Industrial designer will develop the concepts for manufactured RECARO seating products. They will combine art, business, and engineering to create seating products that deliver the RECARO brand promise. They will consider the function, aesthetics, production costs, and usability of our product when developing new seating concepts


Explore Human Centered Design experience with focus on seating designs with the emphasis on Interior Design holistic experience
Coordinate the work of other design personnel and brand leadership to achieve holistic design visions and production capable designs
Create future brand focused design visions from concept to production
Drives innovation and integration of new technologies and design language into projects and activities in the industrial design organization
Span digital and physical (software and hardware) thinking for seating applications
Problems solve around topics of human in vehicle connectivity, mobility, and health through smart seating designs
Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies
Frequently represents the organization to external customers/clients
Leads multiple project teams of other designers and internal and outsourced partners responsible for all stages of industrial design and development for a portfolio of complex products and platforms, including design architecture, language, validation, and specifications
Manages and expands relationships with internal and outsourced partners on industrial design and development
Reviews and evaluates designs and project activities for compliance with industrial design and development guidelines and standards; provides tangible feedback to improve product quality and user experience


Working on Advanced & Production Interior projects the successful candidate will have to develop both conceptual and production based on Interior solutions in the form of sketch, rendering and 3D digital models
Having the ability to think creatively, strategically, and analytically
Bachelor’s degree in industrial design, Transportation Design, or similar field of study or a combination of education and equivalent experience
10+ years’ Automotive or Transportation Design experience; including experience with final design product execution
10+ years of experience translating 2D to 3D and think three-dimensionally with a strong emphasis on proportions and a refined sense of form also required
Evaluate and select 2-D and 3-D CAD tools and software packages for product design across portfolio Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Broad understanding and experience in methodologies for design testing and validation, including sketches, models, storyboards, and prototyping
A design portfolio (pdf) must be provided upon application
Global interior design experience with competency in seating
Good understanding of exterior/interior manufacturing process and materials
Passionate about automotive and mobility industry, global trends, innovation and customer needs
Experience of working in or with creative cultures
Experience of working in small, corporate environments
Experience of managing multiple stakeholders across complex projects
Experience of presenting to executive audiences
Ability to interpret customer needs and global trends into compelling design
Ability to work independently and provide strong technical aesthetic judgment to lead team members
Awareness of global automotive and consumer innovation needs to ensure RECARO competes with the ability to lead
Demonstrated creative interior design perceptions focusing on seating applications and capability
Collaborate with OEM Customers, Marketing, Engineering, Suppliers and other partners to progress the design development
Must have exceptional design intuition, strong problem-solving skills and a superior ability to visually communicate through sketches, and renderings
Familiarizes self and maintains interest with design trends within and across design professions and global cultures (automotive, fashion, architectural, motorsports, etc.)
Outstanding teamwork, leadership, visual, written, and verbal communication skills

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