Head of Product (Industrial design)

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Competitive + benefits
08 June 2017
30 June 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Uuni is looking for an experienced and exceptional industrial designer to join us and lead our growing team of designers and engineers.

You'll be at the heart of creating and designing the next generation of Uuni products and take an active role in forming the future of outdoor cooking.

The ideal candidate has:

  • MA Ind/Product Design or MSc Product Design
  • Multiple years of relevant experience
  • Brought products from concept to mass manufacture
  • Creative problem solving
  • Great leadership and management skills
  • Solid CAD/CAM skills
  • Ambition and drive

The role includes:

  • Imagining the future product roadmap with the Uuni team
  • Responsibility for designing the visual and functional future of Uuni products used by tens of thousands of people all around the world
  • Expand the Uuni product range from a handful to dozens of different products
  • Lead a growing team of designers and engineers
  • Find and hire relevant people to join the product team 

You will report directly to the founder/CEO, lead the product team and work closely with the operations team. 

The post is full-time and based in our offices outside Edinburgh (EH52). The Salary is competitive plus other benefits.

About Uuni

Uuni is one of the fastest growing companies in the UK. Having won multiple awards for design, innovation and business, Uuni products are sold in over 60 countries globally and have fostered a thriving community of passionate Uuni users. 

Uuni's ambition is to become one of the top five outdoor cooking brands by 2020.

Designed by founder Kristian Tapaninaho, the Uuni range allows outdoor cooks to produce phenomenal pizzas, as well as meat, fish and vegetables, in a matter of minutes. The innovative ovens are easy to use and sociable, and allow anyone to make great food outdoors.  Uuni designed the world's first portable and affordable wood-fired oven and are truly leading a global outdoor cooking revolution.

The brand is also set to launch the much-anticipated Uuni Pro in Summer 2017, which will be available alongside the portable Uuni 3, and showcases a versatile design with new innovative features such as quad-fuelled capabilities, enabling the Pro to run off pellets, wood, charcoal and gas. Uuni Pro is patent pending, has innovative features and delivers all the capability of a large traditional wood-fired oven and more.

Uuni is a values-driven organisation that invests in the team through professional and personal training.

If you believe you have the right skills and talent to join our team, please apply below and include the following:

    •    A cover letter

    •    Portfolio (please identify shipped products from concept drawings)

    •    CV

For further information check out uuni.net