Junior Product Designer (m/f/d) at
Kapten & Son GmbH

The Opportunity

At Kapten & Son, we create products for every situation in life. With our backpacks, watches, sunglasses, glasses & accessories, we encourage people to be bold, dynamic, enthusiastic, passionate and open-minded - traits that define everyone here at Kapten & Son. #BeKapten.

Our work is characterized by passion and dynamism and an ever-present desire to be better than yesterday. We are brave to change things, to venture into new territories and to take responsibility. We work together towards the goal of becoming one of the most successful lifestyle brands in Europe.

How do we achieve this? With over 150 intelligent employees, motivation right down to our core and an above-average, hands-on dedication of each and every one of them. Our products are represented worldwide, we have 6 stores and over 1 million fans on social media.

Do you want to join us and be inspired by the Kapten spirit? Then become a Junior Product Designer (m/f/d)!

  • You are part of our creative product development team and actively drive the constant development of our product portfolio
  • Driven by your interest in innovation, you conduct trend research and prepare these trends in moodboards
  • You develop creative ideas and create variants with analog and digital tools
  • You check and test your concepts using rapid prototyping tools
  • You accompany the sampling processes and are in close contact with our producers
  • You take care of the development of a material library together with the team

Job Requirements

  • Do you already have one year of relevant work experience in product design, ideally in the field of soft goods or sports?
  • Have you successfully completed your bachelor\'s degree in product design or industrial design?
  • Do you have good knowledge of CAD programs (preferably Rhino)?
  • Do you have very good skills in Illustrator and Photoshop, as well as in Microsoft Office programs?
  • Ideally, do you already have experience with 3D printing software (e.g. Simplify 3D)?
  • Are you an outstanding team player?
  • Do you have an eye for detail and are you interested in innovative products?
  • Do you speak German and English fluently?

Are you screaming Yes out loud? Then let us briefly tell you what awaits you:

In addition to almost unlimited growth potential and personal responsibility from day 1, we offer, above all, an environment in which you can achieve your peak potential. We offer our employees regular team events, flexible working hours, flat hierarchies, discounts on our products, a training budget and a discounted Urban-Sports membership. In addition, we offer a drink flatrate, fresh fruit baskets, a gin bar as well as discounted breakfast and lunch in our own restaurant in our office with a wonderful view of the Rhine.

→ For more information about our office life and culture visit us on Instagram: @kaptenandson.career !

Friederike is looking forward to your application including your earliest possible start date and salary expectations.


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