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Director of Design / Creative Director

Yondr k

Los Angeles, CA | Onsite or Remote Possible

Jun 10
Job Description

Yondr has a simple purpose: to show people how powerful a moment can be when we aren’t focused on documenting or broadcasting it. We create phone-free spaces for musicians, comedians, teachers, professional organizations, and private events.

Working closely with our Production, Partnerships, and Marketing teams, the Director of Design will guide the development and evolution of new and existing products. This role requires experience in all phases of product design, from conception to final manufacturing. When applying, please include your industrial design portfolio.

Responsibilities:
Conceptualize new product concepts and develop strategic design plans with projected timelines and budgets
Conduct client research and data analysis to understand client needs, behaviors, and motivators
Collaborate with Production and Partnership teams to understand customers and markets, develop product strategies and detailed requirements and designs, and ensure successful release to market
Manage the roadmap to development - convert design concepts into functional prototypes, determine functionality, develop proposals, and supervise the overall design process
Monitor and evaluate the performance of designs and identify strategies for enhancement and improvement
Ensure all designs are delivered on time, on budget, and to a high quality standard


Skills & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design
Minimum 5+ years experience in the Industrial Design field
A portfolio of past work including concepts, ideation, flows, completed designs, and final deliverables that demonstrate clear design thinking and craftsmanship
Demonstration of design thinking skills, use of modern design best practices, and ability to create innovative designs that deliver client value and business results.
Clearly communicate and support design decisions and how they add value to the product
Strong analytical skills, use qualitative and quantitative data to guide design decisions
Experience balancing multiple projects and organizing priorities
Extensive experience with design software and prototyping equipment
Pragmatic with a bit of whimsy
Lover of live music and the outdoors

Application Details

When applying, please include your industrial design portfolio.

Yondr

Yondr has a simple purpose: to show people how powerful a moment can be when we aren’t focused on documenting or broadcasting it. We create phone-free spaces for musicians, comedians, teachers, professional organizations, and private events.