Marimekko is a Finnish lifestyle design company renowned for its original prints and colors. The company’s product portfolio includes high-quality clothing, bags and accessories as well as home décor items ranging from textiles to tableware. When Marimekko was founded in 1951, its unparalleled printed fabrics gave it a strong and unique identity. In 2021, the company's net sales were EUR 152 million and brand sales of the products worldwide amounted to EUR 376 million. Globally, there are roughly 150 Marimekko stores, and online store serves customers in 35 countries. The key markets are Northern Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and North America. The Group employs about 410 people.
Marimekko’s internships are meant for highly qualified and motivated students and graduates with diverse backgrounds to work on interesting real-life tasks and projects in various teams across the company. This is an opportunity for you to accelerate your career and get a glimpse of our ways of working and better your understanding of what the functions of a global design company do on a daily basis.
We are looking for a Design Intern to join our Home Design team.
As a Design Intern, your key responsibility is to support Home Design team members in their daily basis. You will work in close cooperation with designers especially hard goods designer (eg. ceramics, glass, wood, metal). To succeed in this role, you need to have positive attitude and basic knowledge particularly of the ceramic and glass materials including the design process. We also appreciate your wide interest about the whole Home product category including textiles.
As our Intern, you will get to experience of the full picture of Marimekko´s design and collection process from the beginning to the end working in the different touch points of the process.
The role is a full-time internship position for 6 months and is based in Herttoniemi Helsinki. Starting date is 1st of September 2022.
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At Marimekko we encourage people to be themselves. We believe in fairness and doing things together, using common sense and finding joy in our work. If you connect with these values and have the right background, we will offer you a unique opportunity to work in an exciting international business environment with an iconic Finnish brand.
Want to join our Marimekko team?
To start with, tell us a bit more about yourself, we want to get to know you. What type of interests do you have and what you would like to learn more about? Please include in your CV what you have been studying and what kind of past work experience you have in your CV. Send you CV and Cover Letter in English via our career page: Open jobs – Marimekko as a company | We as a company as soon as possible, but no later than on 31st of May.
Marimekko's culture and working environment are founded on equality, inclusion and cherishing diversity. Marimekko welcomes and encourages everyone regardless of their national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion or other personal characteristic to apply. Recruitment is always based on business need, and the candidates are evaluated on relevant knowledge, skills and experience as well as motivation