Senior Principal Designer

Remote Spring, TX

Innovation is in HP’s DNA. From our origins in a Palo Alto garage in 1939, to our current position as one of the world’s leading technology companies, HP has grown to become a leader in technology and corporate culture, inspiring innovators, and entrepreneurs around the globe.

HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, and services to serve more than 1 billion customers in over 170 countries. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that attracts exceptional talent and to supporting our employees to succeed at all levels. We dream in over 35 languages and share one mission – to engineer experiences that amaze.

Come to HP and thrive!

Job Description

As a Senior Principal Designer of the Personal Systems business at HP, you’ll be an instrumental member of HP’s global team of designers responsible for developing iconic products and experiences.

This position is a lead role in design with focus on setting design & experience strategies across product categories. In addition to core responsibilities this individual will also have a unique opportunity to lead exciting new product categories for HP.

Success in this role requires solid experience in developing world-class consumer electronics. Applicants for the role need to have a history in crafting design solutions at a portfolio level and demonstrate design thoughtfulness that scale beyond the aesthetics of the hardware to incorporate digital, physical, and, or services to complete the experience of the product as it relates to the intended customer. 

You’ll demonstrate holistic solution that is grounded on research-based insights. 

The role of Senior Principal Designer will be supremely collaborative. Achieving goals within the greater HP design organization will require guiding experienced designers, working closely with trend forecasters, advance engineers, and human factors specialists. In addition to core design team activities, you will need to be a master story telling, creating compelling narratives to communicate to non-designers such as customers, partners, stake holders.  

On a typical day you might:

  • Design products with holistic thinking across hardware, software, service experiences
  • Work with global team members to achieve product success through production
  • Solve customer unarticulated pain points and delight them with curated experiences
  • Design excellence by aligning leading edge technologies with customer insights and customer experiences

This job might be for you if:

  • You are creative, curious, and like to challenge the status quo
  • You are resilient and enthusiastic
  • Ambiguity doesn’t bother you; you see it as an opportunity to create and take ownership
  • You like to understand the root of a problem by using a healthy mix of data, insights, and judgment
  • You enjoy ‘looking around the corner’ to see how the world is changing and how we might adapt the employee experience
  • You like to ask, “why not?” instead of declaring “why not”
  • You like to power through obstacles and get stuff done
  • You enjoy collaborating with smart people and approach your work with a sense of fun

To be successful in this role, you need to have experience:

  • Using SolidWorks, Creo, Alias, Rhino or other 3D CAD software as a mechanical design tool.
  • Leveraging analytical and data to solve business problems
  • Understanding the history of innovation with multiple patents in the field of electronics packaging.
  • Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals and negotiate options at business unit and executive levels
  • creating a compelling design / solution narrative for a broad audience that are non-designers

Education and Experience Needed:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Industrial or Product Design or equivalent.
  • Typically 10+ years’ experience.

***When applying, please also include a link to your portfolio or website***

In accordance with applicable law, an offer of employment is conditional upon you providing proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID 19 (as defined by the CDC) as of your first day of employment.

HP is an equal opportunity employer:


About HP

You’re out to reimagine and reinvent what’s possible—in your career as well as the world around you. So are we. We love taking on tough challenges, disrupting the status quo, and creating what’s next. We’re in search of talented people who are inspired by big challenges, driven to learn and grow, and dedicated to making a meaningful difference.

HP is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries around the world united in creating technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere.

Our history: HP’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion – it’s just who we are. From the boardroom to factory floor, we create a culture where everyone is respected and where people can be themselves, while being a part of something bigger than themselves. We celebrate the notion that you can belong at HP and bring your authentic self to work each and every day. When you do that, you’re more innovative and that helps grow our bottom line. Come to HP and thrive!