Design Lead at Poppin
New York City, NY, US

Poppin is searching for a Design Lead for its new high growth product category - Poppinpod - an all inclusive approach to privacy, sound mitigation and sub-enclosure within the office. Drawing on a long experience managing the design of architectural interior products, the right candidate will be responsible for conceiving of and overseeing the creation of our future poppinpod concepts. The position will report to Poppin’s VP of Design and work inter and intra departmentally with our merchants, engineers, other designers and overseas offices and suppliers.


  • Translate marketing and merchant insights into winning product designs
  • Cohesively present concepts and vision to build alignment across the organization
  • Follow Poppin’s broader design guidelines and corporate vision to achieve success
  • Lead direct report(s) to achieve cumulative aims, vision and deliverables
  • Design cleverly and responsibly for feasible and cost-effective manufacture
  • Manage the communication and delivery of design specification to our internal and external development teams


  • World class talent that makes colleagues stand up and say, “Wow”
  • A comprehensive portfolio of stellar projects
  • Ability to problem solve and arrive at clever solutions
  • Keen interest in, and knowledge of contemporary and historical design
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in the areas of architecture, interior architecture or design
  • 8-10  years experience in architectural interiors and/or interior products industries
  • Experience managing direct reports
  • Demonstrated facility with top tier CAD platform (Solidworks a plus)
  • Broad knowledge of mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and their installation
  • Broad knowledge of building materials’ properties and functional characteristics
  • Demonstrated success designing toward the production development cycle
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 4 times a year
  • Ability to correspond after hours with our overseas team
  • Excellent time management skills / ability to turn around high volume of work in a flash (with a smile)



We believe that outfitting your office should be easy—that's why we’ve reimagined the way people shop for their workspace. By eliminating middlemen, we’ve created a complete collection of commercial-grade office furniture, privacy phone booths, and supplies while lowering prices and reducing delivery times. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, businesses rely on Poppin for complete workspace solutions to help build their brand and culture.

Recognized by Crain’s as one of NY’s fastest-growing businesses, we have furniture showrooms in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, and Washington DC. Our award-winning products are used in over 50,000 offices and sold in 3,000 retail locations nationwide.

“Work happy” isn't just our tagline, it's our ethos. We offer our team a mix of traditional and unconventional perks and pride ourselves on providing top-notch benefits.