iRobot Corporation

Senior Industrial Designer

Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
Category Product Development/Engineering
Requisition ID
Job Post Information* : Posted Date
2 days ago(2/20/2018 11:24 AM)


We're looking for a highly talented Senior Industrial Designer to join our User Experience team at iRobot. You will help to set the standard for our group - your credibility makes you a sought out voice whenever there is a critical product decision that impacts what the customer sees and experiences. As we grow and expand beyond Roomba, towards a holistic vision of how connected Robots can improve our lives inside and outside the home, the UX team is central to delivering on this vision with designs that embrace simplicity, approachability and seamless usability as a means of humanizing robotic technology. This is an exciting time and we are a relatively new team of skilled designers and researchers in the process of building a world-class internal design competency.


Please provide link to your portfolio with your updated resume.

Essential Functions/ Job Duties

  • You develop relevant, inspiring designs that reinforce the brand and create a lasting impression on users
  • You are self-driven but collaborate well within the team as well as engineering and marketing
  • Your design approach is inspired by the user, and you can work closely with User Research to inform and validate design work
  • You know when to push and when to compromise
  • You can discuss with credibility why your design advances the ‘big picture’
  • You excel in asking smart questions and look for boundaries so you can also offer perspectives beyond what is being asked


  • You have 5-10 years of relevant experience
  • You relish technical realities as part of the challenge in creating great, meaningful design; and your portfolio shows beautiful examples of mass-produced technical/consumer products
  • You have enviable sketching skills to quickly capture ideas and you are expert in helping teams explore what technical decisions mean for the physical design and usability of a product
  • You are well-versed in manufacturing methods and use this knowledge as a creative asset rather than limitation
  • You can sweat over details (& design specs) because you know getting that last detail through to production is part of the journey
  • You’re adept at CAD (Rhino, Pro-E, Solidworks) and visualization tools (Creative Suite), and expertly use this to gain alignment with engineering and product stakeholders


About Us

We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded by MIT roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 15 million robots and employ more than 500 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.


Our corporate headquarters are located in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. The company also has offices in California, the United Kingdom, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers


iRobot is an “Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled”

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