Awards


OUR Acomplishments

Actions speak louder than words.


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Portfolio

ZYLIA | ZM-1

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EVOBOX PVR

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Fusioncopter FC-4

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MySpiroo spirometer

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SWIMMO smart swim watch

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ZOOM.ME

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Airoptic | GasEye HCHO

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Sherlybox

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Industrial furniture REECO PREMIUM

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Best-Served-Cold

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WEBA Gas Cabinet

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DICE+

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Snow Crawler

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VICI City Bus

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KOLO Sanitec Domino XL

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MINI Water Jet Scooter

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KOLO Sanitec Ego Plus

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CITYLINE City Bus

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Gemalto USB e-Seal token

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Lounge Chair No. 2

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Lounge Chair No. 1

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KOLO Sanitec Caprice

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KOLO Sanitec Domino

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EZIO Plug & Sign

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Z-Drive

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VAN

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Swing | DUO

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Swing | BLUELINE

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Sly’d

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About us

Who we are

If you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there. (Robert Kiyosaki)


We strongly believe that good design is far more than just a beautiful shape. The functionality and internal layout of each product is as important to us as its great exterior. Hence, we put an equal amount of attention to what you can and cannot see. To design products that are beautiful yet functional, we have a talented and multi-disciplinary team of experts ranging from designers and hardware engineers to programmers and financial analysts. All this to help you create and introduce to the market products of exceptional build quality and top tier functionality.


Since 2005, we have successfully executed a wide range of projects for our clients around the world. We have often served as their sole contractor throughout the whole product development process. This has helped us to not only build confidence and gain tremendous amount of experience but also taught us essential problem solving skills. Regardless of how bizarre your product ideas are, if you can imagine it, our team can help you develop it.



The numbers

We sail the mind’s blue, we stand face into the winds of ideas…


6 prestigious international design awards and numerous nominations including: iF Product Design GOLD Award 2014 – first GOLD award granted to Polish studio, iF Product Design Award 2008, 2009 and 2012, Computex Taipei Design & Innovation GOLD Award 2008

8 years of active market presence


50+ international and local clients

150+ finalized projects in production

35 000 000+ products sold world wide

Unlimited ideas and years of work experience in creative field



Our clients

We harvest the essence of the sea breeze and saturate our minds with visions.


To share someone’s vision is to understand their ideas and values. We believe that our most succesful projects are the product of close working relationships that we form with our clients.

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services

What we do

And how we do it.


Understanding and meeting our clients’ needs is a critical factor in our work. Therefore, whether it’s only a conceptual design or product development cycle management, our team is ready to serve you with its best knowledge and expertise. We focus on provide a wide range of design and engineering services which include but are not limited to:


Design: Product analysis and definition; Project goals and customer needs identification; Project brief and schedule development; Conceptual study and design; Conceptual 3D modelling; 3D visualization, Functional and imitation 3D prototypes.

Engineering: Mechanical and electrical solutions development; Mechanical design; Electronic systems design; 3D and 2D production documentation; Functional 3D prototypes 3D; Tooling and injection molds design.


Software: Material analysis; Project goals and customer needs identification; Project brief and schedule development; Applications prototyping; UX / UI design and evaluation; Software, firmware and middleware development.

Manufacturing: Manufacturing documentation; Process optimization
Implementation and execution supervision; Technology and contractor selection; High and low volume production; Packaging customization and logistics; Vendor relationships.


Thanks to cooperation with YouNick.pl our services also cover the following areas:


Financing: Innovation and market potential evaluation; Capital investments; IP protection strategy; Commercialization and business model development and optimization; Assistance in obtaining optimal funding (EU grants, loans, self-financing); project control and supervision; Reporting and control of the EU funded projects; Ad-hoc support during implementation stage; sweat equity.


Testing: Developing tests and product/service oriented user experience testing; Endurance, quality, security and performance testing; Testing for compliance and harmonised standards.


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LATEST NEWS

Keep calm, and read them all!

Source Cyfrowy Polsat Technology in cooperation with Mindsailors unveil the most technologically advanced HD decoder in Poland. EVOBOX PVR is the newest and most technologically advanced equipment in Poland. With its innovative user interface and technologically advanced solutions it will offer a new quality use of HD television. As an additional advantage EVOBOX PVR decoder […]

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Source MySpiroo, created by Dr. Lukasz Koltowski and Peter Bajtala – designed by Mindsailors – just raised $1.1 million from the Joint Polish Investment Fund, to help Asthma patients have a happier life. On February 3, 2016, HealthUp announced a $ 1.1 million (PLN 4,3 million) round from Joint Polish Investment Fund on the development […]

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INFORMACJA WŁASNA / INSTYTUT WZORNICTWA PRZEMYSŁOWEGO (IWP.PL) Source Translation   Niezmiernie miło jest nam poinformować o dwóch naszych projektach nagrodzonych w konkursie Dobry Wzór 2015 organizowanym przez Instytut Wzornictwa Przemysłowego.  Nasze projekty zostały docenione przez multidyscyplinarne jury pod przewodnictwem Katarzyny Rzehak dyrektor kreatywnej IWP. Oba produkty otrzymały nagrody w dwóch z siedmiu konkursowych kategorii i zostały wyłonione spośród blisko […]

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Sink or swim is no more a question for Swimmo, a Polish company based in Poznan, that created first ever watch designed specifically for swimmers. On 16 April, the inventors started a Kickstarter campaign to raise $39,000 and reached its target within 48 hours after the kick-off of the campaign, and we obviously wish them […]

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INFORMACJA WŁASNA / REDAKCJA BRIEF.PL Source Translation Miło nam poinformować, że w tegorocznym zestawieniu magazynu „Brief” 50 najbardziej kreatywnych w biznesie  zdobywcą trzeciego miejsca został Michał Bonikowski, współwłaściciel i współzałożyciel studia MINDSAILORS. Już po raz piąty „Brief” publikuje ranking 50 najbardziej kreatywnych w biznesie. Z długiej listy twórczych Polaków wybraliśmy tych, którzy, naszym zdaniem, wyróżniają się nieszablonowym myśleniem […]

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Careers


JOIN THE TEAM

We are hiring!


We are always in search of people who will fit with our exciting and fast paced design driven environment, transferring their passion for design into commercial value. Please send your resume to the address below. For designer positions please include link to your portfolio.
hr@mindsailors.com


Senior Mechanical Designer


Poznan, Poland


Summary:

Senior Mechanical Designer will be responsible for multiple aspects of design development and documentation. This includes design development from small scale precision machined components to large assembly configurations where tolerance control and documentation for effective part interfaces is required. The Senior Mechanical Designer will work closely with our industrial design team to develop innovative new designs and customer applications.
What you get to do everyday:

  • Generate complete production ready designs from basic solid models, sketches and verbal direction provided by design engineering and project management.
  • Create conceptual drawings as required to obtain design review approval.
  • Provide direction on detailing procedures or problems to design and detailing personnel who are assigned to portions of the designer’s project.
  • Review output of Conceptual Designers and makes suggestions for improvement.
  • Communicate project status information to internal departments and externally to customers, vendors, and/or agencies as necessary.
  • Provide expertise to production areas as required.
  • Work with design and engineering personnel to ensure design intent is maintained during the implementation step of the process.
  • Work with engineers to apply tolerances to parts in ways that satisfies the design needs.
  • Create and maintain BOMs for assigned projects.
  • Participate in design and documentation reviews to obtain feedback to publish to internal and external customers.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A strong technical and mechanical background with high proficiency in all aspects of 3D CAD solid modeling (SolidWorks preferred).
  • Minimum 5 years documented industry experience in mechanical / electromechanical design.
  • Associates degree in Mechanical Design or related field of study. Demonstrated experience is more important than degree.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively within and outside of team, possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with superiors, peers, clients, and suppliers.
  • Ability to think creatively and solve problems independently and as a part of a team.
  • Capacity to work independently and set individual priorities.
  • Communicative and technical English at Advanced level or higher.
  • Apply now!


    Engineering Project Manager


    Shenzen, China


    Summary:

    The postion requires the candidate to demonstrate excellent creative mechanical problem solving skills. The project manager will be required to take an exhibit from design to prototyping, fabrication and final installation. All phases of production will be under the project manager direct control. A working knowledge of fabrication tools and familiarity with various materials used in production of consumer goods is a must.

    What you get to do everyday:

  • Maintaining communication within the development team.
  • Maintaining project schedules.
  • Cross-functional organization, communication, and management.
  • Creating meetings and documenting action items and progress.
  • Travel to support manufacturing builds.
  • Reporting and presenting to senior management on project status and schedules.
  • Participate in design and documentation reviews to obtain feedback to publish to internal and external customers.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A strong technical and mechanical background with high proficiency in all aspects of 3D CAD solid modeling (SolidWorks preferred).
  • Minimum 5 years documented industry experience on similar position.
  • Excellent communication skills are required for interaction with superiors, vendors, clients, and suppliers.
  • Must have a proven ability to manage skilled tradesmen and work on several projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • A working knowledge of electro-mechanical devices, consumer electronics equipment is a plus.
  • Communicative and technical English at Advanced level or higher, Chinese is a plus.
  • Apply now!

    Internship


    LEARN FROM THE BEST

    Apply for the internship!

    Want to make a difference and get some great professional experience? Are you a student or graduate who want to commence his/her industry career? We are now looking for volunteers to join their internship program. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved with our work and gain exposure to how a design studio works, get involved in actual projects and related activities, and contribute to a range of core organisational tasks. We encourage all bright and ambitious applicants to apply. Email your resume and portfolio and/or online links at hr@mindsailors.com. Please do not send emails larger than 10 MB. Please do not send us hard copies and/or your original portfolios. We discourage phone calls. Currently we are looking for Poland based applicatins for selected positions:


    Product Design Intern


    Poznan, Poland


    Summary:

    Interns will work closely with the design departament on research, presentation materials, product development and overall design process. In order to gain invaluable work experience all interns will be exposed to a variety of tasks inherent in a busy design studio. The ideal candidate is a motivaed self-starter who works quickly with little direction, has strong design and graphic skills, can think critically and creatively.

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    1. A passion for design and a willingness to learn.
    2. A strong ability to communicate ideas through sketches, 3D modelling and rendering.
    3. Knowledge of Solidworks, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
    4. Basic knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes.
    5. Ability to think creatively and solve problems independently and as a part of a team.
    6. Communicative and technical English at Basic level or higher.

    Apply now!

    Contact


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    Contact Information

    Mindsailors Sp. z o.o.

    Direct contact

    Telephone: 0048 61 624 64 74
    Email: mindsailors@mindsailors.com

    Head European Office and Workshop

    Address: Krzemowa 1, Złotniki, 62-002 Suchy Las, Poland, EU
    NIP: 9721264030
    REGON: 364484970
    KRS: 0000617819

    Front Office

    Address: Concordia Design, Zwierzyniecka 3 / 7,
    60-813 Poznan, Poland, EU

    Hong Kong Office

    Address: Rooms 1318-19, 13/F,
    Hollywood Plaza, 610 Nathan Road,
    Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China