Designer

We are looking for a proactive and detail-oriented individual to join our team full-time as a Designer. This person will collaborate with our Design Director and work closely with the studio's Co-founders to support design and development efforts for new and existing products.

Key Responsibilities

Design & Development
• Develop initial schematic designs, mood boards, and research based on the creative concepts and direction provided by the studio's Co-founders and Design Director
• Develop detailed 3D models, renderings, technical drawings, and written specifications for new concepts and existing products
• Create physical mockups of fixtures and components by 3D printing parts, printing full-scale drawings, and creating full-scale mock-ups as required for internal review and approval 
• Develop packaging designs as required

Design Administration
• Update progress reports weekly, highlighting the design project's status, completed tasks, upcoming milestones, and any issues/ roadblocks. 
• Create detailed shop drawings and specification packages for prototyping, production, and certification
• Review and approve vendor drawings and 3D models to release for prototyping, sampling, and, ultimately, production
• Manage the creation, review, and refinement of prototypes and samples from external vendors, ensuring they meet project specifications
• Conduct mock-up reviews with the co-founders, design directors, and other departments as needed. Create punch lists and revision and improvement reports and make necessary adjustments to designs, drawings, and specifications.
• Create and distribute comprehensive handoff documents and ensure all launch-related materials are ready for Procurement, Operations, Production, Sales, and Brand/Marketing teams, including, but not limited to: Digital models (2D, 3D, IES), Assembly guidelines for internal and external use, tear sheets, BOM and product data spreadsheets, quality control guidelines, product samples for photography and shot list, sales tools, and QC guidelines 

General
• Organize prototypes and samples
• Maintain a clean and organized work area

Qualifications

• Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
• Degree in product, furniture, lighting, industrial design, or interior design
• Strong portfolio showing design sensibility, product design and development, custom or commissioned work, and presentation skills
• Minimum of 3 years CAD Design experience such as Fusion 360 or Solidworks
• Ability to create realistic renderings in Keyshot
• Great interpersonal skills that are both efficient and empathetic
• Ability to prioritize time effectively and ask for guidance when you need it
• Current and curious about design trends
• Appreciation for collaborating across disciplines
• Friendly and personable :)

Studio + Compensation

• This is a full-time position based in Gowanus, Brooklyn
• 40 hours/week. Our studio hours are Monday - Friday from 9 am to 6 pm
• $60,000 - $75,000 annual salary based on experience
• Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, including 100% monthly premium coverage options for Employees of the studio.
• PTO, 401k, and Profit Sharing Plan

How to Apply

Send resume and portfolio to jobs@incommonwith.com. In your email, please describe your interest in the position and why you’re a good fit for the studio.

Due to the high volume of responses we receive, we will not follow up with all applicants directly. However, if we feel you are a good fit, we will follow up with qualified candidates within five days. Thank you for your application!