POSITION TITLE: KinkStore WOOD and METALWORKING MAKER
COMPANY: Red System Ventures LLC (common ownership with kink.com, kinkstore.com)
LOCATION: San Francisco Office.
JOB TYPE: Full Time, exempt
BENEFITS: Competitive salary. Health Care, Dental, Vision, employer-matched 401k
Job Overview: Given the variety of items we intend to make, this role may comprise more than one person. We are seeking to design new sex toys in CAD (Solidworks), prototype and test them, and then move to offshore manufacturing. Items include: Bondage furniture items made of wood or metal, machines, metal insertable items, restraints and all manner of other devious devices.
- Work with CEO, other staff members, external engineers and our community of customers to design and develop a diverse range sex and BDSM toys, considering ergonomics, functionality, and aesthetic appeal.
- Be responsible for the setup, maintenance and day to day operation of our wood, metal and leather workshops.
- Create early prototypes via 3D printing or other means.
- Use CAD software and other design tools to create 3D models and prototypes.
- Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute innovative ideas for new product development.
- Maintain detailed documentation of product specifications, manufacturing processes, and quality assurance procedures for eventual offshore manufacturing.
- Operate various machinery, tools, and equipment to shape, mold, assemble, and finish products (3D printers, laser cutter, welding, CNC machines, and woodworking tools).
- Proven experience as a Maker of these unnamable items, Product Designer, or related role within the adult industry would be ideal.
- Proven ability to Make a variety of items.
- Degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field a definite plus.
- Knowledge of solidworks or equivalent 3D design tools.
- Understanding of manufacturing processes, including molding, casting, and machining.
- Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Familiarity with materials used in these items manufacturing and their properties.
- Flexibility to switch between engineering and making tasks as required.
- Knowledge of sexual health, anatomy, and human sexuality.
- Open minded and ok working in an adult-oriented industry and handling explicit content.
ABOUT RED SYSTEM VENTURES LLC
About Red System Ventures LLC
Red System Ventures was started in 2019 by Peter Acworth. Red System Ventures seeks to make adult toys that should exist but don't. We are investing heavily in new product development and aim to be the leader in innovative, internet connected toys. Culture: we are fascinated by adult toys and work tirelessly, we are excited by the trajectory which includes remote control of toys and integration with our upcoming ‘fans’ website, kink dot com itself, and syncing of toys to movies.
WHO ARE WE A GOOD FIT FOR?
We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and strategy changes fast (startup culture) and we’re great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech’s most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us!
HOW TO APPLY
Please send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also send a note as to why you think you would be a good fit and what motivated you to apply. Thank you!