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Marketing Director

Job Overview:

Do you enjoy working in a creative fast-growing entrepreneurial environment? With indie you´ll never walk alone! We value our team high and pursue excellence for our employees and customers!

Indie Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in the design of innovative mixed-signal System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions for automotive applications.

As Marketing Director you will be part of the market-focused indie sales and marketing team, responsible for managing and growing new business within one or more assigned markets for the mixed-signal microcontroller space.  The scope of responsibilities includes customer discussions, new product definition, business case generation and analysis, promotion, pricing strategy, and long-term roadmap for new IP development.

Other activities include overall market segment TAM/SAM/SOM modeling, tracking adjacent segment trends and dynamics, competitive threat analysis and R&D investment study and recommendations.

This role is key for indie to develop and drive its continued growth by leveraging its core analog engineering and micro-controller strengths while finding creative ways to apply existing technology. The role will work collaboratively with the sales, customer and design engineering teams to propose, develop and introduce new product concepts, roadmaps and associated strategies.

As a product line director, you will have overall responsibility for driving product promotion at selected key customers, including product collateral and sales presentations. Key performance metrics include new product design-wins, time to market assessment, accretive revenue growth, and new customer acquisition.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Overall market segment strategy and business plan

  • Writing Marketing Requirement Documents (MRD) and Marketing Plans and assisting their transition to product specification or Product Requirement Documents (PRD)

  • Ensuring product and project propositions are properly researched, justified and structured to maximize revenue and ROI for indie

  • Consolidating product collateral and product support documentation for customer facing activities

  • Setting Roadmaps and business direction, interacting with customer activities through a close working relationship with sales team

  • Defining account strategies for your customer base; driving engagement through the discovery, evaluation, negotiation and design win process

  • Sales training material generation


With us you must love working within a small entity where everyone makes a difference to the company success. Creativity, Ownership and Excellence we value high.

These are the skills and know how an ideal candidate would bring. We understand that nobody is perfect! After all, your new job should challenge you and you should have the possibilities to grow.

  • MS in Electrical Engineering or related engineering field; MBA is a plus

  • At least 15 years of experience in semiconductors

  • Strong sense of customer orientation and effectiveness

  • Experience in IC design or application engineering preferred

  • Analog electronics as well as Microcontroller and embedded system understanding

  • Relevant semiconductor market exposure

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to confront tough issues and contribute to collaborative solutions

  • Willing to travel ~25% of the time (Detroit area, Europe)

  • Position reports to VP of Marketing

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who thrives within a fast-paced, dynamic, small company environment with multiple competing priorities and who finds satisfaction in being making a real difference and accomplishing results quickly and accurately.  

Experience with ARM Cortex-based microcontrollers, the automotive semiconductor market and working in a global, matrixed organization is preferred.

Work Location: primary in USA: Aliso Viejo CA or Austin TX, San Jose CA or Dresden in Germany are available

HR Contact:

Human Resource Department


Telephone: 949-608-0854