Industrial Design Lead at Formlabs

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To reinvent an industry, you have to build the best team. Join Formlabs if you want to bring ground-breaking professional 3D printers to the desktop of every designer, engineer, researcher, and artist in the world.

The Industrial Design Lead is responsible for enabling accessible and productive experiences for our users and communicates the values of the brand through beautiful functional products. You will develop innovative products in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of designers, engineers and scientists. Your work will strengthen and evolve the Formlabs design language to push our vision of manufacturing tools forward. If you are passionate about delivering great user experiences and building upon a tradition of innovative industrial design, we want you to join our team as the Industrial Design Lead.

Sharing a portfolio/website that reflects your work or projects is required.

The Job:

  • Strengthen and evolve the Formlabs design language
  • Develop the design of products that lead the 3D printing industry in accessibility, performance and quality
  • Deliver ID concepts, design documentation and part designs on a wide range of products
  • Grow and develop a team of industrial designers and product oriented mechanical engineers
  • Serve as design point of contact with stakeholders and internal/external partners
  • Prototype continuously, from quick mockups to refined cosmetic models
  • Collaborate closely with Product, UI Design, Engineering, Manufacturing to develop well-balanced solutions
  • Create high quality CAD to communicate design intent
  • Manage cosmetic specification and validation

You:

  • Can share a portfolio of relevant design work
  • 4+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Professional experience working as a mechanical engineer or working with engineers on technical problems
  • Demonstrate fluency in design decision making and an eye for detail
  • Able to communicate quickly and effectively with hand sketches
  • Experience with 3D CAD such as Solidworks or Onshape
  • Comfortable prototyping using a variety of tools and methods
  • Experience with Keyshot, Adobe CC or other visualization tools
  • Able to solve complex problems with engineering and manufacturability constraints
  • Great presentation and storytelling skills

Our Perks:

  • Flexible vacation
  • Premium healthcare coverage
  • Paid parental leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Unlimited 3D prints

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  

Even if you don't check every box, but see yourself contributing, please apply.  Help us build an inclusive community that will change the face of 3D printing.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SolidWorksDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • Google DriveManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • DocuSignCRM
    • DriftCRM
    • LinkedIn SalesNavigatorCRM
    • OutreachCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • GongCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

35 Medford St. Suite 201, Somerville, MA 02143

An Insider's view of Formlabs

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Culture is extremely important at Formlabs. With now over 400 people combined in our Boston and Berlin offices, the goal is to “keep Formlabs weird,” which is really just a fun way of saying, “let’s keep things interesting.” Since we are trailblazing the way for a new era of low-cost manufacturing, keeping things interesting isn’t too difficult!

Meagan

Rebelo

What projects are you most excited about?

Everything we produce is an ongoing project. A big focus for us has always been to relentlessly improve upon our existing products. We release regular updates to our software, printer and materials - keep an eye on our blog to see all the exciting things we have planned for the coming year!

Formlabs

Formlabs

How does the company support your career growth?

Formlabs has a fairly flat organizational structure, so there is a relatively low barrier to taking on projects outside of your job scope and trying to grow into a new role.

Annie

Hughes

What is your vision for the company?

We're committed to bringing powerful and accessible fabrication tools into the creative hands of professionals around the world.

Formlabs

Formlabs

What are some social events your company does?

We regularly have people organizing everything from whiskey tastings to ice climbing. The interest-diversity here is vast and people are quick to jump in and learn something new. Just to name a few of our internal “clubs," we have Booklabs, Filmlabs, Whiskeylabs, ping pong tournaments, Fitness Bootcamp, yoga, Ragnar, summer camps, hackathons . . .

Alyce

Currier

What are Formlabs Perks + Benefits

Formlabs Benefits Overview

We invest in our people. That's why we provide flexible vacation, generous premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans, paid parental leave, commuter benefits, and unlimited 3D prints. We are committed to offering a holistic benefit package to support you inside and outside the office.

Culture
Eat lunch together
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Inclusive of expandable partner benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Catered lunches 3x per week, unlimited snacks, office pets, 100% healthcare coverage, regular presentations and technical talks, Form Clubs for anything and everything.. CoffeeLabs, WhiskeyLabs, PaintLabs, GameLabs, FilmLabs, the list goes on. A culture that welcomes you into your FormFamily from Day One.

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