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Product/Industrial Designer

 

Our Vision
To provide freedom to move in safe, sustainable and personal ways

 

What you’ll do
The Brand Design team is a flexible, dynamic team of cross-discipline creatives designing and guiding projects outside Volvo’s car programmes.

We are looking for Product Designers within the Brand Design Team at Volvo Cars design department. You must have the ability to generate and present ideas, often within short time periods. Your primary task will be to create product design concepts and strategic design solutions supporting the Volvo brand, as well as helping develop the Volvo Lifestyle Collection.

As a Product Designer, you will oversee a project area and drive the process, from brainstorming the next great product innovations to tweaking pixels right before a product launch. You will be expected to utilize your full range of design and research skills, and you will own the experience for your projects. You will work collaboratively as part of a dedicated product team.
 
 
Do you fit the profile?
We are looking for candidates who have good industrial design experience in small to medium sized products with a high detail level. Technical knowledge of production methods and manufacturing techniques is required. You must have an interest in contemporary culture and movements in society and understand how the Volvo brand could play a role in this.

To be successful in this role, you need to have a minimum of three years’ experience in a product design field. Your background probably consists of a degree within industrial design or a similar field. But we’re always open to those from diverse areas.

Experience within the lifestyle area (fashion, accessories, furniture etc.) is an asset as well as graphic design knowledge.

You will be proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and preferably one of following 3D modelling programs:
- Alias
- Solidworks
- Rhino
- Keyshot
 
 
Who are you?
We are looking for a strong team player with great cross-functional collaboration skills. You need to have a strong creative mind and have the ability to demonstrate your process. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic candidate with exceptional communication skills with a tailored approach to suit the audience. We do also think you have a genuine eye for accuracy and details. You are confident in decisions making. You need a curiosity and want to learn about the people you design for, the capabilities technology brings and finding the best tools for the job.
 
 
Show, don’t tell
Applicants must provide a portfolio of work as a PDF or website link.
 
 
Curious?
If you have any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager Owen Ready at owen.ready@volvocars.com
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Anna-Karin Wikström at anna-karin.wikstrom@volvocars.com 
Please register your application as soon as possible but no later than 16th of December 2018. 
Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.

 

Who are we?


Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future. Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent. We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

 

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  20352

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