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Internship - Technical Product Design job in Ventura

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Patagonia jobs
California (CA), Ventura
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Retail
Employment:  Full-time
Impact Area:  Environmental Sustainability
Company Name:  Patagonia

Country:  United States
State / Province:  California (CA)
City:  Ventura


Job Title: Technical Product Design Intern

Reports to: Director of Technical Design

Location: Ventura, CA

General Summary

The Technical Product Design Intern will gain an understanding of the design process by working closely with designers to ensure that the creation of relevant, innovative design concepts get translated graphically throughout the design process for each season. Under the mentorship and in collaboration with the respective designer(s), they will translate and develop visual presentations and complete general supportive tasks. The primary responsibilities entail working with the design team using Adobe Illustrator and InDesign to translate their vision graphically.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist designers with translating their sketches into computer illustrated designs using Patagonia blocks as starting points.
  • Assist designers in creating and maintaining the computer illustrations in Merch Maps created in InDesign.  This will involve sketches, color, print and pattern.
  • Assist designers in the creation of product information through detailed drawings.
  • Assist designers with checklists to Pattern Makers and Product Developers so that prototypes and BOM’s can be created.  This will be a drawing, front and back with very detailed specifications and measurements.
  • Assist designers in creating presentations. 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to look at a computer screen for extended periods of time.
  • Possesses an innate ability to see color discrepancies.
  • Ability to maintain a composed and professional demeanor within a flexible and (at times noisy) work environment.
  • Participation and understanding of the sports that the Company produces products for.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • College degree in progress, preferably in apparel design.
  • Strong drawing and visual presentation skills.
  • Proficient use of Mac computers.
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator with knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, Word, Excel,
  • Outlook preferred.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and written, with a wide variety of people.
  • Able to work well under pressure and deadlines.

Employee Conduct

It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive work environment through cooperative and professional interactions with co-workers, customers and vendors.

Internship Notes
This is a 12-week paid summer internship at Patagonia. Patagonia will also provide financial support for housing and temporary relocation to the area.

This job posting will remain active until January 7th, 2018.

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