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Industrial Design intern co-op

Website Philips

At Philips Design, we believe
that good design is about creating solutions that satisfy people’s needs,
empower them and make them happier, all of this without destroying the world in
which we live.  You will be a key part of a team focused on human-centered
design and innovation within the Philips Sleep & Respiratory Care
portfolio.  This is a rare opportunity to truly make a meaningful impact
on people’s lives with various sleeping and breathing conditions.
As a Service Designer, you are
responsible for development of design ideas from basic concepts through to
fully detailed design solutions. You work as part of a global
multi-disciplinary team to create meaningful and innovative solutions.
Understanding people and
healthcare context
You use appropriate and effective research skills to increase domain knowledge
and to inform meaningful and innovative solutions.
· You help to analyze required information to form a relevant understanding of
context (domain, business, market, emerging contexts, related trends, target
groups, etc.) and define and articulate relevant insights.
Articulate relevant and
meaningful service propositions
·    You help to create surprising and relevant scenarios/ themes/ concepts/visions
that explore potential or articulate a holistic brand experience, based on
contextual understanding
·  Collaboratively develop service blueprints that integrate user needs analysis
(i.e. experience flows), multiple touch points and back-end service delivery
systems, processes and capabilities
·   Build prototypes that communicate ideas clearly and persuasively at an
individual and group level
Make it happen

·  Collaborate with business partners to design internal systems and processes, to
manage and deliver multiple services.
· Collaborate with team members and suppliers via the most appropriate communication/influencing
· Build relationships and appropriately influence relevant internal teams and
direct business contacts in the adoption of a human-centered approach to
designing, building, and delivering services.
·  Develop stakeholder relationships and build networks to achieve short- and
long-term goals.
The Philips global creative
force of some 400+ professionals is located in our Design studios in Europe,
North America and Asia.  You will be part of an amazing cross disciplinary
team that includes product design, UX design, service design, design research,
communication design, and project management.  We’ve recently moved to an
inspiring new studio, co-located with key parts of the Sleep & Respiratory
Care business, in a vibrant part of Pittsburgh near world class Universities.
Our design team that is the
heart of Philips, shaping the way people experience our brand, products and
services. In fact, everything you see from Philips has been designed. As proud
custodians of the Philips brand, we make sure design is always the starting
point for innovations. At Philips Design, we believe that good design is about
creating solutions that satisfy people’s needs, empower them and make them
succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
To succeed in this role, you
should have the following skills and experience
·  You have or are working toward Bachelor or Masters degree in Design (e.g.
Service, UX, Interaction Design)
· A good understanding of Design thinking and development processes (e.g. primary
research, analysis & framing, solutions-based ideation, rapid prototyping
and testing/learning).
· A strong ability to help visually simplify complex sets of data/situations.
· A strong aesthetic and visual sensitivity.
· Confident ability to facilitate and collaborate
·    Passionate about innovation and solutions thinking
·   An affection with healthcare and personal health.
· Strong presentation, verbal and written skills.
·  Strong understanding of the value of design and brand.
It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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