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Nio is Hiring – NIO’s mission is to shape a joyful lifestyle by offering smart, premium electric vehicles and providing the best user experience. NIO was founded in November 2014 as a global electric vehicle company, with world-class research and development, design and manufacturing centres in Shanghai, Beijing, San Jose, Munich, London and 20 other locations.

Nio is hiring

CMF Designer (m/f/x)

Location: Munich, Bavaria, Germany


  • Work on a broad range of colour and trim topics as part of a growing, multinational team of highly creative people
  • Continuously explore and develop interior and exterior technologies, materials and colours
  • Maintain an awareness of trends and innovation in furniture, product and fashion design, and apply that knowledge to automotive design
  • Closely collaborate with geometry designers and studio engineers
  • Understand and meet brand, marketing, manufacturing, cost and regulatory requirements
  • Create visual presentations for each project by taking into consideration the aesthetic and functional qualities and incorporating innovative design solutions
  • Oversee the development of materials and finishes from concept through to production
  • Develop holistic design solutions with a cross-functional team
  • Ensure consistency of materials and colours in line with NIO Design DNA


  • Proactive and self-motivated, able to work as part of a global team in a fast-paced studio environment
  • Able to deliver under tight time constraints
  • Exceptional verbal and visual communication skills
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Industrial Design
  • 4+ years of work experience in an international company, ideally in the automotive sector
  • Strong knowledge of and interest in consumer trends in material and colour preferences
  • Exceptional colour vision and colour perception
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud/Keyshot/Autodesk Alias/MS Office
  • Fluent in English

This isn’t just another job. It’s an opportunity to join a movement to change the mobility experience for everyone. If you find that exciting, join them.

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Note: NIO as a Global User Enterprise has organized its business globally. Depending on the job you are applying for, it may be necessary to involve hiring managers outside the European Economic Area (EEA), that is engaged at another NIO group company, such as NIO Co., Ltd located in Shanghai, China or NIO USA Inc, Palo Alto, USA. If data is processed in countries outside the EEA, NIO uses standard contractual clauses published by the European Commission, with appropriate technical and organizational measures, to ensure that your personal data is processed in accordance with European data protection standards. 

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