Product Design Intern (Channel Store)

Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200516157
Apple Retail stores, the Channel Store PD team’s work is far-reaching. The CSPD team’s designs share the Apple experience with an expansive and diverse population, applying design experience and intuition to build store environments that balance the style Apple customers expect with safety, sustainability, and reliability. We are seeking a creative problem solver to tackle outstanding design challenges and the ambiguity that comes with a newly founded team. The CSPD team provides outstanding opportunities for learning and applying knowledge in many engineering disciplines, and values those with a desire to acquire new skills and further their professional development. The CSPD team values a diverse group of backgrounds, opinions and perspectives and encourages fresh influences from outside the standard retail and furniture industries to promote innovation in creative ways.

Key Qualifications

  • - Strong mechanical intuition, understanding of proven mechanics and material properties
  • - Excited to work and learn in a collaborative environment, and self-motivated to identify and
  • drive resolution on design issues across multiple projects and teams
  • - Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • - Curious and diligent to detail
  • - Solid understanding of 2D and 3D CAD software


- Engineer hundreds of fixtures at a time (tables, walls, and other furniture elements) at international vendors applying an ODM development model - Collaborate with and present to various multi-functional teams at all job levels to refine aesthetics and customer experience and meet all program goals - Iterate on and validate designs to ensure successful mass production using manufacturing data, reliability tests, and stress, failure and tolerance analyses - Develop manufacturing processes and tooling designs with external vendors - Generate and accept constructive feedback in brainstorming and design reviews - Travel up to 15% both domestically and internationally to vendors and installation sites to realize the physical design and find root cause for failures - Computer and/or furniture confirmed experience not required. Serious consideration will be given to qualified candidates from other analytical fields with robust engineering fundamentals

Education & Experience

B.S. or M.S degree program in mechanical engineering or equivalent

Additional Requirements