The Clorox Company Industrial Design/Design Strategist in Pleasanton, California

Design helps unlock insights that create new and meaningful experiences and bring them to life through visualization. You will have the opportunity to play across all the Clorox brands and make a large impact with our Company. The design team is a core piece of the innovation of new products in R&D. Reporting to the Department Manager of Design; the Industrial Designer/Strategist will join a team of 6. This role will be responsible for the design, design strategy, management and execution of structural packaging, product design and business growth across the Clorox brand portfolio. You will work closely with stakeholders from R&D, Research, Brand Management and Marketing and lead product and packaging design programs from concept to execution through collaboration with cross-functional stakeholders.

Make your mark

At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And we're all able to make a positive impact -- at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth -- growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with our various Businesses and Brands identify new opportunities for growth

  • Ability to leverage insights to create personas and translate them into design imperatives in order to find solutions beyond what consumers will think is acceptable to make them better

  • Take insights and visualize ideas on how they can be brought to life with project teams

  • Lead workshops, develop the work, fine tune it at end and ensures buy-in from key stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10 years design industry experience

  • Diverse experiences at top tier design consulting firms working with clients in different industries, including top tier CPGs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience doing business development in consulting environment

  • Mindset: highly collaborative at the initiation, execution, and completion of projects

  • Comfortable with ambiguity, ability to translate consumer insights into concepts and then 3D prototypes

  • Be a strong hands-on designer with excellent end to end ID and design management skills

  • Have/use a full suite of research, ideation, visualization and physical prototyping methods and tools

  • Thrive as a member of a lean (stealth) team and get to apply all their design skills

  • Have deep knowledge of manufacturing

  • Be adept at navigating a large corporation

  • Have strong (visual/verbal) presentation skills for engaging and influencing senior leadership, internal stakeholders and customers (e.g. Target, Costco) at all levels

Education Level/Degree:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

  • Prefer degree in Industrial Design with product centric focus and Design Strategy focus

Please send portfolio to Stephanie.Lorino@clorox.com once you have applied.

More About Research nd Development

From concept to reality, our team is building the next generation of consumer products. R&D is a community of engineers, scientists, mechanical designers and packaging experts, who are actively involved in virtually every step in the lifecycle of our products -- from initial concept to raw materials to final goods on store shelves. Together we bring consumers innovative products that deliver superior value.

More about Clorox

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2018 sales of $6.1 billion. In addition to our namesake bleach and cleaning products, we market some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including:

  • Brita® water-filtration products

  • Burt's Bees® natural personal care products

  • Fresh Step® cat litter

  • Glad® bags, wraps and containers

  • Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces

  • Kingsford® charcoal

  • Liquid Plumr® clog removers

  • Pine-Sol® cleaners

  • RenewLife® digestive health products

  • Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality®, Neocell® and Stop Aging Now® dietary supplements

  • Professional services: Clorox Healthcare® and Clorox Commercial Solutions®

More than 80% of our sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

Making a positive impact

Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. We've been broadly recognized for our corporate responsibility efforts, most notably being named to the Drucker Institute's 2017 Management Top 250 list, The Just 100: America's Top Corporate Citizens list, CR Magazine's 2018 Best Corporate Citizens list and the first sector-neutral Bloomberg Gender Equality Index in 2018.

We also support our communities, and, in FY2018, contributed approx. $20 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing.

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/AA/Protected Veteran/Disabled/LGBT employer.

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