Honeywell Visual Design Director in Melville, New York

Visual Design Director

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We are seeking a Visual Design Director to lead creative direction for digital and print. As a member of the Homes design leadership team, the Visual Design Director will be responsible for the overall creative vision and visual design language for products including on-wall touch screens, mobile apps, and web applications, as well as for consumer packaging & printed literature.

The Visual Design Director willbe responsible for defining our visual design language, driving creative leadership across design teams, and building partnerships and collaborations across the organization to deliver great work and outcomes for our customers, brand and business.

At Honeywell Homes we use well-established human-centered design principles to ensure our products and services are the most useful, usable and desirable products in the marketplace. We are a global team with designers and researchers around the world.It is a unique opportunity to come join a world-class experience design team at a great company.

This role can be based in Golden Valley, Minnesota or Melville, New York.


  • Defining and delivering a graphic design system for use across digital and print, including: on-wall touch screens, embedded product UI, mobile apps, web apps, digital marketing, product packaging and printed materials such as quick start guides and product inserts.
  • Oversee, lead, guide and inspire design teams working on different products and projects.
  • Build strong collaborations with brand and marketing/communications stakeholders and teams.
  • Being a leader-doer, balancing design strategy and creative leadership with hands-on designing for specific projects.
  • Partnering with other design leaders to advocate for the brand and user experience across all customer touchpoints and interactions.
  • Working with the business strategy, product marketing, engineering and other design partners across the Homes business.
  • Providing a clear and consistent voice on end-to-end brand UX design to project teams & stakeholders.
  • Creating and executing user-centered designs for products and services that differentiate our brands in the marketplace around the world.
  • Working with a global interdisciplinary design team to create and constantly improve customer experience, market impact and brand value.
  • Model Honeywell Homes core values and behaviors.

    This is an incredibly exciting time to join the Homes and Global Distribution team at Honeywell! Homes and Global Distribution is a leader in the home heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) controls and security markets, and a leading global distributor of security and fire protection products. In 2018, Honeywell will be spinning off the Homes and Global Distribution business into a stand-alone, publicly traded company. Being a stand-alone company will provide the business the independence, focus, direct financial resources, and flexibility required to adapt quickly to market and customer dynamics, and we want you to be part of its evolution.

    20 Lead experience design globally

    20 Project leadership

    20 Best practice sharing

    20 Manage people

    20 Roadmap definition for next generation strategies

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6 or more years experience in digital product design, branding and graphic design related work

    • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
    • Proficient user experience design skills, e.g., customer journey map, experience diagramming, task analysis, workflow design, etc.
  • Experience with observational user research, ethnography, insight and synthesis is an essential requirement for the role.

    • Experience with project planning, scoping and execution in a phase-gate and/or agile environment
    • Passion for graphic design, typography and sweating the details.
  • Ability to inspire excitement and passion for greatness in others.
  • Experience creating brand-defining design systems, style guides and signature elements.
  • Experience with digital product design and development processes, including: wireframing, iterative prototypes, providing design assets and specifications to scrum-based software engineering teams
  • Ability to convert user research findings into actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Experience in design strategy, trends and how they apply to brand and product planning.
  • Demonstrable talent in developing industry-leading user interface designs.
  • Demonstrated experience successfully planning and executing projects, and leading design teams.

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  • Continued Professional Development
  • Job ID: HRD32358
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: 2 Corporate Center Dr, Melville, NY 11747 USA

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.


Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

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