Title: Industrial Design Intern

Company: Samsung Research America (SRA)

Lab: Think Tank Team

Location: Mountain View, CA

Lab Summary:

We're a unique team of interdisciplinary experimenters, located in Mountain View.  We are looking for a talented mid to senior level Industrial Designer to join our team.  We believe the future of technology is physical and experience-centric. We're looking for someone with a proven track record of combining serious hands-on ID with meaningful experiences and physical prototyping.

Our team works hard to craft meaningful, beautiful experiences with technology -- experiences that are smart, new and stunning, and that change the way people live and experience the world.  We don’t design the next slab.  We make prototypes that blur the boundary between devices, objects, environments, and people.  We create new materials, applications, concepts, and cultures that try to make experiences more human. You can learn more about us here.  http://thinktankteam.info/

The Position: Industrial Design Intern:

Samsung is looking for a gifted Industrial Designer to join their team and participate in every stage of the design process. The ideal candidate should be able to use multiple tools at their disposal to communicate their design e.g. Sketches, prototypes, CAD based tools, 3D renderings and have an understanding to the appropriateness of their usage in the design process. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with different disciplines and develop new products. He or she should also continually design with form, aesthetics, human factors and ergonomics in mind. Additionally, there is an aspect of the role to build prototypes of new devices, mechanisms, and products.

You are/have:

  • (Internship or more) with hands-on product design for modern products
  • Working towards BA/BS in Industrial Design, or related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Passionate about maintaining very high standards for design
  • Aptitude for 3D modeling & rendering skills (e.g. Rhino, Alias, Keyshot, Adobe software)
  • Basic fundamental hand modeling skills
  • Appetite for concept creation
  • The ability to sketch and quickly visualize ideas
  • Basic understanding of Design Process and Manufacturing Procedures
  • Sensitivity to CMF and future trending
  • Passion and understanding of the latest trends
  • Strong interpersonal skills and desire to become an even stronger designer
  • Well organized with a high attention to detail
  • Exceptionally creative, with a good aesthetic sense and portfolio to match
  • Inspiring, open minded, hard-working, collaborative, and passionate

Samsung is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer. We welcome and encourage diversity as we strive to create an inclusive workplace.


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