Logitech is looking for a Head of Design to partner with our Mainstream business team in the design, development and delivery of Logitech’s Simply Better line of mice and keyboards.
In addition to managing the design of all new hardware and software related products for this business, this role will work closely with the Product and Engineering teams to develop the future roadmap for new products, services and solutions for the Simply Better target audience.
To deliver on this mission, this role will lead a cross disciplinary design team of Industrial Design, User Experience, CMF, and Consumer Insights to ensure all products released by the business meet user needs and key experience KPIs, all product design processes provide ample time and energy to explore user needs and desirability requirements, and product design cycles meet budget and timeline requirements.
Providing leadership of and hands-on participation in the delivery all design output for a major Logitech line of business on time and within budget and at appropriate, measurable level of customer desirability.
Managing and mentoring a cross-discipline product design team.
Managing and maintaining target audience needs and guidelines.
Partnering with business to design our target audience Portfolio and Strategy.
Identifying and articulating new opportunities for our target audience including hardware, software and services.
Providing hands-on designer development, career coaching and mentoring.
Driving user validation protocols & KPIs.
Owning experience related testing and refinement.
Overseeing packaging requirements.
Providing input to Logitech Design Disciplines’s Strategy including CMF, SW, ID, Platforms, and Packaging.
Who You Are
You are a hands-on T-shaped design leader who comes from a User Experience, Design Strategy, Industrial Design or CMF background.
You have a deep understanding and appreciation for the craft for user centered design and a drive to leverage the UCD process to develop magical, desirable products for users.
You are comfortable leading teams of people to deliver amazing experiences and as such you are extremely comfortable socializing, initiating and driving the processes, collaborations, negotiations and delivery these experiences require, with an open, humble and collaborative attitude, focused on helping everyone reach incredible outcomes.
Who We Are
We are an action oriented design and product development company driven to deliver delightful products that help people do and achieve more.
We recognize and celebrate a culture of Decide & Do, Open & Ourselves, Humble & Hungry, and Collaborate & Challenge. We work lean and pride ourselves in doing more within the confines of less.
Design at Logitech is a key competency and the partnership of design with engineering and product is a significant contributor to our success.
Experience leading design for consumer products digital or hardware or both
Proven track record delivering key design initiatives to support new product release and drive user adoption
Demonstrable portfolio of software, service, or hardware products for which you led the end-to-end product design lifecycle
Experience leveraging quantitative and qualitative quality metrics to measure product acceptability and desirability as well as the processes by which to develop, maintain and leverage them
Understanding of cost, ROI and innovation tradeoffs to ensure product and portfolio choices deliver appropriately on cost and schedule
Excellent negotiation and collaboration skills on behalf of end users and the company
Cross-discipline design mentorship and coaching
Experience designing or partnering with the design of platforms used for key product experiences
Legally permitted to live and work in Taiwan