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Industrial Designer

Keep Your Cadence k

This is a Remote Position

Aug 31
Job Description

Industrial Designer/Product Developer

About Cadence
Cadence is on a mission to give you calm and control, everywhere. We design intuitively engineered, modular, customizable systems designed for durability to help you keep your routines – home and away. Our first product, the Cadence capsules, are containers made from a blend of recycled ocean-bound plastic and designed for forever refills of your favorite individual necessities so you can feel like you wherever you end up. We have best in class investors, advisors, repeated sellouts, and are loved by the New York Times, Oprah, Cosmopolitan and others.

Sparknotes
We’re looking for a meticulous, innovative industrial designer/product developer who is highly collaborative and can guide a product from conception through to development. This person is above all passionate about bringing beautifully designed and impeccably functional products to life.

NOTE: This is a contractor role with flexible time commitment that has the ability to turn into a full time position at Cadence.

Example Responsibilities

- Support new product development efforts across each step of the process, from brief and concepting, to design development, through delivery of final design intent and DFM.
- Evaluate designs through physical prototyping across a range of rapid prototyping techniques.
- Utilize your experience with a wide range of manufacturing modes and processes to guide production and development
- Communicate to team members with appropriately detailed presentations of references, sketches, renderings.
- Initiate, facilitate, and oversee dialogue with manufacturers and vendors through RFQ, technical drawings and design intent documentation.
- Provide agile maintenance of design intent during DFM phase.
- Participate and advise during vendor sourcing and vetting process.
- Bring hand sketching and model making capabilities to the team.
- Work with the brand and the brand creatives to inform the design of the product.
- Produce manufacturing documentation and technical drawings.
- Render designs digitally.

Cadence Checklist
- You believe in making the impossible possible.
- You believe in the power of collaboration, and putting the business needs above being right.
- We prioritize goodness as much as we do skill level. What’s the definition of goodness? If you were at a party and a friend asked you to help fill up the chip bowl, you would be happy to be asked and it would make you feel appreciated.
- You are meticulous and understand some of the best opportunities live in detail.
- You are someone who can create momentum in ambiguity.
- You are willing to roll up your sleeves, and work on things both 1 foot off the ground as well as 10,000 feet off the ground.
- You are as committed to understanding our users as you are to delivering the best possible user experience.
- You like a challenge.


Role Checklist
- Bachelor’s degree/diploma in Industrial Design or related field
- 4+ years of experience as a industrial designer or product developer for a for-profit company
- Must be proficient in 3D modeling, Solidworks, Rhinoceros and similar are preferred.
- Proficient with rendering production
- Proficient with hand sketching, model making, rapid prototyping
- Experienced with building decks and leading presentations
- Proficient with Adobe suite
- Location: New York City
- Experience working in the start-up world is a plus

Benefits + Perks
- Competitive compensation
- Medical (fully covered for full-time), dental, and vision insurance for Full time Employees
- Paid time off including Vacation PTO, Sick Pay, and other Company-wide days off for Full Time
- Employees

Does this sound like you? We can’t wait to meet you! How to apply?
Email people@keepyourcadence.com with your resume, portfolio (required) and a few sentences on why you are interested in this role. Chat with you soon!


Application Details

Email people@keepyourcadence.com with your resume, portfolio (required) and a few sentences on why you are interested in this role. Chat with you soon!

Keep Your Cadence

Cadence is on a mission to give you calm and control, everywhere. We design intuitively engineered, modular, customizable systems designed for durability to help you keep your routines – home and away. Our first product, the Cadence capsules, are containers made from a blend of recycled ocean-bound plastic and designed for forever refills of your favorite individual necessities so you can feel like you wherever you end up. We have best in class investors, advisors, repeated sellouts, and are loved by the New York Times, Oprah, Cosmopolitan and others.