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The Opportunity

About blond

Founded in 2015 by James Melia, blond is a strategy-led, London-based, creative studio — currently ranked as the number-one design studio across America and Europe by the prestigious Red Dot awards.

We create physical products, spaces and experiences for a range of clients; both large and small, from world-leading brands to ambitious and disruptive start-ups. We offer these partners the full package, including; industrial design, graphics, branding, UX and UI, packaging and visualisation (CGI).

The Opportunity

We are looking for three Design Interns to join our fast-growing team.

You will be an integral part of the studio and be exposed to all aspects of a design project, being involved in every stage of the process, from research to strategy, ideation to visualisation. As an intern, you will be expected to support projects, marketing/PR, administrative and studio tasks. 

Day-to-day Duties

  • Support studio staff on task-based assignments (design, marketing, administrative or general studio-related)
  • Participation in ideation sessions
  • Engage in desktop and field research
  • Support strategic design thinking
  • Support projects, including sketching, CAD, visualisation and presentation creation
  • Support marketing, social media and PR in the creation of visual and media assets 
  • Shadow client meetings and presentations

Skills and Attributes (required)

  • Some experience working in a professional environment 
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Eagerness to become part of a tight-knit team and a brand advocate
  • Creativity and innovation-focused
  • Strong CAD skills; must include Rhino (3D) and Adobe (2D)
  • Strong Keyshot skills
  • Able to present work beautifully, with clarity
  • Detail-oriented
  • Confident communicator 
  • Willingness to learn and support other staff members
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English are required
  • Interest in working in a fast-paced design consultancy environment
  • Strong knowledge of design and a passion for it 
  • Able to work in the UK

Skills and Attributes (beneficial)

  • Able to start immediately
  • Bachelor\\\'s degree in Industrial/Product Design
  • Ability to speak a language other than English
  • Knowledge of Solidworks and 3Ds Max (+Vray)


Six months, full-time (09.00 - 18.00, Mon - Fri). August 2023 to January 2024.


London Living Wage

How to Apply

Please note, applications that do not follow these steps will not be reviewed:

  • Send a PDF copy of your CV and portfolio to [email protected]
  • Please title the email: Blond Design Intern Aug 23 - Jan 24
  • No Issuu or web-based portfolios, please.
  • PDF portfolio should be no larger than 15MB
  • No need to create a cover letter; please introduce yourself via email
  • Within the introduction email, please clearly state your availability
  • Application deadline: 28th July 2023, 17.00 (BST)

Please note: due to the high volume of applications, we will only be able to reply to successful candidates


blond, 25b Vyner Street, London, E2 9DG google maps

Email subject: "leManoosh - Design Intern at blond"

To: [email protected]