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JOB: Design and Research Assistant


Start date: ​December 9, 2020
Duration: ​6 months (through June 8, 2021) Location: N​ewLab​, Brooklyn Navy Yard, NYC

Employment type: F​ull time freelance 

Experience: ​1+ year of relevant work experience. Compensation: ​$6,000/month


Who We Are

An international team of designers, scientists, and futurists charting new territory in wellness and wearable tech.

What We’re Looking For

An exceptionally bright, collaborative, highly motivated assistant to join our team in early December. ​Be prepared to hit the ground running!

Key Responsibilities

The Design and Research Assistant will provide general project support, with responsibilities that include:

  • ●  Supporting the Design Lead
  • ●  Assisting with concept development, illustration, and mockups
  • ●  Providing market research support and preparing presentation materials
  • ●  Coordinating team meetings and workshops
  • ●  Documenting project work and generating progress reportsJob Requirements
  • ●  Bachelor’s and/or graduate degree, preferably in Product, Industrial, or UX Design
  • ●  1+ year of relevant work experience
  • ●  Results-driven, self-directed, and detail-oriented
  • ●  Able to meet deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • ●  Strong visualization skills; proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator

●  Basic knowledge of one or more 3D CAD applications

  • ●  Basic understanding of rapid prototyping tools and methods
  • ●  Solid research and analytical skills; comfortable working with data and spreadsheets
  • ●  Excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated ability to producereports and presentations efficiently
  • ●  Working knowledge of all phases of product design
  • ●  Interest in the fields of neuroscience, psychology, healthcare, and wellnessCompetencies
  • ●  Sound judgment and problem solving skills
  • ●  Initiative, persistence, adaptability, and openness to varied points of view
  • ●  Capable of prioritizing tasks, managing competing demands, and handling ambiguity
  • ●  Listens carefully and asks questions to ensure assignments are understood
  • ●  Contributes to a productive, positive team spirit———————————————————————-Required tools: L​aptop; smart phoneTo apply for this position: ​We would like to get a sense of how you learn, collect and present information, make decisions, and communicate ideas. Please prepare a PDF (under 10 MB) with a cover letter, resume, and work samples and send it to <​>  and <> by December 1, 2020.