General Information

Req #
WD00041049
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
North Carolina
City:
Morrisville
Date:
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Advisory Industrial Designer

The Design Innovation Team (DIT) is a global group of highly skilled and talented people doing what we love, designing the very best world-class devices. You will be an integral part of the team, working together across continents and cultures in a friendly, fast-paced and inspiring work environment. We’re looking to add fresh, talented individuals who are self-motivated and desire infinite opportunities. We design and deliver technology products to a wide range of customers and use cases with brands such as: ThinkPad, ThinkBook, Yoga, Ideapad, and our Legion gaming products. By joining the Lenovo DIT team, you have the opportunity to make a difference and be challenged to create design excellence.

As an Industrial Designer, you will lead designing world-class, end-to-end experiences that are embracing Design Excellence. By harnessing trend, customer and technology insights, you will develop products and experiences using an integrated design, engineering, and business approach. You will play an integral role in our overall Design team and will be part of an eclectic mix of great designers and craftspeople.

We are looking for an inspiring individual with the ability to drive design experiences from concept through production. You will work across all levels of the design organization, creating design vision, seeking alignment and inspiring others to action. You should be a visionary with the ability to inspire others and impact the business.

Personality behaviors

  • Live, breathe, and love design
  • Passionate design thinker, craftsperson with deep curiosity
  • Highly driven and proactive self-starter – ability to work independently toward project goals and timelines with little direction
  • Proven ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Willingness to take direction and learn from others
  • Optimistic outlook, “Can Do” attitude

Professional skills:

  • Exhibit strong design for brand and the importance of design in business success
  • Highly driven and proactive self-starter – ability to work independently toward project goals and timelines with little direction
  • Outstanding skills in ideation, concept visualization, form development, CAD, model making and rapid prototyping
  • Excellent communication skills and storytelling communicating design thinking, presenting to all levels of executive leadership
  • Build relationships and appropriately influence relevant internal teams and direct business contacts to achieve short- and long-term goals.
  • Understands latest CE technologies and manufacturing processes
  • Well-versed in user-centered design methods and techniques
  • Ability to visualize the end to end experience beyond just hardware
  • 2D skills: excellence sketching, fluent Adobe Creative Suite
  • 3D skills: Study models, breadboards, proof of principle models and prototypes
  • 3D CAD fluency (SolidWorks, Pro/Engineer or Alias) and KeyShot

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Industrial Design
  • 3+ years relevant experience in design strategy, industrial design including colors, materials & finishes, ideally in a consumer electronics product environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Adobe CS and 2D/3D CAD
  • Ability to travel to international sites
Preferred Requirements:
  • Understand the role design can play and how it can drive strategic growth for our customers
  • Collaborative team player, Self-motivated, pro-active thinker
  • Good verbal and written skills in English
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America