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Industrial Designer

Rocketbook k

Boston, MA | Onsite or Remote Possible

Sep 20
Job Description

Rocketbook reusable notebooks have revolutionized the way millions of people use and digitize handwritten notes at work and in the classroom. In the past few years, we’ve become a disruptive force in the notebook industry by delivering a unique blend of digital and physical innovation. We’re just getting started in our mission to revolutionize personal and team productivity.

The Product team is growing and we are looking for a creative and innovative Industrial Designer. Your mission will be to lead and innovate a new line of products designed to transform how we define the ideal modern work environment. These products aim to become best-sellers on Amazon and will get into the hands of millions of users. You will have a massive impact on the company trajectory as you will design and build concepts that will fuel Rocketbook’s next phase of crazy growth.

What you will do:
Work closely with the Product, Marketing, and Sales teams to generate new concepts and ideas to evolve our physical product offerings in the notebook/writing space
Obsess over notebooks, writing surfaces, and office tools
Conduct market and user research to provide insight and feedback for guiding product development
Create cohesive user experiences for our products, which may include page template designs, instructions, cover art, and packaging
Communicate high-impact concepts through effective storytelling using 2D skills and creating physical prototypes
Continuously test designs and concepts with users for quick feedback
Collaborate with our manufacturing partners to source and sample materials and products before getting them ready for prototyping and mass production

Who you are:
A minimum 1-2 years of Industrial Design or Physical Product Design experience (experience in lifestyle or stationery products is a plus)
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, Engineering, or a related field
A highly motivated innovator known for your fresh perspective. You are a natural collaborator who loves producing creative solutions to problems
Committed to building and facilitating relationships with non-designers to execute your vision of the best user experience
Fluency in both 2D and 3D design tools (CAD, Solidworks, Keyshot, and Adobe CC) to produce high-quality renderings and detailed manufacturer-ready specs.
Comfort with physical prototyping utilizing 3D printers and a variety of other methods
Strong creative thinking, problem-solving, and storytelling skills
Strong time management skills; Able to efficiently manage your bandwidth and deliver design solutions to appropriate levels of detail and quality
A deep understanding of the product development process and a genuine appreciation of user pain points
Basic knowledge of mass manufacturing techniques such as injection molding, casting, and machining
Evidence of effective leadership, initiative, and an entrepreneurial spirit
An eye for good design and attention to detail. You sweat the small details: from typography to color, and layout.
Ability to anticipate, adapt, and iterate quickly

Benefits:
Competitive salary
Once a week free company lunch
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Flexible and unlimited vacation policy
401(K) plan with match
Remote-work friendly

Note: Candidates without a portfolio will not be considered. Please send portfolios to vince.tsai@getrocketbook.com

Rocketbook is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Rocketbook

Rocketbook creates reusable, cloud-connected note taking products from the future. Blast your notes to your favorite cloud destination with our free companion app, then erase your big ideas and start brainstorming again!

Our mission began in crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, including the #1 office/school product in crowdfunding history, the Rocketbook Everlast, with $2.5m in support from our fans. And while the big wigs on Shark Tank couldn’t see our vision, it didn’t stop us from becoming the #1 selling notebook on Amazon. Join us in our journey as we rapidly take the idea world by storm.