At MotionMetrics, we create digital sports coaching experiences. Our first product is Carv, a digital skiing coach that blends hardware, software and real-time audio instruction to coach people how to ski better - a world first across sports.
We’ve shipped 21,000 units to date and are doubling production every year to keep up with demand. This is an outstanding opportunity to work in a fast growing VC backed sports technology start-up in London, alongside a fantastic team of hardware and software engineers, marketing and customer service experts who are all passionate about changing the paradigm of coaching.
About the role
We are looking for a Senior Industrial Designer to join our team and bring a holistic and user-centred viewpoint to our future development. You will be working within our multidisciplinary hardware team to creatively solve design problems while ensuring a world-class user experience. You will have a crucial part of all stages of the product life cycle, from up-front user research and brainstorming new designs through to optimising for manufacture and solving problems during mass production.
Your main responsibilities:
Research and understanding of user requirements.
Conceptual design of new products and prototypes.
Creatively solving problems that occur during prototyping and manufacturing.
Producing renders for use in marketing and presentation documents to communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
Optimising designs for manufacturing and producing documentation to ensure products are produced to spec.
Our candidate is someone who:
Is a hands-on and multi-talented designer comfortable through the entire product life cycle, and comfortable getting involved with detailed engineering design and manufacturing.
Has 4+ years experience in industrial design.
Has experience working in multi-disciplinary teams developing consumer electronics or wearables.
Has a strong knowledge of manufacturing techniques and can innovate with known constraints at high and low volumes.
Loves the process, not the concept, and is in their element working through an iterative design process to make the best product possible.
Has a strong aesthetic sense with a proven record of creating beautiful and intuitive products.
Nice to have:
Experience with manufacturing in China.
Practical workshop and prototyping skills.
Experience working in-house at an SME.
Pay / Benefits
Competitive remuneration plus equity
Please send a CV, portfolio and short covering email to firstname.lastname@example.org.