Senior Exterior Designer

Irvine, CA /
Vehicle Design Studio – Vehicle Design Studio /
Full Time
·       Creative thinker with an outlook of modern design visions, with the focus of an Outdoor Adventure brand disrupting industry standards in the OEM space.
·       Possess a high degree of creativity and have an ability to motivate others in design execution, styling and appeal to the Rivian Brand.
·       Oversee exterior development of both production and concept vehicles from initial designs to final production.
·       Excellent visual communication and ability to present design ideation.
·       Support clay/digital/hard modelling as necessary to achieve expectations for design theme.
·       Be able to Perform and present benchmarking of competitive vehicles
·       Comply with regulatory and feasibility requirements
·       Sketch Model 3D Design Proposals
·       Build a rapport and Interact with suppliers
·       Taking pride and ownership of your project
·       Above all, a team player and self-motivated
·       Communicate to the modelling teams both clay and digital 3D CAD (incl. Alias)
·       Collaborate with counterparts such as engineering and Color and Materials to ensure a seamless execution of final product  



    • Bachelor or equivalent in Automotive Design or related field.
    • Minimum 5-10 years professional design experience.
    • Proficient in ALIAS and Photoshop.
    • A proven track record of having designed previous Production/Concept vehicles

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