Senior Industrial/Product Designer- IoT

£45,000 - £60,000pa, 27 days holiday, pension, bonus, healthcare, free gym

Malmesbury

Description

We're looking for a brilliant designer who can lead a team, intrigued by the IoT.

The role working on connected products will be expected to generate new ideas for future connected products that are both product enhancing, innovative and accurately timed in the fast moving world of connected products. This is a role which focuses on the connected features and not the physical product.

Market Overview

At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic. But most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do. Dyson offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals who wish to invent, design and develop leading products for the global market. By working in our world class Research Design and Development department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people, to create products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors.

Function Overview

The Research and Innovate team sits within the Research, Design and Development department and is responsible for innovation and direction within our connected products program. The team comprises of four different areas (Connected Product Features, UX/UI, Technology and Commercial), which work collaboratively to deliver a seamless consumer experience.

Accountabilities

  • Feature Specification – ownership of the generation, modification and sign off of this document. This document is the clear balance of product, digital and technical requirements and how they fit into the business case and future strategy.
  • Involvement in the generation, adjustment and agreement on the connectivity strategy.
  • Clearly communicate complex information in many different formats. These include graphical, verbal/presentation, powerpoint etc.
  • Manage Stakeholders, including James Dyson, the Executive Board of Directors, NPD Category Directors, Head of Connectivity Research and Director of Digital
  • Collaboration across Research, Digital, NPD, marketing, electronics, IT and South East Asia
  • App prototyping and demonstration
  • User trials and insights
  • Get involved in building rigs and prototypes, generating/modifying software, assisting in user trials and other similar tasks.

Skills

You will come from an industrial or product design background. You will have been working to enhance product features and developed your career to connected products. Your portfolio will show examples of development of products which have accompanying apps. You will have designed the feature of these apps for the relevant products.

You will have led a team in a cross-functional environment previously.

You will have experience of delivering robust design solutions on time to specification and within budget constraints. You will also have experience of practical and methodical design development through prototyping and testing.

Benefits Overview

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

Posted: 20-Feb-2017

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