LDA DESIGN is a design and consulting Company that supplies a package of activities in the transportation, architecture and product design fields. The Company is celebrating its 20th anniversary in November this year and has been founded in 2000 by Luciano D’Ambrosio, former FORD Werke Designer, ITALDESIGN Design Manager, BERTONE Design Director who has largely contributed to the establishment of high grade automotive design studios in Italy such as Honda Automobile in Milan and Changan Europe in Torino. The core of LDA activity is the creative research in transportation fields, especially automotive, dealing with advanced concepts and production oriented projects, with an impressive record of manufactured projects through the years.

The Company has long lasting relationships with major automotive OEMs and world known Design Companies. LDA is now further expanding its international design team and seeking creative and motivated new members for various positions. The Design center operates under the guidance of Mr. Luciano D’Ambrosio voted to produce exciting variety of Concepts, for all major motor shows and global markets. The activities will be developed in the new Grugliasco (TO) studio. Transfer assignments will also be possible. The candidates, female or male, will be familiar with automotive vocabulary, fluent English and Italian. All Design department members will be active in the creation and follow up of design proposals for concept cars as well as production projects, and their development from 2D sketches to 3D digital and physical full-size models with subsequent assistance to the f easibility process of production oriented activities.

OPEN POSITIONS

Independent creative freelance designers

Experience

  • More than 3 years experience in automotive design field
  • High creativity, especially dealing with new transportation fields (EVs, new mobility etc…)
  • High concept and rendering skills: mood boards, idea sketches, sketch renderings, photorealistic images,…

Senior Freelance Designers

Experience

  • More than 6 years experience in automotive design field
  • Proven ability to follow up concept and production oriented projects from definition of selected idea through to CAS development, design model milling, design assistance to design model making both from design and engineering view point
  • Capability to dialogue with client’s engineering team and make intermediate presentation to client’s management

Senior Designers ext./int.

Experience

  • At least 6 years experience in automotive design field, highly creative design approach for concept and production cars, Team leader ability
  • Creative thinking and forward-looking design vision - Proficient in Photoshop / Illustrator / Microsoft office and good knowledge of 3D software (blender, Alias, Rinho, keyshot or others
  • Logical analysis, good communication and coordination, strong sense of responsibility
  • Good strategy definition and presentation skills
  • Complete Automotive engineering process knowledge, to guide the development of mass production projects and advance design methods
  • Good strategy definition and presentation skills - Fluent English, spoken and written level
  • Chinese highly appreciated

Responsibilities

  • Sketches, 2D and keyshot type renderings development
  • Familiarity with CAS surface development making, quality and aesthetic control.
  • Guiding the clay modeling process, rapid prototyping quality checks, support for engineering and problem solving phases
  • Design trend analysis
  • Guiding designers up to complete detailed design definition
  • Training and enhancement of designer’s capability

Designers exterior/interior

Experience

  • Strong art skills, very good hand drawing and PS skills
  • Strong forward-looking design vision - Knowledge of CAS development
  • Attention to detailed design
  • Capable to develop advanced and mass production design
  • Good understanding of 3D surfaces and modeling

Responsibilities

  • Quick Pencil/pen & PS sketches
  • Sketch renderings
  • High quality 2D and 3D renderings
  • Search, Analysis and preparation of Story boards and PPT docs

Interested candidates please indicate the position you wish to apply for and submit your CV + portfolio (no larger than 10MB) to hr@lda-design.it

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