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Geely Design currently has over 700 employees globally and continues to grow, with its well-equipped design centres in Shanghai, Gothenburg, Barcelona, California and the UK. These design centres have world class creative teams and are equipped with the most advanced tools needed for design and development to create unique design languages for each Geely brand. At the same time, with the creation of design centres globally, Geely Design has attracted the best talent from senior professionals to university graduates from all over the world.

Geely Design UK – Coventry

The Geely Design UK studio is located in the heart of the Midlands with its rich history within the automotive industry. Established in September 2018, our Geely Design UK team continues to build a progressive and responsive studio with a cohesive brand identity, whilst also launching and working on multiple projects.

We are proud to be part of the Geely Auto group. With several exciting projects currently underway, our Geely Design UK studio has grown to over 100 people over the last 18 months.

To continue that growth and further develop the offering of the UK studio, we are looking to recruit the right people to join our team.

Positions for interior and exterior design managers:

  • Full time Creative Interior Design Manager

  • Full time Creative Exterior Design Manager

Are you an individual who is hungry and passionate about design? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to join a developing organisation? Do you have experience of working in a creative role having gained broad international experience?

We Have:

  • A fantastic creative team to work with
  • The ability to work on a wide range of exciting projects for different brands
  • A team of doers and creative thinkers from a variety of backgrounds
  • An energy and passion for design, that means we are always looking for the ‘new’ and the cutting edge
  • A passion to succeed at everything that we do and to be the very best

You Have:

  • Experience of working at a similar level in a creative environment
  • Minimum of 10 plus years’ experience in car design
  • Enthusiasm and be energised by creativity with a desire to be the very best
  • Gained International experience having worked in other design orientated roles
  • The skills and experience to manage a team of creative thinkers
  • The energy and ability to work at a very fast pace, on a variety of tasks and multiple projects
  • An understanding of business strategy and end to end design delivery (For an OEM is advantageous)
  • Deep understanding of complete vehicle development process
  • Effective communication and influencing skills

What you will do for us:

  • Manage the delivery of Interior/ Exterior design projects, starting from early idea creation
  • Work collaboratively with our entire design team, to help to deliver our design strategy and vision
  • Work alongside our team of Design Directors to help them to deliver our interior/exterior strategy
  • Work closely with your team of interior/Exterior designers to help them to deliver their very best creative work
  • Help to shape a culture of design excellence in the Company as a whole
  • Work in a very hands-on way, by directly influencing design, but also managing the design strategy through a team of designers
  • Lead a team of designers to provide creative and quality proposals from the perspective of user experience
  • Supervise and lead design deliverables so they are on time and the quality is exceptionally high

What we offer you:

  • The opportunity to work on new and exciting design projects
  • Support to deliver your very best work
  • The opportunity to work collaboratively with a team of passionate and creative thinkers
  • The opportunity to have input into our company processes and ways of working as a new and developing organisation
  • A very attractive salary and benefits package

Positions for digital modellers:

  • 1x Full time permanent Digital Lead Modeller (Alias)

  • Multiple Full time permanent Senior Digital Modellers (Alias)

  • Multiple Full time permanent Class A Surfacing Technical Specialists (Alias)

Are you an experienced digital modeller keen to work in a fast paced and challenging environment? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to join a developing organisation? Do you want to adopt a new approach to digital modelling in a forward-looking company?

We Have:

  • A fantastic creative team to work with
  • The ability to work on a wide range of exciting projects for different brands
  • A team of doers and creative thinkers from a variety of backgrounds
  • An energy and passion for design, that means we are always looking for the ‘new’ and the cutting edge
  • A passion to succeed at everything that we do and to be the very best

You Have:

  • Minimum of 8 plus years’ experience in a surfacing specialism
  • Enthusiasm and are energised by creativity with a desire to be the very best
  • Design sensitivity and technical understanding
  • The skills and experience to work autonomously and propose design solutions
  • The energy and ability to work at a very fast pace, on a variety of complex tasks and multiple projects
  • Understanding of the vehicle development process
  • Effective communication skills

What you will do for us:

  • Deliver high quality surfaces for design and engineering teams
  • Work collaboratively with our entire design team, to help to deliver our design strategy and vision
  • Work closely with studio engineering to proactively maintain design intent and meet engineering requirements
  • Work autonomously to seek relevant information to solve design challenges
  • Challenge inputs to judge their suitability and suggest improved alternatives where appropriate
  • Supervise and lead a small project based digital team (Lead position)
  • Help to shape a culture of design excellence in the Company as a whole
  • Maintain exemplary values of ownership and responsibility

What we offer you:

  • The opportunity to work on new and exciting design projects
  • Support to develop your skills and career
  • The opportunity to work collaboratively with a team of passionate and creative thinkers
  • The opportunity to have input into our company processes and ways of working as a new and developing organisation
  • A very attractive salary and benefits package

How to apply: 

Please submit your cv and a copy of your most up to date portfolio, along with an introduction email to careers@geelydesign.com. Please also denote which position you are applying for in the subject line on your email application.

Closing date for applications is 12th October 2020.

Although we always endeavour to give feedback to each applicant, if you do not hear back from us shortly after the closing date, please presume that you have been unsuccessful in your application. Unfortunately, we cannot reply to each individual, due to the volume of applications we do receive.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered, without attention to race, gender, religion, colour, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability status.

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