Junior Industrial Designer (Contract)
Airbnb, San Francisco, California
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Samara is a design studio at Airbnb exploring new attitudes towards sharing and trust through hardware and software. This role is responsible for shaping the design of a product within Samara. Learn more about Samara here: samara.airbnb.com
We’re looking for someone with stellar design and prototyping skills. You’ll be working with the Samara industrial design team prototyping new products.
- Collaboration with Samara designers and engineers on shared projects
- Concept ideation, development and prototyping
- Develop prototypes that are both technically and aesthetically sophisticated
- Preparation of demo materials, visualizations, presentations to the team
- Produce technical drawings
- Taste: impeccable taste is a requirement
- Experience: 3+ years of experience in the industrial and product design. Consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace experience is a plus
- 3D Modeling: SolidWorks, Rhinoceros
- Fabrication: CNC, 3D Print, Waterjet, Laser cutter
- Visualization: Vray/Keyshot/Lumion, Photoshop, Illustrator, AfterEffects, Premiere
- Rapid Prototyping (optional): Particle, Arduino, Raspberry Pi
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 33,000 cities and 192 countries.