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Various Positions, Changan Europe

Turin, Italy
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Changan Automobile European Designing Center was founded in 2006 in Turin, Italy, with our permanent studio inaugurated in 2012. Changan Europe is the first of Changan's overseas R&D centers and plays a significant role.

It has comprehensive development, technology and communication tools and is able to guarantee the smooth progress of each project, with real time global sharing of information and technology as well as 24 hour continuous design operations. It is engaged in the entire automotive design development process including interior and exterior design, advanced design, CAS modeling and post-process modeling. Each of its departments is composed of international teams, including creative designers, experienced modelers, and experts in CAS and engineering.

Changan is willing to enhance your ability to deliver ambitious portfolios of vehicles across multiple segments. Your ideas and contribution will be the key to Changan's global success! The following positions are currently open for application:

Senior Interaction Designer

Responsibilities

  • Take a key role in defining the future of Changan's in-car interface
  • Defining and streamlining design strategy and standards
  • Formulating a common design language for Changan brands
  • Responsible for team moral and studio environment
  • Contribute to trend and concept presentations

Qualifications

  • Passion for user interface design, current design trends and creating profound change in the automotive industry
  • 3+ years experience in product design or automotive UI design
  • Skilled in information architecture, interaction mapping, logic flows, visual architecture and hierarchy
  • Competent with design research techniques, storytelling and presentation skills as well as knowledgeable in physical and cognitive ergonomics (applied to automotive)
  • Proactive and self-motivated, able to work as a part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluent in English - other languages are a plus

CMF Designer

Responsibilities

  • Provide trend forecasts relevant to Changan customers and brands
  • Provide direction and assist in developing materials with design teams
  • Create striking CMF design concepts including innovative material design details for show cars and production projects
  • Produce outstanding and inspiring trend reports including 3D design proposals based upon trend research

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in CMF design for automotive / industrial / product
  • Passionate about CMF design and current trends
  • Excellent creativity, strong 3D imagination and strong sense for color
  • A strong knowledge of material suppliers, material production, and technical material feasibility
  • Competent knowledge of 3D design programs
  • Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication and presentation skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant design field (Textile-Product, Product Design etc.)
  • Proactive and self-motivated, able to work as a part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluent in English

Senior Interior/Exterior Automotive Designers

Responsibilities

  • Express a high level of creativity through free-hand drawings as well as Photoshop sketches and renderings
  • Work on a broad range of production and advanced design programs
  • High level of flexibility to work on overall design process: from styling proposals to detail solutions
  • Guide all the design process, from sketch phase to CAS 3D modeling to physical model follow up
  • Work closely together with studio engineering to find solutions that can be brought to production
  • To deliver successful design proposals under tight time constraints

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in an interior/exterior design department of a global OEM company with significant experience of production and advance design programs
  • Must understand the fundamental requirements of design and engineering of premium cars
  • Self motivated strategic thinker, well organized and flexible with an open mind and willingness to learn more
  • Strong communication skills in English, ability to work well in an international team
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Able to manage multiple projects
  • Preference will be given to designers who have good knowledge of Eastern culture and customer expectations/behaviors
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Industrial or Product Design
  • Less experience can be considered for a junior position

Senior Digital Designers

  • 5+ years experience in automotive design
  • Highly skilled at taking 2D sketches to 3D models in Alias, ICEM
  • Speed Form or MAYA a plus
  • Experience providing technical guidance in the development of exteriors/interiors
  • Sufficient knowledge in the area of design, engineering and diverse model development
  • English proficiency required
  • Less experience can be considered for a junior position

The above candidates are required to have strong communication skills in English.

We offer excellent working conditions in our Turin design studio as well as competitive salary packages.

Interested candidates are invited to apply with a detailed CV (in Word Format) and an up-to-date design portfolio (less than 10 MB ) by email to [email protected] with a picture of yourself (JPEG format, smaller than 1MB).