Intern - Industrial Design, LUNAR/McKinsey Design


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree (or equivalent) in Industrial Design with a graduation date between December 2018 - June 2019
  • Unique ideation process and sketching style, form/expression exploration, mock-up and experimentation
  • Confidence in your design approach and maintain a distinct point of view
  • Proficient in 3D CAD (SWX, Rhino preferred), rendering packages (Keyshot, Cinema 4D), and the Adobe suite
  • Exceptional verbal presentation skills and ability to team with others
  • Eagerness to challenge Industrial Design boundaries to create work that stands out
  • Available for 3-6 month internship program starting in early summer 2018

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in Chicago or San Francisco and will be a part of McKinsey Design and LUNAR for 3-6 months.

McKinsey Design drives client growth by delivering breakthrough products, services, customer experiences, and design-led innovation. Our approach is multi-disciplinary, combining breakthrough creativity with the analytical rigor of McKinsey to innovate at scale and speed across private, public and social sectors. McKinsey Design offers the breadth and experience of 300+ world-class design talent from LUNAR Design, Veryday and McKinsey's homegrown digital practice. At McKinsey Design, we bring a diverse community of design thinkers and innovators passionate about talent cultivation and elevating design capabilities to the forefront of business decisions, impact and results.

Clients come to LUNAR to instill charisma, beauty and ingenuity into their products and our designers are the cornerstone of this capability, working hand-in-hand with our engineers, clients and suppliers to achieve unparalleled results. LUNAR has spent 30 years creating stand out product experiences, including everything from game controllers to genetic sequencers to ice cream scoops, for the world's leading brands. The LUNAR community is passionate about creating beautiful, ingenious and charismatic products that are relevant to the people who use them. LUNAR's diverse designers, engineers and thinkers draw from many viewpoints, sources of inspiration, and histories to infuse our award-winning work with emotion and meaning, as well as functionality and brand presence.

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What You'll Do

You will be responsible for developing innovative and transformative product concepts and turning them into the world's best products.

In this role you'll work with LUNAR, a leading creative force in the practice of design, product development, and product engineering. You will bring creative energy to the table with designs that are refined, considered, and forward-thinking. You will leverage your skills in 3D, as well as 2D, and are hoping you'll impress us with your graphic, packaging and branding design chops.

To Apply: Using the "apply now" link, please submit your resume and samples of your work that best demonstrate your skills and experience. Submit your portfolio electronically either by attaching a PDF enclosure or including a URL in your resume or cover letter. Please do not send CDs, hard copies or original materials, as we do not return samples. The deadline to apply is March 2, 2018.

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