Industrial Design Intern Fall 2019

Department: Marketing

Industrial Design Intern Fall 2019

Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is a leading designer, marketer and distributor of small electric household appliances, specialty food processing and food preservation equipment, as well as commercial products for restaurants, bars and hotels. Hamilton Beach, Proctor Silex and Weston Brands products can be found in households and businesses throughout the world.

We are seeking a creative and talented Industrial Design intern to join our Richmond, VA based in-house Industrial Design team. The candidate will have an opportunity to impact a wide variety of consumer product categories for leading brands in the household appliance industry. All Hamilton Beach interns must be currently enrolled as a student to be considered.

Essential Duties and responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with in-house Industrial Design group supporting new product design projects including concept design and development, universal design evaluation, on-product graphic design, Visual Brand Language/Color Material Finish specification and documentation
  • Contribute to Design Thinking process from immersion and ideation to prototyping
  • Create photorealistic presentation renderings and hand sketched concepts for marketing and research requirements
  • Positive, passionate and enthusiastic while applying a solid design process

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Industrial Design
  • Position will be available from late May until December 2019 (with the possibility to return for a second semester)
  • Excellent sketching and form giving capabilities
  • Sophomore year college student or higher by start date of internship
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Solidworks and Keyshot preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Interest/Experience in housewares industry is preferred
  • Cooking/food related interests and/or experiences is preferred

Our employees enjoy working in a tobacco-free and drug-free environment. We do not consider candidates who use tobacco products. Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

 If you are interested and qualified for this role, please apply here:



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