Senior Industrial Designer Quirky
--We are Quirky.-We make invention accessible.-We believe that the best ideas in the world aren't actually in the world--they're locked in people's heads.--We exist to solve that problem.-http://www.quirky.com/--We're looking for an amazing and passionate Senior Industrial Designer to join our team in NYC.--The Candidate--You are a talented industrial designer for consumer products. You know how to get shit done, not to mention it's done well. You are a dreamer and a futurist. You hold yourself to extremely high professional standards, while engaging in a fun, collaborative environment. If you like what you've read so far, then please read on because this role may be for you.
As our Industrial Designer, you will:-
Be a member of Quirky's Product team reporting to Quirky's Head of Engineering, Research & Development (acting Head of Product)
Contribute your talents to Quirky's growing collection of game-changing products
Work on a variety of products simultaneously from concept throughout the entire design process
Be a part of a growing movement to make invention accessible
Design and create incredible and innovative products
Inspire Quirky design staff and the community with your ideas and process
Help to maintain a consistent brand language and style between dozens of unrelated products
Lead designers in developing concepts and designs
BA in Industrial Design or equivalent
You are fast, fluent and confident when bringing ideas to life
Strong problem solving and lateral thinking skills
Ability to interact with and implement community feedback into your design work
Experience designing with a variety of materials and processes: plastics, metal forming/stamping, finishes, colors, electroplating, etc.
Ability to multi-task many projects and products at once
Excellent communication skills (concise, accurate, and effective)
Must be comfortable interacting with and presenting to the Quirky team and Community
SolidWorks modeling skills
Familiarity with KeyShot
Prototyping skills using a variety of media
Experience with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Have an entrepreneurial spirit and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Passion for what we're doing at Quirky
Check us out at www.quirky.com. Spend some time on our site understanding what we do. If you like what you see, please continue
Submit your resume and a personalized cover letter to Julia Troy, telling her why you want to be Quirky's next inspirational-magic-making designer and why you're perfect for this role.
In order to be considered, you must either attach a PDF of your portfolio or a link to your online portfolio when submitting your application. A PDF is preferred.
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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