Hardware Developer / Product Designer - Freelance - London Based

Hardware Developer / Product Designer – Freelance 

London office based, N1 1SD

Making Brands Famous Since ’97, UNIT9 is a global production partner with the sole mission to create astounding experiences at the intersection of world-class creativity, cutting-edge technology and impeccable craftsmanship.

Built from a multidisciplinary team of visionaries, we are experts in experience – skilled across: Virtual and Hybrid experiences, Augmented Reality, Film & Animation, Product Design, Experiential, Emerging technologies, Digital, Gaming and Experience Design.

It’s why AdAge crowned us Production Company of the Year in 2019 and Campaign anointed us Tech Company of the Year 2020, alongside 73 other awards that year alone, including an Emmy, 12 D&AD Pencils and 20 One Show trophies.

For the last 24 years we have combined digital innovation with modern storytelling and film craft to create truly memorable experiences and jaw dropping content. 

We have been at the bleeding edge for over two-decades and our hunger for the new, the unknown and the undiscovered is unabated. 

We are forever learning, testing, building and making.

We are obsessed by the craft and deliver everything with love.

We are independently owned and independently spirited. 

We are not an agency. We are creative, production & problem-solving on-demand.

Role & Responsibilities 

Designer / Maker / Engineer / Creative for product design, research projects and interactive experiential installations

We are looking for talented person who specialises in the ability to find solutions for physical installations, product design and novel research projects.

The person we are looking for will have experience in CAD design, visual communication, software development, hardware development and a background in developing and bringing to life novel ideas. This person is not afraid to delve into domains that are not their speciality, but can approach problems with a clear systems thinking approach. 

The ideal candidate will be a self motivated maker, making things for the sake of experimenting and learning.  

Requirements & Qualifications 

-CAD design


-Electronics / hardware development

-Strong maker skills and fabrication knowledge

-Experience in research and development environment (academic or industry)

-Experience in delivering projects for installations / demonstrations

-Understanding of cost and timeline management

Nice to have

Creative mindset

-STEM background

-Academic publications


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