Creative Design Lead, Marshall Speakers


About the position

We build audio products under our brands adidas, Marshall and Urbanears and we’re passionate about developing products that look beautiful, work seamlessly and deliver on emotion. Through innovative lifestyle technology and user-centered design we have been able to challenge our industry and deliver our beloved products in the hands of our audience. Behind the scenes, we’re a band of hard-working, fun-loving, problem-solving, easy-going, creative people. And we’re here to bring life to sound.

What you’ll do

As a Creative Design Lead for Marshall Speakers, your overall responsibility is to lead and support all design speaker activities for the brand and provide product managers with design insights for portfolio strategy and creation of product briefs. You will drive the design vision for Marshall speakers and create a yearly activity plan together with the product owner and brand director to deliver on that. 

At Zound, we want to democratise listening and build seamless products that offer comfort and style for everyone. This role will allow you to help shape and define the Marshall speaker design DNA as you’ll be responsible for the creative product design guidelines, define the framework for conceptual and portfolio solutions whilst representing the brands rock’n’roll attitude that inspires people all over the world. You will also:

  • Support the Marshall product managers to create the strategic direction of the product portfolio including roadmap for the brand and the decision for ongoing prioritization for projects and activities
  • Seek to improve ways of working and collaboration on an ongoing basis
  • Represent design in media events and launches, presenting products and design strategy internally and externally
  • Secure that concepts are validated from a user, commercial, quality, functional, feasibility and cost perspective and align the team with target groups, commercial priorities and user centric approach
  • Keep track of competition and have a clear understanding for our position on the market.
  • Track and understand fashion and lifestyle trends related to the target consumers
  • Keep track of user feedback and prioritise actions regarding these
  • Help facilitate project kick offs and cross-disciplinary workshops
  • Plan projects and prioritise activities according to the project ambition and timeline
  • Seek efficiency improvements including tools and working procedures and overall design process
  • Plan and moderate concept and design phase activities (Design sprints) with the PM

You will report progress of project activities to our Chief Design Officer.

Who we’re looking for

We believe that you are a self-motivated person with a positive, flexible and pragmatic mindset and you prioritize quality. You’re used to take own initiatives and are always pushing for continuous improvements. At Zound Industries we are passionate and super dedicated about what we do - and we expect no less from you. We thrive in creativity and have therefore filled our facilities with our many testing products, 3D printers, and a brand new workshop to be able to create the best user experience in audio. Building, testing and iterating both physical and digital products throughout our development phase keeps us challenging the status quo. Having a cooperative mind set and being a strong team player aimed at adding value to Zound’s culture will be fundamental.

You probably have the following experiences & skills

  • Have a relevant Bachelor or Master degree in Industrial Design or Engineering
  • Have +5 years working experience within the field of product design
  • Have a solid understanding of the design process
  • Delegate and if needed and have the ability to take lead over multidisciplinary teams
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Experience in working with project management, design strategy, product development and implementation
  • Have a wide knowledge of various manufacturing processes
  • Be a strong team player
  • Have a user-centered design approach
  • Be a mentor and inspiration to Junior and Mid-level co-workers
  • Ability to create and communicate design solutions fluently in English, both spoken and written

We thrive to foster an inclusive workplace and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or marital status. We firmly believe that Zound thrives when our employees do and it will in the end lead to better experiences for our consumers. Zound is a global company and we encourage applications from all over the world. To enable transitioning from another country for a role at Zound, we offer re-location support. This support is tailored for each role but always includes visa application, local authority registration, and home finding service. Don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.

We look forward to review your application!

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A bit about us

Zound Industries brings life to sound through the adidas, Marshall and Urbanears brands, offering a wide range of iconic and award-winning products. Zound is a global company with offices in Stockholm, New York, London, Paris, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.



For the right candidate the position holds great professional challenges and career opportunities. If you believe the position matches your qualification and ambitions, please send us your application as soon as possible as we are reviewing candidates continuously. We´re looking forward to your application!

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