Design Partners is a product design and innovation agency located in the garden of Ireland, just south of Dublin city.
Everyone at Design Partners shares the same goal, to elevate human potential. We collaborate with ambitious brands to create future product experiences that enable people to achieve incredible things. Meaningful products that add enjoyment to everyday life. Making complex tasks simple. Empowering people to be better tomorrow than today.
How? We uncover meaningful insights to inspire business & innovation strategy.
We are natural-born problem solvers, dedicated to bringing ideas to life. A purpose driven team of researchers, designers & engineers, all under one roof innovating with momentum.
Teamwork delivers the best thinking and our clients enjoy that spirit of partnership.
Join our fantastic team and help us create the next wave of category defining product experiences.
We are seeking an ambitious Industrial Designer to join our outstanding team of researchers, designers, engineers and experience modellers to create future products for some of the world’s most exciting consumer, professional and healthcare brands. If you are passionate about beautiful design and user experiences that inspire people then we’d love to hear from you. You will leverage your talents to create ground-breaking design concepts and sweat the detail as we bring visions to life.
Participate in research and mine for insight to inspire solutions
Build compelling stories that will project the brands and captivate their audience
Create outstanding product concepts across a broad spectrum of industries
Possess a strong aesthetic sensibility and a great eye for detail
Design holistic user experiences
Continually hone your technical, artistic and communication skills
Confidently move between craft and digital tools to optimise creative workflow
Have a sustainability mindset when developing new concept ideas
Collaborate within an open minded culture with colleagues and clients
Lead with creativity and build momentum through action
Strive to design at the highest level for our clients and their customers
We offer you the opportunity to work and grow in a dynamic and supportive team environment. We are ambitious and future focused, with a strong sense of what is practical. We create meaningful visions for the next wave of product experience and dig deep to make it real. You will be guided to continually imbue these qualities in your designs. You will be encouraged and guided to realise your professional potential and grow through continuous learning.
With world class R&D facilities and a highly experienced team you will have the equipment, encouragement and expertise to fully develop your concepts from hand crafted mock-ups through to fully working prototypes. Our work environment is second to none - a fully equipped 1,000 sq m. combined studio and workshops designed to maximise experimentation, creativity, collaboration and progress.
Bachelor’s degree in industrial design
Minimum 3 years professional experience (ideally in consultancy but not essential)
Excellent portfolio showing your skills for product and user experience design
Fluent and confident with hand sketching and craft modelling
Excellent aesthetic sensibility
Thorough understanding of 3D design and experienced with Rhino and Keyshot. (or equivalent)
Experienced at tuning in to brand values and crafting compelling stories
Empathetic to user needs, motivations and behaviours
Excellent communication and presentation skills with a strong ability to articulate and convince others of your ideas and concepts.
Demonstrate proficiency in Adobe Creative suite applications
Good understanding of engineering and manufacturing requirements
If you’re interested & qualified, please click apply and attach the following: