Product design intern (f/m/d)

  • Stage
  • Paris

Site Birkenstock 1771

BIRKENSTOCK is a global lifestyle brand that stands for quality, function and all-round well-being. The historic roots of this long-standing family-run company can be traced back to the year 1774.  Nowadays, the product portfolio comprises sandals and closed shoes, accessories, natural cosmetics as well as beds and sleep systems. With more than 5,500 employees, BIRKENSTOCK is the German shoe industry’s largest employer. BIRKENSTOCK has 16 locations in Germany, with privately owned distribution companies in Europe, Asia and the USA.


For our division Birkenstock 1774, at our location in Paris we are looking for a

Product design intern (f/m/d) – 4 to 6 months

The candidate will support the Paris branch in all the activities related to collaborations and the 1774 collection.



  • Design creation:
    • Supports in the execution of creative (hand-drawings) and technical drawings necessary for prototyping / packaging
    • Applies photoshop and illustrator Adobe Creative Suite to illustrate ideas / seasonal inspirations
    •  Contributes to the creation of mood boards as well as the production of line sheets (color-up)
  • Collection development:
    • Contributes to the collection, product, fabrics and materials research
    • Assists in developing a seasonal color chart proposal
      Supports in the management of prototypes and sample style adjustments;
    • Layouts product information hand over documents
  • Presentations / 1774 collection:
    • Collaborates in the organization and staging of photo shoots;
    • Collaborates with stylists and the Creative Lead to create looks according to the seasonal moods 


  • Bachelor Degree in Fashion Design, Product Design, Material Design or similar;
  • Excellent at drawing, sketching, and painting skills;
  • IT abilities and professional knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite (especially Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop);
  • Fluent English, both spoken and written (the knowledge of a third language – French, Italian, Portuguese or German is considered a plus);
  • Creative, solution driven, attention to the details, precision, team working attitude and flexibility – strong understanding for innovative and novel design. 


BIRKENSTOCK offers you all the advantages of a successful, fast growing, global company: dynamic work environment, considerable design freedom, authentic and open corporate culture and excellent development opportunities. Sounds exciting? It is. We are looking forward to receiving your online application and a portfolio, stating your salary expectations!

If you have any further questions, please contact Chloé Gouysse +49 175 209 46 88.

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