Industrial Designer at Y Studios

The Opportunity

Y Studios is an Industrial Design and Design Research consultancy dedicated to creating Culture-Driven Design. We thrive on cross-pollinating our creativity across cultures, design disciplines and industries. We collaborate with a wide array of industries to develop strong design solutions that are iconic, definitive, cost effective and manufacturable.
We are currently seeking an Industrial Designer with a minimum of 1 year industry experience to join us in house at our studio for a freelance or possibly a freelance-to-hire opportunity.

Who We Are Looking For

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a small design team and be hands on throughout the design process
  • Curious about the world around us and are passionate about making a difference
  • Proactive and able to work efficiently
  • Open to new challenges and learning
  • Passionate thinker that can generate a wide-range of concept exploration through Digital / Hand Sketching
  • Confident building concepts in Solidworks
  • Capable to visually convey design intent using Keyshot
  • Assist in the design process with day to day use of Photoshop, Illustrator, and PowerPoint
  • Crafty skills for volume study and ergonomic hand made mockups
  • Personal commitment to quality and attention to detail
  • Maintain a sense of humor to accept constructive criticisms and patience to deal with the disruptive ambiguity that can occur in a consultancy

Education Requirement
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design

Application Details
Located in Mission District of San Francisco, CA, we are at the confluence of culture, art and innovation. Our studio is an open and collaborative consultancy where creativity and a focused work ethic combine with a properly managed work / life balance. If this sounds like the place you want to be, please send your resume, portfolio and/or links to your work (10mb attachment limit).
Due to the volume of applications we can only reply to successful candidates – please do not follow up your application by email or phone; rest assured we review all portfolios received and will contact all applicants that fit our needs.
NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.


San Francisco, CA, USA

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