We’re a company called Quirky and we are assembling the highest performing team, maybe ever, with a single, yet ambitious vision:
TO MAKE INVENTION ACCESSIBLE
Quirky is a new type of company, one that involves all people interested in its decisions, and ultimately shares its success with those people who helped achieve it. And we have developed a completely unique platform in which the realities and complexities of execution do not stand in the way of a kickass idea.
We are a brand built around excitement, creativity, and the reality of bringing great ideas to life. Not to mention we do it BETTER, FASTER, FUNNER than anyone else!
We’re looking for an amazing and passionate CMF Designer to join our team in NYC.
You are a talented CMF designer. You know how to get shit done, not to mention it’s done well. You are a dreamer and a futurist. You hold yourself to extremely high professional standards, while engaging in a fun, collaborative environment. You have helped designed successful products that have been sold worldwide. If you like what you’ve read so far, then please read on because this role may be for you.
As our CMF Designer, you will
Be a member of Quirky’s Product team, reporting directly to Quirky’s Head of Engineering, Research & Development
Contribute your talents to create Quirky’s growing collection of game-changing consumer electronic products
Be a part of a growing movement to make invention accessible
Working with the Product Design team to create incredible and innovative products, managing CMF input from concept to final production
Lead CMF development providing strategic CMF advice across our existing and expanding portfolio of products
Create and present trend research and new material explorations
Inspire Quirky design staff and the community with your ideas and process
Travel when needed to lead the team and suppliers overseas and domestically
BA or equivalent in product design or a related field of study
6+ years experience as a CMF designer
Possess outstanding CMF ideation and development skill
Have a sophisticated aesthetic and a knack for creating surprising moments
Ability to implement user research and community feedback into your design work
Ability to be a creative catalyst and ‘light a room on fire’ with your energy
Experience designing with a wide variety of materials and processes
Ability to multi-task many projects and products at once
Excellent communication skills (concise, accurate, and effective)
Must be comfortable interacting with and presenting to the Quirky team and Community
A basic understanding of 3D modelling
Familiarity with KeyShot and Advanced skill level with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Have an entrepreneurial spirit and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Passion for what we’re doing at Quirky
Check us out atwww.quirky.com. Spend some time on our site understanding what we do. If you like what you see, please continue.
Submit your resume and a personalized cover letter to David Sutton, telling him why you want to be Quirky’s next inspirational-magic-making designer and why you’re perfect for this role.
In order to be considered, you must either attach a PDF of your portfolio or a link to your online portfolio when submitting your application. A PDF is preferred.
How To Apply