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Specialized | Morgan Hill, CA
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Job Description


The Industrial Design Intern is an enthusiastic, motivated, and talented Industrial Designer who works to support various product teams with ideation, visualization, model making, problem solving, creativity, inspiration, and innovative designs that align with the Specialized Brand.

Detail oriented with an elevated sense of Design, this individual understands the difference between "good" and "great" design. The Industrial Design Intern must be a highly organized self-starter, and comfortable working collaboratively in a fast pace environment to deliver high quality design support within product teams that deliver best-in-class, industry leading innovative products. This internship starts on 9/6/19 and concludes on 12/20/19 (end date subject to change).


* Outstanding portfolio demonstrating:
* Strong Sketching, ideation, 2d & 3d rendering (Photoshop, Illustrator, Keyshot), and superior visual communication skills
* Experience with 3d CAD software, PTC Creo strongly preferred
* Strong model making skills: ability to quickly mock-up concepts, prototypes, from concept to finished appearance models
* Self-starter with outstanding attention to detail, and problem-solving ability
* Has a good understanding of branding, and how to design products representative of their respective brand
* Fundamental knowledge of ergonomics, anthropometrics, and human factors
* Great understanding of materials, manufacturing processes, as well as an awareness of emerging technologies
* Ability to collaborate and thrive within a multi-disciplinary team
* Highly Organized, ability to stay on track and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment

Preferred Qualifications:

* Recent graduate, or currently enrolled as a 3rd to 5th year student in an accredited Industrial Design program
* Passion for design, passion for cycling, and/or the outdoor lifestyle
* Must love, live, know & ride bikes, and/or bicycle related products
* Acute awareness of design trends and emerging technologies
* Experience with market analysis & consumer research
* Experience designing anything related to bikes, and/or outdoor industry related product

About Specialized:

First and foremost, we are riders. We share the core belief that bikes help make the world a better place. From product development and operations, to finance and marketing - every role at Specialized contributes to a culture of sustainable, global growth and innovation. Around the world, we work to recruit candidates who are passionate and curious with the belief that everyone has the potential to be a leader.

About Specialized

An affiliate member of the Robert Wood Johnson Health System, Children's Specialized Hospital is the largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital in the United States. The hospital provides specialized care for children with chronic illnesses as well as evaluation and treatment for common childhood developmental concerns at 10 sites statewide including inpatient hospitals in Mountainside and Toms River. Children's cares for patients from birth to age 21, providing a wide array of medical, developmental, educational and rehabilitative services. The hospital offers centers of excellence in Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Dysfunction, Educational and Rehabilitation Technology, Respiratory Care and Ambulatory Services.