Senior Industrial Designer at

The Opportunity

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Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
Thursday, February 9, 2023
Working time:
Additional Locations:

Chicago - Illinois - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

1.Work directly with industrial designers, design research, engineering and product managers to define the value proposition, experiences and design requirements for 312 labs innovation projects.

2.Create CMF specification documents to enable engineers to understand product concepts. Ensuring all materials are color-matched, approved and clearly documented. Monitor project progress and troubleshoot production difficulty with proactive actions.

3.Lead and organize workshops with suppliers and prototyping activities, working closely with engineers to develop feasible ingredients for prototyping.

4.Research global consumer lifestyle and design trends, cross-referencing inspirations from fashion & beauty, furniture and home accessories, automotive, packaging, music culture, fine art, and digital media. Followed-up by definition and conceptualization of palette, patterns, and material technology in ways that can be applied onto 312 labs projects.

5.Identify key industry trend narratives that drive strategic versatility and broad demographic appeal. Ensuring CMF strategies and ID concepts are flexible from the outset.

6.Research innovative materials and processes, to drive product innovation and keep in mind of cost parameters and feasibility, engaging directly with suppliers, and working closely with cross-functional teams to enable translation of these advanced technology from concept to reality.

7.Attend and visit trade shows, research trips, suppliers and other potential research sources.

8.Self motivated with the ability to tackle and solve complex problems.


Position Requirements:

1.Bachelor degree or above in Industrial Design.

2.Approximately 5-15 years of relevant experience in the tech or similar industries.

3.Passion for emerging design trends and technical knowledges in manufacturing processes.

4.Must be detail-oriented and shown superior project management skill.

5.Excellent visualization and presentation skills, and is familiar with Rhino, Keyshot, Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint documentation.

6.(Optional) Plus point if the person is fluent in both English and Mandarin Chinese.

7.Background in industrial design with a passion for creating design solutions that positively impact the consumer, address consumer needs and elevate the Motorola/Lenovo brand globally.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.
Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.
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