Senior Industrial Designer (Part-Time, Hybrid) at AR.VO
AR.VO, an innovative company creating web3-native personal computers in the form of augmented reality goggles, is currently seeking a talented and experienced Senior Industrial Designer to join our team. This position is part-time, following a hybrid work model, and compensation is solely provided in the form of stock options, offering a unique opportunity to share in the success of our rapidly growing company.
As a Senior Industrial Designer, you will be pivotal in designing and shaping the physical form-factor of our AR goggles. Your primary focus will be developing a sleek, user-friendly, and ergonomic product design that not only meets our technical specifications but also appeals to our diverse consumer base. Experience with generative design tools and approaches would be a significant advantage for this role.
- Lead and participate in all phases of product development, from concept and design to prototyping and testing.
- Develop 3D design concepts that encapsulate the company's vision and the product's technical requirements.
- Employ the use of generative design tools and approaches to create lightweight, efficient, and innovative designs.
- Conduct thorough user research to ensure that product designs meet ergonomic and usability standards.
- Collaborate closely with the engineering and product management teams to ensure alignment between design and functionality.
- Regularly present design proposals and progress updates to key stakeholders and the executive team.
- Contribute to the continual improvement of design processes and methodologies.
- A Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design or related field; a Master's degree is a plus.
- Proven experience as a Senior Industrial Designer or in a similar role.
- Experience in designing tech gadgets, preferably AR/VR devices, is strongly preferred.
- Proficiency in mainstream industrial design software and tools, such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Rhino, Adobe Suite, and Keyshot.
- Experience with generative design tools and approaches is a significant plus.
- Strong understanding of product development, including sketching, conceptual design, prototyping, and testing.
- Excellent visual communication skills, including sketching, 3D modeling, and rendering.
- Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently while adhering to strict deadlines.
- A creative problem solver who can work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative environment.
Please note that this role involves a hybrid working arrangement, with both remote and optional in-person work at our Helsinki office. The compensation for this role is provided entirely in the form of stock options.
AR.VO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.