设计总监 ( 亚太地区 ) – Head Of Design ( Asia Region )

Job description

Archibat HR Asia is looking for Head Of Design ( Asia Region ) for a world leading brand in lighting industry for their Shanghai Office;
 
Job responsibilities
♣ Set design direction for business / customer – aligned with business & brand strategy
♣ Ensure product, system, UX, UI design quality
♣ Present / communicate this direction convincingly to all stakeholders
♣ Lead and manage design program / requirements through interaction and research with customers / business stakeholders
♣ Develop design program business / customer (tools, approach, people) in line with values of lighting design function
♣ Ensure effectiveness of related design spend
♣ Deliver product and system design in line with AOP
♣ Establish appropriate connections in the business / at customer up to and including business leaders
♣ Be recognized as a design expert with business partners, real estate developers and other key stakeholders in the industry
♣ Ensure proper and fruitful engagement as well as enhance the working relationship with existing and future partners in the connected object industry
♣ Ensure complete understanding of the value of design by all stakeholders
♣ Actively participate in shaping up the business strategic approach and ensure design’s strategic involvement
♣ Deploy the value of design in programs and projects in the organizations
♣ Ensure the wellbeing and engagement of team, and integrate the Asia team into the global design community
♣ Grow overall competence of team members and coach the team to become more effective/efficient and reach maximum potential in the organization
♣ Responsible for the overall resource and talent management including hiring, dismissing, rewarding, etc.
♣ Together with the design management team, set the agenda for design
♣ Actively engage and participate in the development of plan for desired future state of the design organization
♣ Actively support the functional transformation from hardware into software and systems

 

Required profile

Requirement and qualification 
♣ Master’s degree in design or related field
♣ Solid experience of managing a world-class design team for a global MNC with B2B/B2C environment
♣ Strong UI/UX experience and familiar with the digital / IoT space
♣ Experienced in collaborating with business stakeholders (marketing, strategy, development, manufacturing) to increase impact of design function on business
♣ Proven experience in building a high performing team
♣ Proven experience working and leading teams that are geographically dispersed in Asia
♣ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
♣ Prior experience from a design consultancy is a plus
 
 Please send your CV and portfolio to Anna at a.zhu@archibat.com 

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