About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo just may be the place for you. Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production? Here at Canoo, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility. We’re a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission. We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a “job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Read on...

Job Purpose

Canoo’s Design Department is looking for a passionate and highly motivated Interior Architectural Designer.  

The primary responsibility of this role is to develop interior architectural concepts and new standards for future branded experiences (i.e. tradeshow, retail and service).  

Reporting to the head of architectural design, the person in this role will support the design department's objective to continue branded experiences through environmental manifestations.

Responsibilities

  • Specializing in workplace, retail, and tradeshow environments for an automotive startup
  • Conceptual interior architectural design at all scales starting from mood reference to fleshed-out concepts
  • Research on prior, existing, and future interior spatial typologies
  • Imagining the physical existence of a brand experience from the ground-up
  • Working with and presenting interior spatial concepts to a group of talented designers (vehicle, digital product, brand)
  • Develop chosen conceptual interior design from Schematic Design to Design Development phases and ensure idea/theme/quality is carried through to Construction Documents and Construction Administration phases
  • Physically test initial concepts and develop supplier relationships utilizing existing R+D facilities

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in interior architecture/design or equivalent
  • 5-10 years of experience in interior architectural design
  • Ability to quickly iterate ideas and formulate into well-thought-out themes (concept development)
  • Ability to mock-up ideas with mood boards, material boards and work with architectural designers on rendered options
  • Adobe Creative Suite Knowledge
  • Ability to create FF&E Packages (schedules + budget), Diagrams, and Floor Plans (AutoCAD)
  • Cool attitude and positive vibes

Preferred Experience

  • Ability to create mood films to support interior architectural themes
  • Knowledge in 3D software (Rhino, Maya or equivalent)
  • Ability to create semi-real renderings and animations (Vray, Keyshot or equivalent)

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Equity Compensation Plan
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
  • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility

Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting.