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Product Design Director

  • Location

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Retail

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Cheyenne Lam

  • Contact email:

    cheyenne.lam@claremontconsulting.asia

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    CL/087

  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-08-29

  • Consultant:

    #

A renowned health and wellness equipment company is looking for a Product Design Director to lead the design team. 

 

Your Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Consistently deliver innovative products

·       Execute all new products (in an increasingly diverse and complex regional roadmap), on time and within budget every year, enabling consistent sales and business growth

·       Provide hands on technical expertise from concept validation through to production sign-off, identifying, prioritizing and solving problems quickly and efficiently

·       Due to the condensed timelines, you need to focus on the key risks, developing mitigation strategies and concurrent development paths to ensure success

·       Build, retain, and manage an A-player team

·       Rigorously recruit, retain and reward A-players that continuously raise the talent bar

·       Manage a team of creative, talented and passionate product designers

·       Lead and partner with cross functional peers to drive efficiencies and accountabilities.

·       Develop strong working relationships with all key leaders globally across product development

·       Work in close partnership with the China engineering teams to ensure flawless execution

·       Lead with agility, strong teamwork and an entrepreneurial mindset

 

Skills Required:

·       Bachelor degree in Design/Industrial Design/Electronics/Engineering or related discipline

·       10 -12 years of related experience

·       Extensive experience leading user-centered innovation projects

·       Intuition on what consumers want and what works in the marketplace

·       Great selling and presentation skills. 

·       Experience in designing home appliance/consumer products for high volume production

·       Experience in allocating resources to work on multiple projects and setting clear priorities when juggling multiple projects

·       Experience working with China manufacturing partners on high volume consumer products

·       Respect and understanding of other disciplines; including Industrial Design, User Experience, Electronics, Quality and Manufacturing

 

Interested parties or referrals please send your CV to cheyenne.lam@claremontconsulting.asia. 

Your interests will be treated in the strictest of confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.