Shopify needs an Industrial Designer!

Shopify is a leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform used by small to medium-sized businesses and global brands alike. They believe entrepreneurship should be accessible to everyone. They are powering the future of commerce by removing barriers to enable anyone anywhere to build, grow, and scale a business, both online and offline. Shopify currently powers over 800,000 businesses in approximately 175 countries, and working with them gives you a chance to transform the world’s shopping experience.

Shopify introduced the Chip & Swipe Reader, a powerful, yet pocket-sized wireless payment that gives the users the flexibility to run your business anywhere, anytime, from any device.

The Opportunity

Our industrial designers are exploring the future of Retail and they take ownership over the entire physical product development process. They collaborate with a variety of experts internally as well as with outside agencies and vendors in order to design and prototype new products and experiences, helping to shape the strategic direction for Shopify hardware.

Check out the link below for some examples of what our Industrial Designers have worked on in the past and some insight into Retail Hardware at Shopify:


-Help to define the future of in-person selling and retail experiences through new product concepts and innovations
-Contributing to the overall design and development of multiple products from concept through to manufacturing and production, including the out-of-box experience, graphics, and packaging
-Actively communicating and collaborating with external engineering and design agencies and manufacturing partners.
-Presenting concepts and detailed design work to various audiences within the company
-Collaborating with product managers, designers and researchers to define and refine the scope, brief, and approaches to projects.
-Helping to evolve industrial design as a craft at Shopify.


-A BA or MS in Industrial Design or a combination of relevant education and experience.
-A portfolio that strongly demonstrates your passion for all things design and user-centered problem-solving.
-Highly skilled in form development and equally as strong in execution.
-Ability to adapt and shift priorities under challenging timelines.
-Strong ideation, brainstorming, and rapid visualization skills.
-A proven ability to tell and visually communicate thoughts and ideas within multidisciplinary teams.
-A good understanding of materials and processes for mass production.
-Experience working with Colours, Materials, and Finishes (CMF) as well as applying future trends in design and technology.
-Examples of research-driven innovation and strategic design thinking.
-Advanced knowledge of parametric CAD software (Solidworks /Fusion 360) and/or surface modelers (Rhino/Alias), highly proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop and other visualization tools, and rendering software such as Keyshot.
-Comfortable flexing your schedule to support frequent communication with partners in other time-zones.
-Must be willing to travel approximately 15% of the year.

How to Apply


Toronto, Canada.

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