WE
HUMANISE
TECHNOLOGY

Shaping
the Future

We are technology enthusiasts who believe that humanity is only in its early development.

We are an innovation and realisation agency with experts in developing consumer, medical and B2B products.

We work on medical products to solve problems that really matter. We work on digital projects to unlock the world around us. And we work with IoT devices to make our surroundings smarter and give us more time to enjoy life.

 

We want to shape the world around us to make this planet an amazing place to live.

We’d love to get to know you!

At Pilotfish, we love people who can inspire us with their knowledge, skills and passion. People who are able to make a difference by pushing the boundaries of design and innovation. We are shaping the future by frolicking with it. Driven by our mission of humanising technology for a connected world, we offer turnkey product innovation services, from sketch to manufacturing, that make our client’s business future-proof.

Berlin

Berlin, DE

In Berlin, we focus on bridging the physical and digital worlds together in the fields of IoT, medical and consumer electronics. We humanise technology.

We support our customers by developing small and fragile conceptual ideas into mass-produced products.

As a designer, your role will be to act as the creative lead for a project, by incubating ideas, developing a design vision and shaping the products from the ground up.

In the later phases of the product development, you will support our technical ID team, as well as our mechanical engineering team by aligning the product development with the original design vision.

Your main responsibilities will be:
• Developing and safeguarding the design vision throughout the entire product development lifecycle (visuals, UX and ID)
• Leading client workshops for ideation and product definition
• Developing and presenting product visuals to communicate concepts
• Shaping products in sketch, physical mock-ups, and CAD
• Conduct user research & user interviews to validate product concepts
• Identifying technical risks and developing proof of concepts to mitigate them

Your profile:
• First and foremost, we are looking for doers. Taking initiative and responsibility must be in your DNA.
• Starting with an abstract idea to craft concepts and shape products is your absolute comfort zone
• Profound knowledge of the creative product development process
• A strong 3D skillset
• Diploma or master’s degree in a design field
• Excellent communication skills in English

Sounds like your call?! We are excited to receive your resume along with an introduction letter to jobs.de@pilotfish.eu

Berlin, DE

In Berlin, we are specialised in full service product development: from concept to mass production typically for innovative products related to IoT, medical and consumer electronics.

We deliver our services to corporate ventures, funded start-ups and SMEs in need of innovation and realisation.

Your main responsibilities will be:
• Manage client projects together with our multicultural team of designers, engineers and production engineers in Berlin and Taipei
• Develop long-term client relationships and manage accounts
• Push the business and grow of the Berlin based team
• Work hand in hand with the CEO and Founder of Pilotfish

Your profile:
• First and foremost, we are looking for doers with a pragmatic problem-solving mindset. Taking initiative and responsibility must be in your DNA
• Diploma or master’s degree in industrial design, engineering or an MBA with a minimum of 3-5 years work experience
• Profound knowledge of the creative product development process
• A track record in electronic product development (consumer, professional and medical)
• Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills in fluent English. Ideally also some knowledge in German and/or Chinese

This is a unique opportunity to take the lead position in the strongest growing unit in one of Germany’s most dynamic design and product development company.

Sounds like your call? We are excited to receive your resume along with an introduction letter to jobs.de@pilotfish.eu

Taipei

Taipei, Taiwan

Our office in Taipei is looking for an user experience designer.

Your main responsibilities will be:
• User experience design, qualitative research, prototype and data analysis as part of a project team or independently
• Work closely with UI designer and development team to brainstorm and generate concepts

Your profile:
• at least 3 years experience in UX product development
• knowledge of user-centered design
• comfortable to interact with stakeholders to understand business requirements. 

• able to translate and create design concepts.
• experience with tools like Axure, Sketch and Figma
• comfortable with reading and basic writing English

We are excited to receive your application! Please send your Chinese and English application letter including resume and design portfolio as PDF by e-mail to jobs.tw@pilotfish.eu

Amsterdam

Amsterdam, NL

We are looking for a spirited Junior Industrial Designer with preferably 1+ years of work experience with a great appetite for evolving your skills; a graduate of Industrial Design or a correlated discipline.

As a Junior Industrial Designer in our Amsterdam office, you will get to contribute to both our ID & UX teams. You will work with promising start-ups, scale-ups and small and medium enterprises in the healthcare, industrial, logistics and wellbeing domains. Become part of our multicultural and multidisciplinary team, and help us shape the future.

Your main responsibilities will be:
• Creating design concepts using sketching or 3D modelling as part of a project team or independently
• Ideating on user experience visions, solution innovations and prototyping & testing strategies
• Contributing to exploring user, market and technology requirements
• Performing trend and user research
• Participating at brainstorming sessions at all product levels
• Creating use cases, use flows, personas, flowcharts, wireframes, visual designs and interactive user interface mock-ups
• Preparing mind-blowing presentations

Your profile:
• Hands-on approach and strong motivation
• Excellent sketching skills
• Abilities for strong conceptual thinking
• Solid aesthetic skills
• Knowledge of a broad spectrum of prototyping tools (e.g.: Arduino, 3D printing)
• Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator
• Experience with Solid Works and/or Rhino
• Experience with Keyshot

This is a unique opportunity to excel in one of the Netherlands’ most agile product design agencies!
Sounds like your call?! Then we are excited to receive your application including your resume and introduction letter to jobs.nl@pilotfish.eu

Amsterdam, NL

We support our customers by developing small and fragile conceptual ideas into mass-produced products.

As a designer, your role will be to act as the creative lead for a project, by incubating ideas, developing a design vision and shaping the products from the ground up. In the later phases of the product development, you will support our technical ID team, as well as our mechanical engineering team by aligning the product development with the original design vision.

Your main responsibilities will be:
• Developing and safeguarding the design vision throughout the entire product development lifecycle (visuals, UX and ID)
• Leading client workshops for ideation and product definition
• Developing and presenting product visuals to communicate concepts
• Shaping products in sketchs, physical mock-ups, and CAD
• Conduct user research & user interviews to validate product concepts
• Identifying technical risks and developing proof of concepts to mitigate them

Your profile:
• First and foremost, we are looking for doers. Taking initiative and responsibility must be in your DNA.
• Starting with an abstract idea to craft concepts and shape products is your absolute comfort zone
• Profound knowledge of the creative product development process
• A strong 3D skillset
• Diploma or master’s degree in a design field
• Excellent communication skills in English

Sounds like your call?! We are excited to receive your resume along with an introduction letter to jobs.nl@pilotfish.eu

Amsterdam, NL

As a Senior Industrial Designer in our Amsterdam office, you will collaborate with both our ID & UX team. You will work with promising start-ups, scale-ups and small and medium enterprises in the healthcare, industrial, logistics and wellbeing domains.

Become part of our multicultural and multidisciplinary team, and help us shape the future.

Your main responsibilities will be:
• Contributing to leading the Amsterdam ID/UX design team and assisting our new business development team
• Planning and managing mid- and large size projects
• Defining and ideating on user experience visions, brand strategies, solution innovations and prototyping and testing strategies
• Analysing and defining user, market and technology requirements, while understanding the client’s business and communication goals
• Translating design requirements into meaningful, usable and appealing product design proposals
• Organising and facilitating brainstorming sessions with industrial designers, developers, engineers, users and clients
• Presenting design concepts and leading design discussions with clients
• Creating use cases, use flows, personas, flowcharts, wireframes, visual designs and interactive user interface mock-ups that include transitions and animations
• Preparing and executing user research and usability tests
• Responsible for planning and monitoring projects and client account management

Your profile:
• A brilliant senior product/service designer with a proven track record in the field of product design and development, with 5+ years experience and an industrial design graduate or a correlated discipline.
• An open and sharp mind and abilities to inspire and lead teams and clients
• The capacity for wider strategic, service and design thinking
• In-depth knowledge of iterative concept development
• (Preferably) experience working with Lean and Agile methods, with rapid testing and improvement interactive cycles creative methodology and implementation
• Strong visual design and presentation skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience facilitating client workshops
• Experience with programs including Solid Works and/or Rhino, Keyshot, Photoshop and Illustrator

This is a unique opportunity to excel in one of the Netherlands’ most agile product design agencies!

Sounds like your call?! Then we are excited to receive your application including your resume and introduction letter to jobs.nl@pilotfish.eu

Amsterdam, NL

We are a multidisciplinary team of UX & product designers, mechanical & electrical engineers and innovation & production experts from all around the globe.

With our specialisation in design and development of smart electronic products (consumer, professional, medical), we support disruptive start-ups and market leading international brands such as Asus, BMW, Heineken, Medtronic or Siemens.

For our Amsterdam office, we are looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager.

Your main responsibilities will be:
• Create, execute and manage project work plans and budgets
• Identify resources needed and assign project teams
• Track schedules and manage deadlines
• Track and ensure client satisfaction
• Control budgets and team efficiency for multiple projects
• Track and report team hours and expenses
• Prepare engagement reviews
• Carefully balance client expectations, design quality and efficiency
• Report to the board of directors

Your profile: 

• Minimum of 5 years experience in project management, team management and industrial design
• Master’s degree in design
• Profound knowledge of the creative product development process
• Track record in the field of IoT, electronic products and wearables (consumer, professional and medical)
• Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills in fluent English
• Proficiency in MS Project (or similar project management software)
• Ideally also some knowledge of Dutch

This is a unique opportunity to excel in one of the Netherlands’ most agile product design agencies!

Sounds like your call?! Then we are excited to receive your application including your resume and introduction letter to jobs.nl@pilotfish.eu