Prototyping Engineer - Intern


In a nutshell:

Grind aims to solve specific problems within all athletic communities by creating the most innovative and inspiring training machines. We believe athletes deserve simple & beautifully designed products from a company that represent and understands their problems best.


GRIND is creating a portable, more affordable basketball shooting machine that captures a player’s rebounds, passes the ball back (emulating a game-like pass), and allows players to shoot up to 1,200 shots per hour. Our Basketball shooting machine is designed to be affordable and portable. Built with a lightweight design that folds into the size of a large duffle bag maximizing the usability for athletes.


As a Prototype Engineer at GRIND, you will help create products and experiences that have a powerful and inspiring impact on athletes.


Relevant experience:

  • Recent graduate or currently pursing a degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • Preferred Senior or recent grad. (not mandatory)

  • Hands-on experience in robotics and automation is a must

  • Intermediate knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical component design using CAD (SolidWorks preferred)

  • Demonstrate rapid prototyping skills

  • Ability to generate ideas quickly without a lot of background information or parameters

  • Ability to gather research on a process and determine the most cost effective route

  • User-Centered Design at the core of your process

Your Tasks:

  • Concept product development

  • Comprehensive testing of prototypes

  • Conduct/Record User focused Testing

  • Iterate and guide products through manufacturing stage.



  • Your most artful, beautuful and most creative projects

  • Portfolio of past projects and experiences