Packaging Design Internship
at DS Smith - Tour & Taxis in the heart of Brussel

We provide global services core to packaging and the areas it touches. We make design work harder for your brand by enhancing product utility and reducing environmental impact. Our four stage process is end to end from concept to consumer. The company’s philosophy is to partner with clients to reveal their brand promise, delivering results that benefit their business and the environment. We simply work with smart creativity to design packaging in tune with your brand strategy. DS Smith has offices & production sites across Europe and is expanding in the US & Asia.

  • Brussel
  • Werkplek: kantoorjob
  • Ervaringsniveau: stage

DS Smith is offering internships for design students at our Brands & Experience centre in Brussels, Belgium.

To complement the international design team, we offer this opportunity to product, graphics and 3D design creatives, to pick up working experience in our packaging design agency.

Here you can work on future projects for global FMCG, consumer electronics and luxury brands in a wide variety of materials. And together we bring the concepts to life with 3D renders and produce prototypes in our workshop.

And of course, have a fun time in the capital of Europe!

Please find below the profile description of the design student skillset we would be offering these work experiences to.


  • conceptual design thinkers with good visualisation skills
  • passionate to work on consumer, shelf, promotional packaging on FMCG, electronics, luxury, DIY ...
  • good skills in structural and/or graphical packaging design
  • principal accountabilities:
  • generate multi-material packaging concepts & promotional displays
  • develop packaging concepts for our global clients & their brands, bringing the brand DNA to shoppers
  • develop new ‘connected packaging’ experiences for global brands
  • build virtual and physical prototypes
  • merge structural & graphic design in new packaging concepts


  • industrial/product/packaging design graduate or graphic/digital media/interaction design graduate
  • creative, visionary and passionate to develop next generation packaging concepts
  • good 2D & 3D visualization skills (sketching, 3D modelling…)
  • good graphic design skills (comfortable with all Adobe CC modules)
  • hands on software experience (2D/3D CAD applications, visualization and illustration software (illustrator, photoshop, Rhinoceros, Cinema 4D, …)
  • bright, dynamic ‘can-do’ attitude
  • good communicator, enthousiastic & flexible
  • language skills: English, speech and writing (any additional language is beneficial)


  • 1 to 6 months


DS Smith Brands & Experience, Tour&Taxis, Brussels, Belgium

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