Position: Senior Industrial Designer
Location: San Francisco, CA
HTC is a design leader in the consumer electronics and VR industries. We are focused on world-class design and engineering. We have built a culture that encourages exploration and creative thinking, and we use that passion to create beautifully crafted products for real people in the real world. Our spirit is entrepreneurial, and our expertise is deep. Though we have a strong history of success, innovation, and industry firsts, we have so much more to accomplish as we look ahead.
We are looking for a talented and experienced Senior Industrial Designer. If you're passionate about creating beautifully crafted products with exceptional experiences, then we want hear from you! We're a looking for integral member to our team who has a polished design aesthetic and cares immensely about deliberating over the small details to make a product exceptional. We are looking for a problem solver who has an extensive knowledge and can cast a broad net of solutions to solve a problem; this is reflected throughout your entire ideation process. The successful candidate will also be able to handle multiple projects, mentor junior designers and collaborate closely with other ID designers, CMF designers, UX and UI designers and engineering to create stunning and engaging designs.
Leading design effort on projects from early concept through production including; design and consumer research, competitive marketplace analysis, industrial design, refinement, and documentation of designs.
Work with engineering teams and manufacturing partners to ensure that design integrity is maintained from concept to production. When required, can run projects independently of ME/PM support.
Ability to fully own entire project - design inception, CAD execution, issues tracking, manufacturing modifications.
Manage internal and external teams and associated deliverables.
5-7 years experience
Bachelors/Masters in relevant field
Ability to manage 2-4 projects at one time
Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
High level of understanding of design surfacing & execution
Highly proficient in CAD
Experience training and mentoring junior staff surfacing, design, and HTC practices
Understand balancing design tradeoffs with schedule impacts.
Highly organized and the ability to prioritize deadlines/deliverables
Extensive knowledge of manufacturing processes
Owns and develops design stories and captures these in beautifully crafted presentations.
Cross collaborates across other integral teams Product Planning/UX/Taiwan-Engineering teams
A strong portfolio of previous work, showing design development process
Candidates that provide a portfolio or access to a portfolio in their application/resume will be considered.
HTC is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at our company. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and encourage people from all walks of life to apply without regard to race, color, ancestry, sex, national origin, citizenship, genetics, marital status, veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. HTC does not tolerate discrimination or harassment at any point during our employees' and applicants' time with us, including with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, leaves of absence, and general treatment during employment.