At LG we make products and services that make lives better,
easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. Put
simply, we offer the latest innovations to make "Life Good" - from
home appliances, consumer electronics, vehicle components and
mobile communications to business innovations in digital signage,
air conditioning, solar and LED lighting. As a global leader, we
strive for greatness in product leadership, market leadership and
people leadership to realize our growth strategies.
Talk about a mantra. Life's Good with LG!
We offer an environment that enables colleagues to demonstrate
their capabilities, focus on their work and create value. At LG,
you're encouraged to take a creative and individual approach to
challenges with strong emphasis placed on performance and skill-and
equal, merit-based opportunities across the board. We want our
colleagues to grow with our global business. That's why we deliver
sure rewards for exceptional performance and offer industry-leading
benefits. Come join the team!
We are currently seeking a Lead Product Designer to join our
dynamic team in Santa Clara as part of the LG Silicon Valley Lab
LG Silicon Valley Lab is LG Electronics premier innovation
center focused on bringing the webOS platform to the next
generation LG consumer electronics products, including the LG Smart
With a diverse and experienced team, LG Silicon Valley lab
innovates as nimble as a startup while leveraging upon LG's world
renowned brand. We invite you to be a part of our growing team
located in Santa Clara and San Francisco California.
User centric product discovery is at the center of why we do
what we do here in LG's Future Experience team within America's
We are obsessed with connecting with users in their real life,
learning what their motivations are, what pain points they
experience and what needs they have. We invest in defining the
right solutions to solve the right problems.
Our mandate is to discover new business opportunities based off
of users needs and we are looking for a Product Designer to join us
in driving user centric design thinking from initial product idea
to shipping and scaling a full product vision.
We're looking for a Product Designer that excels across the
entire product lifecycle, comes with a entrepreneurial, lean start
up mindset, and a genuine curiosity and desire to learn across many
different domains to create products that solve real problems.
As a Product Designer, you'll have the opportunity to shape new
products from the ground up. You'll bring best practices and
experience to many different domains, improve workflows across our
teams and evolve and strengthen our discovery and experiment based
process. We'll trust you to champion customer needs and maintain a
clear understanding of the business goals throughout the lifecycle
of every project.
You'll bring your product design expertise in the form of user
research, prototyping, interaction design and visual design while
using design thinking to facilitate the process along the way.
- Partner with product and engineering to execute against
high-priority business goals, prioritize to lower risk, define
experiments and test ideas often.
- Conduct qualitative research and leverage quantitative analysis
to inform design decisions and product strategies. Validate and
test hypotheses with lightweight research conducted directly with
business customers and end users.
- Lead by example and bring best practices and design
methodologies to the team.
- Quickly prototype new ideas and experiences to get
- Learn from and contribute to the team's process, systems, and
- Demonstrate proficiency and understanding of information
architecture, complex user flows, visual hierarchy, engineering
feasibility, and implementation trade-offs.
- Ensure work meets business goals by getting feedback early and
often from your product team, function leaders and cross functional
team members and most importantly users.
- Clearly present and communicate concepts, designs, and
prototypes to stakeholders.
- Adopt and iterate on design processes that encourage
collaboration between other designers and product teams.
- Positively shape the design team's culture through
collaboration, feedback, and process iteration.
- A strong design portfolio that exhibits an appreciation and
understanding of design principles, an attention to detail, and a
clear point of view.
- Experience in conducting qualitative user research using
generative and evaluative research methodologies.
- 8+ years working experience, or 6+ with a higher level degree
-ideal past experience includes consumer-facing and B2B technology
companies in the retail, automotive, hospitality or home
- A bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in a design
discipline including: HCI, information architecture, UX, or graphic
- Thoughtful communication skills. You can present design
decisions and processes openly, clearly, and confidently,
regardless of the audience.
- A collaborative approach. You believe that product, design, and
engineering decisions are inextricably linked and aim to be a great
partner to other designers and stakeholders across the company. You
respect and value other's input and feedback.
- A lean-mindset. You're open and receptive to feedback, and can
adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment. You're open to changing
your opinion with new information or understanding of product
goals. You're willing to work outside your comfort zone and are
excited about learning and growing to take your professional skills
and career to the next level.
- Experience with user research is a plus as we grow and
integrate research into our lean design practice.
- You are driven to share your learnings from your successes and
failures to an external audience by posting blogs, attending meet
ups or conferences and utilizing other avenues to show case thought
leadership to the industry.
- Experience designing across various form factors including
mobile, TV, Smart Watch, Web etc.
- Experience with Sketch, Figma, Abstract, Framer, Adobe Suite
and other design software.
- You bring a range of experience and inspiration from many
creative influences such as architecture, fine art, and
LG Electronics, USA Inc., LG Mobile Research USA LLC, and Zenith
Electronics LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all
individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion,
gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability,
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state,
federal, or local law. Further, the Company takes affirmative
action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are
treated during employment without regard to any of these