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Product Designer

Vacancy details

  • Company: XPLOR
  • Department: XPLOR
  • Location: Production Park
  • Reporting to: Development Director
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Application Closing date: 7th May 2021
  • Salary range: Dependent on experience


The Concept & Product Designer will be the lead on all bespoke project design & prototyping support for the Innovation Centre. 100% of this post will directly contribute to the development and delivery of XPLOR, part-funded by European Regional Development Funds (ERDF).

In this role you will be directly reporting to the Development Director. 

About you: 

  • Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline 
  • Capable of working independently to brainstorm design solutions and represent in GA concept drawings 
  • Able to understand the standard construction methodologies and specific terminology within the live event sector 
  • Able to communicate with multiple stakeholder and support idea generation and design compromise 
  • Able to prepare workable component drawings for prototyping.

Why should you join? 

  • You will have an opportunity to make significant impact within an established business with a supportive culture, a global brand and strong reputation in the market. 
  • Be "at the table" when strategic decisions are being made 
  • The opportunity to conceive and deliver new and innovative research projects. 
  • Work closely with technologists and market sector leads to develop projects and initiatives in a highly collaborative, matrix environment. 
  • Develop, test and launch business and funding models for new project ideas to create significant impact. 

All roles and effective immediately and will be based at Production Park, headquartered in XPLOR from Q1 2022. They come with industry competitive packages and the opportunity to be part of writing the next chapter in entertainment technology development.

How to apply

To apply, please download and complete the Vacancy Application Form and the Equal Opportunities Form and email to by no later than 5:30pm on Friday 7th May 2021.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Jim Farmery, Development Director of XPLOR, by email at