Industrial Design Intern

Product Development · Kitchener, Ontario
Department Product Development
Employment Type Temporary
Minimum Experience Entry-level

At O2 Industries, we're shaping the future of personal protective equipment. Our innovative respirators protect from harmful particles, giving people the tools to unlock their potential in the most sensitive breathing situations. 


We are looking to add an Industrial Design Intern to our growing Product Development team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone starting their Industrial Design career journey where you will have the opportunity to directly influence bringing category-defining protection solutions to market. This is a great opportunity for someone with a strong range of hands on design skills along with a strategic user-centric approach to problem solving.



What You’ll Do in This Role

  • Support research to understand the intersection between market opportunity and user POV to inform all product design decisions
  • Work hand in hand with senior team members to develop concepts and creatively solve problems across O2 Industries growing portfolio of products



What You Bring to This Role

  • Recent graduate from an accredited Bachelor's of Industrial Design degree program
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate thought process and ideas to multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience developing/refining ideas through prototyping
  • Experience in 3D CAD modeling
  • Strong grasp of user centric design methodologies
  • Strong visual communication skills with a keen eye for detail.


What We Need from You

When applying, please provide:

  • Your current CV or resume
  • A link to your portfolio or website
  • A cover letter outlining your goals for this Internship/Co-op


We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Codes, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) if you need accommodation at any point throughout the hiring process, please let us know.


**No agencies please**

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  • Location
    Kitchener, Ontario
  • Department
    Product Development
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience