Senior Industrial Designer at Whipsaw Inc

The Opportunity

Senior Industrial Designer

As a Senior Industrial Designer at Whipsaw you will be responsible for the creation and development of inventive, cutting-edge industrial design solutions. You will be involved in many roles, including concept creation, 3D CAD development and project leadership. Strong communication skills are necessary to act as a liaison between Whipsaw and our clients, lead the team’s everyday activities and setting expectations to drive deadlines in both our locations. You’ll need to be a self-driven problem solver with a rigorous eye for detail and the ambition to change the world.

What You’ll Do

Collaborate with design team members to create radical, functional and aesthetic design solutions

Communicate and interact directly with clients in a project leadership role

Drive need finding exercises, user and client research to create meaningful design solutions

Work with design and engineering teams to develop products that push the level of quality in both thinking and execution

Efficiently communicate ideas visually in 3D CAD and hand sketches

What You’ll Bring

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Industrial Design

5+ years of experience in one or more of the following product categories: Consumer, commercial, medical

Deep appreciation for creative exploration and aesthetics

Passionate about how things work, are made and a good understanding of materials and processes

An obsession for detail while maintaining a big picture context

Proficient in relevant design software ie: SolidWorks, Alias, Rhino, Keyshot, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.

Excellent oral and written communication skills

English proficiency

Self-starter and team player

need to have current documentation to be able to work in the US.  

About Whipsaw

Whipsaw is a product innovation company with 20 years of experience turning good ideas into great products across all industries. Our multi-disciplinary team of passionate creatives collaborate with our clients to create smart, unique and intuitive solutions that profoundly connect with end users. We have locations in San Jose and San Francisco, conveniently bookending California’s innovative Silicon Valley.


San Francisco, CA

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