Product Designer - Consultant (Virtual)

Rescue Flats are the most comfortable rescue ballet flats in the world. We have spent years designing the perfect shoe to rescue us from our high heels at weddings and special events – and we think they are pretty great. So, in fact, does our clients and their wedding guests – and everyone who has ever worn a pair of Rescue Flats! We receive requests to buy single pairs of Rescue Flats every single day – and it’s time to do something about it. We have some great ideas on how to design the packaging and branding for this new product, and we are looking for a highly creative, visual genius to help us put it all together and take our branding & packaging to the next level. Is that you?

This opportunity is for a consulting position for a term of 2-3 months. Product Designer responsibilities include defining product specifications, creating digital or print drawings and designing fully-functional products. To be successful in this role, you should have an eye for color and shape and be able to translate requirements into practical product features.

Product Designer responsibilities include:

  • Identifying opportunities for enhancements to the printing, design and packaging of our product
  • Analyzing how the new product ties in with market needs and consumer preferences
  • Setting design requirements based on briefs from internal teams
  • Identify opportunities to incorporate the Rescue Flats brand experience into the new product
  • Present options and document materials and packaging for new product


  • Identify opportunities for new product
  • Analyze how a new product ties in with market needs and consumer preferences
  • Set design requirements based on briefs from internal teams
  • Research materials and techniques
  • Sketch drafts on paper or digitally
  • Use 3D modeling software to design products and components
  • Produce prototypes and test functionality
  • Improve the design of existing products


  • Work experience as a Product Designer or similar role
  • Experience in industrial design
  • Creativity in mixing colors, shapes, fonts and techniques
  • Hands-on experience with computer-aided design (CAD) tools
  • Good knowledge of 3D modeling software
  • Experience with design programs (like Illustrator and Sketch)
  • Time-management skills
  • Adaptability
  • BSc/MSc in Product Design, Manufacturing Design Engineering or relevant field

Applications can be emailed to before January 27, 2020. Rescue Flats thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.