We are looking for a thoughtful, passionate design engineer to join our team

The role of Design Engineer is a full time (37.5hr/w) position split between Morrama’s office in Hackney and working from home.

Being a design engineer at Morrama means joining a team passionate about putting out consistently awesome product design. You should have a constant drive to strive for perfection in your work, even when under pressure. At the same time, you are expected to push yourselves to grow and develop under the guidance of the team, and provide feedback and support in return; collaboration is key to our design process.

Start date: mid-June
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Subject line: Design Engineer 2024
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Day-to-day responsibilities

- Leading design projects
- Making key decisions on projects with the support of the design team
- Presenting work to, and communicating directly with, clients
- Supporting and mentoring junior members of the design team
- Developing personal engineering skills and understanding of manufacturing technique and materials


- Be passionately involved in projects at each stage from research to completion
- Work closely and collaboratively with the rest of the team
- Respect others opinions and ideas, but have confidence in speaking out if you disagree, don’t understand or have any questions
- Be proactive with regards to managing your time and flag to management any periods where you feel you have too much or not enough to do, as early as possible
- Develop designs into 3D CAD with consideration for manufacture and assembly whilst preserving beauty and user experience above all else
- Include and mentor junior members of the team in project work and in furthering their own understanding of engineering and manufacturing
- Lead projects with the support of other senior team members (as required) following the process laid out in the project proposal, considering the needs of project stakeholders, and maintaining prompt and clear communications
- Actively seek ways in which internal processes, particularly our Design for Manufacture process, can be improved and identify opportunities for company development
- Champion sustainable design at Morrama; bringing sustainable evaluation and design strategies into your work on every project
- Actively further your own professional development

Our ideal person will have

- At least 4+ years experience in the industry, ideally within a design agency or design team
- Experience leading projects, communicating with suppliers and working with junior team members
- Confidence in communicating, presenting and asking questions
- Complete competence in Solidworks including surface modelling and producing parts for injection moulding
- Experience working directly with factories, including in the Far East

You will recieve

£35-45k per year depending on experience
Uncapped holiday
Company performance related bonus
A pension contribution
Health Insurance
Flexible working; a combination of home and office working and flexible start/finish times