Creative Technologist (Hardware) at IXDS

Company: IXDS

Location: Berlin/München, Germany
Type: Part-Time
Category: Creative Coder



IXDS is a design studio based in Berlin and Munich. We work across the physical and digital to prototype meaningful products, services and experiences that have an enduring impact on organizations and people. Every day we are getting our heads around how people will live their lives in the future: in smart homes, managing their health intelligently, getting around in a seamless way, collaborating and living together in totally new formats. We think about how companies can offer smarter services to their clients and employees, finding smarter ways to manufacture and distribute goods. We are driven by prototyping the future.


You enjoy to work solution-oriented and hand in hand with designers and other technologists.
You will be involved in research, ideation, planning and prototyping phases of our research- and innovation-oriented projects.
You inspire our team and our clients with your broad knowledge about hardware technology.
You’ll be responsible for getting ideas alive with quick prototypes.
You know how to build solid, reliable and elegant demonstrators for testing.
You’re open for experimentation and exploring new fields.


Your skillset combines basic model building and more advanced electrical prototyping.
You’re a hands-on person who can quickly come up with prototypes (combining physical volume and electrical functionality).
You master a range of fidelities when it comes to model building: paper/cardboard/hotglue, wood, lasercut/3d printed for volumes.
You’re an experienced tinkerer when it comes to Micro-controllers/-processors etc. (Arduino, Edison, Raspberry Pi, etc.).
You have some experience in designing PCBs, if not you’re curious to learn it.
Ideally you also have some frontend development skills.


A purpose-driven, collaborative working culture and studio atmosphere
Great projects, great clients, great team
Life-friendly working hours and a 4-day work week (80%)
Individual budgets for career development
Free coffee and fruit baskets and a free weekly team lunch to stay energized
Fair pay and a bonus program for every team member
A Mac Book Pro and a working style based on tools like Trello and Slack
Centrally located offices

How To Apply:


Please send your application, including a CV/portfolio, links to prior work and salary expectations (80%) to If you have any questions, don’t hesitate.