Job Description / Skills Required
GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document while engaged in sports has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world capture and share immersive content.”
GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have a drive to learn, innovate and succeed
Capture. Create. Share.
This is your life. Be a HERO.
This role blends the best of Industrial Design with expertise in Colors, Materials, & Finishes (CMF). You’ll be an extension to our US-based Industrial Design team located in San Mateo, CA. You’ll work closely with our engineering teams, Asia vendors and manufacturing partners to define, inspect, and drive design intent for production. You’ll also maintain and evolve the GoPro product design language by designing new concepts and product accessories to expand the GoPro portfolio. A high percentage of products we develop go to market, and are used by a growing and very passionate audience.
What You Will Do
You’ll support the San Mateo and China ID team throughout the product development lifecycle
You’ll interface with the product development teams to qualify parts and review golden/limit samples to ensure quality and design intent
You’ll drive CMF development needs and investigate emerging decorative technologies
You’ll generate creative solutions to product issues using new materials, finishes and manufacturing processes
You’ll design new products for GoPro!
You’ll collaborate in establishing core concepts and design specifications as part of the ID team from initial research to ideation all the way to production
You’ll translate ideas and sketches into 3D prints and ID prototypes
You’ll travel about 20-30% of the time (domestically and internationally)
Skills We’re Stoked About
Someone who's designed a lot of consumer products before and seen them through to market.
We're particularly interested in candidates who’ve designed consumer products that people can hold and touch!
You have 3+ years of experience in consumer product design, where you worked in a multidisciplinary team of concepts all the way to tooling and production
You have a BS or BFA in Industrial Design or Mechanical Engineering
You work frequently with 3D CAD and 2D design tools like Pro/Engineer, NX, Solidworks, Alias, Rhino, Keyshot, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
You have a strong understanding of manufacturing methods, processes, materials and constraints
You have experience with as many of the following as possible: Mechanical part design and manufacturing, paint, CNC, metal forming, extrusion and casting, PVD, anodizing, printing, laser etching, two-shot plastic injection molding, and TPE/TPU/Silicone rubber molding techniques
Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks galore
Live it. Eat it. Love it. –Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Discounted employee stock purchase plan
Discretionary Time Off
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for new Moms and Dads
Medical, dental, and vision insurance –premiums are fully paid for employees
Life insurance and disability benefits
Employee commuter shuttles
GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.