Senior Industrial Designer at
woom GmbH

The Opportunity

About the Opportunity

woom develop award winning children\\\'s bicycles, accessories and experiences. User focused innovation is at the heart of everything we do. It\\\'s what separates us from the competition. Now a global company, our design studio in Klosterneuburg is looking for a passionate & driven industrial designer to join our growing team.

Using your proven experience you will identify and develop unique opportunities for user centric innovation. Craft unique stories. Challenge the status quo to develop inspiring solutions. We are looking for a hands-on expert in design to lead the development of our next generation products. Capable of leading a project from insight, through the design process into production. Someone who seeks the advantage and identifies routes for innovation. 

Your Mission

  • Be a creative force in a small team, deliver innovative concept designs and approaches. 
  • Research, conceive, create, develop and deliver incredible products and user experiences across our product portfolio. 
  • The ability to create extraordinary user journeys, identifying opportunities and routes for innovation.
  • Compile engaging, on-brand presentations. Communicate these effectively to the wider company.
  • Interface efficiently with the wider product teams. Ensure design intent is kept throughout the complete design process.
  • Communicate effectively with external partners, suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Craft strategic design stories that translate into tangible concepts and ultimately class-leading products.
  • Create 3D CAD to a high level suitable for prototyping and (in some cases) production. 
  • Design innovative packaging for new and existing products.
  • Be a design champion within the business, promoting creative design thinking and approaches. 
  • Mentor and support junior members of the team.

Your Skills

  • 5+ years experience in a product design related discipline, in house or consultancy.
  • Degree in a related industrial (or product) design course.
  • Excellent English skills
  • An inspiring design portfolio showcasing:

            - A high level of proficiency in sketching, model making, 2D                 design development (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)

            - The story of your product, from research to sketching and                 model making

            - A clear understanding and drive for user centered design                approaches

            - A strong graphical presentation layout 

            - An exceptional eye for detail

            - Who you are

  • An excellent knowledge of 3D CAD (Solidworks preferred)
  • Highly proficient in KeyShot 
  • Experience in Gravity Sketch / VR sketching.
  • An effective and inspiring communicator
  • A natural leader with the enthusiasm to mentor and inspire.

Applications without portfolios cannot be considered.

Who we are: 

woom is the largest and fastest-growing direct-to-consumer kids’ bicycle brand that is endorsed by parents and kids alike. Our sustainable and lightweight bikes have won awards and created a loyal customer base all over the world!  We are an international, multicultural team with more than 10 nationalities. Our working environment is flexible: in our cool office you sit in the middle of the team for optimal exchange, but you also have enough space to work in peace and the possibility to use home office. At our regular 12 o\\\'clock presentations you can get a good picture of each other\\\'s projects and also get company-wide updates from the other departments. With over 190 employees it can be difficult to maintain the startup atmosphere, so we place a lot of emphasis on a friendly working atmosphere and extensive onboarding.

For this position, we offer you a gross monthly salary starting at EUR 3,800.00 on a full-time basis. Of course, we take into account your individual qualifications and experience and are willing to pay an appropriate overpayment. We will be happy to discuss details in person.

Location

Klosterneuburg, Austria (Greater Vienna Area) google maps

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