Global Brand Design Lead

Ford Motor Company
April 11, 2024
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Job Description

We are looking for a talented and experienced Industrial Design Manager with a deep understanding of the auto industry and a passion for delivering brand on vehicle designs. This Design Manager will report to the Director of Brand Design and Strategy, In this role, you will be responsible for translating brand on vehicle strategies into compelling 3D designs, partnering with engineering teams, and collaborating with our industrial designers to ensure the successful integration of our brand into the design of our vehicles. You will play a key role in shaping the visual identity of our brand across our vehicle portfolio and driving brand excellence through innovative and brand- aligned vehicle designs.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do

1. Collaborate with Brand Design team to understand brand on vehicle strategies and translate them into innovative and brand-aligned 'badge' designs that reflect the essence and values of our brand.

2. Partner with engineering teams to ensure the feasibility and integration of brand on vehicle designs, leveraging your knowledge of automotive design and engineering principles.

3. Create 3D designs and renderings that effectively communicate brand on vehicle concepts, working closely with industrial designers and other design stakeholders to bring these concepts to life.

5. Ensure the seamless integration of our brand into the design of vehicles, surfaces, and touchpoints, maintaining brand consistency and impact across all product offerings.

6. Stay abreast of industry trends, market dynamics, and user insights to inform and inspire brand on vehicle design concepts and strategies.

7. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that brand on vehicle designs meet performance, safety, and regulatory requirements, while delivering on the brand's visual identity.

8. Contribute to the development of brand design guidelines and standards for on vehicle designs, guiding the design team in delivering high-quality and brand-aligned designs.

Qualifications

You'll Have

- Bachelor's degree in industrial design, product design, automotive design, or a related field. Master's degree or equivalent experience preferred.

- 5+ years Proven experience in delivering 3D badge surface and providing direction to engineering partners

- 2+ Years Leading projects & teams will need experience with people leadership

- 5+ years Proficiency in 3D design software and tools, such as CAD, Alias, SolidWorks, or similar, to create and communicate brand on vehicle design concepts.

Even better, you may have

- Strong understanding of automotive design principles, engineering constraints, and manufacturing processes, with the ability to collaborate effectively with engineering teams.

- Knowledge of brand strategy and the ability to translate brand attributes into tangible vehicle design elements that resonate with the target audience.

- Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and external partners.

If you are a passionate and skilled Industrial/Product Designer with a keen understanding of the auto industry and a track record of delivering brand- aligned vehicle designs, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in shaping the future of our brand through compelling vehicle designs that leave a lasting impression on our customers and drive brand success.

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

• Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage• Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up childcare and more• Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases• Tuition assistance• Established and active employee resource groups• Paid time off for individual and team community service• A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day• Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

2024-benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-1.pdf (ford.com)

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 167 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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