Full-Time

Product Developer

Peak Design

Peak Design

51-200 employees

Creates sustainable, crowdfunded camera gear and accessories

Consumer Goods

Mid

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • 3-4 years of experience in technical design/product development in a medium or large size company, preferably in the outdoor industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge of fit, pattern-making, construction, and manufacturing processes
  • Superior interpersonal skills, including the ability to create trust with cross functional teams
  • Able to thrive in the unknown, and driven to improve processes and systems
  • Possess a working knowledge of Adobe illustrator, Photoshop, Google and Microsoft Suites
  • Able and willing to travel internationally and domestically 4-6 weeks out of the year
  • Able and willing to work 2-3 days per week in our San Francisco office (Dogpatch neighborhood)
  • You use and care a lot about gear (photography, outdoor, or other passion areas), and have strong opinions about the products that you use in your life and enjoy debating what makes them great
Responsibilities
  • Communicate and work with design and product management partners to manage the development process for soft good products from initial concept to retail floor
  • Plan and track the development schedule of all products to ensure timely completion following the product development calendar
  • Ensure both the technical superiority and the product quality/integrity of all products falling under your responsibilities
  • Develop products, recommend materials, and execute construction techniques that meet design expectations as well as meet or exceed costing targets
  • Ensure execution of fit intent and fit consistency through clear analysis, documentation, communication, adherence to fit standards, and use of block patterns
  • Build specifications for products, and publishes and maintains all associated records, style files, and samples
  • Interact with various functions of the company such as marketing, sustainability, finance, etc. to aid in the distribution of product technical details and, costing, and assure the accuracy, legality, and integrity of all product performance claims

Peak Design stands out as a workplace due to its commitment to creating high-quality, thoughtfully designed products, and its dedication to environmental responsibility, demonstrated by its carbon neutrality and contributions to environmental nonprofits. The company's unique business model, which includes zero outside investors and crowdfunding for ambitious projects, showcases its competitive edge and industry leadership. Furthermore, its strong company culture prioritizes employee happiness and customer satisfaction, making it an attractive place to work.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$14.1M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2011

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

37%

2 year growth

75%