Senior Industrial Designer at

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The Senior Luggage Designer is responsible for the design and conception of the future RIMOWA hard-sided products. The role requires strong creative skills alongside a good understanding of the industrial & technical constraints. Working both autonomously and collaboratively with our current Senior Luggage Designer, the Product Management team, the Research and Development team, as well as the Quality team.



  • Interpret a product brief and turn it into a consistent product design proposition
  • Confidently propose new ideas, concepts and directions for products
  • Propose creative solutions to product briefs through sketches, visuals, 3D CAD and renderings
  • Work together with the Product team to research, identify and develop new product concepts & functionalities
  • Work together with Product, R&D and design operations to follow the development of the products
  • Assess the functionality, ergonomic usability of the products proposed
  • Assure that solutions are economically competitive, evaluate and select optimum design alternatives
  • Be aware of technical constraints and be able to work around these
  • n: justify;">Prepare documentation (technical design drawings, CAD models) and physical models (mock-ups, trials) for presentation and prototyping of design concepts
  • Be able to present clearly and defend the design propositions for a specific brief
  • Be responsible for the design of the Collaborations products - be able to think out of the box to propose strong and innovative ideas for such purpose
  • Be aware of / and propose continuous improvements on our current lines
  • Work collaboratively with the other Senior Luggage Designer and the Soft Goods Designer in order to define brand signatures, and ensure consistency across different product lines




  • Relevant degree-level or equivalent qualifications in industrial design
  • 8+ years industry experience in areas mentioned above
  • Passionate and enthusiastic about the creation of new products
  • Great presentation skills
  • Strong technical understanding of materials and fabrication techniques used within consumer and industrial product manufacturing
  • Strategically minded with an awareness of commercial imperatives
  • Possessing a creative and collaborative approach to project work whilst still able to work autonomously on multiple projects at any one time
  • Results-oriented and detail oriented
  • Possess project management, time management, organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Software: solid proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Rhino 3D, Keyshot.
  • Languages: fluent in English, German is a plus


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