Honeywell Senior/Lead Experience Design-Industrial Design, Shanghai, HOME, HBT in Shanghai, China

Senior/Lead Experience Design-Industrial Design, Shanghai, HOME, HBT

Innovate to solve the world's most important challenges

This is an incredibly exciting time to join the Homes and ADI Global Distribution team at Honeywell! Homes and ADI 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 ADI Global Distribution business into a stand-alone, publicly traded company, named Resideo. 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. For more information on the future independent company, go to

What we do

At Honeywell HOME we bring comfort, safety and security to millions of people all over the world. Come join us and make a difference in their lives. We’re building Global Experience Design (GExD) studios to create our next generation of products. We are seeking talented senior/lead experience designers for Industrial design to create simply amazing experiences for our customers. We take a human-centered design approach to create a holistic, end-to-end user experience. We work on a wide variety of products for homes, domains and applications to keep you engaged, challenged and learning.

For example,

•We conduct ethnographic studies to understand consumers’ unmet needs for home comfort and security, and apply these insights as we develop products and associated Apps.

• We conduct ergonomic studies to inform the design of our product safety and usability.

•We partner with our ePresence team to create a branded, seamless experience on our customer portals and channel websites.

We then go back with appearance models and user interface prototypes to gain feedback as part of our iterative design process.This is the newly created Experience Design Studio in Shanghai China. You have a unique opportunity to come build a world-class experience design group. Come to Honeywell HOME and do that thing you do so well in a fast-paced, supportive environment.

What you’ll do

As a Senior/Lead Industrial Designer, you will lead the design of the Honeywell Home’s product line. If you have the desire to invest yourself in a team environment that is all about building a great, desirable brand, we want to talk to you! Our Honeywell HOME division needs strong designers who can handle multiple ongoing programs and carry them through from inception through production. As a key, integral member of our team, you will be working side-by-side with other industrial designers, engineers and product managers to develop desirable products from concept to reality. This will challenge you to bring your experience with form, materials and manufacturing to the table. You will be asked to own your products’ design and development process, from initial research to packaging, ensuring that Honeywell Home‘s products continue to be recognized for quality, performance, and innovation around the globe. This role calls for an organized, passionate and flexible designer with the desire to be a part of a design driven organization that is continuing to evolve.

How you’ll do it

•Lead Industrial design projects to collaborate and develop convincing products with solid stories and great user experience.

•Maintain a continued understanding of the marketplace, competition, industry, methods, and relevant trends.

•Active interest and proactive approach to gain a solid fundamental understanding of the company’s objectives.

•Ability to carefully maintain and evolve the Honeywell brand design language in collaboration with the cross-functional team and design leadership, and to align with Honeywell’s overall branded goals.

30 User experience design

20 Project collaboration

20 Executing user-centered designs

20 Product development process

10 Collaboration with human user experience disciplines


What you’ll need

•BS/BA degree in Industrial Design.

• 5+ years related work experience in industrial design and product development.

•Solid, proven understanding of manufacturing and engineering processes involved in consumer electronics development. Extensive insight and knowledge of production methods and materials.

•Proven ability to develop products through conceptual sketching, prototypes, model studies, 2D and 3D computer software.

•Proficiency with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and related tools/programs and 3D software (Rhino preferred) is required.

•Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

•Experience in both consulting & corporate design environments is a plus.

•Ability to work closely and directly with mechanical engineering

•What you’ve done

•Attend meetings and maintain close connection with the business team and Program Management, and stay on top of quickly evolving business objectives with a flexible mindset

•Ensure that product development objectives and schedules are met.

•Drive communication of the product’s design intent to engineering staff and manufacturers.

•Fluent in Chinese and English communicationExempt Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy

  • Some Travel Required
  • Job ID: HRD32770
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: 430 Li Bing Rd,Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park,Pudong,SH, Shanghai, 31 201203 CHN

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.

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