Junior Industrial Designer

Shenzhen, China

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A Career at HARMAN

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between.  We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies:  leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results-driven mindset.  At HARMAN, we expect brilliance.  You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities. 

The Harman design team is is calling for talents from all around the world to redefine the future of entertainment. It is a growing multi-disciplinary team with many opportunities, involving Industrial & Graphic Design, User Interface & Experience Design, Packaging, CMF and Digital Design.

 

 

Position Summary:

We are looking for an adventurous and passionate, Industrial designer with world class design sensibility to join our new design team in Shenzhen, China

The right candidate loves music as we do, brings a fresh perspective on design & innovation and has the ability to understand and translate latest fashion, interior and cultural design trends into iconic product experiences for Harman’s iconic brands, including JBL, Harman Kardon and AKG.

The Industrial Designer will take a lead role with hands-on responsibilities working in a very fast-paced, collaborative environment.

Job Responsibilities:

Take a role with hands-on responsibilities.

Move fast, be the voice for design, make critical decisions, and take ownership.

Conduct design brainstorming sessions

Create concept designs in 2D and 3D formats

Prototype designs using in-house and 3rd party resources

Develop detailed product design specifications and CMF documents

Present design solutions

Participate in user research activities

Investigate and propose new fit and finish options and CMF trends

Work on innovative and trend defining product concepts in collaboration with our multi-disciplinary creative teams across the globe.

Be part of the team that is creating and delivering innovative and ground breaking design experiences across various product categories.

Work with design leaders in all phases of the design thinking process from concept, to strategic, to tactical, and implementation.

 

Basic Qualifications:.

2+ years of experience in the field of industrial design with an impressive portfolio

Experience in designing consumer products.

Basic knowledge and understanding of the design process­ from trend research and design strategy to concept development and manufacturing execution.

Excellent 2D and 3D skills: fluent in the Adobe Creative Suite and 3D such as Rhinoceros and KeyShot.

Experience defining Materials, Colors and Finishes.

Ability to create photorealistic renderings

Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication and presentation skills.

Highly driven and proactive self-starter - taking on a task without much context and driving it through to the end.

The ability to work seamlessly with leaders across functions.

Ability to multi-task many projects and products at once.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Industrial/Product design

Love for Design & Music.

Basic knowledge and understanding of material cost and finishes, manufacturing processes, tooling methods and assembly methods

Able to quickly generate visual and physical definitions of new products that convey key attributes of function and layout

Proven structured approach to creative problem solving

Self-motivated, strategic and energetic

Love music

 

Eligibility Requirements:

Willingness to travel at least 10% of the time.

Willingness to work in an office.

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

 

 

About HARMAN International

HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for consumers, automakers, and enterprises worldwide, including audio, visual and infotainment systems; enterprise automation solutions; and software services. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® , Mark Levinson ® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. HARMAN also is a technology and integration services leader for the Automotive, Mobile, Telecommunications and Enterprise markets. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. The Company's software solutions power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated, personalized, adaptive and secure across all platforms, from the work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of more than 25,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. The Company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. HARMAN offers a great work environment, brilliant career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN! 

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