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Senior Industrial Designer-Device Development

Eli Lilly and Company k

Indianapolis, IN

Jan 18
Job Description


The Senior Industrial Designer will support the Industrial Design Team Lead to drive the design activities of Lilly’s Design Labs for drug delivery devices and systems within the Delivery, Device, and Connected Solutions (DDCS) and Digital Health (DH) departments. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will help to craft a design culture within Lilly and to develop a community of design thinking champions that will always put the user first.

Your extensive expertise in design will play an important role in establishing a process that produces a design output of world class quality and consistency. The role will drive design vision in partnership with a multi-disciplinary design team and with multi-functional partners to apply human-centered design methodologies in order to provide intuitive, aesthetically purposeful, emotionally satisfying, and manufacturable products that meet the expectations of users as well as Lilly’s brand identity.

Other responsibilities include:

The position requires excellent organizational, design problem solving, and communication skills.
You will lead multiple hardware design efforts with internal and external design resources, from early to late stages of device development.
You are able to demonstrate the ability to lead multi-functional teams to consensus, and to think creatively in a fast-paced environment.
You will provide feedback to all aspects of design, including product development strategy, concept development, design language, device interaction experience, design for manufacturability.
You partner with Business partners, Mechanical Engineers, Electric Engineers, System Engineers, Human Factors Researchers and other key functions to translate user needs into viable concepts, created initial device prototypes, and lead design throughout development process.
You advocate for user experience and establish new partnerships inside and outside of the company.
You should also ensure that
quality design solutions are delivered in the areas of devices, labeling, and packaging.
design outputs are consistent across Lilly’s portfolio.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design or a design related discipline
8+ years of experience in the application of design
Submission of a portfolio link is required for consideration

Additional Information:

Travel up to 25% both US and OUS
Location Indianapolis, IN or Cambridge, MA
Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Additional Skills/Preferences:

Experience in the development of medical devices or combination products
Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite
Experience with CREO or SolidWorks
Demonstrated visual, written, and verbal communication skills
Ability to apply hands-on skills in brainstorming, storyboarding, concept development/evaluation, and idea refinement
Deep knowledge and experience with challenging manufacturing constraints, novel CMF applications (colors, materials, and finishes), trend forecasting, and branding
Prior supervisory experience
Master’s degree

Eli Lilly and Company

Company Overview:

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world. #WeAreLilly