Architecture and Design Studio – Product Designer (Ref: CDDE08)

Company Introduction:

This company is a small, young, multinational and multidisciplinary architecture and design studio having worked both in China and internationally in the last year. This company work both independently as a studio on smaller scale projects or collaborate with local and international partner companies on larger scale projects. Through their partnerships they are able to work on any stage of a design project or to deliver a complete service from design to construction. They are also partners in a furniture and product design workshop which allows them to design and prototype deigns for both objects and architecture. The workshop combines a mix of modern digital fabrication technologies with traditional tools and techniques.

Internship Description:

  • Design, test and prototype products and furniture.
  • Assist with digital and traditional fabrication of designs.
  • Architectural model making using digital design and fabrication.
  • Prepare documents detailing product design concept, manufacture strategy, materiality and marketability.
  • Produce products and furnitures ready for manufacture.
  • Work with designers, fabricators and factories to produce designs and products.

Required Skills:

  • The ideal candidate will be currently studying, or recently finished, relevant design education for the position.
  • Software skills must include: 2D and 3D drafting and modeling software necessary for digital fabrication.
  • Experience of the following would also be an advantage: Rendering, Model making, digital fabrication/traditional fabrication.
  • Candidates should have a flair for effective design and strong technical design skills.
  • Excellent communication skills across the board are required to interact with our clients, managers and team members.
  • Ability to take responsibility when required and meet project deadlines.
  • An interest in innovative and sustainable technology.
  • The ability to work independently and work through problems, confidence to operate as an individual in a larger team

Candidate should have a product design background with capability to work independently on projects. Proficiency in softwares and digital fabrication methods is necessary for this position although training and guidance will be provided for the successful applicant. English language is must to communicate with in the office. Capability to communicate in Chinese as well as English is a plus. Candidate with any level of design education in the relevant fields may apply for this position.

Duration:

3 – 6 months