Industrial Designers at LAYER at
Layer

The Opportunity

LAYER is an innovative and creative strategic design agency delivering experience driven design for both the physical and digital worlds across the globe. We are currently seeking industrial designers with a minimum of 4 years industry experience to join our growing London studio.

Who we are

LAYER is a fast-growing studio that partners with the world’s most forward-thinking brands – including Nike, Samsung, Braun, Bang and Olufsen, Google, and Vitra. We create products that will help define the way we live, work, travel and communicate in the future, from smart wearables and living systems, to the next generation of media and communication devices.

Please visit http://layerdesign.com/ to see some of our recent award-winning projects.

What we offer

  • A progressive approach to personal development and growth within the studio. We encourage all team members to take ownership over projects and to pursue ongoing learning. This role offers the opportunity for the right person to grow into a key senior position at LAYER.
  • Competitive salary and incentive schemes
  • Secure bike storage and showers
  • Private outdoor socialising space
  • We work globally with some of the most exciting brands in the world. Team members have the opportunity to attend international client meetings and design fairs.
  • We encourage a strong team culture at LAYER, which includes regular team social events.
  • Our team is close-knit, ambitious, highly talented and international
  • Our contemporary studio space is a 3,500 square foot warehouse in the heart of East London designed by LAYER, and featuring a range of flexible working, making and socialising zones. We are in close proximity to public transport (overground, tube and bus) and all the amenities of London Fields and Hackney.

Who we’re looking for

Our experience-driven approach to projects requires a diverse range of skills and the ability to work in a highly inspiring environment. The successful applicants will be a proactive person with a positive attitude keen to become an integral team member with a proven track record across prior design agency experience. The role will enable the designer to have creative freedom and lead industrial design projects with global brands from the studio in the heart of Hackney, London. The selected applicant will be a creative thought leader with the ability to communicate outstanding storytelling and convert it to powerful visual designs with a thoughtful approach to functionality and semantics.

Fluency in English is a prerequisite – other languages beneficial.

A minimum of four years industry experience is essential.

Key responsibilities

  • Strategic direction across branding, design language and ethnographic research
  • Project management
  • Verbal presentation to clients and highly visual storytelling presentations
  • Concept generation; Good sketching and communication abilities
  • Design development; 2D (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Design development ; 3D (3D modeling and rendering)
  • Design for production; Good knowledge of production processes and materials
  • The candidate should be efficient with their time and be prepared to join an ambitious and creative environment

 

Application process

Please include all of the following. If any part of the application is missing, your application will not be considered.

  1. Email a cover letter, cv and portfolio to [email protected]
  2. Please write ‘leManoosh Industrial design application’ in your subject for the email and address the email to Sarah Reid.
  3. All attachments must be in PDF format and in total under 5MB.
  4. We are not looking for architects or interior designers at this time.

Due to the volume of applications, we can only reply to successful candidates – please do not follow up on your application by email or phone; rest assured we review all portfolios received and will contact all applicants that fit our needs.

 

Location

London, UK google maps

Email subject: "leManoosh - Industrial Designers at LAYER"

To: [email protected]