GE Appliances is looking for an Industrial Design Intern


GE Appliances (a subsidiary of Haier) is one of the largest appliance brands in the United States, spanning the entire kitchen and home appliance industry. From refrigerators to freezers, cooking products, dishwashers, washers, dryers, air conditioners, water filtration systems, and water heaters, GE Appliances has electrified and modernized life for more than 125 years, relentlessly pursuing innovation, and in doing so, continues to build on its rich legacy of being one of America’s strongest and finest home-appliance makers.


GE Appliance’s Industrial Design Organization is a collaboration of Industrial and Interaction Designers, Consumer Insights Researchers, R&D Engineers, User Experience Research Specialists, and Model Makers. Interns are given the freedom and responsibility to contribute to the design team and experience every phase of the product development cycle through production launch.

A good part of our energetic creativity comes from being located in Louisville, KY. Known for horse racing and bourbon, Louisville is home to a vibrant music scene, unique shops and top-rated restaurants. From local makerspaces like our own GE Appliances FirstBuild, to monthly Creative Mornings and Gallery Hops, we’re sure you don’t know Louisville like you think you do.


GE Appliances is hiring multiple Industrial Design Interns at Appliances Headquarters in Louisville KY.
• 12 Month Duration

• Paid Internship ($14-$21/Hour + the option to choose between full-furnished housing or $675/month taxable housing stipend)

• Relocation expenses reimbursed

• Beginning in late May/early June (flexible start date)


• CANNOT graduate before or during the internship period.

• Currently enrolled full-time in an accredited School/University in the US.

• Undergraduate or graduate students with a 3.2 GPA or higher

• Outstanding verbal and visual communication skills

• Excellent sketching capabilities

• Strong 2D-3D computer knowledge

• Illustrator

• Photoshop

• Solidworks preferred but not necessary

• Keyshot


If interested please e-mail your resume and portfolio PDF (6MB max) to: with the subject line “Industrial Design Internship (via Yanko Design)” by February 17th, 2019 or visit


GE Appliances will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.


Louisville (Kentucky), USA.


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YD JOB ALERT: 3M is looking for a Senior Industrial Designer


It’s difficult to imagine life without 3M. The R&D-backed product and service company has practically touched every domain of our life… from the medical field, to the kitchen, and from stationery and office supplies, to industrial goods and chemicals (especially in the transportation field). The company is responsible for small yet significant innovations like Scotch tape, Post-its, and scouring pads, to bigger innovations like 3M’s holistic Car-care program, their production of high-quality vinyl, and even industrial-grade as well as medical-grade equipment, products, and supplies. The company is looking to hire a Senior Industrial Designer to join their Health Care Business Division at the 3M global headquarter in Maplewood, Minnesota.


3M is driving creativity and design as a competitive platform for innovation and brand globally to enhance design-driven solutions for people and the world. We are looking for a Senior Industrial Designer for our Health Care Business Group to enhance the design function at the 3M Design Center, located in Maplewood, MN.

The person hired for the position of Senior Industrial Designer will work with, and at times, lead multiple functions of the Health Care Business Group. They will consistently identify, initiate, plan, and recommend, innovative design solutions that meet business and technical goals. The Senior Industrial Designer will be able to consistently take the lead in advancing and utilizing knowledge of design, product(s), and market information. They will apply the above information along with creative and design thinking skills to provide design leadership and support for the business.

Does your curiosity inspire you to imagine tomorrow’s solutions to today’s problems? Do you ever wonder how collaborative creativity can enrich innovation and make progress possible? Or wonder if design can drive competitive advantage for business, while also having a positive impact on the world? These are just a few of the questions we ask at 3M Design every day. Our diverse, global team not only includes design talent from multiple creative disciplines, but also achievement-oriented professionals who keep the engine going for strong operations to ensure our design organization is world class. We’re looking for creative explorers who are excited to be part of the very inspiring journey of design at an innovation company like 3M driven by curiosity.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government, or military environments to a 3M career.


Senior Industrial Designer primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assumes a design leadership role on individual projects and takes responsibility for the overall development and delivery of design.
• Initiates and establishes good working relationships with multiple functions of the business to support and facilitate the design completion of programs.
• Provides coaching and thought leadership on design process and execution for our business partners.
• Tactically adapts and tailors the design process/approaches to the specific project or business needs.
• Delivers design content as an individual contributor in support of project goals
• Expected to participate in technical or design strategic planning at the business level.
• Independently manages multiple projects.
• Handle design projects of strategic scope and complexity.
• Needs to have strong observational skills, end-user empathy, and the ability to identify insights from various forms of qualitative research.
• Consistently combines creative thinking and industrial design skills with industry trends to provide unique brand experiences.
• Leads application of key corporate initiatives and appropriate tools.
• Performs all duties in support of 3M Health Care Design expectations and responsibilities as well as any agreed upon business unit expectations.
• Candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of non-confidential design work demonstrating design process and/or design solutions.


Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited university in Industrial Design or Product Design
• Minimum of five (5) combined years of working experience in industrial design, product design, and/or product development in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:
• Health care design experience
• Design research experience
• Excellent sketching and 2D/3D design software skills
• Experience in Rhino and/or SolidWorks and Adobe Creative Suite a strong plus
• Strong written, verbal and visual communication skills
• Strong design skills suitable to a corporate environment
• Demonstrated capabilities of estimating time schedules and working towards aggressive deadlines
• Demonstrated flexibility in multiple task assignments while maintaining a high level of accuracy
• Proven capacity to deliver quality design solutions across multiple and varied design challenges


Travel: Up to 10%
Relocation: Is authorized


Maplewood, MN, USA.


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YD JOB ALERT: Fuseproject is looking for a Senior Industrial Designer


fuseproject, a studio started by Yves Behar, is looking for a Senior Industrial Designer to join their team in San Francisco, CA. fuseproject has been responsible for the designs behind many winning brands like Jawbone, Sodastream, Tile, WD, Paypal, August Systems, and many more. With their signature approach to design intervention, fuseproject has been one of the most influential design studios the world has ever seen, providing award-winning services that span across innovation, strategy, industrial design, brand design, and even digital design!


fuseproject is currently seeking a Senior Industrial Designer that has an outstanding product portfolio and experience building and guiding a team of designers.


– Defining and leading the activities required to generate a clear, compelling, and actionable design point of view for the project team.

– Primary content creator responsible for all Design deliverables on the project.

– Collaborating with account mangers and design leads to define and refine scope, brief, and approach to the project.

– Interacting independently with the client to further fuseproject’s design point of view and to support the continuity of design vision throughout the production process.

– Mentoring Level I & II Industrial Designers and Interns.

– Working with HR to identify and recruit talent for the team.

– Ongoing and day-to-day involvement with the client’s engineering, science/R&D, operations, and manufacturing teams.

– Collaborating closely with the product portfolio director leading the European fuse team, supporting the strategic design direction of the portfolio in-line with fuse SF creative leadership.

– Ability to communicate effectively with design teams on a daily base.


– 5-8 years of relevant experience in marketing, product design/development, brand management, strategic product planning, strategy consulting, or equivalent

– Live, breathe, love design

– Experience with major national or international brands a must

– Consulting agency experience a must

– Deep knowledge of materials, plastic and metal production processes

– Deep understanding of quality control and other techniques for manufacturing

– Willingness to take direction and learn from others

– Passionate thinker about consumer behavior

– Multilingual skills are welcome

– Sensitivity to international consumers and markets

– Bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Product Design


This role will be dedicated to one specific client for at least an 18 month period.


San Francisco, USA.


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YD JOB ALERT: OPPO is looking for an Industrial Designer


Oppo is at the forefront of the smartphone and consumer electronics movement in the east. A company that has pushed for innovation alongside its sister company Vivo, and is also the parent company of OnePlus, Oppo doesn’t shy away from innovation. With phones that boast of advanced electronics, cameras especially (Oppo is widely considered the selfie expert), and overall builds, Oppo ranks 8th in the world’s top smartphone companies. Their electronics division is also known to make some of the world’s most advanced Blu-ray players as well as headphones and amplifiers. As of yesterday, Oppo’s R15 Pro holds the title of the world’s fastest charging phone, with a charge speed of 0-100% in an impressive 35 minutes (that’s the average length of a TV series episode)!


Here you can come into contact with the cutting-edge design information, cooperate with top R&D team, and have room for diversified growth. Join us now, and you will be able to create next-generation fashionable choicest products with our elite team in Central London!


– Dare to innovate and put forward industry-leading design concepts.

– Cooperate with internal and external teams including product R&D and technology and manufacturing, put forward solutions for product realization, and guarantee perfect realization of design concepts.


– Bachelor’s degree or above, and a sense of enjoyment and enthusiasm towards design.

– Very high design aesthetic, sensitivity to fashion trends, and artistic tastes.

– Keen insight. Be adept at drawing inspiration from life, art or fashion trends, and searching for design opportunities.

– Strong innovation consciousness, not restricted by existing experience and conventional thinking, and dare to propose innovative design concepts.

– Excellent design presentation capability. Be able to clearly and accurately express design concepts, and perfectly present top design schemes.

– Outstanding hand-drawing and 3D modeling capabilities. Proficient in 2D design software such as CorelDraw/Photoshop and 3D modeling software such as Rhino/ProE/Alias.

– Excellent communication and presentation skills, and team-work spirit.

– Working experience or internship experience with outstanding design teams in the industry will be a plus.


Please send your CV and portfolio to Juju at
Emails must have the subject title: ‘Freelance design – Your Name (via Yanko Design)’
We will contact you with suitable opportunities.


London, UK.


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YD JOB ALERT: Joseph Joseph is looking for a Freelance Product Designer


Stop! You’re in the right place! Joseph Joseph, the creators of some of our favorite household products (we’ve showcased a few below) is on the lookout for a freelance product/industrial designer to partner with them on ongoing and future projects. In short, designers need to have a working knowledge of Solidworks (as well as Adobe CS and Keyshot) and need to be proficient in prototyping and foam modeling. Candidates will have week by week availability or can even opt for a rolling contract, making it a perfect (and rather impressive) freelance gig for both professionals and students who want to uplift homes and change lives with innovative ideas and inventive products!


Joseph Joseph is a major brand within the global housewares industry. Specializing in creating contemporary housewares, it has rapidly become known for producing some of the most stylish and technically innovative products on the market.

The company was established in 2003 by twin brothers Richard and Antony Joseph, who both trained and worked in product design before starting the company. Since then they have developed a range of over 500 products, which are now sold in over 100 markets worldwide. The company has experienced rapid growth over the last 5 years and expects that growth to continue.

Joseph Joseph is widely seen as an exciting, dynamic brand with innovative and cult products focused on design and quality. The company has won many design awards in recent years including Red Dot awards.


– Experience in the field of product / industrial design

– A creative thought process with a self-motivated drive to create ‘big ideas’.

– The ability to challenge conventional thinking, whilst keeping ideas commercial.

– A portfolio showing an inventive nature developing insights into market-ready products.

– An excellent knowledge of manufacturing techniques and processes.

– An excellent working knowledge of Solidworks (Adobe CS and Keyshot on occasion.)

– Strong prototyping skills including card and foam modeling.

– Ideal candidates will have week by week availability or interest in a rolling contract.


Please send your CV and portfolio to
Emails must have the subject title: ‘Freelance design – Your Name (via Yanko Design)’
All attachments must be in PDF format and in total under 5MB.


London, UK.
The head office is situated in the London Borough of Southwark in a brand new custom built space. All applicants must be able to work with our team on an in-house basis.


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