Senior Industrial Designer at
Belkin

The Opportunity

As a Senior Industrial Designer at Belkin, you will be part of an internationally renowned team of creators of compelling products. You’ll be responsible for driving the user experience and every aspect of the physical design of Belkin products, from planning through prototyping, to production and beyond. As part of a highly collaborative team of experts, you will participate in initial research and concept phases, working closely with our in-house and international partner Engineering teams, the Innovation Creative Group, Product Management, Sales teams and others to ensure that all objectives for the quality of the product’s design are met when the product reaches the user’s hands. We will also look forward to you acting as an avid ambassador for the Belkin brand, advocating for excellence in design with the internal teams as well as the broad design community.

Our hybrid work model allows you to work from home and take advantage of our brand new HQ in El Segundo at any time. Most likely, you'll work from your home most of the time and come to the office to use our equipment and meet with the team. Many of us spend 2-3 days in the office per week.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Proactively and enthusiastically participate in crossfunctional development of our products.
  • Seek excellent communication across the boundaries of the immediate team into all areas of development to achieve clear alignment and consistency in results.
  • Follow trends and news in our marketplace, competition, and industry and beyond and reflect this knowledge in your work and communication.
  • Seek solid fundamental understanding of Belkin’s brand objectives.
  • Understand and be responsible for following established project budgets and schedules.
  • Maintain and evolve Belkin design language; collaborate to develop the brand continuously in concert with Design team leadership.
  • Deeply understand the principles of good User Experience and consumer testing.
  • Develop products using conceptual sketching, 3D model making, rapid prototyping, CAD modeling and photorealistic rendering visualization software tools. Seek to stay on top of industry design tool developments and share your knowledge with the team.
  • Mentor junior design staff and seek to share your knowledge freely with others.
  • Understand and support our corporate values.
  • Fulfill responsibilities under ISO 9001 and 14001; understand and fully support ISO system.
  • Comply with Health and Safety requirements of Belkin.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Understand and follow company rules and regulations.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned and required.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Four-year college degree in Industrial Design.
  • Five years related work experience within industrial design and product development.
  • Competence in industry-standard 2D and 3D CAD software including Solidworks and Keyshot
  • Proficiency in physical model making and rapid prototyping tools
  • Demonstrated ability to lead direct crossfunctional engineering team communication

What you’re getting into

We’ve got big collaborative spaces for your big ideas, so bring an open mind and leave your suit in the closet. We all are committed to creating unique and rewarding consumer experiences. Everyone is interested in succeeding – for the team, for themselves and for the business. Cross-functionally and across the company, everyone has common goals and aspires to be their best.

You will learn something new or at least look at things differently every day. There are so many smart and creative people around that you’ll be motivated to pursue the ideal.

Team spirit is infectious. Belkin is an extremely open workplace, where communication is essential. Not every idea will be accepted, but you’ll be asked for your point of view. Innovation thrives on multiple and varied levels. At Belkin we challenge conventional wisdom and refuse to accept that something cannot be done.

We are committed to diversity. Belkin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

Location

El Segundo, CA, USA google maps

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