General Information

Req #
WD00019617
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
North Carolina
City:
Morrisville
Date:
Thursday, January 6, 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 for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

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

Description and Requirements

The Lenovo Experience Design Group is a global group of highly skilled and talented people doing what we love, designing the very best world-class products. You will be an integral part of the team, working together across continents and cultures in a friendly, fast-paced and inspiring work environment. At Lenovo, we design and deliver technology products to a wide range of customers and use cases with brands such as: ThinkPad, Yoga, Ideapad, and our new Legion gaming products.


By joining the Lenovo EDG team, you have the opportunity to make a difference for our customers and the consumer electronics industry as a whole. We are looking to add a design strategist to our team that will help us visualize and communicate the future of Lenovo.  You will play an integral role in our overall Design team and will be part of an eclectic mix of great designers and craftspeople. This role would be a fit for you if you’re passionate, optimistic and likely an extrovert. You’ll have the opportunity to build relationships with internal and external partners and will collaborate with a variety of disciplines to widen your breadth of knowledge and expand your impact. You’ll work closely with our Strategic Design manager and the VP of design to design the future strategy for Lenovo and will be the ultimate advocate. If you have outstanding communication skills and the ability to craft a vision into a cohesive design story and strategy, this position could be perfect for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Build design stories that articulate customer insights, trends, brand initiatives and design strategy to motivate internal and external partners
  • Be the EDG storyteller by creatively communicating the vision through verbal, text and imagery to executives, geography leaders, customers and assist in motivating and unifying the design teams
  • Lead EDG social media communications by working with the design leadership team
  • Build relationships and appropriately influence relevant internal teams and direct business contacts to achieve short- and long-term goals.
  • Maintain relationship with external trend agency, be the trend ambassador for EDG and host workshops with designers to influence future direction
  • Lead design thinking workshops for existing or new areas of the business
  • Participate in designing and visualizing future products, graphics and solutions through sketching, rendering, 3D modeling and videos.
  • Always be looking for ways to creatively add value to our team beyond your job description

Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in industrial design, graphic design, communication design, or equivalent is preferred
  • 3-5 years experience in design, design strategy, story building and storytelling
  • An excellent portfolio showcasing product, graphic and communication design examples
  • Outstanding communication (verbal & written) and presentation skills
  • Ability to visualize, craft and articulate complex concepts
  • Experience building and managing relationships with internal and external partners
  • Proficiency in MS Office (specifically power point), Adobe CS
  • Ability to travel to international sites
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 by January 18, 2022, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated by January 18, 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