Totem seeks a talented Industrial Designer who will report to the CEO and be part of a cross-functional team developing our network-enabled products. This position will be responsible for industrial design across Totem’s family of physical products.


  • Passion for innovation and beauty
  • Demonstrated skill around industrial product design from concept through detailed design, prototyping and successful deployment
  • Product and end-user focus, with reverence for function but commitment to form that stands the tests of time
  • Understanding of materials and finishes, including cost and performance, to make selections for final products
  • Love of technology, including integration of technology into products and use of emerging technology for design development
  • Comfort with collaboration across cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and successful delivery
  • Exceptional communication skills with ability to explain complex design issues simply and influence senior business executives
  • Curiosity of an active learner who thrives on solving design challenges and identifying innovative solutions to problems
  • Motivation of a self-starter who can work independently
  • Experience accurately estimating level of effort required for specific projects
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage expectations effectively


  • Undergraduate degree in industrial design, architecture or equivalent area
  • Deep understanding of product design principles and methodologies
  • Experience in industrial design for technology-oriented products
  • Excellent knowledge of Rhino, SolidWorks, and modeling tools generally
  • Robust working knowledge of materials and finishes
  • Familiarity with 3D printing and other rapid prototyping techniques
  • Experience with VR rendering and modeling
  • Strong command of English language (both verbal and written)
  • Start-up experience and new venture-savvy preferred