Product Experience Design Internship (Graduated Designers only)

Product Design Milano, Italy


Description

Who We Are:

EPAM Continuum is a consultancy that designs and develops new-to-the-world products and experiences for our clients by skillfully engaging the talents of design and development-oriented professionals with diverse, multi-disciplinary backgrounds, including architects, brand strategists, design strategists, business strategists, economists, psychologists, human factors, electrical, mechanical and software engineers, and graphic, industrial, interaction and digital designers.

Some of the world’s most well-respected brands and organizations rely on EPAM Continuum as their innovation partner, including American Express, United Healthcare, Southwest Airlines, Boston Scientific, and Insulet. We’ve helped our clients launch billion-dollar products such as the Swiffer, the Reebok Pump, Pampers Stages, and the Insulet Omnipod,

We want to meet great, engaging, people who are interested in working in a global firm where culture matters and creative problem solving is valued. 

What We Are Looking For:

Product Experience Designers at EPAM Continuum work on projects that join industrial design, strategy and user experiences. We are seeking a graduate willing to intern on our Product Experience Design team in Milan. This internship involves real-world projects in an international, highly demanding environment and is for designers willing to put their hands on all aspects of a product. These aspects range from forms to interfaces, strategy to packaging, and communication to product development.

What You Will Be Doing:

As an intern you will support the team in envisioning non-obvious, original product experiences. Design emotionally appealing products as part of compelling strategies for brands and do front-end research and translate it into tangible design solutions. These include 3D concepts models and hand-made prototypes.

Timing

This is an immersive 6 months unpaid internship and requires a full-time commitment. It is not a graduation project.

Who We Are Looking For:

Graduate in design or related disciplines. We welcome designers with a diverse educational background. (ie UX, graphic or packaging design). International experience is a plus.

Required Skills

  • Able to be detail-oriented and meticulous, precise yet imaginative.
  • Able to work under minimal supervision. Being accountable.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills: English is a must, other languages a plus.
  • 3D modelling skills (Solidworks or any other parametric modelling software is a plus)
  • Solid prototyping skills (digital prototyping skills are a plus).
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Suite. 

Interested?

In addition to a resume and cover letter, please provide a portfolio showing sample projects (pdf only) or a portfolio website. Non-EU applicants must hold a valid work permit or VISA document. Please note that this application is for the Milan studio only.