Faraday Future, Senior Exterior Designer

Faraday Future

Faraday Future (FF) is a California-based mobility company, leveraging the latest technologies and world’s best talent to realize exciting new possibilities in mobility. We are producing user-centric, technology-first vehicles to establish new paradigms in human-vehicle interaction. We are not just seeking to change how our cars work – we are seeking to change the way we drive. At FF, we are creating something new, something connected, and something with a true global impact. 

Faraday Future

Senior Exterior Designer Gardena, California, United States


As Senior Exterior Designer within the Design team, you’ll provide design vision and leadership for ongoing vehicle programs. You will also create, present, and develop exterior designs, conduct research to support development, and coordinate the development of 3D digital and clay models by working closely with designers, modelers and by collaborating with all external departments.

Main Tasks

  • Oversee and lead the Exterior development of both production and concept vehicles from initial sketch designs right through to final production
  • Create rapid and descriptive 2D visual communication, and an ability to efficiently present design ideation
  • High-level proficiency in Photoshop and Alias
  • Hands-on support of clay/digital/hard modelling as necessary to achieve expectations for design theme.
  • Be able to perform and present benchmarking of competitive vehicles
  • Perform all trend, research, and design exploration for new vehicle exteriors, alongside consumer electronics, product, fashion, architectural and related design fields
  • Create and enforce program timing and all relevant regulatory / feasibility requirements
  • The ability to create high quality 2D Sketching along with 3D modelling to support design Proposals
  • Build a rapport and interact with suppliers while being a champion for Design
  • Taking pride and ownership of your project
  • Above all, function collaboratively with the wider team while remaining self-driven
  • Communicate effectively to the modelling teams in both clay and digital 3D CAD (incl. Alias)
  • Work harmoniously with all design functions, including CMF, UI/UX, engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain in cross-functional teams for implementation of production vehicles.


  • Bachelor or equivalent in Automotive Design or related field.
  • Minimum 7+ years of professional design experience at an Automotive Design studio (OEM preferred)
  • Proficient in ALIAS and Photoshop.
  • A proven track record of having designed previous Production/Concept vehicles
  • Passion for automotive interior design
  • Knowledge of current automotive design trends and technology
  • Understanding of ergonomic requirements
  • Excellent understanding of production vehicle design practices, general vehicle development processes, timing, and product cycles

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in cross-departmental teams and balancing design intent with vehicle feasibility
  • Professional, motivated, and pro-active working attitude
  • Ability to travel and work long hours
  • Highly skilled in 2D digital sketching software: Photoshop or equivalent
  • CAS 3D surface and 3D visualization software knowledge is a plus: Alias, VRED, Keyshot or equivalent
  • All candidates must submit a portfolio/personal website to be considered for this position.
  • CAS 3D surface and 3D visualization software knowledge is a plus: Alias, VRED, Keyshot or equivalent

What to expect

  • Stock options for every employee
  • Healthcare + dental + vision benefits (Free for you/discounted for family)
  • 401(k) options
  • Free parking, EV charging + carpool reimbursement 
  • Culturally diverse, progressive atmosphere
  • “Soul of Faraday” community outreach team

Faraday Future is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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