Product Designer InternshipLocation Phoenix, Arizona ID 2019-1651 Apply Now
Our Product Development group focuses on delivering customer-centric innovations that are available only at PetSmart. This allows us to create products and solutions that our pet parents are asking for that they can’t find anywhere else. This team partners with Merchandising, Brand Management, Product Design & Integrity, and Global Sourcing to bring the product from vision to reality.
About the Job:
WHAT WILL YOU DO?
- Experience the Product Design function of the leading pet specialty retailer firsthand as you work with a team of designers to conceptualize and create products ranging from leashes to toys, and much more!
- Leave your “paw” print with a project designed to make a true impact on the business.
- Present your recommendations and innovative ideas to PetSmart leaders.
- Develop and grow your skills with the support of a caring manager and dedicated mentor.
WHAT WILL YOU NEED?
- Junior status pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design, Industrial Design, Textile Design, or other related discipline.
- Highly organized, detail-oriented, and knowledge in retail market trends.
- Excellent written and verbal communication.
- Must be able to produce work in a collaborative, team environment.
- Must be able to manage multiple projects and deadlines at once.
- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
- Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign on a Mac platform is required.
- Previous retail industry experience is always a plus!
- Portfolio of work samples will be required (please submit link in resume).
About the Culture:
Our home office offers outstanding amenities in a fun and rewarding workplace including:
- Pet friendly environment, bring your pets to work!
- A work-life balance and family events such as movie nights, art events and holiday festivals
- “Top Dog” gym with equipment, fitness classes, massage therapists and personal trainers
- “Sit & Stay” Café serving fresh breakfast and lunch options
- Starbucks cart—productivity at its finest!
- “Lil’ Paws” learning center and onsite daycare facility
- Volunteer events with PetSmart Charities