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Senior CMF designer

  • Location
    • Shanghai, Shanghai
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


  • Work Arrangement

This role requires an employee to be onsite on a full-time basis.

  • The Role

Creative designer working independently responsible for creating new designs for automotive vehicles and other mobility products including but not limited to: color and trim, components, graphics, products, and other experiential and environment designs. Work collaboratively in a team of design personnel to achieve design goals as defined by leadership. Follow design process from initial sketches through final release of models. Present original design ideas and concepts in scale and full size sufficient to communicate thought process to management and leadership. Capable of developing 2D and 3D mock-ups of proposed design solutions. Works closely with team members and cross-functional partners in sculpting and engineering to negotiate criteria and communicate design intent. Understands program timelines and task completion in a deadline driven environment.

  • What You’ll Do

- Create new and unique design (color and trim, components, graphics, products, and other experiential and environment designs) ideas and concepts under general supervision for automotive vehicles and other mobility products through traditional sketches as well as digitally through the use of 2D and 3D technology.

- Maintain knowledge of current design trends and technology. Present ideas frequently to management and leadership to communicate design ideas. Exhibit design courage and challenge expectations.

- Conduct insightful research and analysis to identify customer preferences and market trends.

- Work duties involve a considerable amount of perception and creativity as well as a strong degree of skill and accuracy to deliver work in a deadline driven environment.

- This job description is intended to set forth the core functions required for this position and describe the general nature of the work performed by employees in this position.

- It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required to do this job.

Additional Description

Ø  Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)​​  

- Collaborate frequently with design team, sculpting organization, engineering and fabrication teams in the development of new designs.

- Take a big-picture perspective on customer needs and future transportation and create provocative concepts and designs.

What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

- Employees may be assigned additional responsibilities as needed. The company reserves the discretion to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of the company’s business, competitive considerations or the work environment changes.

- This document describes the position as currently available and is not an employment contract.

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