Mechanical Engineer (m/f)

at sygns GmbH in Berlin

About Sygns

Our mission is to provide access to good design by creating a platform where craftsman and client
interact. Our medium of choice is neon - we want to form a new movement and apply the nostalgic
technology in a contemporary way to protect craftsmanship from becoming extinct. We usually
work in an architectural context, with clients ranging from artists & galleries, to marketing
agencies, to big corporates. Recent clients include Tate Modern, Vitra, Adidas and MYKITA. We're
based in Berlin-Kreuzberg and with our interdisciplinary team of designers, engineers and project
managers we serve clients and craftsman worldwide.

Are you a mechanical engineer or product designer with a passion for good design, quality, standardisation and love to work for a truly customer-centric company? Then assuming a product role at SYGNS may be a good fit for you. You'd have the opportunity to conceptualise and realise stunning individual design projects, produce large series of retail products that are on display around the world, and get involved in a variety of projects ranging from type design to interior design.

Your Role at SYGNS

● Product design and development for custom projects and series production
● Engaging with clients and team to establish the design brief, including the concept,
performance and production criteria
● Developing design concepts using CAD, identifying the suitability and availability of materials
and producing detailed drawings and specifications for clients and manufacturing partners
● Occasionally travelling to clients' production facilities and evaluating the feasibility of production
and optimisation opportunities
● Creating technical specifications and standards for mechanical parts or prototypes and final

Who we look for

● Passionate, disciplined, friendly and creative
● Quality driven with good eyes for details
● Designer with ability to balance commercial requirements and customer / brand focused efforts
● Strong academic career in mechanical engineering or related fields
● Excellent command of CAD programs, and experience with wide range of materials and
production techniques
● Ability to work within a team as well as handle projects individually
● Fluent in English (must) and German (min. B2 level)
● Optional: experience with lighting systems


● Excellent, international and mission-driven team
● Ownership as well as interdisciplinary projects
● Opportunity to understand and improve entire physical value chain
● Welcoming atmosphere in and out of office

Mechanical Engineering is more than just a job for you; it’s your passion? Then apply to sygns and together
we might take new paths! Just send us your CV, motivation letter, salary expectations and start date. We are always happy to hear where you found our vacancy.

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Published at 14 Dec 2017
Expires on 14 Feb 2018