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Lead Industrial Designer


Design and Development
United Kingdom - Hullavington Office

About us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge - more categories, more locations and more people

We start with an engineering mindset and different thinking, then continuously refine our ideas, unwilling to compromise until we’ve found a better way.

About the role

Dyson are looking for an experienced Lead Industrial Designer at our UK campus. As a Lead Industrial Designer, you will work within the Global Design and Product Experience team, creating and shaping the design vision of Dyson's products across all categories. You will challenge the expected and push the boundaries of design. You will work with an incredibly diverse design team consisting of CMF, Modelling, HMI, Connectivity, and Creative talents. You will collaborate with our Research Design & Development teams to create and execute innovative world-class products.

  • Own the look and feel of Dyson's products.

  • Develop innovative and user-centric solutions in every step of the product development process.

  • Involved in all stages of design from concept to production.

  • Support Design and Product Experience reviews with senior stakeholders.

  • Willing to challenge assumptions and bring the ability to adapt or generate imaginative and innovative ideas to the unique problems associated to achieving ‘best-in-class’ design.

  • Zoom-in and sweat the intricate details of the design while still keeping the overall design intent in mind.

  • Utilise digital and physical tools (models, physical rigs, renderings, 2D prints) to validate design solutions.

  • Quickly visualise multiple design solutions at a very hi-resolution.

  • Develop refined 3D surfaces for rendering, model building, and production.

  • Collaborate with our global network of designers and engineers.

  • Direct prototyping resource to accurately demonstrate and communicate solutions.

  • Mentor and/or manage a 1-2 Industrial Designers.

About you

  • A degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, or equivalent.

  • 7+ years of hands-on design experience.

  • Proven ability managing multiple products from concept to production.

  • Assumes ownership of projects and capable of working without close supervision.

  • Incredibly skilled in sketching, form development, 3D surface quality, and 3D modelling.

  • Highly skilled in 3D CAD applications (NX, Rhino, Alias, Solidworks, etc).

  • Experienced in rendering software (Keyshot, VRed, etc).

  • Experienced in 2D design software (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, etc).

  • Excellent communicator with the ability to clearly present ideas both verbally and visually.

  • Assertive and diplomatic – a great collaborator and receptive of constructive criticism.

Please include a portfolio with your application


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

  • Pension scheme

  • Performance related bonus

  • Private medical insurance

  • Life assurance

  • Sport centre

  • Free on-site parking

  • Subsidised café and restaurants

  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.