Toy designer internship at ideo SF - due march 3rd

Toy Invention Industrial Design Intern

Position Summary:

Do you have a passion for design and building things? Do you want the opportunity to conceive and build the next generation of toys?

The Toy Lab is a small team within IDEO ( that focuses on creating new toys and playful experiences for kids. We’re looking for a Toy Invention Intern to envision playful and fun ideas through product sketches, prototype building, and other hands-on and computer-based tools.

Required Skills:

The ideal candidate will be working towards a degree in toy design or industrial design and demonstrate expertise in model making and illustration.

Strong and diverse prototyping skills are required as well as working knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator.

Experience with additional tools, like CAD (solidworks preferred), rendering tools, video editing, or electronics is beneficial.

A passion for toy design and a point of view about your work is essential.

Please submit a resume and any relevant work samples (website, portfolio, etc.) for consideration.

Please note that we are only considering students who will be returning to school following the internship.

Summer 2014 internship application deadlines are Monday March 3rd.