PRODUCT DESIGN / SOURCING INTERN at Kiwi Crate in Mountain View, CA
Kiwi Crate is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn. We offer a subscription service that delivers curated hands-on projects to kids. We take great pride and ownership in the products we build and in the community of parents and kids we serve. We're backed by leading investors and were named one of the "20 Startups to Watch" by Business Insider and "Hottest Companies in Silicon Valley" by Lead411. Our office is located in Mountain View, within walking distance from Caltrain.
We are looking for a talented undergrad who is interested in product design and merchandising in a fast-paced setting. As an Intern at Kiwi Crate, you will leverage analytical and creative skills to build new products and projects that we curate for kids. You'll identify, source, and plan for materials that our little customers will delight in using to create, build, interact. You will work closely with our Product Design and Ops teams to help bring ideas to life and into the hands of kids across the country!
In particular, you will be responsible for the following:
Investigate themes and projects
Create prototypes for kid testing and photography
Organize and run kid testing sessions
Source and order materials
As a start-up celebrating creativity and development, we believe and encourage the same in our team. We seek team players with an infectious positive energy, great initiative, and a get-it-done attitude. Candidates must thrive in ambiguity and love a rapid pace. You must have a strong desire to learn and improve.
The ideal candidate has great initiative and operating range. Required skills and responsibilities:
Passion for kids, creativity, hands-on learning
Exceptional strategic, analytic and problem solving skills. Always learning, testing, and iterating. Creative but also thrives with numbers and data
Proactive, self starter who thrives on a challenge
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs