that creates experiences that touch people - today for tomorrow - always driven by Logik, Moral und Magie. As an independent, award-winning design and innovation studio, PHOENIX makes the often foggy future visible and tangible for its partners, accompanying them from idea to market success. Today, the team of around 70 international experts designs at the Stuttgart, Munich and Shanghai locations and thus stands for excellent design - as confirmed by over 900 design awards since our founding in 1987 and our first-place rank in the category design studio of the iF World Design Index.

We are certain that economic success and social progress are the results of having of a deep understanding of people, their needs and desires. Our mission is to develop stimulating product experiences that are enriching for users and their personal wellbeing.

We work with leading and forward-thinking brands such as Audi, BSH, Hansgrohe, Haier, Huawei, Interstuhl, Stiebel Eltron, Telekom, Trumpf, Vorwerk, and Zeiss. Together and with trust, we are taking the path to the future - day after day since 1987.


  • As Senior Industrial Designer you will autonomously direct the design and establish conceptual guidelines
  • You will work closely with our international clients for all kinds of innovative products of different branches
  • With your passion for human-centred design you strive to enhance our client's brands and lead meetings and workshops
  • Moreover, you will manage international projects from the initial ideas up to the final realisation and perform independently as project lead and client manager in close co-operation with new and established clients, such as Audi, BSH, Deli, Fraunhofer IPA, Haier, Hansgrohe, Huawei, LG, LUQEL, Rittal, Stiebel Eltron, Still, Trumpf, Vorwerk, Wilkhahn

Your expertise

  • At least 5 years of professional experience, preferably in an international setting (Experience on the Chinese market would be a nice add-on)
  • Experience in client management, workshops, presentations and as project lead
  • Excellent knowledge of Rhino, Solid Works or Maya, as well as CGI tools, Adobe Creative Suite, hand sketch, experience in prototyping is a plus.
  • High level of creativity and passion about innovative product concepts and designs
  • Independent and cooperative functioning within the team
  • Very good English verbal and written communication skills
  • Chinese and/or German skills would be beneficial
  • Strong knowledge of design processes and methods
  • Curiosity and eagerness to learn

Our offer

  • A fun and passionate team that places high importance not only on professional skills, but also on great personalities, as well as an honest and friendly way of being and working together
  • A friendly, family-like work-environment, flextime workdays, home-office support and low levels of hierarchy
  • An onboarding program which will prepare you well for your new role and introduction to your new team
  • Opportunity to receive on- and off-the-job training, as well as travel to events, trade-shows, conferences, and exhibitions
  • Opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects with a diverse range of professionals – from researchers and technologists to industrial designers and model-makers
  • Regular team-events – planned and spontaneous: from annual all-hands trips and X-mas parties, to ad-hoc Karaoke, good vibes, and of course the Oktoberfest

Interested?

We're looking forward to your application!

Location

Shanghai, China google maps

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