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VACANCY Industrial Designer

published on 7/6/2016 8:48:00 AM
Do you see Circular Product Development as a real opportunity and not as a buzzword? Would you like to use this passion to contribute to a safe and sustainable public space, the outer living room of our society?..... Then we have the job for you!

VelopA embraces design and believes itself to be
a true innovator within the market we lead.

For the Innovation & Design department we are looking for a:

Industrial Designer

VelopA BV, located in Leiderdorp, with branches in Belgium and Germany, develops and delivers street furniture, bicycle parking systems, shelters and sports & play products for, i.a. local authorities, architects, schools, construction and recreation businesses. VelopA aims to make a conscious contribution to the environment and public realm with quality products that are functional, well-designed, durable and safe.

The detail 
In this creative and challenging position you will be responsible for designing products & solutions that fit into the international product design strategy of VelopA. 
You will follow developments in the field of design & innovation closely, and can easily translate this into products for public space, supported by the trends and demands in the market. Ideally here you will use your knowledge of circular economy and smart city. 
As Creators of the Outside World, it’s our goal to develop and produce products within the circular methodology. A new route in our journey, we are seeking an enterprising and creative designer who can incorporate this into our products. 
You’ll work in a team of designers, engineers and project management, and are part of the core team “New Business Strategy” where a range of strategic choices are determined.

Who are you?
  • You have higher college education; Industrial Design, Design Academy or similar. 
  • Experienced in design management, design methodology, working project based, knowledge and experience with 2D and 3D drawing program (Solid Works, Autocad), experienced with making technical drawings. 
  • You at least have five years working experience in similar position. 
  • You ideally have knowledge about the circular economy and all developments concerning Smart City. 
  • You are well spoken in both Dutch and English and you also are good in writing both languages. 
  • You are creative and have a strong feeling for design. 
  • You have the ability to communicate on all levels and are capable to convince others.

The following words describe you:
Articulate | Curious | Motivated | Productive | Brave | Engaged | Passionate | Professional | Creative | Insightful | Personable | Visionary

But above all, you are someone with great passion for designing beautiful and creative products which can become solutions for the public space.

What does VelopA offer:
The atmosphere is open, informal and strongly focussed on design and sales. VelopA has 75 employees (on all locations). VelopA is a company you can rely on. All our colleagues are enthusiastic, driven and proud of our products and contribution to society . We have passion for what we do Living · Outside · Together, and contribute to a sustainable design of public spaces, the living room of our society. VelopA offers independent positions within a professional and dynamic organisation, where your contribution, responsibility and commitment are the key focus of our attention. Next to this challenging position, we provide good primary and secondary conditions, VelopA also offers a wide range of education possibilities.

Send us your CV with motivation in which you tell us what you can offer us. You can send your application to to the attention of Laura de Nijs. You value good design as do we, so it’s a perfect partnership!

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