Senior Product Designer at Sunon European R&D Center

The Opportunity

In a Chinese metropolis like Shanghai the Sunon brand needs no further introduction, but just in case you haven’t heard of us yet, let us give you a tour.

Already in Shanghai, take the bullet train one hour to the west and you will find yourself in Hangzhou, one of China’s most attractive cities. Sunon was founded here in 1991 and grew to be the largest manufacturer of office furniture in China today, selling its products in over 70 countries around the world. Speaking of the world, let’s take a flight to Berlin, to one of Europe’s most attractive cities. Here in the charming Prenzlauer Berg district Sunon established its European R&D Center to design and develop office furniture for its international clients. And here you can join us, a diverse group of talented designers, to shape the future of work as a Senior Designer.

Your responsibilities here will be 

• Make your colleagues feel valued and guide them to do their best

• Proactively grow the professionality and culture of our R&D Center

• Guide the direction of projects to a successful completion

• Maintain relationships with our partners in the industry

• Research, analysis and strategy based on users, trends and the industry

• Design, prototype and model new products

• Develop consistent styles and product families

• Visualize and present ideas, concepts and products

The requirements for this role are

• Empathic towards your colleagues with a collaborative mindset

• Comfortable with different cultures and work philosophies

• Working in an independent and result-oriented way

• Comfortable in mentoring team members in projects

• Extensive work experience in product design and the office furniture industry

• Experienced with trend research, user research and product strategy

• Proven experience with the entire design process

• Significant experience with styling and CMF

• Good experience with ergonomics, especially for chairs and tables

• Familiar with engineering, manufacturing and materials for office furniture

• Fluent in visual communication such as sketching, Adobe, Rhino and Keyshot

• Fluent in spoken and written English

What you can expect here

• A large influence on which products to design

• A large degree of freedom on how to run projects

• Above-average compensation

• A charming studio with a good workshop

• An ice cream shop next door

In case you are up for a new challenge and this caught your attention, write us under A short introduction along with your CV and relevant work examples in a format of your choice would be nice.


Berlin, Germany

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