Freelance Positions

Freelance Positions LATAM

ABOUT PROPELLAND

propelland is a global strategy, design, and engineering firm helping companies transform and grow. We are a diverse group of thinkers, makers, hackers, and life-long learners tackling complex problems to improve people’s lives, with hubs in San Francisco, Madrid, Mexico City, Bogotá, and Singapore. Our talented and multidisciplinary teams have the privilege of working with Fortune 500 companies across industries and around the world. Small by design, we prefer to fly while others walk.

We are industry and solution agnostic, characterized by relentless curiosity. We work end-to-end beyond just research and strategy–covering everything from opportunity definition and discovery to MVP and go-to-market launch. To generate and implement innovative solutions, we partner with industry-leading clients and leverage our design thinking, business strategy, and engineering capabilities.

We welcome all talented candidates with background in strategy, research, full stack, service & business design, digital product design, digital development and engineering. We would love to know you better, we could collaborate in amazing projects. We invite you to apply and share your portfolios, we will meet shortly.

Can’t wait to meet us?

We are excited to get to know you and start the conversation about how we can grow together!

Click Apply and let us know why you want to join our team of thinkers, makers, hackers, and life-long learners, and share work examples you’re proud to call yours.

propelland is an equal opportunity employer building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We put people front and center in everything we do and thrive on a diversity of personal experience, perspectives and backgrounds to help us do great things. Extraordinary work begins with extraordinary people.


Marketing Communications Specialist Role

Marketing Communications Specialist

ABOUT PROPELLAND

propelland is a global strategy, design, and engineering firm helping companies transform and grow. We are a diverse group of thinkers, makers, hackers, and life-long learners tackling complex problems to improve people’s lives, with hubs in San Francisco, Madrid, Mexico City, Bogotá, and Singapore. Our talented and multidisciplinary teams have the privilege of working with Fortune 500 companies across industries and around the world. Small by design, we prefer to fly while others walk.

We are industry and solution agnostic, characterized by relentless curiosity. We work end-to-end beyond just research and strategy–covering everything from opportunity definition and discovery to MVP and go-to-market launch. To generate and implement innovative solutions, we partner with industry-leading clients and leverage our design thinking, business strategy, and engineering capabilities.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

This position will be the first addition to the MarComms department and therefore, must have multiple strengths and skills to support the Global MarComms Director, not just as a specialist but as a leader. There will be room for growth as the department expands, and this position is key to the long-term success of the MarComms teams and propelland itself.

This role will be based out of Mexico, Colombia or Latam Region preferably.

Some highlights

 

As Marketing Communications Specialist, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of propelland’s marketing, social media, branding, thought leadership, and communication activities.

This role will play a critical part in coming up with strategies for effective production and implementation of niche-based marketing efforts that enhances engagement and exposure, and that moves potential clients through the sales cycle.

The Marketing Communications Specialist role involves upholding company brand across various channels such as the social media and websites by working with the marketing communications team to create the relevant content.

Last but not least, the Marketing Communications Specialist also entails researching information for writing blog articles; social media posts; curate articles for collateral such as case studies and white papers.

 

What you’ll do 

  • Assist in marketing plan preparation, including effective monitoring and maintenance of company’s marketing budget and application
  • Create and maintain consistent propelland’s brand/image voice across events, and promotional materials, and throughout company teams/departments
  • Research information to create original, error free, clear, and concise copy for website content, thought leadership articles and/or other intelligence content, promotional materials, blog entry, and newsletter that ensures compelling and effective communication
  • Produce search engine friendly content that apply relevant metadata, backlinks, and keywords
  • Supervise operations of company’s website on a daily basis, and also perform analytics reviews
  • Plan promotional and advertising communications projects from the beginning, including the approval stage, to completion, and working with various internal teams, including graphic designers
  • Carry out execution of promotional and educational videos, from concept development, script creation, production supervision and final amplification
  • Organization of communications for industry-specific events, such us conferences and trade shows, and production of targeted email campaigns
  • Create relevant reports on marketing programs, including post-event and/or campaign reports, regular status reports, and analysis
  • Supervise the design, production, and distribution of collateral and promotional materials to aid company’s sales and marketing programs
  • Responsible for all company interactions on the social media, including responding to messages, creating messages, and uploading photos
  • Apply various social media tactics in creating brand awareness and generating inbound traffic that strengthens company’s social media presence
  • Apply various digital analytics and media tracking tools to generate reports on progress of work on the social media
  • Put in place measures for recording success in marketing and communications efforts beyond social media; gather result data and produce reports for the management team
  • Assist in hiring contractors, including copywriters, advertising and marketing agencies, and external consultants; and serve as a liaison with contractors
  • Coordinate company’s involvement in the activities of community organizations

Does this sound like you?

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 year’s experience working in Marketing Communications
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish. Excellent writing and speaking skills in both are a MUST! You’ll be interviewed and tested in both languages
  • Experience with various advertising campaigns, including B2B and B2C
  • Experience working with WordPress and other web content management tools
  • Good knowledge of SEO and Google Analytics tools
  • Expertise in the use of HubSport and other email marketing software
  • Ability to work effectively with MS Office package
  • Strong experience with social media marketing campaign
  • Excellent presentation skills

Can’t wait to meet us?

We are excited to get to know you and start the conversation about how we can grow together!

Click Apply and let us know why you want to join our team of thinkers, makers, hackers, and life-long learners, and share work examples you’re proud to call yours.

propelland is an equal opportunity employer building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We put people front and center in everything we do and thrive on a diversity of personal experience, perspectives and backgrounds to help us do great things. Extraordinary work begins with extraordinary people.


Business Designer - Monterrey -

Business Designer - Monterrey -

ABOUT PROPELLAND

 

propelland is a global strategy, design, and engineering firm helping companies transform and grow. We are a diverse group of thinkers, makers, hackers, and life-long learners tackling complex problems to improve people’s lives, with hubs in San Francisco, Madrid, Mexico City, Bogotá, and Singapore. Our talented and multidisciplinary teams have the privilege of working with Fortune 500 companies across industries and around the world. Small by design, we prefer to fly while others walk.

We are industry and solution agnostic, characterized by relentless curiosity. We work end-to-end beyond just research and strategy–covering everything from opportunity definition and discovery to MVP and go-to-market launch. To generate and implement innovative solutions, we partner with industry-leading clients and leverage our design thinking, business strategy, and engineering capabilities.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

 

Reporting to the Strategy Lead, the Business Designer is a strategist, positive leader and influencer, with strong skills in analysis and tackling of commercial & business opportunities, understanding client’s needs. Translate ideas into a compelling vision for the business and projects. Create outstanding concepts and business cases, understanding complex systems and how they impact people’s behaviors. Explore solutions to a variety of problems by using a user-centric approach. Tackle the design and sell of projects, bringing to life business transformation compelling cases to improve people’s lives.

Once here you will…

  • Develop new client relationships. Identify targets & establish contact, understand their needs, share capabilities, and build trust in order to generate new projects.
  • Researching and conducting data to prepare for credentials presentations and helping prepare for meetings.
  • Support the Growth Manager to bring our vertical development strategy to life.
  • Support and lead projects with clients, starting from helping define a brief all the way through deliver.
  • Design research process which includes defining research goals, frame and design necessary research activities to help empathize with users to achieve those research goals -including Quantitative research.
  • Build business design process including creative/business modeling frameworks, brainstorming new businesses/service experience concepts, designing and visualize them in order to best communicate to the team and other stakeholders.
  • Develop business for propelland through up and cross-selling existing clients or engaging in new relationships that are in line with the strategic goals.
  • Build and maintain strong, trust-based relationships with our client partners to ensure continued engagement for propelland.

Does this sound like you?

  • 4+ years relevant experience – consulting, agency, or startup experience
  • Track record of delivering value and high-quality outcomes to the business and achieving results through insightful recommendations
  • Track record on go-to-market and commercialization strategies for new business lines, products, services, or new ventures
  • Fluency in and commitment to principles and practices related to creating extraordinary consumer, customer, and employee experiences
  • Strong communication skills, and the ability to deliver compelling business rationales in both client and internal contexts
  • You are curious and passionate for learning new things / humbleness + ambitious for growing.
  • You have a great capacity to work in several projects simultaneously as well as contribute to projects others are leading.
  • You are organized, self-motivated and detail-oriented, with the ability to work autonomously and be a self-starter in a demanding environment.
  • High capacity to work with data and analytics to find patterns and design strong and well supported models as well as proposals that solve client`s needs.
  • You are familiar and proficient in a variety of disciplines and methods:
o  Design Thinking
o  Human Centered Design
o  Agile methodologies
o  Other user research, ethnography, and discovery methods
o  Business Model Canvas
o  Quantitative research

Can’t wait to meet us?

We are excited to get to know you and start the conversation about how we can grow together!

Click Apply and let us know why you want to join our team of thinkers, makers, hackers, and life-long learners, and share work examples you’re proud to call yours.

propelland is an equal opportunity employer building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We put people front and center in everything we do and thrive on a diversity of personal experience, perspectives and backgrounds to help us do great things. Extraordinary work begins with extraordinary people.


Digital Product Designer UI-focused – Mid / Senior

Digital Product Designer UI-focused – Mid / Senior

ABOUT PROPELLAND

propelland is a global strategy, design, and engineering firm helping companies transform and grow. We are a diverse group of thinkers, makers, hackers, and life-long learners tackling complex problems to improve people’s lives, with hubs in San Francisco, Madrid, Mexico City, Bogotá, and Singapore. Our talented and multidisciplinary teams have the privilege of working with Fortune 500 companies across industries and around the world. Small by design, we prefer to fly while others walk.

We are industry and solution agnostic, characterized by relentless curiosity. We work end-to-end beyond just research and strategy–covering everything from opportunity definition and discovery to MVP and go-to-market launch. To generate and implement innovative solutions, we partner with industry-leading clients and leverage our design thinking, business strategy, and engineering capabilities.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Propelland Latin America is looking for an outstanding UI designer, with significant experience creating exceptional digital UI experiences at a top design firm in a Mid / Senior Design role. You must be able to translate UX wireframes, brand principles, mood boards, and requirements into stunning user interfaces for both B2C and B2B products. Experience creating scalable design systems for typography, color, components, and layouts.  You are passionate about solving problems with the use of technology. Extensive knowledge in digital prototyping platforms such as Figma, Sketch, Framer, Adobe XD, hand-off tools such as Zeplin and Invision, and the development of applications at a proof of concept/prototype level for these platforms to enhance and create new user experiences. Under a maker mindset, we seek to bring ideas that add value to life agilely.

To be considered please share your portfolio when apply.

Once here you will…

  • Work with a thorough understanding of the design process: Discovery: conducting primary and secondary research to gather visual trends and GUI good practices, translating insights into areas of opportunity; Conceptualization: designing visual concepts to materialize the ideas, creating compelling graphic user interfaces to validate with users; Prototyping: building functional prototypes to share back with our client partners and eventually working with engineering partners to bring the service, product or experience to life. Test: validating your design assumptions with real users through several types of user-testing techniques.
  • Actively participate and help in the experience prototyping process, including researching potential technologies and developing working digital prototypes.
  • Contribute to developing and cultivating a network of external resources of partners and collaborators.
  • Create and refine product outlines, as well as develop prototypes.
  • Demonstrate and test prototypes and completed applications.
  • Incorporating user feedback into GUI design solutions.
  • Provide clients and internal departments with end-user support.
  • Document development processes, procedures, and application version histories.
  • Asses design quality assurance process with development teams to ensure the proper implementation of the UI.
  • Keep abreast with advancements in application design and new technologies.

Does this sound like you?

  • A portfolio that reflects expertise in UI Design.
  • Obsessed with staying ahead of industry best practices and technologies across the world.
  • Outstanding verbal, writing, and presentation skills in English and Spanish.
  • Must be comfortable debating, discussing, and defending your work with colleagues and clients.
  • Knowledge of Design Thinking principles and methodologies, with a human-centered design approach to solving user needs with deep customer empathy.
  • Understanding GUI differences between multiple platforms, mobile, tablet, and desktop, and optimizing the UI to match the specific devices.
  • Proficient with design and prototyping tools, such as Figma, Sketch, and design hand-off to development using Zeplin.
  • Experience with motion design and illustration is a plus.
  • A good understanding of Web Technologies capabilities and limitations (Javascript, CSS, HTML5) is a plus.
  • You are interested in developing your professional profile toward a holistic Digital Product Design consultant with a T-shaped skillset.

Can’t wait to meet us?

We are excited to get to know you and start the conversation about how we can grow together!

Click Apply and let us know why you want to join our team of thinkers, makers, hackers, and life-long learners, and share work examples you’re proud to call yours.

propelland is an equal opportunity employer building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We put people front and center in everything we do and thrive on a diversity of personal experience, perspectives and backgrounds to help us do great things. Extraordinary work begins with extraordinary people.


Industrial Designer Senior

Industrial Designer Senior

ABOUT PROPELLAND

We are a diverse group of thinkers, makers, hackers, and life-long learners tackling complex problems to improve people’s lives, with hubs in San Francisco, Madrid, Mexico City, Bogotá, and Singapore. Our talented and multidisciplinary teams have the privilege of working with Fortune 500 companies across industries and around the world. Small by design, we prefer to fly while others walk.

Part of the San Francisco innovation ecosystem, propelland is a global strategy, design, and engineering firm helping companies transform and grow. For the past 8+ years, we’ve brought to life products, services, businesses, and experiences that add value in people’s lives.

We are industry and solution agnostic, characterized by relentless curiosity. We work end-to-end beyond just research and strategy – covering everything from opportunity definition and discovery to MVP and go-to-market launch. To generate and implement innovative solutions, we partner with industry-leading clients and leverage our design thinking, business strategy, and engineering capabilities.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

As an Industrial Designer Senior you will contribute to shape the future by leading and supporting the designing of products, services and new businesses, applying the design process end to end: discovery-design-prototyping, you will bring ideas to life prototyping amazing projects that will improve people’s lives through design and technology. You apply your creativity and diverse range of design experience to explore solutions to a variety of problems. With a user-centric approach, you will tackle the design and prototyping phases of projects to bring to life digital and physical products that will have a positive impact in people’s lives You work collaboratively, long life learner, proactive, creative, engaged, optimistic, progressive, open-minded and resourceful that seeks inspiration, empowerment, and the challenge to bring ideas that add value to life in an agile way.

Does this sound like you?

  • As an Industrial Designer at propelland, you will shape the future by designing products, services, and new businesses that utilize the power of our clients to delight and aim to improve people’s lives worldwide. You will be a designer who is passionate about improving people’s lives through design and technology. We are looking for a proactive, creative, engaged, optimistic, progressive, open-minded, and resourceful individual who seeks inspiration, empowerment, and the challenge to bring ideas that add value to life in an agile way.

Once here you will…

  • Collaborate with our team throughout the full design process to build solutions that you feel genuinely proud of.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced studio across a variety of consulting work.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the design process:
    • Discovery: Conducting primary and secondary research to gather insights, translating insights into areas of opportunity.
    • Design: Designing concepts to visualize the ideas, creating prototypes that demonstrate the experience to validate with users, and refining concepts into higher levels of fidelity.
    • Prototyping: Building functional prototypes to share back with our client partners and eventually working with partners to bring the service, product, or experience to life.
  • Actively participate and help in the experience prototyping process, which includes researching potential technologies and developing working prototypes – both physical and digital – in collaboration with internal and external teams.
  • Demonstrate and test prototypes and completed applications.
  • Provide clients and internal departments with end-user support.
  • Balance client and user needs to develop products that are viable and desirable.
  • Build strong relationships with our existing clients and identify new clients in growing industries.
  • Adapt to new challenges like a pro.
  • Have fun!

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND MINDSET

  • Degree in industrial design, product design, or a related design field. 
  • 5+ years of industrial design experience. 
  • A portfolio that reflects your strengths in industrial design, visual communication skills, and in creating strong user experiences. 
  • Experience in translating stakeholder goals, user research, and technical constraints into desirable products with a strong consideration of user experience. 
  • Expertise across industrial design, including concept sketching and development, CAD modeling and rendering, prototyping and fabrication, and general knowledge of design for manufacturing. 
  • Extensive experience with CAD software like Rhinoceros or Fusion 360, visualization tools like Photoshop and Illustrator, and rapid prototyping technologies like 3D printing, laser cutting, or CNC milling. 
  • Strong motivation to improve in your role, in your work, and in how you work together as a team through learning new skills and applying feedback. 
  • Mastery of communication skills, and the ability to deliver compelling design rationales in both client and internal contexts. 
  • Ability to lead projects and design teams to success, and to engage directly with our clients. 
  • Ability to think beyond physical products and develop concepts that are strategically positioned and can work across digital and physical touchpoints and platforms. 

Location: Mexico City, Bogotá or distributed in Latin America

TO APPLY

We are excited to get to know you and start the conversation about how we can grow together!

To get started, please use the link on our application form to let us know why you want to join our team of thinkers, makers, hackers, and life-long learners, and to share work examples you’re proud to call yours.

Once in our application form, in the question, “Which studio are you applying to work at?”, please apply for “Mexico City, Bogotá or distributed in Latin America.”

Thank you and we hope to hear from you soon!


Mechatronics Engineer

Mechatronics Engineer

ABOUT PROPELLAND

We are a diverse group of thinkers, makers, hackers, and life-long learners tackling complex problems to improve people’s lives, with hubs in San Francisco, Madrid, Mexico City, Bogotá, and Singapore. Our talented and multidisciplinary teams have the privilege of working with Fortune 500 companies across industries and around the world. Small by design, we prefer to fly while others walk.

Part of the San Francisco innovation ecosystem, propelland is a global strategy, design, and engineering firm helping companies transform and grow. For the past 8+ years, we’ve brought to life products, services, businesses, and experiences that add value in people’s lives.

We are industry and solution agnostic, characterized by relentless curiosity. We work end-to-end beyond just research and strategy – covering everything from opportunity definition and discovery to MVP and go-to-market launch. To generate and implement innovative solutions, we partner with industry-leading clients and leverage our design thinking, business strategy, and engineering capabilities.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Propelland Latin America is looking for a creative technologist responsible for working with other designers, strategists, and technologists. You are an inventor and a maker. You understand the client’s needs, translate them into a compelling vision for the project, determine the best tools to use throughout the project, and execute on deliverables. You understand complex systems and how they impact people’s behavior. You will especially help translate ideas into artifacts and experience prototypes, help manage projects and build client relationships, and help execute on project deliverables. Your superpower is the ability to use your creativity and diverse range of engineering experience to explore solutions to a variety of problems. With a user-centric approach, you will tackle the design and prototyping phases of projects in order to bring to life digital and physical products that will have a positive impact in people’s lives.

Does this sound like you?

  •  You are creative with an engineering background; you are passionate about solving problems with the use of technology (software and hardware).
  • You have extensive knowledge in the use of electronic prototyping platforms such as Arduino, Raspberry pi and Particle, as well as the development of applications at a proof of concept/prototype level for these platforms in order to create and enhance new user experiences.
  • You possess a maker mindset and use an agile approach to bring to life ideas that add value to the human experience

Once here you will…

  • Collaborate with our team throughout the full design process to build solutions that you feel genuinely proud of.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced studio across a variety of consulting work.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the design process:
    • Discovery: Conducting primary and secondary research to gather insights, translating insights into areas of opportunity.
    • Design: Designing concepts to visualize the ideas, creating prototypes that demonstrate the experience to validate with users, and refining concepts into higher levels of fidelity.
    • Prototyping: Building functional prototypes to share back with our client partners and eventually working with partners to bring the service, product, or experience to life.
  • Actively participate and help in the experience prototyping process, which includes researching potential technologies and developing working prototypes – both physical and digital – in collaboration with internal and external teams.
  • Demonstrate and test prototypes and completed applications.
  • Provide clients and internal departments with end-user support.
  • Balance client and user needs to develop products that are viable and desirable.
  • Build strong relationships with our existing clients and identify new clients in growing industries.
  • Adapt to new challenges like a pro.
  • Have fun!

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND MINDSET

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering or computer science, information technology, information systems.
  • 3+ years of engineering experience heavily focused on mechanics and electronics.
  • Foundation of Electronics prototyping, in particular with Arduino and Raspberry Pi.
  • A portfolio that reflects expertise in prototyping, mechanics, and electronics.
  • Obsessed with staying ahead of industry best practices and technologies across the world.
  • Outstanding verbal, writing, and presentation skills. Must be comfortable to debate, discuss and defend your work.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Location: Mexico City, Bogotá or distributed in Latin America

TO APPLY

We are excited to get to know you and start the conversation about how we can grow together!

To get started, please use the link on our application form to let us know why you want to join our team of thinkers, makers, hackers, and life-long learners, and to share work examples you’re proud to call yours.

Once in our application form, in the question, “Which studio are you applying to work at?”, please apply for “Mexico City, Bogotá or distributed in Latin America.”

Thank you and we hope to hear from you soon!


Join our Talent Community LATAM

Join our Talent Community

propelland is a global strategy, design, and engineering firm helping companies transform and grow. For the past 8+ years, we’ve brought to life products, services, and experiences that add value in people’s lives.

We are a diverse group of makers, hackers, and life-long learners tackling complex problems to improve people’s lives, with hubs in San Francisco, Madrid, Mexico City, Bogotá, and Shanghai. Our talented and multidisciplinary teams have the privilege of working with Fortune 500 companies across industries and around the world. Small by design, we prefer to fly while others walk.

Talent-Mexico City, Bogotá or Latin America

We are always looking for thinkers, makers, and hackers to join our team in Mexico City, Bogotá or remote across Latin America, be it full-time, contract, contract-to-hire, or freelance. 

We regularly update our careers page to reflect the current open positions we have. If you don’t see a position open currently that’s a good fit but you are still interested in the work we’re doing, please apply via the button on the left and tell us more about yourself, why you would want to work for us, and which areas of our business are of interest to you.
We will keep you in mind for future opportunities and keep you informed of the latest happenings related to hiring at propelland.