Product Development Intern - Job Description:/h3:
Our widely published company is headquartered in a fast:paced design office and manufacturing facility in LA. We design, develop, and manufacture a variety of façade systems, interior wall and ceiling systems, custom art installations on a full range of state of the art equipment, in our 75,000sf facility. Our growing team is seeking a forward thinking, outstandingly creative Product Development Intern that is passionate about good design. This position is a great opportunity to be exposed to all aspects of Product Development and all facets of its operation. We are open to a flexible schedule if you are currently a student. Successful internships have been known to lead to full:time positions.
Be an active participant and support the Arktura team in many phases of architectural product development including, but not limited to, design development, shop drawings, design reviews, project scheduling, testing and mockup coordination, manufacturing oversight and quality control, design and manufacturing documentation.
Produce documentation to support products and custom architectural installations ranging from shop and manufacturing drawings to user manuals and marketing collateral.
Create and develop 3D models from concept to production:ready status.
Clarify and solve design and engineering issues.
Preferred Skills and qualifications:
Experience with architectural design, detailing, and construction details
Strong graphic and layout design
Rhino Grasshopper a plus Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
Microsoft Excel and Word
Experience with product design/development a plus
Hand sketching Student or Recent Graduate in Architecture or Interior Design
Outstanding creative and analytical problem:solving skills
Team player, with the ability to work independently
Exceptional communication skills
Highly organized, thoughtful, and responsible
Exceptional ability to focus on details but also able to see the big picture
High level of initiative and a self:starter
Able to work quickly and juggle multiple projects
Good time management skills
At Arktura, we make design happen. Creativity, expert knowledge and cutting:edge technology shape everything we do whether its exploring form and function in our standard architectural product, adapting our preconfigured architectural systems to meet project needs, or partnering with clients through our Solutions Studio. Our multidisciplinary team brings together architects, designers, programmers, engineers and artists with a deep understanding of the creative process. We use our collective ingenuity to bridge the gaps between design intent and manufacturing capabilities, creating proprietary software and machinery to meet evolving demands.