KIA AMERICA IS HIRING ON THE POST OF INTERIOR DESIGNER
KIA AMERICA IS HIRING – Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (“HATCI”), is the design, technology and engineering arm for all North American models of the Korean-based Hyundai-KIA Automotive Group.
JOB DESCRIPTION: KIA AMERICA IS HIRING
Kia America Design Center is currently looking for a Kia Interior Designer for their Design Studio in Irvine
- Create striking interior design proposals and design details for show cars and production projects.
- Visualization and development of these design proposals in form of sketches, renderings, and 3-D models, and their presentation to the management.
- Research and analyze trends in overall packaging, dimension, materials, and products using online and print resources and by attending auto shows and other events.
- Provide guidance and direction of CAD and clay modellers during the design development phase.
- Meet with Management, Engineering, Marketing, and Design Team to discuss design criteria. Incorporate the design criteria provided.
- Provide oversight, guidance, and support to vendors producing one-of-a-kind ‘Concept Vehicles’ for auto shows worldwide.
- Travel to Korea to oversee further product development by working with the Korean Design and Engineering teams.
- Benchmark competitive vehicles to aid design direction.
- Travel up to 20% of the time domestically and internationally.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Automotive, or Transportation Design
- Strong ability to utilize various types of 2D and 3D visualization software (Photoshop, VRED, etc.) and strong digital modelling skills (preferably, Alias, SubD, and Maya)
- Valid Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record.
- Candidates applying for positions with Hyundai/Kia must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment will be required at the time of hire.
- HATCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Disabled and Veteran. VEVRAA Federal contractor.
WHERE TO APPLY: KIA AMERICA IS HIRING
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