Industrial Designer and Transit Designer - Contract positions
With studios in Los Angeles, Munich and Singapore, DesignworksUSA provides full-service design solutions for premium brands worldwide. Our history spans nearly forty years, and continues to earn numerous awards and industry accolades along the way. In 2010, Fast Company magazine ranked DesignworksUSA the world’s “#1 Most Innovative Company in Design,” and among the “Most Innovative Companies for 2010.”
DesignworksUSA thrives in a climate of true cross-fertilization, advancing its observations, research and experiences from multiple industries to create new solutions that innovate rather than merely reinforcing the status quo. We serve as the internal-think tank for our parent company, BMW Group, and consult for a roster of external clients that includes many of the World’s most renowned and respected brands. Founded in 1972 in a small studio in Malibu, California, and acquired by BMW Group in 1995, today DesignworksUSA pairs the pragmatism and resources of a global company while retaining the nimble, independent spirit and perspective that’s true to our roots.
DesignworksUSA depends upon the creativity and design excellence of our team members to drive the future.
We are seeking contract Industrial Designers and Transportation Designers (non-automotive transportation such as aircraft, yachts, trains, agriculture & construction equipment) with a minimum of 3 years experience to work on a project basis supporting a wide range of design projects. Candidates must be able to demonstrate true design creativity, while collaborating with all of our other disciplines to develop concepts, experiences and products. Strong 3D CAD modeling & rendering skills are required. Some of our clients include John Deere, Sennheiser, Embraer, Intermarine, HEAD, Siemens and BMW.
If you share our vision and view yourself as an independent, creative thinker, please apply on our website and be sure to include your portfolio. Images should demonstrate:
• your technical proficiency
• a strong personal point of view and design thinking
• deep understanding and appreciation of aesthetics, articulated clearly and concisely
• the ability to tell a compelling visual story
• the ability to prototype in 3 dimensions
Please indicate your role and contribution for each project submitted.
Positions are based at our Southern California design studio in Newbury Park. CA. Opportunities are temporary in nature, project based, and may be through third party engagements.
**International candidates must hold a valid US working permit**
Please apply online and include your resume and portfolio (or a link to your on-line portfolio)
No relocation is available for this position.
How To Apply
NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.