Collaborate with marketing, engineering and vendors to develop innovative projects
Implement projects into viable products with respect of time, spec and costs
• Collaborate with external designers and inventors to co-develop new concepts and incremental innovation on existing products
• Achieve an intimate understanding of our users and consumers in order to identify and implement the most innovative features on the market
• Manage project from A-Z in order to hit milestones, achieve shorter time to market, respective deadline
• Perform presentations of project development stage to senior management, in compliance with internal development process
• Bring to design team expertise in conceptualization and best-in-class visualization to ensure a fast development cycle
• Support operations and engineers to ensure vendors will fully understand design and concepts will not be diluted during industrialization phase.
• Bring new ideas on innovative material and components
• Develop technical documentation to ensure full alignment between JOBY and Vendors on assigned projects
• Give design directions for derivative projects to be developed by vendors
Bachelor’s degree in Design from internationally recognized school.
• International experience gained through his/her academic and/or professional career and accustom to work in a multicultural environment.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in multinational companies active in consumer products.
• Background in consumer electronics products especially phone accessories is a strong plus.
• Experience with suppliers based in LCC (Asia, Romania or other low cost country)
• Full command of technical tools like Rhino3D or Autodesk and other relevant design software
• Experience in plastic component design
• Relational and communication ability to maintain excellent relationships with all the different functional counterparts
• Product sensibility – extreme attention to details in order to differentiate products from competition
• Initiator, is proactive and gets things started, involving the right people, gaining support for ideas and projects, has excellent interpersonal skills and able to build positive working relationship.
• Sees projects through and gets things done with limited/no supervision, is reliable and disciplined.
• Knowledge and/or passion in content creation (Photo/video), and on consumer electronics market;
• Open to travel to Asia 30% of the working time.