Model Maker / Prototyper Quirky
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Quirky has begun to assemble the highest performing team in history, with a single, but ambitious vision:
TO MAKE INVENTION ACCESSIBLE
With a process, environment, and organization where the realities and complexities of execution do not stand in the way of a good idea.
With an entirely new type of company: one that involves all who are interested in its decisions, and ultimately shares its success with those who helped achieve it.
And last but not least, with a brand built around the excitement, creativity, and the reality of invention.
Quirky is looking for a skilled Model Maker to join our team in NYC.
Who you are:
MAKER! You are a well-rounded Model Maker and Prototyper and know how to get shit done. You know the product development process like the back of your hand and can't wait to say, "I helped make that!" You're a get-your-hands-dirty kind of person and are confident in your abilities to help others in the shop. Multitasking is your forte and you are always seeking out opportunities for improvement and innovation within your workspace. You care about details and deadlines and are an expert at prioritizing your daily tasks. On top of everything, you're highly organized and take it as a compliment when others make side comments about how tidy your desk is. If this sounds like you, please read on!
What you'll do:
You will be responsible for performing various assignments in support of Quirky's awesome product development team. These tasks will include...
Assisting with the building of prototype parts, assemblies, or other means to prove a concept
Helping create high-quality appearance models- to show our retail partners
Managing the workshop space to ensure supply inventories are maintained and that the shop is clean and organized
Keeping our material & sample library neat and organized
What you got:
You are an accomplished and well-rounded Model Maker in all the different disciplines of model making, from traditional model making to 3D printing to outsourcing.
You have excellent interpersonal skills that will help you work effectively with all members of our Product team.
You can produce and deliver models and prototypes of only the highest quality.
You see your projects from beginning to end, utilizing internal and/or external resources to ensure a quality end result.
You are a creative problem solver and have the ability to make decisive decisions.
You can collaborate with our development team in providing leadership for best practices of Model Making and 3D Prototyping
You have machining skills pertaining to mills, lathes, saws, and other traditional shop tools
You have the ability to not only maintain our shop equipment, but can make repairs to that equipment.
You have experience using 3D printers and laser cutters
You have knowledge of Soft Tool casting
You have finishing skills with painting and coatings
Your motor skills are off the charts meaning you can handle precise hand finishing of models.
You are super organized and will be able to easily manage inventory of all supplies and materials
You have experience with product design and development
You have an entrepreneurial spirit and thrive in a fast-paced environment
And above all else, you have a passion for what we're doing at Quirky!
1. Go to www.quirky.com and take a look through our site. If you like what you see, keep reading.
2. Write a personalized cover letter to me, Richard Ganas, letting me know why you're perfect for this job and why you want to work at Quirky.
3. Please include a PDF of your portfolio or a link to your portfolio with your application (if you have one, we want to see it).
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
We Make Invention Accessible
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: FreshTracks Capital
, Norwest Venture Partners
, RRE Ventures All Jobs: at Quirky
|Industry:||Consumer Products and Services|
|Company Profile:||For centuries, becoming an "inventor" has been a hard gig to crack. Complexities relating to financing, engineering, distribution, and legalities have stood in the way of brilliant people executing on their great ideas.
Since launching in 2009, Quirky has rapidly changed the way the world thinks about product development.
We bring two brand new consumer products to market each week, by enabling a fluid conversation between a global community and Quirky's expert product design staff.
The world influences our business in real-time, and we share our revenue directly with the people who helped us make successful decisions.|
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