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Ford Motor Company is one of the world’s largest automotive companies and is headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, USA. The company’s core business includes designing, manufacturing and selling high-quality cars, SUVs, trucks and electric vehicles as well as luxury Lincoln models, and providing after-sales services. At the same time, Ford Motor Company also provides auto credit services through Ford Automotive Finance (China) Co., Ltd., and is actively promoting the company’s leading position in electrification, autonomous driving and smart mobility. At present, the company employs approximately 191,000 people worldwide.

Ford Motor (China) Ltd. was established in 1995 in the Chinese market to provide consumers with a wide range of Ford and Lincoln branded products and services. Ford currently offers the following models in China: Ford F-150 Raptor, Ford Ranger Wildtrak, Ford Explorer, Ford Everest, Ford Edge, Ford Escape, Ford Territory, Ford EcoSport, Ford Taurus, Ford Mondeo, Ford Mondeo PHEV, Ford Focus, Ford Escort, Ford Mustang, Ford Focus RS, Ford Focus ST, Ford Tourneo and the new Ford Transit brand, and the Lincoln brand, and its luxury models such as Lincoln Navigator, Lincoln Nautilus, Lincoln Corsair, Lincoln Continental, Lincoln Aviator and Lincoln MKZ. Ford has more than 28,000 employees in China, and its wholly-owned and joint ventures include: Ford Motor (China) Co., Ltd., Ford Automotive Engineering Research (Nanjing) Co., Ltd., Ford Motor Research and Testing (Nanjing) Co., Ltd., Ford Motor Finance (China), Ford Motor Finance Leasing (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Changan Ford Motor Co., Ltd. and Jiangling Motors Co., Ltd.

福特汽车(中国)有限公司网址:www.ford.com.cn

福特汽车公司网址:http://corporate.ford.com

Ford China LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fordmotorchina/

Ford China Recruitment Wechat: 福特招聘

Ford China Design Center

As part of the Ford China 2.0 strategy, the Ford China Design Center combines local talents with global resources, enabling Chinese design aesthetics and features and Ford DNA to come together to provide Chinese customers with distinctive, high-quality vehicles. It will be a fully operational design center with complete capability on vehicle design process from forward-looking trend research, creative design of exterior and interior, color material design, UI/UX design to visualization rendering, digital and clay modelling and design engineering. The Ford China Design Center has been expanding since 2018, and the scale of our design team is also growing rapidly. Based on the rising project demand, we are looking forward for more passionate talents to join Ford China Design Center in 2020.

Available positions


Advanced Designer (Futuring & Strategy)

Responsibilities:

  • Innovation and trend analysis for global brand and product development relevant for Ford product-cycle plan and global tasks.
  • Automotive benchmarking and ICT (Information & Communication Technology) competitive analysis to compose guidance supporting the Ford Design team to develop and define future Ford DNA Exterior / Interior / CMD attributes/ HMI….
  • Develop conceptual design imagery to inform global marketing and design teams on the key value proposition, product characteristics and formulate design narratives.
  • Outline potential design trends.

Qualifications:

  • Chinese market experience.
  • Proven ability in analyzing external trends to develop and deploy coherent strategies.
  • Proven ability to develop design concepts and illustrate them through mood boards, sketches and renderings.
  • Ability in utilizing multi-media tools and create immersive presentation experience.
  • Knowledge of visualization and multi-media tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, VRED, Speedform, Alias.

How to apply:

Please send your CV & portfolio (15MB max) to sdesign@ford.com

 

Automotive Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver new, compelling designs solutions and product innovations for automotive exterior and interior.
  • Create fresh, innovative ideas with a stretch and forward thinking.
  • Work traditionally and digitally (2D and 3D) for concepts and production programs.
  • Project ownership and drive the team for high quality deliverables with timing discipline.
  • Interface with cross-functional team during various design development phases.
  • Create artistic presentation to senior management.

Qualifications:

  • Strong 2D & 3D digital capabilities. Well experienced in both Exterior and Interior design & development on concepts and production projects.
  • Ability to think three-dimensionally, with a strong emphasis on proportions, sophistication, and a refined sense of graphics and form.
  • Proficiency in applying and translating cultural insights to design characteristics.

How to apply:

Please send your CV & portfolio (15MB max) to sdesign@ford.com

 

UI/UX Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Visually express brand vision and definition through user interface design for in-vehicle experiences
  • Exhibit passion for emerging technologies, new interaction models, product design, and excellence in visual design
  • Utilize software skills in latest versions of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision Studio (or equivalent) 3D visualization and UX prototyping tools
  • Pivot mindset from creative-thinker to production mindset to expose implementation efficiencies and reduce design debt

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interactive design, Communication/Graphic Design, or UX Design or related field
  • 3+ years of professional UX/UI experience OR in lieu of professional work experience, an advanced design degree
  • Strong communication skills in English and Mandarin

How to apply:

Please send your CV & portfolio (15MB max) to sdesign@ford.com

Digital Surface Development (EMM) Modeler

Responsibilities:

  • Create 3D concept and/or A-Class surface data from 2D sketch and verbal inputs from designers utilizing Alias/ICEM
  • Create 3D polygon concept models from sketch and verbal direction from designers utilizing Maya and/or Speedform
  • Support digital surface reviews utilizing Alias/VRED
  • Recognize design and feasibility challenges and proactively communicate concerns and ideas to appropriate parties

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Industrial/Automotive Design or Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • 3+ years experience utilizing at least one of the following: Alias/ICEM
  • Proven ability to develop 3D surface models utilizing Alias/ICEM & polygon concept models utilizing Maya/Speedform
  • Strong knowledge of visualization tools such as VRED

How to apply:

Please send your CV & portfolio (15MB max) to sdesign@ford.com

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