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Exterior Designer, Interior Designer, CMF Designer, Components Designer, Human Horizons

Shanghai, China
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Human Horizons is an innovative technology company committed to future intelligent mobility with “3-Smart” (Smart Vehicle, Smart Transportation and Smart City) as its strategy.

Human Horizons upholds a human oriented philosophy, initiated from human needs and based on human intelligence. Human Horizons builds on R&D for innovative and leading intelligent mobility technologies and the industrialization of future-oriented smart vehicles so as to further plan smart transportations, and contribute to the development of smart cities and ultimately to redefine human mobility.

Human Horizons’ business focuses on five major areas: (1) all-new smart vehicle development and manufacturing, (2) Internet of Vehicles (IOV) and advanced open platform autonomous driving, (3) vehicle, charging network and energy resource sharing, (4) smart transportation applications and (5) smart city development.

Exterior Designer

Key responsibilities:

  • Work on a broad range of production and advanced design programs as part of a growing, multinational team of highly creative designers
  • Express a high level of creativity through free-hand drawings as well as computer sketches and renderings
  • Demonstrate a high level of flexibility by working on overall design proposals right down to detailed solutions
  • Guide a design from sketch phase to virtual and 3D modeling and through to A-class surfacing
  • Work closely together with engineers to find out-of-the-box solutions that can be brought to production and support our brand vision

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial, Product or Transportation Design
  • Passionate about design and about creating a profound change in the automotive industry, able to deliver under tight time constraints
  • Willing to continuously learn and step outside one’s comfort zone, thriving on new, complex challenges and wanting to make a difference
  • Proactive and self-motivated, able to work as part of a team in a fast-paced studio environment
  • Exceptional verbal and visual communication skills
  • 4+ years of work experience in a global automotive context, preferably at an OEM
  • Experience with production and advanced design programs

Interior Designer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of complex and innovative design proposals for future trends and series production vehicles
  • Collaborate with Internal Design Team, Engineering, Marketing, suppliers and management teams to translate project goals into relevant design solutions
  • Independent creation of design concepts by strong hand sketches and renderings

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master of Transportation / Interior Design / Product Design
  • 4+ years of work experience in the automobile industry, experience in show car and production car exterior & interior design projects
  • Excellent hand-drawing ability in doing interior sketches, detailed knowledge of the design process
  • Experienced with 3D modeling and clay, visualization
  • Well-developed illustration and visualization skills (drawing, Illustrator, 3D programs)
  • Present thoughts and designs, both verbally and visually
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Fluent English, written and spoken, at least basic Chinese language proficiency
  • Understands timelines and is proactive regarding task completion

CMF Designer

Key responsibilities:

  • Create color and trim proposals / image boards / trends videos / fabric proposals
  • Conduct research on interior colors and textures / exterior body paint colors / general color strategy
  • Keep up-to-date with trends in automotive design, interior design, fashion design, etc.
  • Professional knowledge on certain materials development
  • Tracking C&T engineering issues, with the capability of learning new technologies to resolve issues
  • Follow the C&T design and development process, confident and effective communication between different departments and outside suppliers, tracking and controlling the projects

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master of Arts or Industrial Design
  • 4+ years of work experience in a global automotive context, preferably at an OEM
  • Good sense on color and materials selection
  • Excellent presentation of color, Photoshop, AI, PPT
  • Use English as the work language

Components Designer

Key responsibilities:

  • Work on a broad range of production and advanced design programs as part of a growing, multinational team of highly creative designers
  • Express a high level of creativity through free-hand drawings as well as computer sketches and renderings
  • Demonstrate a high level of flexibility by working on overall components design proposals right down to detailed solutions of the components
  • Guide a design from sketch phase to virtual and 3D modeling and through to A-class surfacing (with an understanding of the B surfaces and components packaging requirements)
  • Work closely with engineers to find innovative components solutions that can be brought to production and support our exterior brand vision

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial, Product or Transportation Design
  • Passionate about detail and automotive light design, able to deliver under tight time constraints
  • Willing to continuously learn and step outside one’s comfort zone, thriving on new, complex challenges and wanting to make a difference
  • Proactive and self-motivated, able to work as part of a team in a fast-paced studio environment
  • Exceptional verbal and visual communication skills
  • 4+ years of work experience in a global automotive context, preferably at an OEM
  • Experience with production and advanced automotive light design programs and a have a thorough understanding of the complexities involved in this responsible and critical position

To apply please send your CV and portfolio to hr_recruit@human-horizons.com. Or scan QR code below to apply via WeChat:

For more information, please visit our company website.

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