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Product Development and Design Lead

  • c. £50k depending on experience
  • Full Time
  • Based in Poole, Dorset

The Opportunity

  • Do you want to see your products in homes all over the world?
  • To work closely with the owner to grow a fun, unique heritage company?
  • To work 5 minutes from the sea in an area with some of the country's best countryside, beaches, and schools?
  • To work in the lava lamp factory and headquarters with people, processes and physical products.
  • To grow into a larger role over time and take on new challenges and responsibilities.


  • Are an enthusiastic, versatile, commercial self-starter.
  • Are rigorous in your approach to quality, process and standards.
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of experience leading design and development projects from concept to production.
  • Have a degree or equivalent in engineering / industrial design. 
  • Have excellent design engineering and development skills in a related industry; this position is weighted more towards development than design.
  • Have good process and project management skills.
  • Have a good feeling for Mathmos and have ideas for the direction it might take in the future.
  • Experience in 3D CAD, ideally Autodesk Fusion 360. 
  • Ideally: Adobe photoshop, in-design, illustrator.


  • A small friendly company of around 30 people.
  • A direct to consumer eCommerce company selling premium lava lamps direct to customers all over Europe.
  • Ambitious to grow our iconic brand Internationally.
  • Most of us are based in the lava lamp factory and headquarters in Poole, Dorset, a few minutes from the harbour.
  • We have free car and bike parking on-site and are a 10-minute walk from Poole railway station.

Apply with a CV and covering letter telling us what you can bring to Mathmos to jobs@mathmos.com .