SENIOR INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

We are looking for a talented and open-minded senior level industrial designer, who is passionate about creating purposeful products and experiences with a human-centered approach.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

As a senior industrial designer, you’ll work on a range of exciting projects for international clients in MedTech, Sustainable Energy, Household Appliances and Professional Products. You will lead and oversee physical design projects end-to-end, capturing our client’s challenges and translating them into engaging, seamless design solutions. You will set timelines, ensuring that all deadlines are met, and communicate with- and present to clients, conceptualize and ideate design solutions, support design decisions with creative, strategic, and technical reasoning. Leading and coordinating multiple projects at a time, you’ll drive their execution, ensuring that clients are satisfied with the final result. 

WHAT YOU'RE GOOD AT

  • you’re a dyed-in-the wool industrial designer with a real gift for translating user needs into compelling physical design solutions, making them part of a seamless proposition

  • you have an appetite to learn and evolve by pushing the boundaries of your profession forward, applying your existing skills, and continuously learning new ones

  • you apply a human-centered design approach to design challenges of all sorts

  • you have the ability to lead, manage, and oversee multiple design projects at a time, ensuring that clients are happy, ensuring that all deadlines are met, and providing guidance and managing team members

  • you enjoy providing and receiving regular feedback and ensuring effective, open communication and high satisfaction levels within the team

  • you’re eager to lead client pitches and present design concepts, mock-ups, and new and innovative ideas

  • you have structured self-organization and strong teamwork, collaboration, and communication skills. You are flexible, resilient, and highly committed, in a confident manner and with the proven ability to thrive in a highly innovative design environment.

WHAT YOU BRING

  • you have an impressive portfolio that documents and proves your well-rounded conceptual and implementation industrial design skills

  • you have at least 5 years of experience in a design agency, a start-up or as a freelancer

  • an affinity to-, and basic experience in UX/UI design is a plus

  • you have a bachelor's or master's degree in industrial design or equivalent

  • you have good to excellent proficiency of key 2D and 3D design tool such as Adobe CS, Figma, Keyshot, Solid Works, Alias 3D, Rhinoceros or similar

  • you have professional German and English language skills

  • you are eligible to work in the EU

 

TO APPLY

  • please send a PDF of your CV and portfolio along with a cover letter to jobs@studiomem.de 

  • Please title the email: 'Senior Industrial Designer'

SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPER

We are looking for a motivated, self-driven and results-oriented Senior Business Developer. You will identify, establish and build relationships with new clients particularly in the fields of smart home, healthcare and telecommunications. With a strong background in sales and a clear understanding of design thinking and human-centered design you will leverage your knowledge to identify new leads, potential areas of growth, potential strategic partners and negotiate, close, and manage deals. Key markets are Europe and North America.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • identify and make new contacts, build new relationships, deliver presentations to prospective customers

  • complete appropriate research on the prospective clients' businesses and externalization needs to receive briefs and create compelling proposals

  • negotiate and close contracts with clients in Europe, Asia and the US 

  • develop a sales strategy by identifying potential areas of growth, potential partners, potential industries and customer segments

  • maximize networking opportunities and regularly use conferences, events and trade shows to increase awareness and develop a wide network of contacts

  • working closely with the partners, you’ll play a significant role in our growth plans

  • working with the wider team you’ll support them in setting client target plans and coaching them in their own business development activities

  • commission-based

WHAT YOU BRING

  • 5+ years experience and demonstrated achievements in an international business development and sales role in the design or creative services environment 

  • precise knowledge of the design services industry and its key trends to be able to spot opportunities for suitable new commissions

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills, including cold calling and facilitation of group presentations

  • experience of delivering high quality proposals 

  • excellent communication and project management skills

  • excellent English skills, written and oral, German beneficial

If you think you can create the impact we are looking for, then we would love to hear from you.

Please note that we only accept direct applications. Applications from aggregators such as Indeed or Glassdoor are not considered - thank you for your understanding.