YD JOB ALERT: Grab an Industrial Design Internship at Electrolux!

Considered one of the biggest names in home appliances, Electrolux has, for long, had an approach that is best described as design-forward. As an organizer of the Electrolux Design Lab, a competition that encouraged innovative designers to help Electrolux envision the future of home technology, the company has always had an affinity for conceptual designs that push boundaries, resulting in products that have redefined categories. Electrolux is currently accepting applicants for its Industrial Internship program in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Electrolux is currently looking for two talented and highly creative Industrial Design Interns who will be part of the North American Major Appliances design team. The successful candidate will assist in creating new and innovative design solutions for the Major Appliances North America division of Electrolux. The position will be located in Charlotte, NC.

At Electrolux, design is a global function with around 200 design professionals in seven locations worldwide. We are a diverse studio with a great mix of experience and emerging talent. This Industrial Design Internship role is the perfect opportunity for any individual looking to contribute content that would include but not be limited to initial concepts though final production intent content. You will have the opportunity to work on multiple product platforms and represent our design team whilst working with a wide variety of stakeholders across the Electrolux organization. Our brands in NA include Electrolux, Frigidaire and Vintec. Our team takes a user-focused approach, acting as a strong advocate for the consumer’s needs throughout the end to end journey of the brand experience. We are looking for a passionate and energetic individual to join our ambitious and hardworking family for a time period of no less than six months.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Able to use appropriate skills, sketching, 3D modeling, rendering, animation and video, to define and communicate product concepts
• Ability to analyze market and design trends and apply through design thinking
• Create broad differentiated and relevant scenarios/ themes/ concepts that explore potential or articulate an innovative proposition
• Communicate ideas clearly and persuasively at an individual and group level, often using story-telling to bring a challenge or opportunity to life
• Apply and define interface and interaction principles. Define and apply general usability principles (in partnership with other competencies Interaction Design, Product Graphics, CMF, etc.)
• Assist in the creation of Industrial Design documentations specifications (2D and 3D data, check point presentation material etc.) at appropriate checkpoints
• Ensure a high-quality Design output, respecting business requirements, brand values and design excellence
• Define and articulate relevant insights by applying benchmarking tools
• Build relationships, team-ship with internal & external stakeholders
• Meet internal and external deadlines according to project planning
• Support relevant involvement of consumers and expert reviews
• Able to create design specification of a product or a range of products within a category in collaboration with Design
• Manager as part of the multifunctional team
• Align and co-operate with internal / external stakeholders, other design functions, development centers, purchasers, marketing, engineering, suppliers, etc. according to design strategy
• Strive for best-in class design solutions to meet or exceed the needs of internal and external customers
• Understanding of consumer segmentation and target groups
• Create and support design quality standards in regards to appeal, usability and Fit Feel Finish from consumer perspective

REQUIREMENTS

• Current or enrollment in an appropriate field such as Industrial Design or Product Design
• Second Year enrollment level
• Shareable project work via web site or portfolio
• Intern must be able to work full time from July 2019 – December 2019
• Great communicator (verbal, written, and visual)
• Resourceful, self-driven, organized and able to motivate others
• A sense for design
• Solid understanding of design methods, tools and processes
• Understanding the importance of good design and brand values, and their impact on the business
• Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
• The ability to think outside of the box and look into the future
• Strong organizational abilities
• Drive, Energy & Passion
• Learning agility
• Team player, able to work effectively in a matrix organization and to build networks
• Integrity, honesty and morale

LOCATION

Charlotte (North Carolina), USA.

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YD JOB ALERT: NewDealDesign is looking for an Industrial Designer to join their team!

NewDealDesign, founded and headed by Gadi Amit, has always been on our watchlist for creating some of the most game-changing products for practically household companies. NewDealDesign helped design the first Lytro camera, a large part of Fitbit’s product catalog, and even created the blueprint for Google’s modular Project Ara phone! The company, for long, has had an obsession with the intersection between design and technology, and has shaped how we perceive these new, revolutionary technologies by literally designing around them, to make them beautiful, useful, and human-centric. NewDealDesign is looking for a passionate design-loving, tech-loving Industrial Designer to join their team in San Francisco, California.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are NewDealDesign, an award-winning technology design firm and the 2013 National Design Award honoree. With over 100 awards under our belt, we work on the coolest projects in tech, from advance concept assignments with industry giants to the latest creations for hot start-ups. We team industrial, graphic and interaction designers with strategists and engineers to create delightful objects and experiences. Come and join us!

NewDealDesign is looking for a passionate and talented Industrial Designer to join our downtown San Francisco office. This is an outstanding hands-on opportunity to contribute and grow with a leading design firm.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Contribute a creatively adventurous outlook to bring bold, new ideas to the table.

• Deliver a sophisticated aesthetic approach that balances an understanding of user experience and an awareness of emerging trends.

• Convey a personal commitment to hard work and effective time management.

• Collaborate proactively within multi-disciplinary teams to generate innovative solutions appropriate to the project needs.

• Support project communications with proficiency in presentation techniques and a strong attention to detail.

• Create form studies and prototypes with confidence in working with your hands.

• Build 3D CAD models to support form development, design detailing, and prototyping.

• Understand the value of color, materials, and finishes as it applies to product design.

REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design or equivalent.

• Must have 1-3 years of recent and very relevant industrial design experience.

• Competency in relevant digital tools – Adobe CC, 3D CAD, rendering software.

• Excellent hand sketching and form development skills.

• Great problem solving and communication skills.

• International candidates must have a valid United States permanent resident visa.

• Must have a portfolio that showcases a thoughtful creative process (sketches and models).

LOCATION

San Francisco (California), USA.

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Top 5 Job Openings at YD Job Board for this week

As a part of our careers-related columns, these are our top five picks of the best industrial design opportunities on Yanko Design’s recruitment platform YD Job Board. This week brings you openings at the parent of multiple kitchen-appliances based brand LifetimeBrands (KitchenAid, Farberware…), outdoor giants YETI, UberEats and a chance to work on a jet with Dassault Falcon Jet among other options!

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Industrial Designer at Lifetime Brands Inc. (KitchenAid, Farberware, chef’n, Food Huggers…)

Lifetime Brands is a leading global provider of kitchenware, tableware and other products used in the home. We offer brands you trust, value without compromise and an unwavering commitment to innovation. Our products make it easier for you to prepare food, serve meals, entertain guests, and decorate your home. We market products under well-known kitchenware brands, including Farberware, KitchenAid, Sabatier, Amco Houseworks, Chef’n, Chicago Metallic, Copco, Fred & Friends, Houdini, KitchenCraft, Kamenstein, Kizmos, MasterClass, Misto, Mossy Oak, Swing-A-Way, Taylor Kitchen and Vasconia; respected tableware and giftware brands, including Mikasa, Pfaltzgraff, Fitz and Floyd, Creative Tops, Empire Silver, Gorham, International Silver, Kirk Stieff, Rabbit, Towle Silversmiths, Tuttle, Wallace, Wilton Armetale, V&A and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew; and valued home solutions brands, including BUILT NY, and Taylor. We also provide exclusive private label products to leading retailers worldwide. Our products can be found in specialty stores, department stores, national chains, mass merchants, warehouse clubs, home.

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Industrial Designer at Dassault Falcon Jet

Dassault Falcon is the recognized global brand for Dassault business jets which are designed, manufactured and supported by Dassault Aviation and Dassault Falcon Jet Corp. Dassault Aviation is a leading aerospace company with a presence in over 90 countries across five continents. It produces the Rafale fighter jet as well as the complete line of Falcons. The company employs a workforce of over 11,000 and has assembly and production plants in both France and the United States and service facilities around the globe. Since the rollout of the first Falcon 20 in 1963, over 2,400 Falcon jets have been delivered. Dassault offers a range of six business jets from the twin-engine 3,350 nm large-cabin Falcon 2000S to its new flagship, the tri-engine 6,450 nm ultra-long range Falcon 8X. About Dassault Falcon Jet Dassault Falcon Jet Corp., is a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Dassault Aviation, France. Dassault Falcon Jet markets and supports the Falcon family of business jets throughout North America and South America. Dassault Falcon Jet one of the most sought after brands in business aviation is hiring an Industrial Designer in our Little Rock Completion Center. This role is the focal point for all aspects of industrial design and style expertise for the design and manufacturing teams of the Little Rock completion center.

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Sr. Industrial Designer at YETI

YETI Coolers created and leads the premium cooler category by making ridiculously tough (bear-proof) coolers that keep things cold for an absurdly long time. We are looking for somebody to help us change the game again… and again…. and again… in coolers and beyond. We’re on a rocket ship. You can find us on “Fastest Growing Company” lists, and our sales have on average doubled every year since our founding in 2006. We are probably bigger (in sales, staff, resources) than you think we are, but still small enough for you to meaningfully help build and shape this growing brand. We believe in making great products without compromise and are not afraid to charge more for the best materials, construction, suppliers, and manufacturing processes. We’re headquartered in Austin, Texas, which is one of America’s fastest-growing cities for a reason: it’s a pretty great place to live. As a member of the YETI Industrial Design Team, this successful candidate will possess a deep understanding of the YETI brand and what it takes to deliver great design. The Sr. Industrial Designer will champion industrial design efforts of new YETI products through understanding consumer wants and needs, creative problem solving, and communicating their ideas with the larger organization. A high level of teamwork and collaboration is paramount to the success of our organization, “No One Succeeds Alone!”

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Senior Industrial Designer at Shopify

Shopify is a leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform used by small to medium-sized businesses and global brands alike. We believe entrepreneurship should be accessible to everyone. We are powering the future of commerce by removing barriers to enable anyone anywhere to build, grow, and scale a business, both online and offline. Shopify currently powers over 800,000 businesses in approximately 175 countries. Our industrial designers are exploring the future of Retail and they take ownership over the entire physical product development process. They collaborate with a variety of experts internally as well as with outside agencies and vendors in order to design and prototype new products and experiences, helping to shape the strategic direction for Shopify hardware.

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Sr. Product Designer at Uber Eats

Uber Eats is looking for great design thinkers and problem solvers for a brand new team that will transform how people get their groceries. As a Product Designer on the grocery team, you’ll take on tough interaction and service design challenges, and you’ll work on big new ideas that will transform how people eat.  You’ll collaborate with design-oriented engineers, product managers and some of the world’s best designers and researchers on our fast-paced, rapidly growing Toronto team. You’ll make magic by crafting and shipping delicious and delightful experiences for people around the world. Responsibilities include owning design problems end to end, from initial concept through shipping and beyond, creating wireframes and prototypes to solve difficult UX problems, to obsess over the details of visual and motion design, and design systems to make simple, elegant experiences based on our complex logistics and machine learning technology.

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YD JOB ALERT: Join Fuseproject as an Environmental Designer

fuseproject, a studio started by Yves Behar, is looking for an Environmental 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!

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are looking for an Environments Designer who really knows their way around a sketch pad, model shop and computer. You should be up to date on the latest trends and styles. You have a passion for unique contemporary solutions. On top of having the design chops, you have strong communication skills, proven collaboration skills with large project teams and the ability to collaborate in order to deliver exceptional results.

Founded in 1999 by Yves Béhar, fuseproject is an award-winning, integrated design agency. Taking a long-term approach to developing products, experiences and brands, fuseproject works globally and across a wide array of industries as diverse as technology, furniture, fashion, environmental design, and consumer goods.

We fuse together design disciplines including design strategy, industrial design, brand, packaging, experience design (UI/UX), and environmental design for corporate clients and startups such as Herman Miller, Samsung, USAID/DFID, PayPal, Movado, Kodak and many more.

In order to apply you MUST submit a portfolio.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Deliver core interiors and environmental design expertise to multi faceted design projects at a world-leading product design, strategy and brand-building firm.
• Support the delivery of comprehensive design submissions to clients in a timely manner.
• Present to client and internal stakeholders with full confidence and knowledge of project scope and direction.
• Demonstrate creative abilities and applied problem-solving skills.
• Self-manage and demonstrate high level of professional maturity.
• Be quality minded and self-motivated.
• Partner with Strategy, Industrial, and Experience Design teams within fuse to execute and deliver uniquely strong, world-class, game-changing designs, and outcomes.
• Assist in the development of designs, immerse yourself in project development and the production processes, and have an ability to work cooperatively within the design team.
• Ability to travel internationally on a regular cadence.

REQUIREMENTS

• A degree in Architecture or Environmental Design.
• Experience in retail, environmental design, pop-ups, commercial interiors, or trade shows.
• Demonstrated experience interfacing with contractors and fabricators; experience overseeing custom fabrication and on-site implementation.
• Minimum three years practical experience across all phases of design: conceptual design/sketching, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and construction administration.
• Excellent 3D Visualization skills.
• Experience integrating merchandising, signage, video, and print graphics into environmental design work.
• Contemporary, internationally-savvy design sensibility.
• Strong portfolio of completed, well-documented projects.
• Proven collaborator on large project teams. The ability to ‘lead and follow’ within internal project teams.
• Strong organizational and communications skills. Excellent client presentation skills, experience presenting to senior clients and groups, and ability to assemble visual presentations.
• Leonardo Da Vinci-level sketching abilities.
• Software skills: e.g. Sketch-Up, InDesign, AutoCad, Keynote, +Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Rhino, Keyshot, V-Ray and 3DMax, core business productivity suites.
• Ability to deliver against aggressive deadlines, on-time.
• Understanding of building, fire, and life-safety codes.
• Understanding of typical fabrication detailing and processes.
• Proficient in researching and proposing FF&E and sustainable selections while working within budget limits.
• Expert in CMF (color, materials, finishes).
• Knowledge of current vendor resources in floor and surface materials and finishes, glass systems, lighting systems and controls, fabrics and coverings, seating, desking and offices systems, furniture, A/V integration.
• Uncompromising passion for unique, crisp, and distilled contemporary solutions.

LOCATION

San Francisco, USA.

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YD JOB ALERT: Grab an Industrial Design Internship at Google’s Hardware team

Google Pixel, Google Home, Pixel Buds, Chromebook, Pixel Slate, Daydream VR, Nest, Waymo… these are just a few of the tangible products that come from the Alphabet company, Google’s parent. A lot of them tie in Google’s services, and make use of skilled industrial designers who capture the company’s fun-yet-superior avatar and signature usability and bring them to the product domain. Google’s Pixel is remarkable to look at, the Google Home device’s fabric clad makes it a wonderful piece of decor, and Google’s Chromebooks are increasingly becoming popular in schools. Google’s hardware beautifully complements its software and results in a product that holistically looks at the tangible and intangible to create an experience that’s unique, and innately Google. The company is looking for an Industrial Design Intern to join their Hardware division in Mountain View, California.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Designers at Google contribute creatively to multiple programs at times, while working with other designers and outside collaborators. You are able to present different points of view through visual and verbal skills. In addition to collaborating on design, you have the ability to meet the schedule and company goals and support other design teams, as needed.

Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our Hardware team researches, designs, and develops new technologies and hardware to make our user’s interaction with computing faster, more powerful, and seamless. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, our Hardware team is making people’s lives better through technology.

REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Qualifications
• Currently pursuing a BA/BS in Industrial Design or a related technical field.
• Available to work full-time for the duration of the internship (3 or 6 months).
• Experience with 3D CAD (Alias, Catia, NX, Rhino, Solidworks and/or pro-engineer), concept generation and rendering.
• Original portfolio of work (to be included with your resume, either linked or as a separate attachment).

Preferred Qualifications
• Currently pursuing an MS degree in Industrial Design or a related technical field.
• Available to start on May 28, June 17, or July 8, 2019 and returning to a degree program after the internship ends.
• Experience with one or more of the following: animation, color/material/finish design, model making and/or prototyping; 2D experience via sketching, Illustrator, Photoshop.
• Understanding of global trends, technology and fashion.
• Strong communication/visualization and storytelling skills and techniques.
• Authorization to work in the United States.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Express ideas and concepts through strong visual/verbal communication skills.
• Communicate and present through sketches, prototypes or models, and 2D/3D renderings, with strong attention to detail.
• Contribute to ideation as well as proper implementation of ideas.
• Support multiple projects at very different levels of involvement.

LOCATION

Mountain View (California), USA.

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YD JOB ALERT: Philippe Starck is looking to recruit a Junior Interior Architect

It isn’t everyday that one gets the opportunity to meet Philippe Starck, let alone work with him! The Parisian all-round designer is probably one of the best known names in the industry. Having formed his studio ‘Starck’ in 1970, Philippe worked on a massive variety of projects spanning categories like architecture, furniture design, consumer goods, luxury goods, packaging, and even dabbling with occasional transportation design projects. Philippe has also been lauded for factoring in his philosophy of Democratic Design into his work. Starck has been extremely vocal of his avoidance of unethical projects such as arms, alcohol, tobacco, oil and religion. He has also always implements ethical and ecological aspects into all of his creations but he also loves to inject fun into his designs and the combination of these three elements are always poetic, rebellious and definitely beautiful. His studio, Starck Network Agency, is looking to hire a Junior Interior Architect who shares these views along with a passion for design and learning.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The STARCK agency develops projects in France, the Middle East, the USA and Brazil. In the continuity of our development, we are looking for a Junior Interior Designer Hotel Restaurant H / F.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• In collaboration with a senior project manager who will manage and supervise you
• You will be involved in global hotel projects
• You will be in charge of global design projects including hotels and restaurants in France and abroad (Sketches, APS, APD, DCE) as well as the application of architectural and development concepts, in liaison with the architect and external service providers, in terms of coordination / quality and compliance with Starck specifications

REQUIREMENTS

Training school of interior architecture (Ecole bleue, ENSAAMA, Ecole Boulle, Camondo ou Ensad,…) or a similar architecture school. You have at least 2 years of experience on similar functions, imperatively in a hotel and restaurant universe. You have a successful experience in space and furniture design.

You are fluent in English (necessary).

You have a real affinity with the hospitality environment, an excellent graphic expression and you master the software such as Autocad LT, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup and the Office Pack. Relational and organizational skills, responsiveness, proven creative sense and good management of priorities are essential to succeed in the job.

As part of your missions, travel will be expected.

HOW TO APPLY

Send CV and Portfolio in PDF format by email only (maximum 3MB) to adeline@starcknetwork.eu

LOCATION

Paris, France.

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YD JOB ALERT: Industrial Design Internship opportunity at Logitech!

Audio, Office, Gaming, Consumer Electronics, and Enterprise. These are just a few areas where Logitech has made an incredibly indelible mark. With its headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, and in the heart of the silicon valley, Palo Alto, California, Logitech remains one of the leading peripheral OEM manufacturers in the world, creating spectacular products with great user experiences. From Bluetooth speakers, to keyboards, gaming controllers, remotes, styluses, to even our favorite mouse, Logitech has showed constant innovation in both design and technology. Logitech G (the company’s gaming division) is looking for a passionate and highly collaborative Industrial Designer Intern to join their Design Team in Newark, California.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the design process and having a mark on designing next-generation products and services. Must be comfortable exploring all aspects of the design process — from user research to physical and digital prototyping to telling a project story to the key stakeholders within the team. An appreciation and understanding of gaming is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Role
The Industrial Design Intern is responsible for collaborating with the Logitech G design team primarily focused on Industrial Design projects. Working on a broad range of Gaming product design projects that will be launched to market. Specifically new Gaming headsets, keyboards and future experiences that aim to define the next generation of gaming gear.

Your Contribution
Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide, and just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:
• Help craft future products and experiences for Logitech G
• Work in a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary environment
• Supporting and working alongside industrial designer, CMF designers, Interaction designers and engineers to craft beautiful details while keeping the bigger picture in mind

REQUIREMENTS

Key Qualifications
For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:
• A strong passion for design
• Excellent communication skills
• Willingness to take direction and learn from others
• Optimistic outlook – we are creating the future after all
• Demonstrate a portfolio that shows skills in ideation, concept visualization, form development, CAD, model making and rapid prototyping
• Excellent 2D and 3D skills: fluent in the Adobe Creative Suite and 3D such as Rhino, Alias, SolidWorks, ProE and KeyShot

In Addition, Preferable Skills And Behaviors Include
• Prior experience in consumer electronics
• Highly driven and proactive self-starter – taking on a task without much context and driving it through
• A basic understanding of user-centered design methods and techniques

Education: Currently studying either BA (in Europe) or BS in the US

ADDITIONAL INFO

“All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”

If you require an accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at 510-713- 4866 for assistance

LOCATION

Newark (California), USA.

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YD JOB ALERT: LEGO is looking to hire a Senior Designer!

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Not just a toy company anymore, Lego has expanded way beyond making plug-together blocks. Aside from their flourishing movie business (Guys go see The Lego Movie 2, it’s amazing), Lego has also worked to create blocks that support entire franchises and even themes like the Technic and Architecture series that demonstrate a ‘serious’ playfulness by not just being about the toy aspect of the Lego block, but also of technicality, aesthetics, and a good bit of engineering. Lego is truly the building block that’s age-agnostic. With the Duplo blocks being perfect for little children, to their more serious collectibles for all ages, Lego is universal, and universally loved. Lego is looking for a Senior Designer to join their Creative Play Lab team in Singapore.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Join the global LEGO family
Do you want to bring toy and play concepts to life? Do you have an entrepreneurial and inventor spirit?
Work in a small cross-functional team; take on a variety of projects, both short term and long term while linking with the broader group of creative designers/developers across our global network.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Concept Design
• Sketch and build new LEGO toys and play experiences from early idea to testable prototype

Prototyping
• Bring ideas to life via concept prototypes, mock-ups, and LEGO models.
• Emphasis on quick, iterative prototyping, and model development.

Research
• Consumer-focused product development – Regular participation in focus groups and ability to interpret findings for the teams and into appealing LEGO toys/experiences for the target consumer.
• Excellent knowledge of the Toy market.

Communication
• Strong communicator of concept ideas – both verbally and by sketch.
• Good ability to pitch/present concepts to colleagues across the organization

Play your part in our team succeeding
Creative Play Lab is the Front end concept arm of LEGO Product and Marketing Development. We are focused on the creation of radically new, big, and fun LEGO products/play experiences that delight and inspire the builders of tomorrow.

Creative Play Lab Singapore expands the global presence of LEGO product and marketing development. Our main hub is in Denmark with smaller hubs in Singapore, London and Los Angeles; we work together across these locations developing new LEGO products and play experiences. CPL Singapore will consist of a small cross-functional team with an entrepreneurial and inventive spirit. The focus of CPL Singapore will be in developing concepts derived from insights born out of the Asian markets

REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree in fine arts for concept, product, interaction, industrial design, or related field.
• Skilled in use of relevant design software – Photoshop, Illustrator, Rhino (or equivalent Software)
• 3+ years experience within the toy, invention, product, or entertainment design industry.
• Robust portfolio outlining sketching, storytelling, ideation, brainstorming, and conceptual design skills
• Proven ability to work in an innovative, and entrepreneurial environment
• Minimum travel two times a year to LEGO HQ in Billund Denmark
• Potential multi-week onboarding in Denmark within the first few months of employment.

HOW TO APPLY

The LEGO® Group recruits and develops people entirely on merit. If you are confident you have what it takes to succeed in this role – and you share our commitment to creativity, collaboration, and quality – use the CLICK HERE TO APPLY button. *Please remember to include a link to your portfolio in your CV / attach your portfolio in your application.

LOCATION

Singapore, Singapore.

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YD Job Alert: Apple is looking for talented Industrial Designers!

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Imagine getting to be an industrial designer at Apple! The company has been such an indomitable force over the past decades that it has arguably created, shattered, and evolved industries, technologies, categories, trends, and even boundaries! The one company that everyone looks to for design inspiration, Apple is clearly at the epicenter of consumer design and tech. With an incredibly revolutionary and secretive design team led by Sir Jonathan Ive and Marc Newson, Apple has been able to go from strength to strength, becoming the world’s first company to be valued at a trillion dollars, and also create some incredibly memorable products along the way. Now, you could be a part of that highly coveted and respected team of designers too. Apple is looking for industrial designers to join its team in Cupertino, California.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Apple Industrial Design Group continues its ongoing call for portfolios. We invite curious, passionate, and collaborative industrial designers to apply. We are especially interested in applications from highly motivated, determined problem-solvers with rigorous attention to detail. We are always seeking design talent and will accept work from all levels.

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must have:
• A body of work that has been produced or the understanding of how it can be produced. For students, works in progress are accepted.
• Passion for materials and material exploration.
• A healthy obsession with how things are made and how they work.
• Experience in hands-on prototyping, without relying solely on virtual design tools.
• Deep appreciation for aesthetics.
• Radical creativity.
• Basic 3D software skills.
• Excellent communication skills. English proficiency required.
• Industrial Design Degree required.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please direct a CV and concise PDF portfolio to: idportfolios@apple.com
When sending work, please focus on physical projects. Include prototyping process and sketches.
Omit ethnographic research, user scenarios and marketing material.
At any time, you may also submit your portfolio at apple.com/jobs

LOCATION

Cupertino (California), USA.

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YD JOB ALERT: OXO is looking for a Junior Industrial Designer

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ABOUT OXO

At OXO, we’re on a quest to make the everyday better. For over 25 years, we’ve made household tools that delight our customers and exceed their expectations. When we have an idea, we’re going to make it happen, even if it hasn’t been done before—especially if it hasn’t been done before. If you’ve ever thought, “there’s got to be a better way to do this”, you belong here, too. We balance hard work with a thriving office culture; community isn’t just a buzzword at OXO, it’s a way of life. With a guest speaker series covering topics like service robots and crafting hard-to-write letters, group limoncello making, book and bike clubs, volunteering opportunities, luau-themed happy hours, summer outings to theme parks, and an annual ski trip—we like coming to work every day and think you should, too. OXO is part of Helen of Troy, a leading global consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Helen of Troy offer creative solutions for customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Vicks®, Braun®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Hot Tools®, Revlon®, Pert®, and Brut®. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories. Over the past 50 years, Helen of Troy has grown organically as well as through acquisition, seeking out and building world-class brands and outstanding products that elevate people’s lives everywhere, every day.

THE OPPORTUNITY

OXO is hiring a Jr. Industrial Designer who will play a key role in supporting the business in the development of the industrial design through the aesthetics, ergonomics and user experience of the OXO brand.

This highly creative individual should be able to think outside the box while understanding the constraints of design. Applying thoughtful and strategic thinking through the design process while being able to take constructive feedback and work collaboratively.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Design and develop new products through strategic thinking and process.
• Assess user experience associated with ergonomics, user logic and interaction of the product.
• Ideate product aesthetics associated with form, color and design language.
• Identify and problem solve end user needs through rigorous user testing.
• Apply research and insights to design; ensuring functionality, user experience and aesthetics are on brand to OXO’s core philosophy – universal design.
• Define color solutions in a purposeful and strategic manner which aligns with the business goals.
• Design within the constraints of manufacturing and cost.
• Align with engineering through all stages of design development.
• Evaluate and assess marketplace and competition.
• Stay current on trends; color, materials, culture that help drive product design.
• Apply relevant research and insights to design goals.

REQUIREMENTS

• 4-year Industrial Design degree.
• Must have 1-3 years of relevant Industrial design experience designing for manufactured consumer goods.
• Solid Works proficient – Must be able to build complex shapes and forms.
• Keyshot proficient.
• Adobe Photoshop and illustrator proficient.
• Strong sketching skills or ability to communicate design intent effectively and quickly.
• Previous exposure to product manufacturing; plastics and injection molded part design preferable.
• Experience working in the consumer-goods realm preferable.
• Effective project management, collaboration and communication abilities.
• Practical hands-on general workshop skills (hand-tools, power-tools, saws, drill-presses, grinders, etc.).
• Demonstrated hands-on design and new product development experience in a professional product design environment.
• Demonstrates strong understanding of aesthetics, design function, and Human factors.
• Ability to articulate subjective ideas in a meaningful and logical manner.
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with others.

LOCATION

New York (NY), USA.

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