VF Global Innovation Center: Advanced Digital Creation Intern USCA > USA > California > Costa Mesa HQ - Shared/en-US/vfc_careers/job/USCA--USA--California--Costa-Mesa-HQ---Shared/VF-Global-Innovation-Center--Advanced-Digital-Creation-Intern_R-20190102-0176/apply Job Description The VF Global Innovation Network VFs goal is to shape the future of apparel and footwear and product innovation is one of the 4 key growth drivers for our long-term growth vision. VF has embarked on building a Global Innovation Network to develop game-changing advancements in apparel, footwear and accessories for its 30-plus brands. We are also investing heavily in Digital Product Creation and are creating a world-class capability to explore and crystallize opportunities afforded by Digital tools and processes. Job Summary: We are looking for a full-time Industrial Design Intern in the Advanced Digital Creation department, part of the VF Global Innovation Network. As an Innovation intern, you will create and develop product concepts and prototypes for a range of VF brands, cooperating with the Footwear and Apparel Innovation teams to explore new processes and methods of make. You will also experiment with new workflows, pushing the boundaries of what can be done with Digital Creation tools.nbsp; Essential Functions : * Inspire the brands through innovative applications of digital technologies for future product and experiences. * Tackle todays design challenges with new tools and processes. * Incubate, validate and showcase new digital capabilities. How You Will Make a Difference: * We are building a high energy, learn fast, non-hierarchical innovation culture. Collaboration, curiosity, tinkering, passion, rapid prototyping, and boldness with humility are traits we are actively seeking and encouraging within the new GIC team. * As an intern, you will be working hand in hand with the teams supporting footwear and apparel innovation and will be connected with the broader Digital Product Creation ecosystem. You will need to think creatively and challenge the norm. You strive for excellence, taking feedback and incorporating it in your design process to ensure best-in-class deliverables. * You are agile, a fast learner and dont hesitate to navigate the unknown. You are a digital native, understanding the power of data and how it drives powerful visuals and innovative products. * You strive to create amazing product and experiences and will explore all available means to do so. Skills amp; Experience Requirements: Experience: Years of Related Professional Experience: 0-1 yr. Education: Currently enrolled in an accredited education institution within an Industrial Design discipline. Software Proficiency: nbsp; * Illustrator, Photoshop, Word, Keynote/Powerpoint a must * CAD proficiency in software packages like Modo or Maya, 3D Studio Max, Cinema 4D, Blender, Zbrush, Rhino, Grasshopper, Solidworks, Keyshot, Colorway strongly recommended * Experience in 3D printing equipment, 3D scanning a plus * Knowledge in coding languages (Python, C++, Java,) a plus * Experience using apparel specific software like Clo3D, Marvelous Designer, Lotta, vStitcher welcome Communication: * Strong, confident, compelling presenter with developed communication skills * Engaged collaborator * Excellent sketching and problem solving skills * A strong aesthetic and fashion sense * Interpersonal skills and a strong team spirit Experience and knowledge: * Strong knowledge of aesthetic form and the ability to design for different consumers and end uses * Experienced in working with design tech packages and executing of product designs strongly preferred * Experienced in research and analysis and design cycles * Experienced in building design presentations * Ability to manage multiple projects during the product creation cycle * Knowledge and understanding of apparel and footwear construction * Knowledge of product cycles and the manufacturing processes * Knowledge of textile and material construction and properties * Knowledge of product costs and impact of design Posted TodayFull timeR-20190102-0176 Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor amp; Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage. VF Diversity Vision Statement VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.