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Freelance Product Designer

Dolmen Design and Innovation k

Dublin, Ireland | Onsite or Remote Possible

Jul 20
Job Description

We are looking to hear from great freelance product designers who are interested in project type work across a number of industries (consumer, professional/industrial, medical devices).

Typical day to day job activities for our designers include:

Working with the senior creative team to interpret client requirements while developing innovative new product propositions using a range of ideation techniques.
Developing engaging concept visuals using a combination of traditional sketching, soft modelling and high end digital visualisation tools.
Accompanying the senior team to client presentations and project reviews and helping to maintain our high standard of customer service during all client contact.
Following through on selected design concepts by using 3D CAD tools to develop models, test rigs and fully working prototypes.
Working with clients and supply chain partners to ensure design intent is maintained throughout the process as successful product concepts are transitioned through to production.

Job Requirements:

Recognised degree level qualification in either Industrial, Product Design.
3 – 5 years product development experience, preferably in a consultancy environment.
Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written and in person.
Ability to communicate quickly and effectively through fast, fluid sketching.
Proficiency in the use of 2D and 3D design and visualisation software. Preferably including experience in the use of Creo/SolidWorks and Keyshot.
Ability to work as part of a flexible, dynamic team, while taking responsibility for individual tasks.
An enquiring mind with an analytical approach to problem solving and an ability to visualise simple solutions to complex problems.
A solid understanding of how things work, with an obsessive desire to make things work better.
Please send your CV and portfolio to

Portfolios will be initially assessed before potential candidates will be contacted for interview.

Application Details

Please apply with your CV and Portfolio (portfolio being the most important) that shows a good range of your work, skills and abilities: Sketching, CAD builds, rendering, detailing etc.

Dolmen Design and Innovation

We are a product design + R&D partner. We help businesses transform their innovation pipeline by creating award winning and IP rich products.

We deliver true innovation across numerous industries: Medical, Consumer, Professional. We are a unique mix of Creative+Technical and we work best at the junction of R&D and marketing, accelerating products to market with deep technical knowledge and user insights.

We have over 28 years experience working with multinationals, SMEs, entrepreneurs and research groups. Clients include: Diageo, Teleflex, Analog Devices, Hollister Inc, Moocall, ABB, BD, Boston Scientific, Klas Telecom, Stryker, Panbiora (H2020 project), Merlyn Showering, Clevamama.

We make ideas work.

But what is it like to work here?

We are a team where design is at the core of who we are, not just the job that we do.

Passionate about excellence and driven by the diversity of experience and global exposure to different clients at different stages of the development process. You would never say that working here is boring.

We have just completed our new 2022 strategy which has a significant focus on the development of our team. We are not a multinational company, we are a small dynamic agency with significant growth in our sights.

You can find out more about the benefits of working at Dolmen here: