Senior Design Manager
Volvo Car Corporation · Göteborg
Ansök senast 2 juli (15 dagar kvar)
Who are we? Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future. Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent. We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future. Who are we The Exterior design department is responsible for delivering material from ideation all the way thru the industrialization process, from concept all the way to serial production. We are working in an extreme complex environment, with the latest technology and challenging engineering demands. Your mission The mission will be to develop design from the ideational phase all the way to serial production. Mainly this will be through excellent execution of sketches and alias models. Your purpose is to innovative world class design solutions which push the future development of both the Volvo & Polestar Brands Here you will create compelling and appropriate design proposals for concept and production car programs in the form of sketches, renderings and 3D digital models. In a Global organisation you will collaborate cross functionally with all team disciplines. You will also * Support program timing by delivering appropriate design proposals with speed and efficiency. * Mentor younger designers in parallel to your own work. * Provide high quality designs through both 2D and 3D mediums. * Support Digital modellers with clear visual and verbal direction in the creation of digital models, physical models and CG renderings. * Work with other designers to help bring their ideations to life in 3D. * Organize and run design reviews on a regular basis as the lead role. * Collaborate with studio engineering on design solutions that can be brought to production. Who are you We expect you to be a self-starting designer with experience from automotive industry. You know the technical prerequisites of cars.As a Senior Design Manager, you are an expert in your field with in-depth knowledge of design process and what it takes to bring a car from sketch to reality. You must utilize all design skill sets to create quality proposals of your own as well as guiding and mentoring others in parallel. A proactive personality is required to effectively lead single or multiple design programs. As part of the design team at Volvo Cars you are responsible for design deliverables towards given tasks. It is important that you have excellent communication skills and could describe and communicate personal design ideas. You will also review portfolios for interns and other positions when required. We see that you have the ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as internal teams. Lastly are experienced in interviewing and scouting skills for both potential designers/modellers, and interns ensuring the future of the design team.With an eye for details and passion for cars you will take part in designing the future in a rapidly changing industry. We see that you are patient with a positive attitude, flexible, result oriented as well as having the ability to understand and implement product development process. To succeed, we believe that your background and skills include: * Master or bachelor’s degree, Design University or equivalent skills through experience. * You should include your Portfolio to be considered for this role. * Express a high level of creativity through visual communication skills including: manual sketching, digital sketching, digital rendering, 3D Tape drawing and surface knowledge. * Expert skills in Alias Automotive Studio, VRed, VR, Photoshop, Powerpoint and other visual medias. * Expert knowledge of design quality, themes, proportions and surface execution. * Expert level or storytelling, organization skills and presentation skills both verbally and in graphic form. * More than 8 years’ experience in the field of automotive design. * Fluent in English, verbal and written. * Periodic travel may be required, including the potential for international travel. Location Gothenburg, Sweden Contact & Application Please apply via the link provided by the 2nd of July, 2021.Applications and CV's are only accepted via the job link. If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact hiring manager T-Jon Mayer, firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Tech Recruiter, Rinor Alihajdaraj, email@example.com.
Volvo Car Corporation
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