Product Design Year-Long Placement 2023
Cambridge, United Kingdom
TTP is an independent technology company where designers, engineers and scientists
collaborate to develop innovative products and technologies. Working across a wide spectrum
of industries including healthcare, telecoms, industrial and consumer, TTP creates
breakthrough solutions that bring real value to our clients. We work with some of the
world’s largest and most successful companies, as well as some of the smallest and most
About the Opportunity
A Product Design placement at TTP presents the opportunity to join us for a year and work along-side experienced Product Design and Human Factors consultants to contribute to exciting live client and internal TTP projects. You will get hands-on, practical experience and learn more about what a career within the world of a product development consultancy looks like. As TTP is a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment, you will also work with and learn from talented designers, engineers, and scientists, whilst making your own mark on projects.
You will be based in our Healthcare team and work across an exciting range of projects that can have a real-world impact. You’ll be expected to contribute to concept development and visualisation, Human Factors and UX design activities but also encouraged to participate in all areas of the development process. Along the way, you will also be given the freedom to create your own opportunities within TTP.
To see some examples of work we have done in the past, visit our case studies page.
- Studying towards a 1st or 2:1 in product or industrial design
- A proven interest in user centred product development.
- Enthusiastic and curious in nature. We want people who love to learn and get to the heart of a problem.
- Self-motivated, with the ability to take your own initiative and seek out new responsibilities.
- Work well collaboratively within a team.
- An ability to be both creative and to make things function.
Please ensure you attach a design portfolio, this is essential.
The deadline to be considered for this role is midnight on the 12th of February 2023.
This is a paid internship, with TTP’s flat structure providing you with the opportunity to take on significant responsibilities.
TTP is an employee-owned business operating from pleasant surroundings on our own TTP Campus on the Melbourn Science Park in South Cambridgeshire. Our working culture encourages entrepreneurship, shared ideas and technical collaboration, while providing you the freedom to do your best work.
Other benefits include Free lunch; 25 days’ annual holiday (pro rata), plus bank holidays; lunchtime activities on offer, such as Zumba, football and the TTP rock band; discounts and memberships to local sports facilities and the theatre; access to a cycle to work scheme.
Our business revolves around collaborating with one another to tackle genuinely hard problems. Equality and diversity in the workplace are some of the most challenging problems facing society. We can’t profess to be perfect in this regard, or to yet have all the answers. But we continuously strive to do better, and we fundamentally believe in the power and importance of diversity – both for our community and for the overall success of our business.
We therefore encourage applications from all individuals. Whatever your background, whatever your identity: we would love to hear from you.