We are an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn; and arm them with the creative confidence and tools to change the world. Our core offering is a subscription service that delivers hands-on projects to kids of all ages. We also have an online store and a content hub for families. We take great pride and ownership in the products and experiences we design and in the community of parents and kids we serve. Our offices are located in Mountain View, CA. Currently, we are working remotely. As guidelines permit, we will move to our plan of hybrid, remote/in-office work.
Role and Responsibilities:
We’re looking for a Product Designer to join our team and spearhead the development of compelling creative projects for kids. You are an independent go-getter, with strong design intuition, interested in fulfilling our promise to delight kids and families with hands-on, educational projects and content. As a Product Designer, you are responsible for owning and driving the development of projects from initial conception through to manufacturing and shipment. You are a pro at all aspects of the design process, can efficiently and effectively drive project timelines, and can prioritize to balance and hit company quality and margin targets. Ideation, brainstorming, and research of hands-on product concepts. We’re a fun, creative bunch and our products span themes across arts, crafts, science, imaginative play, and more.
-Candidates must thrive in ambiguity and love a rapid pace.
-You must also be a strong project manager, capable of simultaneously driving timelines, while balancing product priorities and broader company objectives. You must have a strong desire to learn and improve.
- A strong work ethic, communication skills, and high levels of empathy are crucial for the role.
-Passionate about kids, creativity, and early childhood development.
-You love kids and the power of hands-on learning and development. Creative projects are your jam, and you love bringing a spark to a child’s eye as they learn something fun and new.
-4-8+ years designing physical products.
-You have experience with all aspects of the product development process, from conception through to a finished product.
-You are passionate about the design process and tirelessly pursue excellence in all aspects.
-Strong physical prototyping skills.
-You’re a maker at heart and love getting creative with your hands.
-Detail & process-oriented.
-Collaboration & communication skills.
More about you:
You're positive, motivated, dynamic, thoughtful, creative, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial with excellent judgement. Desired Qualifications Proficient in Adobe Suite Background in industrial design or product design with manufacturing experience Experience designing hands-on, educational projects for kids If you’re passionate about delivering innovative, delightful, and enriching products and experiences for kids, we’d love to hear from you.
Please apply by submitting a resume and cover letter telling us why you're interested in our company and what you think you'd bring to this specific position and our team.