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Surface Designer

Do you want to lead the change?

At Volvo Cars, we are always looking for world-class leaders who bring out the best in our people. If you want to be part of leading and inspiring our mission to change the automotive experience and make people’s lives less complicated, then we have the job for you.


Design is a crucial part of creating a brand – a product identity for the customer to relate to. The design of our cars is strongly influenced by our Scandinavian origins, with elegance, function and purity of lines as strong design elements. Design is a unit of 230 employees divided in one creative part and one operative part who closely works together to fulfill the design task.

Our Department, Digital Modelling, Visualisation and IT is primarily responsible for creating digital design models (DSM) and visualisations in close cooperation with project managers, designers, studio engineers, suppliers, and to ensure that product design has a competitive IT environment.


We are now looking for a Senior Surface Designer within the Exterior Class-A Surfacing team.


The group’s main responsible area, is to deliver DSM in the late phases of the design process (Class-A Surfacing), covering the last internal DSM gates of the programs.


What you'll do

We are looking for a Senior Surface Designer with excellent skills in Icem Surf for the digital modelling exterior team. The task will be to develop exterior surface models in the late phases of the design process. Main input will be sketches, rough alias models from designers and scan data from clay models combined with technical input from our studio engineers. A good sense of form, ability to build models with class-A quality and a “nothing is impossible attitude” is required. We expect you to be a self-going, top of the line modeller with at least 6 years of experience from class-A modelling within the automotive business. You know the technical prerequisites of cars, and experience from both interior and exterior modelling is a merit. You will also need good verbal skills in English.


How to learn more and apply
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact, Senior Recruiter, Brittany Fridell at We want your application at the latest 14th of November 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:  19999

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