• Director, Industrial Design Needham
  • SharkNinja in Needham, MA, United States
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Our purpose is to positively impact people’s lives every day in every home around the world! We work very hard to provide our consumers with high-quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier. We thrive on passion and innovation and are looking for great people, with great ideas, who want to build the next big thing and develop while they do.

Our mission to positively impact people's... lives every day in every home around the world allows our employees to be thinkers and tinkerers, designers and doers, creators and number crunchers, makers of things they love. As we continue to grow, we are excited to add a Director, Industrial Design - Haircare to our global team.


The Director, Industrial Design will be a highly accomplished designer and will focus on directing and monitoring the design process from initial brief and research through mass production. Supervises and develops designs, CAD, and illustrations for new products or improvements to existing products. This role will work with cross-functional departments on design specifications, technological feasibility, product planning, and market segmentation identification. This position will analyze the costs of new and existing products and ensures all compliance, regulatory, and safety policies are adhered to.

Here are some of the EXCITING things you’ll get to do:
• Lead a dynamic team of designers and collaborate with our Color, Material and Finish team.
• Collaborate with leadership to establish and maintain principles, methods, and techniques to ensure the implementation of operational strategy.
• Analyzes and identifies areas of improvement for the existing design department.
• Monitors and supervises from conception to implementation of product development and ensures the product design development process and product execution objectives are achieved.
• Works with departments to ensure the designs, features, and end-to-end consumer experience are maintained throughout the product development implementation.
• Sets clear objectives, provides ongoing performance feedback, and evaluates potential to lead, develop, and manage cross-functional global teams.

• BS in Industrial Design or a related field.
• 7+ years of experience in industrial design or a related role.
• 2+ years of management and leadership experience.
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) along with good sound interpersonal skills.
• Highly skilled in relevant CAD programs (Solidworks, Rhino, Creo), Keyshot and Adobe suite.
• Experience in AI driven design (desirable).
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
• Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or guidance .
• Solid analytical skills with a strong attention to detail .
• Ability to meet deadlines and react rapidly to new information.


At SharkNinja, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are vital to our global success. Valuing each unique voice and blending all of our diverse skills strengthens SharkNinja’s innovation every day. We support ALL associates in bringing their authentic selves to work, making an impact, and having the opportunity for career acceleration. With help from our leadership, associates, and our community, we aim to have equity be a key component of the SharkNinja DNA.

YOUR ROLE in leading our SUCCESS DRIVERS & representing our UNIQUE MINDSET
• Lead us to be “RARELY SATISFIED”
• Make things better each day; “PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION”
• Use your knowledge of our consumer, understand that “DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”
• Deliver something great; “WINNING IS A TEAM SPORT”
• Be clear and honest, “COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT”

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We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other class protected by legislation, and local law. SharkNinja will consider reasonable accommodations consistent with legislation, and local law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact SharkNinja People & Culture at accommodations@sharkninja.com
Needham MA USA


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