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We are always looking for top-tiered talent to add to our Invisible Force. If you have a dynamic design portfolio, do share. Please direct portfolio, cover letter and contact information to fernando@ghost-works.com.

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OVERVIEW:
As our Footwear Design Intern, you will help to produce innovative footwear designs, from concept to reality. Under the direction of our seasoned Industrial Designers and Directors, you will proactively execute various product design details including construction, color, material, form, style, fit, performance and cost/value requirements, as well as, actively seek expert input to develop appropriate designs with regard to manufacturability, sustainability, merchandising and aesthetic finish.

Beyond physical industrial design, you will collaborate closely with our client and management teams to assist in thorough consumer research. Utilizing this gained knowledge of category-specific consumers and cultures, you will then produce and present materials to internal and external audiences that effectively communicate the newly focused category consumers, improved product concepts and refined creative strategies.

Within this opportunity you will be challenged to create new practices, processes and industrial design applications that may increase product value and performance, helping to enhance GHOST WORKS’ overall industrial design services.

Not only will you gain valuable experience in the comprehensive industrial design process, building up your personal portfolio of design skills and product/process knowledge along the way, you’ll also enjoy a fun work environment, a burgeoning city, team workouts and frequent happy hours.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
• Passion for innovative footwear design
• Excellent analog sketching skills
• Strong PhotoShop and Illustrator experience
• Excitement for performance excellence
• Knowledge of color, materials, human factors and form (as it relates to designing premium products), basic manufacturing processes
• Experience with 3D design programs are a plus