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Senior Industrial Designer - Charging

Company: Rivian
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract.

As a company, we constantly challenge what's possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations.

We operate development centers in Plymouth, Michigan; Southern California (Irvine, Carson & LA); Silicon Valley (San Jose and Palo Alto); Vancouver, British Columbia; and Surrey, England; as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely our Director of Industrial Design and Charging team to execute products and experiences that help us move closer to a carbon-free future.
  • Help push our visual and interactive themes into new territories.
  • Exhibit a forward thinking and collaborative approach to design.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our customer and design to their needs.
  • Work closely with engineering + supplier teams to bring products to market with high quality execution.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to bring early concepts to life and build our future roadmap.
  • Generate unique product concepts + IP for Rivian.
  • Geek out on all things design - fashion, architecture, music, photography, travel, outdoor goods and more.
  • Always be looking for ways to add value to our team beyond your job description.
  • Look outside the automotive industry for inspiration.

Qualifications

  • 5-7+ years of experience industrial design
  • Rockstar technical skills (sketching, CAD, renderings)
  • High taste level + deep understanding of form language
  • A seasoned understanding of how things work and are made
  • Strong knowledge of design process
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to mentor others
  • Experience outside of automotive is a plus
  • Passion for sustainable living is a plus
  • Experience using Adobe Suite and CAD surface modeling (Catia, Solidworks, Blender)

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist you with your job search or application for employment, please email us at accessability@rivian.com.

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