IDEO.org is a non-profit design and innovation organization focused on solving challenges in poverty and spreading human-centered design through the social sector. Human-centered design enables organizations to create and deliver innovative solutions to pressing challenges that are rooted in the needs of people. IDEO.org works directly with organizations on projects using the human-centered design process across a wide range of focus areas related to poverty, including health, financial services, gender equity, water and sanitation.
We are always actively looking to connect with candidates that meet these qualifications, though we do not currently have an active opening for this position. Therefore, it may be a few weeks or months before you are contacted about next steps.
We’re a tight-knit group of designers, strategists, builders, writers, and connectors fueled by curiosity, optimism, and a passion for social change. Our work tackling some of the world’s toughest design challenges takes us all over the world—from communities across Asia and Africa to neighborhoods in our own backyards.
IDEO.org Industrial Designers work as a part of multidisciplinary teams to tackle complex, poverty-related challenges alongside other builders and thinkers from various backgrounds. You need to be able to exhibit true craftsmanship in one area, while reaching out to collaborate and integrate with all of the other disciplines, developing products that enable new experiences. Great product design is a mixture of human understanding and vision. New technologies, business opportunities, and cultural changes provide ever‐evolving opportunities to better meet human needs in new creative ways. The Industrial Designer needs to understand the opportunities and create the vision for how to best embody this future state.
Interested and qualified? Go to IDEO.org career website on boards.greenhouse.io to apply