Digital Modeller at KAIRN STUDIO

The Opportunity

We are looking for a FREELANCE CAD modeller to strenghten our team. Our activity is quickly growing and  we constantly strive to improve our workflow.


KAIRN Design Studio is an industrial design agency based in the heart of the French Alps, established by two buddies early 2017. We specialize in designing dynamic and attractive products, mostly in the sport industry.

Despite our youth, we already have proven experience with global leading companies in different industries, such as: Amer Sports, Decathlon, Accell Group, Groupe l'Oreal, Groupe Seb, Look Cycle, Crosscall, Cébé,...

Our areas of expertise is set up to design new ideas and making them real : creative direction, 2D ideation, workshop / design sprint management, 3D modelling, pre-engineering, branding, industrial follow-up.

We have a wide mindset and open minded team of 4 industrial designers in house. Our main buddies in the industry are graphic designers, mechanical engineers, product managers, ui/ux designers.


You want to work on concrete industrial projects for exciting brands.

You are CAD specialist with proven experience in agency or integrated design studios. Graduated from a Design School in Industrial design or Digital Modelling or Design Engineering. 

You are Digital Modeller with a design background or engineering background, looking for a position as contractor.

You like beiing profesionnaly challenged and you're keen on technical products. You are curious, spontaneous and have a good team spirit.

  • Status : freelancer
  • Location : Grenoble
  • Experience : 1 to 5 years
  • Software : proficient on Rhinoceros or Solidworks +  Keyshot
  • Extra abilities : 2D sketching hand or digital, project management
  • Language : French or English prefered
  • Interest in sports and nature will be highly appreciated.


As digital modeller you will model in 3D potentially various products : ebikes, muscular bikes, helmets, sunglasses, small applicances and electronic devices.

You have a sharp eye and are higly self demanding to work both on fast sketch modelling and industrial development.

Your main role will be :

  • Understand and challenge the design requirements and technical/engineering requirements from KAIRN and the customer
  • Sketch modelling : reproduce s fast as possible  in 3D athe initial intention of the keysketch.
  • A class modelling delivery : as digital designer you pay attention to zebra and curvature to deliver as clean as possible surfaces.
  • 3D export for 3D printing. You will be responsible of the rapid prototyping done internally or externally, and have to make sure functionnal elements are properly working together.
  • 3D development : You will have to refine and polish the CAD files according to customer's and production requirements, by integrating technical elements and components
  • Pre engineering skills : you are aware of what is a draft angle and most common making process. You don't like undercuts.
  • Communicative as a main pivot between designers and engineers, by working in our office
  • 3D rendering : eventually work on 3D rendering and animation on Keyshot


If this description fulfill your expectations or make you dream, please contact us quickly :) Details of the position to be detailed in further discussions by email or skype. Please double check the Job description before applying.


Grenoble, FR

Email subject: "leManoosh - Digital Modeller"