iRobot Corporation

Engineering Design Intern

Product Development/Engineering
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Job Post Information* : Posted Date
6 days ago


iRobot Corporation, with a mission of “empowering people to do more” is at the forefront of the development of robotics and artificial intelligence technologies. iRobot has become one of the world’s preeminent specialist designers and builders of consumer robots. iRobot invests in the development and growth of its people, in a culture of empowerment, innovation and fun. Come work with some of the most talented and influential people in the robotics field utilizing cutting edge technologies, in an exciting, fast-growing industry! 


iRobot design employs a user-­centered design approach in order to optimize business strategies, build our brand, develop rich experiences, and ensure user satisfaction. Our group is responsible for defining the physical and digital experiences of iRobot. The Design Intern will work with us across ID, UI, UX and visual design to assist our team in product design and development. The intern will also have support to pursue an independent design project specifically to be leveraged as a portfolio piece.


This internship would be from January- June  2018.

Essential Functions/ Job Duties

  • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team to design products and services.
  • Further the quality and influence of our design practice as well as iRobot’s general understanding of consumers to inform future products, software, services and ecosystem.
  • Work collaboratively with teams to identify business questions and research needs throughout the product development process, from concept phase to post­-launch.
  • Work with the design team to create tangible design solutions and inform prototype development.
  • Transfer knowledge to internal teams and leadership via workshops and well­-articulated reports/presentations.


  • English proficiency (written and spoken) required
  • Strong oral, written and presentation communication skills; can present findings concisely and effectively. Able to drive common understanding with cross­-functional work partners.
  • Ability to work as part of a cross­-functional team with minor supervision.
  • Refined design skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly build strong relationships within and across organizations.


  iRobot is an “Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled”

About Us

We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded by MIT roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 600 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.


iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. We also have offices in California, Europe, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers


iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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