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Product Designer in Birmingham

Love Travel and want to make a difference in the world? This opportunity will allow you to work for a great travel start-up, who also give back for social good. We are looking for a voluntary product designer to join our amazing team for a period of 2 months (with an opportunity to be increased) to help us expand our existing range of unique travel accessories. You might work on new products or improve existing ones, and use your understanding of technology, materials and manufacturing methods to improve the design and usability of an item is essential. Our current products have been featured in GQ and Conde Naste Traveller.

What are you going to do

We build unique travel accessories, whilst using a share of our profits and resources to give back through our charity partners UNICEF and The Barefoot College to educational programmes around the world.

As a product designer, your tasks would include:

  • - Meeting with the team to establish the design brief, including the concept, performance and production criteria
  • - Working on new ideas as part of a team or developing design concepts using CAD (computer-aided design)
  • - Taking part in specialist or multidisciplinary team meetings sketching initial design ideas
  • identifying the suitability and availability of materials.
  • - Producing detailed, final hand drawings and specifications or, more likely, using dedicated computer software (CAD) to produce design specifications, including parts lists and costings
  • - Making samples or working models by hand or using computerised prototyping equipment
  • testing the design concept by computerised modelling or physical hands-on testing of models
  • - Researching materials, processes or market requirements
  • - In addition to the above, you will have an opportunity to obtain experience of visual and fashion design through our in-house experts. We also have opportunities for you to attend and understand how a business works if this is of interest, by working closely with the founder of the company.

What we offer

  • Invaluable experience working with a start up at an exciting stage in its development
  • Flexible hours
  • Travel expenses
  • Support from a motivated and enthusiastic team
  • A valuable experience contributing to real social change

What we ask:

  • At least finished high school
  • CAD design
  • Ability to work on their own and with a new team
  • Has a love for travel

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Extra information

Opportunities to work from home or with us in our Central Birmingham Office.

Education Level
Secondary School, College, University
Location
Birmingham
Working hours per week
15 - 30
Type of Contract
Voluntary
Salary indication
Between £1.00 and £2.00 Per Hour
Responsible for
Product design
Type of Job
Design / Fashion
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Yes
Cover Letter Required
No
Languages
English

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