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Intern-Product Design (Summer 2019)

East Aurora, New York

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Posting Title Intern-Product Design (Summer 2019) Requisition Number 190227 Location East Aurora, New York Zip Code 14052-1884 Job Category Product Design, Internship

Mattel is a leading global children's entertainment company that specializes in design and production of quality toys and consumer products. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic franchises, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, American Girl®, Fisher-Price®, Thomas & Friends® and MEGA®, as well as other popular brands that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 40 locations and sell products in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world's leading retail and technology companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in exploring the wonder of childhood and empowering kids to reach their full potential.
Fisher-Price®, the most trusted name in quality toys, has been helping to make childhood special for generations. As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of babygear, infant and preschool toys, Fisher-Price believes deeply in the Power of Play as the way children learn best. In fact, it’s our guiding principle. Everything we do is designed to inspire a child’s development, and our employees are passionate about our work. We thrive in a friendly, fast-paced environment, where creativity and teamwork are at the core of our unique culture and we’re focusing on innovation in all we do to bring out the full potential of children around the world. So come play with us!

Intern - Product Design (Summer 2019) Fisher-Price, East Aurora, NY

Your Impact:
Fisher-Price's design internship program is set-up to provide a real-world design experience for students, one that will prepare them for post-graduation employment in the profession of industrial design. As an Intern, you will work alongside experienced designers and have daily interaction with a cross functional team of engineers, child research experts, marketing team members, artists, and product safety experts. This exposure to various disciplines allows our interns to learn and understand the multiple perspectives required in the process of designing successful products for children and parents alike!

Our Product Design Interns participate in all aspects of the design process including: research, ideation, presentation, concept refinement, testing, rendering, and 3D modeling (both computer & traditional). You’ll have the opportunity to work with a team of talented designers, contribute your ideas, and make an impact on our business!

  • Interns are mentored on all facets of the product design process, working first hand with a team of design, marketing, and engineering professionals to develop product. This process focuses on developing products that aid children in their developmental milestones, is efficiently manufactured, and represents white space in the current market at a price point that denotes good price value to the customer.

  • Interns are also given the resources and opportunities as well as a team of design mentors to help them develop skills in the many aspects of design, including drawing, rendering, and 3-D modeling (both computer and physical).

  • Our Internships also give students a valuable opportunity to hone their presentation skills.


You have:
  • Emotional Maturity: You demonstrate strong self-awareness and self-management, as well as awareness of own impact on others. You stay optimistic, positive and resilient even in challenging and stressful situations and you openly and constructively resolve conflict instead of allowing it to fester
  • You’re a Team Builder and a team player who is energetic and open-minded, encouraging multiple viewpoints. And you possess a builder mentality - ideating, recognizing and incorporating ideas from the team.
  • Innovation: You envision the possibilities and “what-ifs” with a fresh new perspective and have a passion for innovative and disruptive ideas. You’re respectful of, yet unburdened by the Mattel legacy and existing norms
  • Strong creative thinking skills
  • Displays good drawing ability, and basic knowledge of materials and processes
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive attitude, good work ethic with an interest in toy design
Qualifications:
  • Working towards a degree in Fine Arts, Industrial Design or related field
  • Proficiency in 2D and 3D software preferred
  • Must be available 40 hours a week

*To be considered for this internship, a link to your on-line portfolio must be included in your resume or cover letter or you must attach a PDF.

ABOUT US

Mattel is a leading global children's entertainment company that specializes in design and production of quality toys and consumer products. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic franchises, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, American Girl®, Fisher-Price®, Thomas & Friends® and MEGA®, as well as other popular brands that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 40 locations and sell products in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world's leading retail and technology companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in exploring the wonder of childhood and empowering kids to reach their full potential.
Visit us at https://jobs.mattel.com/
and www.instagram.com/MattelCareers.

Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

minorities/female/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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