About the job
Tadpole’s team is shaping the future of home appliances, beginning with a sleek, portable dishwasher. As the Industrial Design Lead, you will help bring the next generation of this household staple to life.
You bring strategic problem solving and industry-leading hands-on design skills to create delightful, holistically considered products. You have experience designing consumer products, ideally for the home or kitchen, and are comfortable working collaboratively in a fast-paced, early-stage startup environment.
- Design a category-defining product, from prototype through delivery, to help Tadpole change Europe’s water consumption through innovative design
- Help create the visual and physical language of our brand through the design of our hardware
- Utilize user-centric thinking and good aesthetic sensibility to align our brand to customer needs
- Continuously lead 3D rendering generation for presentations and fundraising efforts
- Produce multiple proofs of concept that allow customers to engage with a product pre-manufacturing
- Work collaboratively with company founders in a fast-paced environment
- 3+ years of industry experience as an Industrial Product Designer
- Experience designing hardware products (washing machines, TVs, etc.)
- A portfolio of work that demonstrates creative design skills across a variety of devices
- Bachelors or Masters of Industrial Design from an accredited college or university
- Experience with collaborating with hardware engineers is an asset
- An entrepreneurial drive and adaptability to rapid change
What we offer
- Full partnership in product decision-making
- Opportunity to lead an initiative from the very beginning, and build it from the ground up
- Barcelona home-base, with the chance to network within one of the world’s top business schools
- Long hours with inadequate pay
About the company
Tadpole’s mission is to eliminate the trade-off between design and impact through right-sized appliances suited for the modern home. Founded by three IESE Business School MBAs and based in Barcelona, Spain, Tadpole is making a splash in addressing European water scarcity. Our first product, a portable, installation-free dishwasher, will help save over 5.5 trillion litres of water currently wasted by hand washing dishes in Europe alone, while offering convenience and style to your apartment’s kitchen.