Senior Industrial Designer

Menlo Park, California, USA
Design
Full-time
Matternet is looking for a Senior Industrial Designer to help craft and build Matternet's product vision of autonomous robotic systems.

In this position, you will report directly to Matternet's Head of Design and will make product decisions that span the whole design spectrum, from the high-level product vision and human-machine interaction aspects of our system, to the smallest details of our product. You need to be creative, diligent, humble, excel in uncertainty and live to collaborate in a high-paced team environment that values excellence. You will help create design ethos, be part of a team that defines product definition and experience. You will create design quality in all air, ground and digital assets.

Applications without portfolios will not be considered.

You Have:

    • 7+ years experience in a product design role
    • A strong portfolio of creative product design illustrating a deep appreciation for aesthetics and creativity
    • A fluency in prototyping and manufacturing methods
    • A demonstrated understanding of how to design complex systems
    • A determination to challenge design and engineering orthodoxy
    • A passion for simplicity
About Matternet

Matternet is the developer of the world’s leading technology platform for on-demand aerial delivery in urban environments. The company provides its technology platform as a service to healthcare, e-commerce and logistics organizations. In March 2017, Matternet became the first company in the world to be authorized for full operations of drone logistics networks over densely populated areas in Switzerland. Since then, Matternet has executed over 3,000 flights in Zurich, Bern and Lugano. In May 2018, Matternet was selected to carry out drone logistics operations for US hospitals under the FAA's drone integration program. In March 2019, Matternet and UPS announced a partnership to provide drone delivery services to US healthcare systems, starting from WakeMed Health in NC. Matternet is based in Menlo Park, CA and has 50 employees. Matternet's investors include Boeing, Daimler, Swiss Post and Sony. For more information, visit https://mttr.net

Selected Matternet press:

Fast Company: https://www.fastcompany.com/90324754/the-countrys-first-regular-commercial-drone-delivery-is-here
WIRED: https://www.wired.com/story/ups-matternet-drone-delivery-north-carolina/
CNBC: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2019/04/03/ups-partners-with-drone-startup-matternet-for-medical-sample-delivery.html
MIT technology review: https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/613255/the-first-commercial-drone-delivery-scheme-in-the-us-is-already-flying/
BusinessInsider: https://www.businessinsider.com/ups-first-revenue-generating-drone-delivery-with-matternet-2019-3

We're an equal opportunity employer.