Product designer

Job description

About Carl Friedrik

Carl Friedrik is building a modern luxury brand for the 21st century professional. Dominated by large, traditional companies, the luxury industry is ripe for change. We’re a small and fast-growing company, offering a new luxury experience, focused on high-end accessories at affordable prices and great service. We leverage technology and data to build a business that can move faster than traditional retail companies.


What’s the role?

As a Product Designer at Carl Friedrik, you will be creating and developing elegant products made to the highest quality in the bags, luggage and accessories space. While working aligned with the overall creative vision, you will be given large creative freedom and responsibility in the role.

You will be responsible for conceptualising and executing new product designs with a strong emphasis on quality and durability. You will propose completely new products as well as improve existing products and components.

If you’re looking for a comfortable job in a team where everyone and everything is in its place, this role won’t be for you. Working in product development at Carl Friedrik, you will be challenged to perform, learn and grow. Both in the role and as an individual.


What is done on a daily basis?

  • Product design research to discover new opportunities.

  • Ideate and conceptualise product ideas.

  • Gather user feedback from existing customers to empower our development process.

  • Create instructions for sampling and managing the sampling process.

  • Manage material, component and product testing process.

Job requirements

About you

We’re looking for a talented and highly motivated candidate to join our small, high-powered team. We are looking for someone that’s:


Innovative & Creative: You come up with innovative and clever solutions to complex problems. You are full of ideas and connect these to business goals.

Organised: Ability to plan, prioritise and stay on top of your projects.

Excellent communicator: Both internally as well as externally. 

Proactive: You act without being told what to do and can single-handedly deliver projects to the finish line.

Passionate: You’re passionate about your role, your team, and serving our customers.

Experience

  • You have relevant previous experience to demonstrate your skills. For example from a product-driven brand, a product design or an engineering consultancy.

  • You have completed a degree in Engineering, Product Design, Fashion Design.

  • You have a portfolio of past work.

  • Technical knowledge of how leather goods, bags, and suitcases are made.

  • Experience in working directly with manufacturers.

  • Excellent drawing and CAD skills.

  • Excellent design research skills.

  • Excellent Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator.

  • Detail orientated, organised & able to multi-task with good time management skills.

  • A lot of motivation, with the ability to work as part of a team as well as individually.

  • Flexibility and willingness to react quickly to changing demands of the business.

Perks
  • Flexible working hours and remote working options.

  • Desk in modern coworking space.

  • Time for health and fitness during working hours.

  • Books on the house! Want to read and learn more? We got it covered.

Portfolio

Applications without an attached or linked portfolio of past work will not be considered.

Details
Competitive entry-level salary.

There is flexibility for this role to be remote.

Office in Barcelona.

Start date: January 2022.