LUNAR, an award-winning design firm that has spent 30 years creating everything from game controllers to genetic sequencers to ice cream scoops, is now part of McKinsey & Company, the world's leading product development advisory firm. The acquisition of LUNAR adds a final, critical component to this thriving practice area. With the acquisition, McKinsey & LUNAR now provide a holistic approach to top design, engineering, and business thinking.
LUNAR is a leading creative force in the practice of design, product development, and product engineering. With offices globally, LUNAR’s broad international perspective enables us to design for a global audience. Our passion is creating beautiful, ingenious and charismatic products that are relevant to the people who use them. Our 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.
Clients come to LUNAR to instill charisma, beauty and ingenuity into their products and our engineers are the cornerstone of this capability, working hand-in-hand with our designers, clients and suppliers to achieve unparalleled results. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for developing innovative and transformative product concepts and turning them into the world’s best products.
LUNAR is looking for an exceptionally talented engineers who are eager to contribute and learn while working alongside our mechanical engineering, design and interaction design teams. Engineering at LUNAR demands exceptional mechanical conceptualization, analysis and visualization skills. Also essential are flawless communication skills (spoken, written and sketched), creative thinking, sound judgment, organization, diplomacy, thoroughness, professionalism, humor, and an uncanny desire to do great work.
As an post-graduate engineering intern, you will gain first-hand experience designing innovative products with our mechanical engineering, design, and interaction design teams. Interns may interact directly with clients, contribute to concept, layout and part development, create prototypes, perform stress analysis, develop in-house procedures and tools, or study new technologies for future use.
You must be highly self-motivated with achievements that demonstrate this. You should have a gleam in your eye, a hunger to learn and help, and an ability to communicate effectively. You should be a recent graduate of a mechanical engineering or product design program or an engineer looking to gain experience in product design. You have hands-on prototyping experience and are comfortable modeling in 3D CAD (ProE or Solidworks a plus).
Post-graduate internships are usually full-time for 6 months, with start/end dates flexible depending on your availability. You will be responsible for all of your living arrangements while working at our SF studio.