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Industrial/Product Designer

Creative
Full-time
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Publika, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

The team:
Me.reka is an open-source education platform that advocates for learning outside the traditional classroom paired with unconventional fun! At Me.reka, anyone can come together to share ideas, pick up new skills, and make things.

You will be working in Me.reka Innovation Labs that are for professional makers or curious learners to do any design project, electronics, fabrication, end-to-end prototyping and customisation work.

What you will do:
  • Consult with clients to determine requirements for designs
  • Sketch out ideas or create renderings, which are images on paper or on a computer that provide a visual of design ideas
  • Use computer software to develop virtual models of different designs
  • Create prototypes of their designs using tools and machinery such as laser engraver and 3D Printers
  • Present designs and demonstrate prototypes to clients for approval
  • Work with the fabrication and electronics to create the look and feel of a brand
  • Train/facilitate people for workshops/classes, occasionally

This includes regularly scheduled weekend jobs. You will need to fulfil 32 working hours every week. Flexibility to work occasional holidays and weekday coverage is preferred. The following days off will be compensated.

All roles at Biji-biji and Me.reka are about making changes, innovation and making things real. You are to be part of our team to demonstrate passion and commitment to sustainability and creativity, lifelong skills and iron out team challenges.

You can also email us your CV and short motivation at [email protected] to apply! Don't forget to send your portfolio too. Without it, we can't help to consider your application ;)

Job Requirements

  • 6 months to 1 year of working experience as Product/Industrial Designer or the related field
  • Specialize in AutoCAD, Inventor, 3ds Max, Solidworks, Rhino, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
  • Able to work to deadlines and be under pressure
  • Attention to detail and able to communicate with others and work together with relevant teams
  • Personality: eye for design, willing to learn and be creative, positive and enthusiastic
  • Passionate about education and creativity

Effectively deal with ad-hoc challenges, keep calm in pressing situations, be flexible with last-minute changes, and still have a positive attitude throughout :)

Our Culture

WHO WE ARE

The Biji-biji Initiative is a social enterprise that aims to share progressive ideas with everyone. We are a community of designers, makers, prototypers, artists and innovators. It is our mission to make sure that our project to have a positive impact by reducing waste, raising awareness, campaign for more transparency and accountability, promoting circular economy and advising individuals, groups and organisations how they can make the changes too. At Me.reka, we provide education platform for people to come together to share their ideas, pick up new skills and make things.

We are divided into FOUR Business Units - ranging from Disruptive Structure, Energy, Ethical Fashion, Me.reka and a HQ team which are based in Me.reka Makerspace at Publika, Kuala Lumpur.

OUR CULTURE

As a social & impact driven organization, we aim to involve as many people as possible in our mission. The effort to care for our world is a burden upon everyone’s shoulders after all. We work with people from all over the world with different stories, skills and backgrounds. This revolving door of ideas and talents allow for a limitless dynamic of ideas! 

We thrive in a fast-paced environment by being supportive, creative and fast-thinking problem solvers. A superb team spirit hold us together, in and out of the workplace! 
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