Senior Industrial Designer (m/f) at Noto

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for a Senior Industrial Designer to join our studio based near Cologne, Germany. We use our 17 years of experience and excellence in the design and development of products to build meaningful business opportunities. From developing new products to creating original services or value propositions for an idea, we work with our clients to hit the ground running and bring to life ideas that endure.

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Working and communicating in a dynamic interdisciplinary design team 
  • Teaming up with our research experts to synthesize research findings into requirements 
  • Contributing methodologically to ideation process phases 
  • Identifying and presenting business potentials within the scope of our mandates 
  • Creating relevant design content for all steps of the development process 
  • Leading design projects and ensuring the design excellence of our deliverables 
  • Creating compelling presentations and conducting these in front of our clients 
  • Mentoring and guiding less senior and student team members 
  • Being a competent and reliable contact persons for factories and clients alike 


  • Fluent in German and English! – This is mandatory! 
  • Degree in industrial design required 
  • 3-4 years of relevant industrial design experience (preferably agency background) 
  • Track record of design for major global brands preferred 
  • Distinct formal-aesthetical value system to be applied and expressed in manifold ways 
  • Excellent skills using design-related tools – Adobe CC, Rhino or other 3D CAD, V-Ray or other rendering software 
  • Sound understanding of engineering and production requirements  
  • Capabilities to use design as a strategic tool 
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and acting in developing additional value for client and user alike 
  • Passion for the creation of holistic user experiences 
  • Willingness to travel (approx. 15 %) 

Working at Noto means being passionate about the subject and considerate towards your team members and clients alike. We emphasize our flat organisation, direct communication and a familiar atmosphere. In our old factory-building studio around 15 talented people learn, create, ideate, design and develop as a team. Enjoy our freshly prepared lunch dishes by our own cook, compete in the next table tennis tournament or participate in our regular knowledge exchange formats. This and other after-work events make Noto a vivid and inspiring place to work.



Cologne/ Hürth

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