Exterior, Interior, Color & Trim, Truck Designers, Pininfarina

Shanghai, China

For our Design Studio in Shanghai (China), we are now recruiting: 

Junior Exterior & Interior Designers

Skills and qualifications:

  • Just graduated from University (Transportation or Product Design course), or basic experience in Automotive Design (1 to 2 years, with international or Chinese OEM)
  • Passionate in car design and with a creative, innovative approach
  • Willing to continuously learn and capable to face complex challenges and make the difference
  • Proactive, talented and self-motivated, able to work as part of an international team
  • Able to deliver under tight time conditions
  • Exceptional visual communication skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial, Product or Transportation Design is required
  • Fluent in English

Key responsibilities:

  • Express a high level of creativity through free-hand drawings as well as Photoshop sketches and renderings
  • Work closely together with studio engineering to find out solutions that can be brought to production
  • 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

Senior Exterior & Interior Designers

Skills and qualifications:

  • Significant experience in Automotive Design (5 to 8 years) preferably at an international level (OEM)
  • Experience with production and advanced design programs
  • Passionate in car design and with a creative, innovative approach
  • Willing to continuously learn and capable to face complex challenges and make the difference
  • Proactive, talented and self-motivated, able to work as part of an international team
  • Able to deliver under tight time conditions
  • Exceptional visual communication skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial, Product or Transportation Design is required
  • Fluent in English

Key responsibilities:

  • Express a high level of creativity through free-hand drawings as well as Photoshop sketches and renderings
  • Work closely together with studio engineering to find out solutions that can be brought to production
  • 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 and 3D modeling and through to A-class surfacing

Truck Expert (Exterior & Interior)

Skills and qualifications:

  • Proven experience in Truck Design development, from sketch to production (the candidate must show at least 1 complete project in his portfolio), plus a significant experience in Automotive Design (5 to 8 years) preferably at an international level (OEM)
  • Experience with different kind of programs, light truck, heavy truck, etc… and good knowledge of a truck family derivative (flat head / long head, high roof / flat roof, highway, construction, etc…
  • Passionate in truck design and with a creative, innovative approach
  • Willing to continuously learn and capable to face complex challenges and make the difference
  • Proactive, talented and self-motivated, able to work as part of an international team
  • Able to deliver under tight time conditions
  • Exceptional visual communication skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial, Product or Transportation Design is required
  • Fluent in English

Key responsibilities:

  • Express a high level of creativity through free-hand drawings as well as Photoshop sketches and renderings
  • Work closely together with studio engineering to find out solutions that can be brought to production
  • 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 and 3D modeling and through to A-class surfacing

Color & Trim Designers

Skills and qualifications:

  • Significant experience in Color & Trim department (2 to 5 years) preferably at an international level (OEM)
  • Keen sense for colors, materials, and pattern trends
  • Presentation (mood boards) skills in order to show Color & Material proposals
  • Very good knowledge of the Chinese market (knowledge of the market, client taste and proven connections with material suppliers);
  • Proven skill in Trend Research realization
  • Experience with production and advanced design programs
  • Passionate in car design and with a creative, innovative approach
  • Willing to continuously learn and capable to face complex challenges and make the difference
  • Proactive, talented and self-motivated, able to work as part of an international team
  • Able to deliver under tight time conditions
  • Exceptional visual communication skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial, Product or Transportation Design is required
  • Fluent in English and Chinese

Key responsibilities:

  • High level of flexibility to work on overall design process in our HQ in Shanghai or together with our clients and their suppliers
  • Work closely together with studio engineering to find out solutions that can be brought to production
  • Work on a broad range of production and advanced design programs

If you are interested in joining our team, we would be happy to receive your application (CV + portfolio / 10 MB max) including your salary requirements at [email protected]