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Industrial Designer Intern (Spring 2020)
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iRobot Corporation | Bedford, MA
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Job Description

Imagine the future you could help us build.

Teamwork, not just tech work. We are tech futurists and business geniuses. Together, we solve problems to make daily life easier. We are looking for a few more great minds to join our team as we continue to grow one of the world's leading consumer robot companies.

Together, we empower people to do more.


Industrial Designer Intern

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 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!

Skills you will need

* English proficiency (written and spoken) required
* Strong interest in understanding of form, function, visual composition, and conceptual integrity.
* 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.
* Highly proficient in a 3D programs and rendering program - Solidwors & Keyshot or similar.
* Highly proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Suite

Desired Skills/Experience

* 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.

About iRobot Corporation

iRobot Corporation (iRobot) designs and builds robots. The Company's Roomba floor vacuuming robots, Scooba floor washing robot and Looj gutter cleaning robot perform domestic chores. Its PackBot and small unmanned ground vehicle (SUGV) tactical ground military robots perform battlefield reconnaissance and bomb disposal. Its Negotiator ground robot performs multi-purpose tasks for local police and first responders. iRobot's Seaglider unmanned underwater robot performs oceanic missions. The Company sells its robots to consumers through a variety of distribution channels, including chain stores and other national retailers, and its online store, and to the United States military and other government agencies worldwide. The Company's AWARE Robot intelligence systems enable the behavioral control of robots. In September 2008, the Company acquired Nekton Research, LLC (Nekton), an unmanned underwater robot technology company. (Source: 10-K)