Industrial Design Lead - Suunto
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Industrial Design Lead

Location: Vantaa, Uusimaa, Finland

Would you like to see people around the globe use sports watches designed by you? Do you want to lead the way Suunto’s products will look like in the 2020s? If your heart just skipped a beat, then this is for you!

We are a high-profile sports instrument and digital solution brand with a strong global reach, with two main product categories; sports watches and dive computers. We believe in design and brand-driven development, and in having fun while facing our daily challenges.

Currently, we’re on the lookout for a highly skilled and experienced Industrial Design Lead to take ownership of the future design DNA of Suunto. In this role you’ll be working closely with other talented designers and Head of Design at Amer Sports.

Go wild with your ideas and take initiative! You will lead world-class industrial design for Suunto sports instruments and dive computers, capturing the brand essence. In other words, your days will consist of driving and developing design language and strategy, providing day-to-day creative guidance for the team, supporting them at decision milestones of development programs, and developing the team’s skills and practices. You will have the lead design responsibility in both concepting activities and product delivery. Sounds like a nice challenge, eh?

What does it take?

  • Preferably 8+ years of experience in consumer product design with up-to-date skills
  • Creative studies that support the role
  • Burning passion for brand-led design
  • Excellent skills in conceptual thinking and ability to develop new, fresh approaches
  • Competent use of relevant development tools and the ability to take on new ones: Adobe, KeyShot, Creo etc.
  • Clear communication and interaction skills for presenting your own work and for collaborating closely with product management, marketing, mechanical and hardware engineering, as well as with the consumer insights team.

Suunto forms a part of the Amer Sports family, which includes world-renowned brands like Wilson, Sports Tracker, Salomon, Atomic, Arc’teryx, and Mavic. What unites us is the passion to create great products and services that have a positive impact on people's lives. Our culture encourages being active, and we will offer you exciting challenges as well as freedom. At the moment we are planning for 2020, and what it will look like for us. If you want to make a difference and be a part of that journey, please let us hear from you! No formal dress or corporate BS required.

Come and tell us how you would take our product design to a new level - tell us more about yourself, latest by October 28, 2018 via this link. For further information, contact our Talent Acquisition Partner Petra Erkkilä; +358 400 653 089 or petra@findersseekers.io.

Want to know who you would be working with and how we do things? Check out what Amer Sports Digital is all about:

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