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Industrial Designer Co-op

Date: Nov 15, 2021

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Briggs & Stratton’s Concept Innovation Team is seeking a full-time Industrial Design Co-op.  Our team’s purpose is to explore new concepts, develop technologies, and drive innovation on the front end of the development process. This is an opportunity to help forge unique product concepts while building on core skills and methodology. If you’re driven to create something different through form and function, this is the position for you.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Prepare sketches of ideas, detailed drawings, illustrations, artwork using digital tools and software as well as traditional techniques
  2. Collaborate with multiple team members
  3. Create presentations, storyboards, marketing assets and other 2D communications
  4. Generate 3D models of mockups and new product concepts, from rough to refined 
  5. Various other tasks and assignments

Job Skills Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in ideation and brainstorming process.
  • Ability to be ‘hands on’ and quickly build and modify prototypes
  • Mechanical aptitude and understanding of basic mechanical principles
  • Possess a working knowledge of the company’s products’ purpose 
  • Must be able to enthusiastically assert ideas, be highly creative and able to “think out of the box”
  • Proficient with 2D and 3D design software
  • Solidworks and Keyshot experience a plus


Associates Degree
Bachelor's Degree in Related field

Experience Requirements

  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college or university studying toward a Bachelors/Associates degree in specified function
  • Must complete the sophomore year in the major program of study prior to beginning a co-op
  • Must have and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0
  • This is an entry-level position therefore previous experience is not required
  • Hands-on work experience in specified function is helpful

Physical & Environmental Requirements


Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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