GROPYUS creates sustainable, affordable, and aspirational buildings for everyone through modular construction and setting a new standard in smart living.
About the Role:
As an industrial designer you will work with the lead industrial designer and collaborate closely with project managers, engineers (hardware and software), suppliers and other internal and external stakeholders in order to shape products that delight our users and create an outstanding user experience.
You will help to further develop our smart home product portfolio and optimize each product to enhance the user experience for each stakeholder along the product life cycle from production, logistics and installation, use and maintenance to disassembly. You will be involved in each phase of the project form ideation, concept to implementation. Always with one eye on what can we deliver today and the other on what is needed for tomorrow. In addition to that, your input and expertise will be needed to support other design initiatives within GROPYUS.
This position is based in Berlin and will require a small amount of travel mostly within Germany and Austria.
You have a Bachelor’s (or Master's) degree in industrial design or product design
1-2 years of work experience or equivalent.
Experience in the field of consumer electronics ideally in the field of smart home.
Excellent sketching skills, are fluent in Adobe illustrator and photoshop and have excellent 3D (Rhino and Keyshot) and prototyping skills.
Have an outstanding portfolio that showcases your capabilities and skills.
Fluency in English (verbal and written)
Experience in photography and postproduction is a plus
You understand the basic mass production processes like plastic injection moulding and the willingness to learn further about these topics and broaden your knowledge.
Great technical understanding and the ability to integrate your thinking to solve technical challenges.
Familiarity with a user-centered design approach and understand how to translate user needs into tangible solutions.
Passionate about deeper understanding how things work and can be improved to achieve innovative products.
You strive for design excellence from the overall product concept down to the smallest details.
You make it your mission to design for everyone, by creating accessible and sustainable products that are delivering a better user experience for all.
You have a structured approach to your tasks and are able to work independently.
You have a collaborative working mindset.
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What We Offer
Be part of something big: You’re here to make a change? Come on board. At GROPYUS, we are on a mission to re-think an entire industry. Join us in reinventing construction and sustainable, affordable living.
It’s on you: We offer a tremendous amount of ownership and room to make a mark - at all our organization levels. Find your solutions, drive and test them.
Focus on results: You choose if you work from home, a park, or the office. Whether you start your day early, after your run, or pick up on work when your kids are in bed. What counts is your contribution and delivery.
Bring your uniqueness to the team: Innovation requires diversity of thought. Diversity in background, experience and thinking is crucial to create the best product for everyone. We actively seek diversity and strive to unlock each other’s full potential. We are very proud that people from all industries and all walks of life are joining our company – in addition to core areas such as construction, engineering, and start-ups, from stock-listed companies from across automotive e-Commerce, digital, sporting goods, and more. You will work in international teams with passionate colleagues. Inspire and be inspired.
Be an owner: Participate in the success of GROPYUS through stock options.
Join us on our mission to design buildings as continuously evolving products to create the most exciting and affordable experience for all. We build for people and conserve the resources of our planet.
We can't wait to get to know you. For more information, visit our website, and if you have any questions, please reach out to us via email: [email protected]