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Industrial designer
at Monokoto

Monokoto is recruiting for an industrial designer to join its London firm.

Freelance and full-time positions

Monokoto is a strategic design studio based in London and Copenhagen. We work with ambitious global clients across many sectors including consumer tech, audio/video, aerospace, healthcare and more. This gives us the opportunity to create exciting, groundbreaking designs that make a real difference to people.

Our design practice is holistic and bridges both physical and digital worlds.

Monokoto is looking for both freelance and full-time industrial designers to work on a diverse range of projects.

You’ll be working within our multi-disciplinary team, and will be collaborating with clients from all over the world.

You’ll be involved in the early concept stages of a brief, right through to delivery of highly detailed designs, specifications, prototypes and products. Client-facing experience is important as you’ll have frequent interactions with client-side design, technical and business teams. We value people who possess both a strategic and detail-focused mindset, who strive to find beautiful, simple solutions to complex problems.

You’ll be working in our blended multi-disciplinary studio in London. You will collaborate with clients from all over the world.

We value people who possess both a strategic and detail-focused mindset, who strive to find beautiful, simple solutions to complex problems.

Experience in transportation design, aviation, healthcare and/or consumer technology projects is desired but not required.

Your responsibilities will be varied and will include:

  • industrial design – creating concepts, prototypes and detailed designs
  • supplying documentation and detailed files for model makers and clients
  • paper/foam/textile model making, product mockups
  • conducting material, cultural, and design process research
  • creation of mood boards and image research
  • involvement in workshops, research and testing sessions
  • contributing to the further development of the UX design process
  • liaising with external suppliers
  • activities may extend to any and all media types – print, digital and beyond
  • mucking in with general studio tasks and activities
  • many of our clients are international – air travel may be required

Your skills and attributes:

  • freelance – five plus years of experience
  • full-time – three plus years of experience
  • fluent with 2D and 3D CAD design tools; Solidworks, Alias or Rhino and experience with Keyshot preferred
  • sketching and illustration
  • understanding of manufacturing methods, processes, materials
  • diverse experience in product development
  • passionate about solving problems and identifying opportunities to make things better for people
  • the ability to think big whilst being detail-oriented and delivery focused
  • an excellent communicator – verbally and visually
  • happy to work collaboratively within a team and take sole ownership of a given task to drive projects forward
  • methodical, systematic and structured in the way you work
  • excellent design software skills and the ability to visualise/animate/prototype concepts at varying levels of fidelity to demonstrate and test ideas – whatever tells the story the right way
  • always eager to learn from others and share your knowledge
  • comfortable working from early strategy phases of projects through concept brainstorming and idea development

Salary TBD based on applicant and experience.

How to apply

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No agencies or recruiters please.

This position is only available to applicants based in the United Kingdom