Industrial Designer

Location: Sevenoaks, United Kingdom Posted: Mar 13

Job Description

Industrial Designer
Location: Sevenoaks, Kent, United Kingdom

We are looking for an ambitiously driven Industrial Designer to join our dynamic founding team working to solve city transportation challenges by way of creating and delivering Britain’s first eVTOL (Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing) aircraft. Founded by leading serial entrepreneur who has set the task of building a world-class team for this disruptive venture.

● Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, mockups with elegant designs
● You will be immersed in the process from concept to implementation of the aircraft fleet using various techniques and technologies to develop highly efficient and workable aircraft
● Extremely hands on for all design, engineering integration, supply chain and development, while also overseeing All Design goals and project timelines
● Performing system design and development, system analyses, system testing, data collection and
analysis in support of AF’s approved designs
● Opportunities for direct contributions to safety, quality, design, and on-schedule implementation
● Helping integrate industrial design work to all activities of engineering deliverables
● Guide product decisions and designs through user research, user journey, mockups and iterative
feedback loops on a wide range of devices and interfaces
● Design and produce quality PCB layout diagrams, schematics and BOMs
● You will work closely with development and managerial team to test the design ideas and further
implement the product design cycle
● Design, develop, and maintain programmable logic components in SoC-based embedded devices
● Assist with performance and certification (FCC, CE, etc) testing

● Strong leadership qualities, a self starter - able to drive direction of project(s)
● An entrepreneur by nature
● An ambitious, highly driven professional goal-led to accomplish tasks and projects
● Great experience in lightweight aviation a clear advantage
● UAV and manned aerial vehicle experience as plus
● Experience with electric propulsion system is a plus
● Expert skills in Solidworks
● Ability to animate 3D designs
● Strong lifecycle design management
● Experience with composites material
● Experience in capturing user requirements and performing usability engineering
● Experience in modeling workflows and fast prototyping
● Experience in creating Qt skins a plus Proven track record of released products
● Capable of building 3D product animated product commercials
● Experience in aviation, transportation, broader aerospace a clear advantage

● Minimum 5 years experience in core industrial design
● Minimum 3 years experience in end-to- end product design
● Minimum 2 years experience in software engineering, ideally C++ a plus
● A minimum undergraduate degree in graphics design with additional qualifications in computer science or equivalent
● Strong foundational knowledge of Aerospace principles and requirements a plus
● Materials-based education background a plus

Autonomous Flight Ltd is an Equal-Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Candidates who apply should note that this is a full-time role in Kent, United Kingdom. Candidates who wished to be considered must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

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