QualificationsCommunication skillsManufacturingBachelor’s degree
Experience leading a project from concept to mass production on a team.
Experience aligning design team’s efforts with the company’s goals.
Experience with materials, manufacturing, and all phases of the design process.
Ability to take initiative and work in a rapidly changing environment with a customer-centered focus.
Ability to advocate for quality with excellent aesthetic sensibility.
Excellent problem-solving, communication, and presentation skills.
About the job
As a Product Design Architect, you will design products that harness Google to help inspire people worldwide.
Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our Devices & Services team combines the best of Google AI, Software, and Hardware to create radically helpful experiences for users. We research, design, and develop new technologies and hardware to make our user’s interaction with computing faster, seamless, and more powerful. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, the Devices & Services team is making people’s lives better through technology.
Collaborate with Industrial Design, Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and external work partners to realize a product’s design direction and establish innovative designs.
Create high-quality 3D surfaces for various design concepts, visualizations, prototypes, design, and engineering evaluations.
Develop production-level surfaces from a variety of design/engineering inputs for product development, tooling, and manufacturing. Identify tools and processes to enhance capabilities and support company and/or department development.
Work separately and within a mixed-team environment. Execute with leadership throughout the development and build process.
Present knowledge of materials and processes, innovation, and emerging technologies that inform product development. Travel as needed (i.e., to manufacturing facilities overseas) to ensure that solutions have development viability, are manufacturable, and maintain design direction.
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