We’re closing the pleasure gap
Are you obsessed with designing physical goods that improve wellbeing? Do you love phase gate design processes? Do you get pissed off when the product interface is nonsensical? Are you excited by the thought of leading a top-tier team in empathetically designing (ideating, iterating, prototyping, engineering, and manufacturing with community feedback) pleasure-promoting toys?
Well, do we have news for you! We, Dame Products, a venture-backed, female-founded sexual wellness brand, are looking for someone just like you to become our Product Design Engineer. This position is key to ensuring that we are designing top-quality products that are truly a pleasure to use.
- Lead and manage a team of Dame engineers who are as passionate and driven as you are in bringing more pleasure to the world
- Oversee full cycle new product design: research, design proposals, briefs, and quality control from inception to production
- Design budget management: you will help design an array of pleasure tools at different price points
- Maintain product launch timelines
- Oversee maintenance and continuous improvement of existing products
- Reduce product defect rates
- Travel internationally (when appropriate) to solve production issues with suppliers on-site, likely at least two times per year
- Passionate about your craft and extremely detail-oriented
- Equal parts creative and coordinated. You’ve got plenty of ideas, as well as the discipline to implement them
- Aligned with Dame’s mission of normalizing pleasure as a part of health
- A strong and effective leader – excellent communication up down and across the accountability chart, and good at motivating others and prioritizing workloads
- Driven by our mission – You’re passionate about cultivating pleasure to enrich wellbeing for everybody and comfortable talking about all aspects of sex, reproductive health, and related topics
- A pleasure to work with because of your expertise, follow-through, and overall collegial attitude
- 2-5 years of experience managing a CPG/hardware team
- 5-10yrs Product/Industrial Engineering in CPG
- BS in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering or equivalent
- Offshore manufacturing experience (specifically in China)
- Experience in project management, scoping, budgeting and setting development timelines
- Advanced-level Solidworks skills and deep experience with CAD/3-D modeling software
- Experience working with a wide range of materials (silicone, plastics, etc.)
- Experience doing development work with contract manufacturers (specifically China)
- Experience with quality inspection/maintenance
- Experience maintaining compliance records (pref. electronics and/or durable goods)
- Amazing attention to detail
- Healthcare, dental, vision, flexible spend account
- Commuter benefits
- Casual work environment with high standards and a fantastic team
- Fast-growing business
- Autonomy to make the decisions you think are best
- Flexible, nimble company
- Plant-filled office in Williamsburg (one day, anyway!)
At Dame Products, we’re cultivating pleasure to enrich wellbeing by thoughtfully designing tools, spaces, and resources for intimacy. We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
Our Core Values:
Champions of Pleasure
Dame is a company that is devoted to creating pleasure in the world for our customers, and our employees. We take pride in the fact that working at and with Dame is a pleasurable experience. Our employees achieve this by being a pleasure to work with.
Artfulness in Action
Dame is centered around expertise in the marketplace. Within the workplace, our employees achieve this artfulness through their actions as professionals.
Compassion for the Collective
Dame is built on community. We know we are making great products because we work with people who tell us their stories. We must continue to give back to others, to share the pleasure, to hold space. Through action we can make the world better, we can help more people experience pleasure.