Date Published - 2nd May 2024

Role: Junior Product Designer / Developer
Contract type: Full time
Contract Length: Permanent
Salary: Experience Based
Reports to: Product Development Lead
Start Date: Available Immediately
Place of work: MG&Co. Studio, The Tay Building, London, NW10 3HA

About the Company

What started with our signature Scallop Lampshade has led to a thoughtful collection of unique homewares that offer both personality and purpose. Guiding the process from initial sketches to final product, founder Matilda designs homewares to be truly lived with.

We have ambitious plans for our business in the UK and overseas in the coming years and in order to achieve these we are now looking to recruit a Junior Designer/Developer to support our Product Development Lead across our full product range.

B Corp Certified

When Matilda founded the brand her goal was to create unique and purpose-led products that would stand the test of time. We are proud to now be part of a global community of businesses that meet high standards of social and environmental impact. 

The ideal person will…

  • Know and love the work and ethos of Matilda Goad & Co.
  • Have technical knowledge of interior product design and development
  • Be adaptable, organised, self-motivated and a natural communicator
  • Be eager to help the business build a strong and sustainable product line
  • Be a creative problem solver who can proactively offer solutions

Benefits of working at Matilda Goad

  • A creative working environment and supportive team culture
  • Workplace pension offered through NEST
  • 25 day holiday allowance plus bank holidays.
  • Birthday day off
  • Long service holiday entitlement
  • Flexible working hours including WFH one day per week
  • Employee discount
  • Free access to well stocked kitchen and team lunches
  • Monthly team yoga
  • Quarterly team volunteering days

Inclusion statement

We recognise the lack of diversity in interior design, and we particularly encourage applications from candidates from black, Asian, ethnic minority and socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds which are particularly underrepresented in our industry.

We are an equal opportunities employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status.


  • Collaborate with the design and development team to create unique and original product briefs.
  • Help translate concepts from sketches into technical drawings and detailed specifications for production. 
  • Create physical models where possible as well as renders. 
  • Complete visual and market research and create mood boards/reference boards. 
  • Design across multiple categories including but not limited to: lighting, hardware, textiles and tabletop.
  • Assist with product packaging design.
  • Provide day to day administration and product development support across all categories including but not limited to: lighting, tabletop, hardware and textiles.
  • Supporting critical path by maintaining brief deadlines and ensuring samples are received on time. 
  • Sample management from shipment through to delivery and organised archiving/storage.
  • Supporting supplier relationships and daily comms. 
  • Assist with quality control, product compliance, documentation and QC inspections. 
  • Support customer service team with technical product information.  


  • Proficiency in 3D software eg Solidworks, Sketchup or similar as well as 2D eg Adobe suite. 
  • Some technical understanding of manufacturing processes. 
  • Proficiency in Excel and Adobe suite. 
  • An eye for detail and an appreciation of high quality materials and finishes.
  • Some familiarity with UKCA / EU / UL regulations. 
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a similar role 
  • Good understanding of luxury lighting and homewares brands and trends. 
  • Good presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Highly organised with strong administrative capability

Role is not suitable for applicants based outside of UK.

To apply please send cover letter, CV and portfolio to and use subject line "Junior Product Designer / Developer".