Product Design Internship at
American Tourister / Samsonite

The Opportunity


The American Tourister design team is looking for a talented student to perform a 5 to 6-month internship.

American Tourister is one of the top 3 luggage brands in the world, developing key collections for a young and active consumer.

Part of the Samsonite Group, we are based in its headquarters in Oudenaarde, Belgium.

Who are we looking for?

- A student in product / industrial design in the 5th year

- Show a creative mindset and be pro-active in concept proposals

- Be interested in the product development process

- Skills in graphics and print creation

- Have an eye for the latest products and fashion trends.

- Be ready to work in an international design and development team

- Show strong skills in the Adobe Suite (AI, PS)

- 3D knowledge and Keyshot skills are a plus

- Thinking out of the box

- Willing to relocate to Belgium

- Procient in English

- Student with a school contract

What will you do?

- Make design proposals according to the market and marketing requests/needs

- Work on various product types including soft and hard luggage and non-travel items (casual backpacks, business

backpacks, duffels, and other accessories)

- Working with our kid’s products and licenses (Disney, Marvel…)

- Propose graphical print directions for the main collections and the kids’ category based on the latest trends

- Translate your designs into clear technical drawings for sampling

- Follow up the development of your collections with our development team based in Asia

- Review samples and give comments to finetune and adjust your concepts

- Present and defend your concepts to the marketing team

What do we offer?

- A unique experience in an international environment

- An opportunity to design and follow up a product from scratch to market release

- A complete integration during the different steps of conception and development of the collection you follow

- A monthly compensation

We strongly suggest relocating close to the company for the duration of the internship.

If you are interested in joining our team, please share your portfolio and CV to this email address:

[email protected] with the subject:

American Tourister / Design Internship

We are looking forward to discussing the offer with you!

The AT design team.


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Email subject: "leManoosh - Product Design Internship"

To: [email protected]