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Students/interns - Student Visual Designer (m/f/d)

Intern / Student · München

About us

tacterion is a high-tech startup based in Munich and was founded in 2015 as a spin-off of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). tacterion develops and markets a unique sensor technology called sensorskin. Based on our sensorskin technology, plyon® is our first product platform. It combines a highly flexible sensory layer that measures interaction and pressure on any surface with algorithms to understand how users interact with it. This patented technology was originally developed for robotics and provides the sense of touch for products and machines. tacterion’s sensitive surface layers enable the next generation of truly interactive and responsive products.

Why we need you
World-leading companies approach us to realize innovative interfaces using tacterion’s plyon technology. We are growing rapidly and are looking for someone who wants to help shaping tacterion’s positioning, branding, and visual design. Your opinions, ideas and input matter. As Student Visual Designer, you will work closely with our team in the areas of marketing, branding, and customer-specific product development. With experience in designing digital content, especially pixel perfect visuals and animations, as well as your strong understanding for aesthetics, you will help us to better communicate our core values and the general appearance of our company across all customer touch points. Your understanding of technology in general will help us in enabling human-centered products by touch on any surface through building customer specific demonstrators and visualizations.
What to expect
Since tacterion is still a young company, you will take over a demanding but multifaceted position. You will join a dynamic team of experienced professionals, young graduates, and motivated students all working towards bringing tacterion’s plyon technology to the market. We believe that plyon can help to enable innovative products in a wide variety of use-cases and markets. To realize our full potential, your digital animations and renders will support creating a strong corporate identity and positioning as B2B brand. Your visuals (both digital and print) will draw attention in social media, customer events, and trade shows. In all your activities, you will work closely together with our industrial designers.
Your profile in short
  • Student of graphic design, industrial design, media informatics or alike
  • Communicative, motivated, and creative with a solid understanding of tech
  • Skilled in handling the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with visual animations and renders in software like Keyshot, or Cinema 4D
  • General know-how of CAD-software such as Solidworks or Rhino
  • Fluent in German and English, ready to work hands-on
  • Available for a minimum three months internship or six months working student position 
Why you will love tacterion
We offer a creative and solution-oriented work environment to unleash your full potential and development as a person. With an eight-digit investment to fuel our growth over the upcoming years, we offer the mentality of a dynamic high-tech startup combined with the financial soundness and long-term commitment you would expect from your employer.
  • Student position in a dynamic and motivated startup team
  • Insights into the daily operations of a fast-growing high-tech startup
  • Startup work atmosphere with the opportunity to quickly take over responsibility
  • As working student, flexible hours to focus on your studies when needed 

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