We are looking for
Co-Entrepreneurs for our Ventures (f/m/x)

Munich/Berlin - Permanent/Freelance
At IXDS, we focus on questions and challenges that we are passionate about and matter for our society. We develop innovative services and products for ambitious companies that strive for making a difference in the areas of Connected Living, Seamless Mobility, Participatory Health, Smart Manufacturing and New Work. You are an experienced Design, Technology or Product Management professional in one of these fields? You would like to shape the future of your industry? Let's talk!
WHO WE ARE

 

IXDS is a collective of designers, technologists, researchers and entrepreneurs in Berlin and Munich. Collectively, we work towards a shared purpose: To create desirable and lasting impact by empowering individuals, teams, and businesses.

With a unique set of tools and methods, we uncover relevant user and market insights and leverage the best of existing technology to transform these insights into desirable product and service experiences. We work across the digital and analogue to create 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 or when they shop, how they manage their health intelligently or get from A to B in a seamless way, how they collaborate and live 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. And we love to prototype this future, day by day: By continuously delivering reference experience prototypes we accelerate the invention and market readiness of meaningful products and services.

WHAT YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE

 

  • You will be one of the driving forces pushing one of the IXDS Ventures forward.
  • Together with other co-entrepreneurs/co-founders you will lead projects and teams, inspire clients and the larger community, build start-ups and push the discipline further.
  • You will also develop the Venture as it would be your own business, e.g. decide how to invest, whom to hire, which strategic direction to take, with whom to partner or to collaborate and how to use the profit.
  • Your expertise in one of our focus sectors Seamless Mobility, Connected Living, Smart Manufacturing, Participatory Health or New Work will contribute to exciting projects that contribute to IXDS' overall success.
WHAT YOU OFFER

 

  • You are a senior expert with several years of industry experience in at least one of our focus areas
  • You have very strong skills in design, technology or product management and relevant work or project experience.
  • You know how to manage both client and team in a well-balanced manner.
  • You're curious, open-minded and happy to explore new work models and methods together with us at IXDS.
WHAT WE OFFER

 

  • A purpose-driven, collaborative working culture and studio atmosphere
  • Work with clients ranging from startups to big corporates
  • Great variety of projects in diverse contexts and industries
  • Interdisciplinary teams to build and share knowledge and tackle complex challenges
  • Supportive team culture cultivated in collective team lunches, thirsty thursdays, coffee dates etc.
  • Balanced working hours and a 4-day work week (80%)
  • The opportunity to take over responsibility quickly and shape your own career
  • Fair pay and a bonus program for every team member
  • Flexible collaboration tools and working hours/places to take your personal life situation into account 
JOIN US

 

Get in touch at work@ixds.com, ideally including a CV/portfolio, links to prior work and salary expectations (80%)!