Junior Industrial Designer at

The Opportunity

About Ekster

At Ekster, our mission is to make better gear for life on the move. Everything we do centers around the desire to get the most out of everyday life. We accomplish this by creating products that help people move through the world with confidence and ease. Our vision is to become the number one innovator in producing the best sustainably sourced gear to accomplish every day’s adventure. In the future, we aim to have the biggest impact on how people move through the world and the smallest impact on the world itself.


The Job

As the Industrial Designer, you will play a pivotal role in conceptualizing, designing, and developing travel gear that seamlessly blends functionality with aesthetics. Your role will be crucial in transforming innovative concepts into tangible products, aligning with our mission of sustainability and functional design.

This is full-time role, based in Amsterdam, reporting into the Senior Product Manager.


What will you do?

  • Create innovative product designs aligned with brand vision and sustainability goals.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure design feasibility and manufacturability.
  • Enhance product usability and aesthetics with user-centered design.
  • Keep up with industry trends and incorporate new technologies.
  • Manage the full design process from sketching to prototyping and final production.


We love people who…

  • Have 2-4 years of experience designing consumer goods or travel gear is a big plus.
  • Thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.
  • Have a keen eye for detail and a strong sense of aesthetics.
  • Are proactive, creative problem-solvers.
  • Show great communication skills and a team-player attitude.
  • Are passionate about sustainable design and innovation.


What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive salary, in line with your experience and know-how.
  • 25 holiday days to relax and unwind throughout the year.
  • A fun, young, boundary-pushing company with colleagues from across the globe to meet, learn and grow from.
  • Hybrid working - you decide: work from our fun office in the center of Amsterdam, or work from home.
  • The possibility to update your wallet gear and that of your family and friends!


Sounds like you?

If you are passionate about engineering, have an eye for design, and thrive in a fast-paced, creative environment, we want to hear from you. Make sure to send in your application for this Designer role.

At Ekster we are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where all our employees feel welcome, supported, and empowered.



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