Industrial Designer

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Pininfarina is a world leading design house established in 1930 in Turin, Italy, with branches in Munich, Miami and Shanghai. The history of Pininfarina design is reflected in its lines, beauty and elegance, and in the ability to bring an aesthetic concept to life. Since 1986 Pininfarina expanded its consolidated design expertise outside the automotive sector establishing its own direction and a clear identity in the areas of Architecture and interiors, industrial Design, Graphics & Packaging and Transportation design.  

With a view to strengthening our team, we are looking for an: 

Main tasks & Responsibilities / 主要任务和职责
  • Work with the design team in the development of the initial design/sketch up to the final model.
  • Translate the sketches into fast 3D models in order to evaluate volumes, proportions and ergonomic aspects.
  • Participate in the creative development of new concepts and the evolution of concepts in development.
  • Create and plan the activities and deliverables for each design phase.
  • Able to provide innovative and technical solutions.
  • Be an active participant, team player and individual contributor in the complete design process.
  • Communicate with clients and be able to give directions and recommendations to reach the desired result.
Required Education & Experience / 教育背景及工作经验
  • Industry experience in Industrial Design (electronics, sporting goods, furniture, equipment and machinery, consumer products, graphic design and packaging) and/or Interior & Transportation Design (yachts, airplanes, private jets, trains, people movers).
  • Demonstrated abilities and sensibilities on the creation of elegant, refined and beautiful designs.
  • Capable to illustrate and visualize concepts and ideas through hi-level sketches.
  • Outstanding 3D capabilities on designing complex volumes and controlling surfaces (a parametric program like Creo / Solid Works is a plus).
  • Previous experience in the full design process from briefing to production.
  • Capable of communicating with Engineering Team and support the pre-feasibility phase of the projects.
  • Proven experience on collaborating with mechanical engineers and deep knowledge on production methodology and manufacturing techniques.
  • Qualified candidates will be well organized and have the ability and commitment to meet tight design schedules.
  • Have demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.

Location: Shanghai