Design Director, Exterior, Interior, Color & Material Designers, IAT

China, Italy, United States
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As the most competitive and influential independent automotive R&D company in China, and with a team of over 2,000 employees (including more than 60 from overseas), IAT Automobile Technology Co. Ltd. has grown to become a leading design consultancy in its arena. Founded in 2002, IAT has established strong long-term relationships with many large auto companies all over the world. IAT has successfully developed more than 200 concept and production models for more than 50 auto companies and have worked for decades with international giants such as Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Suzuki, and GM, together with Chinese domestic brands such as FAW, Dongfeng Motor, BAIC, JMC, Chery and Geely. IAT also collaborates with up and coming internet-technology-based vehicle manufacturers, such as Nio, Singulato, Hanergy and Aiways.

IAT is growing globally with the headquarters located in Beijing, one advanced design center in Yixing, Jiangsu Province, and 12 other facilities across China. Meanwhile, we plan to expand design studios in Turin (Italy) and Los Angeles (USA). To attract global design talent and turn brilliant ideas into great designs, IAT is currently looking for full and part time international designers.

Open positions:

1. Design Director

  • 10+ years automotive design experience
  • 5+ years experience in managing design teams
  • Exceptional ability in communicating with clients, customer requirement analysis, team building and organizational skills
  • Work location: Beijing or Yixing, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Salary: competitive salary + package is provided dependent on experience

2. Exterior Creative Designers and Interior Creative Designers

  • Bachelor or Master degree in transportation / automotive design, industrial design or related fields
  • Proficient at freehand sketching and digital rendering
  • Team work experience on styling projects is required
  • Creative thinking, self learning, and enthusiasm for design
  • Work location: Beijing or Yixing, Jiangsu Province (China), Turin (Italy), Los Angeles (USA)
  • Salary: competitive salary + package is provided dependent on experience

3. Color & Material Designers

  • Bachelor or Master degree in design related fields
  • Keen sense for color, material, and pattern trends
  • Presentation and story-telling skills for proposing color & material options
  • Team work experience on styling projects is required
  • Creative thinking, self learning, and enthusiasm for design
  • Work location: Beijing or Yixing, Jiangsu Porvience, China
  • Salary: competitive salary + package is provided dependent on experience

4. Part time Designers

  • Enthusiasm for automotive design, creative thinking, and self learning
  • Proficient at freehand sketching and digital rendering
  • Work location: home working, work delivery through email
  • Payment: first payment after receiving initial ideation sketches + competitive full payment when final renderings are delivered
  • We ensure high confidentiality to make sure no intellectual property conflict occurs with designers’ current employers

IAT is an equal opportunity employer that offers generous benefits, work / life balance and several methods of recognition and rewards. Our benefits include medical insurance, overseas reward travel and much more.

For more information please contact Mr Su on +8618618107110 (China).

To apply please send your CV & portfolio to: 34815439@qq.com.