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Architectural Product Development Internship

Arktura LLC Arktura LLC Employer:
Gardena, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Apr 4 '18Posted on:

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 mock-up 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
  • Fabrication experience
  • Hand sketching 
  • Student or Recent Graduate in Architecture or Interior Design

Huge Pluses:

  • 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

Full time preferred, paid hourly

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