Description and Requirements

Dyson are looking for a strong, hands on 3D + 2D  Senior Industrial Designer to develop innovative upstream designs of our products. Working in the NPI Design and Product Experience team they will be designing products for our existing and future categories, formulating a Dyson ‘world class’ product experience.

Market Overview:

Dyson HQ is home to over 3,500 people who work across a medley of engineering and commercial functions. The award-winning campus has three cafes, a sports centre and a number of engineering icons including our Harrier and Lightning jets – one of which hangs from the ceiling of our café. Based in Malmesbury, the campus is within easy reach of both the Cotswolds and cities like Bath and Bristol along the M4 corridor.

Function Overview:

The Design and Product Experience team sits within the New Product Innovation facility and is responsible for the visual design, interaction, HMI and connected product experience. They work cross-category on projects from start to finish. A close relationship with the NPI Director and the senior leadership team enables them to deliver, alongside the hugely talented team of engineers and scientists, a world class product experience.


  • Design our new products: Interrogate, investigate, propose and innovate our products. 
  • Work hand-in-hand with the NPI Director, in close collaboration with the New Product Innovation team and Research Design Development in the UK, initiating early concept stage product design and design development. 
  • Design our products: You will define the design, layout, material and process for our products with a user centred and ‘best in class’ approach. You will generate ideas that are both product enhancing and innovative. 
  • Prototyping and demonstration: You will be able to bring your ideas and designs to life through sketching, illustration, 3D modelling, rendering and physical prototype rigs. (Illustrator, Photoshop, 3D CAD etc…) You will work with the Modelshop team to create more complex prototypes. 
  • User trials and insights: You will User trial options when needed to make a decision or validate a design. Managing/working with those responsible for insights, user trials and competitor analysis. 
  • Collaboration: You will work closely with engineers and designers of the Design and Product Experience team to create outstanding products, as well as NPI/NPD category teams, insights, commercial, mechanistics and SEA. 
  • Communication: A key part of this role is to clearly communicate complex information in many different formats. These include graphical, verbal/presentation, interactive prototype demo’s etc.


  • A degree in a relevant product/industrial design discipline or equivalent. 
  • A creative design engineer who is always looking to improve a product 
  • Self-driven and hands on 2D and 3D designer with ability to work independently. 
  • Technical and personal credibility to work effectively in cross-functional design teams throughout the product development cycle. 
  • Assertive and diplomatic - a great collaborator 
  • A great eye for detail and a sensitivity to the visual aspects of a product 
  • Ability to understand a layout and technical constraints quickly in order to suggest the appropriate course of action 
  • Excellent product focused design skills – layout, graphics, sketching, prototyping along with problem solving and analytical skills. 
  • Product minded – your main focus is always on the product and the user experience 
  • Software Tools (preferable, not essential) – Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, 3D CAD, KeyShot. 
  • Excellent communicator both verbally, graphically and through use of sketches 
  • Actively interested in new materials and technology advances. 
  • Comfortable with ‘failure’ in the context of multiple iterations of testing and learning.

Benefits Overview:

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Performance related bonus 
  • Life assurance 
  • Sport centre 
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants 
  • Discounts on Dyson machines