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

The Director of Advanced Design is a key leader within the Global Design team, accountable for leading a high-performance creative team, setting creative strategy for the future roadmap, and execution of 3D properties.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all advanced design products and experiences are delivered on time, on budget, and to the highest standards of quality
  • Communicate a company's creative vision to design teams and stakeholders
  • Assist in supervising the entire design process and all-important technical decisions
  • This is a hands-on role from the early stage strategy phase to final execution of feasible solutions

Experience

  • 15+ years of automotive design experience
  • Extensive production experience
  • Design team management experience
  • Have deep expertise and enthusiasm for automotive design values
  • Comfortable working in a flat and dynamic organization structure
  • Passionate to work on ambiguous and undefined challenges
  • Not afraid to make quick decisions

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.

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