Kite Designer Duotone Kiteboarding (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Oberhaching

Your mission
The Kite Designer is responsible for the design, development and implementation of all kite and kite related products from concept through to serial production. 
Focus will be on ensuring that all products meet strict performance, quality and durability standards as well as target costing within the budget limits and timeline set by the Product Manager.

Main tasks:
  • Perform extensive market research, gather team rider, customer and R&D Team feedback to determine the direction of the product lines
  • Design and develop new and innovative kite designs
  • Test all prototypes and final products exhaustively before serial production to ensure optimum performance and to prevent potential warranty problems
  • Implement the designs from concept stage to final serial production at the factory
  • Communicate with the factory and R&D department to ensure implementation in production, quality control and timely delivery of products
Your profile
  • Experience in Kite Design, Paraglide Design, Sail Design, Sail making or similar
  • Experience with common CAD software such as Rhino, SolidWorks, AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of SurfPlan or GliderPlan advantageous
  • Engineering background
  • Passionate Kitesurfer
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator
  • Willingness to travel
  • Fluent in English, other languages advantageous
  • High team and communication skills in dealing with internal and external interfaces
Why us?
  • A young and dynamic team
  • Flat hierarchies & quick decision-making channels
  • Mobile Office & flexible working hours
  • Excellent Coffee bar
  • Attractive company pension scheme
  • Jobrad
About us
​The Boards & More GmbH consolidates the brands Fanatic, Duotone, ION and SQlab, some of which have been active as individual brands for more than 40 years. The company designs and delivers products in the sports areas of stand-up paddle boarding and mountain biking and is the world’s leading company in the fields of kiteboarding, windsurfing and wingfoiling.
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