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Summer 2023: Industrial Design Intern (Undergraduate)

iRobot k

Bedford, MA

Jan 17
Job Description

We’re looking for a talented Industrial Designer intern to join our Design team at iRobot. Our group is responsible for defining the physical and digital experiences of iRobot. The Design Intern will work with us across ID, UI, UX and design researchers to assist our team in product design and development.

This is a full-time internship (40 hrs; M-F) at a hybrid capacity in our Bedford, MA office from May to June. Students must be within a commutable distance to the Massachusetts office.

This role will support ID team to lead the design effort on projects from early concept through production including: design and consumer research; competitive marketplace analysis; and industrial design concept exploration, refinement, communication, & documentation. Design Intern is expected to work cross functionally with other industrial designers, UX/UI designers, engineers, researchers and visual designers to create tangible design solutions, and inform prototype development. This is an exciting time and we are relatively new team of skilled designers and researchers in the process of building a world-class internal design competency. Please join us to build cool stuff! We are looking for students with...

- Strong interest in understanding of form, function, visual composition, and conceptual integrity.
- High proficiency in a 3D programs and rendering program – Solidwors & Keyshot or similar are required.
- High proficiency in the use of Adobe Creative Suite is required.
- The ability to communicate design concepts through hand sketches, mock-ups
- Eye for clean, visually impactful designs that are current and fresh.
- A great sensitivity to color, aesthetics, and materiality, and the ability to translate trends into compelling products.
- The ability to quickly build strong relationships within and across organizations.

Qualifications

- Currently pursuing a Bachelors degree in industrial design, industrial engineering, product design, or related field.
- Must be within a commutable distance to our Bedford, MA office
- Comfortability with Adobe suite
- Must have a virtual portfolio
- You are self-driven but collaborate well within the team
- The ability to take feedback with open minded and do the same thing to people
- You are ambitious and focused, but you don’t forget to have fun
- You proactively contribute to a culture of respect and inclusion

iRobot

We deliver premium technology solutions that help people around the world maintain their homes so they can spend more time with family and friends. Our people and culture are what make it all work. We’re having a lot of fun, doing work that’s cool, building the future of the smart home. Come and join us.