Product Designer

Role: Product Designer

Start date: ASAP

 

ABOUT US:

The Flash Pack is a London based technical production studio. The company was born when two photographers set out to create a software platform to edit and share content from live events. 10 years on, our focus is building social first content experiences for brands and agencies activating in the UK and abroad.

 

We design moments people get excited about and use smart technology to capture and share them. We are known for our innovative approach to briefs, our ability to create striking creative content, and our expertise in delivering live amplification of this content both pre, during, and post-event.

 

We work with some of the world’s best creative agencies and also direct to brands. Our clients include Google, Apple, YouTube, Mastercard, Vogue, Cartier, Coca Cola, IWC, Vans and more.

 

THE ROLE:

We are on the lookout for a product designer to join the team on a freelance basis. Working closely with our senior creative technologist, the product designer is required to productise a series of pre-existing capture set ups. The ideal candidate will have experience turning technical kits into consumer friendly units.

Create design concepts and drawings to determine the best product for pre-existing technical equipment

Present product ideas to relevant team members for brainstorming

Suggest improvements to design and performance to technologists

Employ design concepts into functional prototypes

Create fabrication drawings for production teams

Create renders of products for client presentations

Perform research on product technologies and structures to implement into design concepts

Modify and revise existing designs to meet customer expectations

 

KEY SKILLS

Relevant work experience as a product designer

Excellent knowledge of fabrication methods and techniques

Excellent eye for aesthetic design and customer appeal

Good understanding of color science and combinations

Experience or working knowledge of motorised mechanisms

Artistic and innovative flair

Excellent attention to detail

Meticulous and diligent

Strong knowledge of the industry and market trends

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

 

APPLY

In the first instance candidates should email hello@itstheflashpack.com with a copy of their CV and cover letter.

We regret to advise that due to the high volume of responses received, candidates without experience as outlined above, will not be considered suitable and will therefore not be contacted.

So, why come and work for us?

Well, if we haven’t floated your boat already, and taking a look at the work we deliver didn’t get you all weak at the knees, here are some other reasons why you might want to join us.

We have fun. This industry is hard work – demanding clients and long hours, but we like to think we’re pretty good at having fun whilst we do it. Our staff retention rates are testament to that.

We are fair. Working at the weekend? Don’t get any time off back for your hard work? We don’t expect you to give us your life. Why would we? Work an hour at the weekend, get it back in lieu at a time that suits you.

We are flexible. Our systems have been set up to allow our team to work from home when they can.

We are ambitious. Independently owned and run, with big dreams, we have a clear plan in place and are focused on making it happen.

We are honest. Open door policy to management for the entire team, so no one is left wondering. We respect and value our staff and feel honesty is always the best policy.

We are innovative. Constantly pushing boundaries and leaders in our field, we often create first to market products and experiences that simply haven’t been seen before.