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 Advanced Concept Engineer will be responsible to deliver engineering input for fully functional vehicle prototypes, show, and marketing properties. You will develop parts and commodities, dynamic systems for BIW, Closures, Chassis, Exterior and Interior.

Being familiar with hand and rapid prototype manufacturing methods to support our manufacturing and fabrication team is essential. You have an absolute passion for design and pushing the automotive industry to where the electric vehicle revolution will allow it to go.


  • Develop full vehicle prototypes, show and marketing properties utilizing hand and rapid manufacturing methods
  • Have a good understanding of automotive component packaging requirements across all departments – BIW, Closures, Chassis, Exterior and Interior Trim
  • Develop parts and commodities for vehicle builds
  • Develop dynamic systems, such as glass drop, closures sweeps, wheel travel, and their effect on associated geometry, cutlines, and craftmanship
  • Utilize CAD (preferably Catia V6) to review, create and organize information from and for Design and Engineering
  • Understand and advise on program management for engineering & design activities, such as timing for prototype builds
  • Deep understanding of competitive landscape, lead benchmarking activities


  • 12 years relevant automotive experience at OEM and/or Supplier
  • Highly proficient in Catia V5 (Catia V6/3D experience preferred)
  • Bachelors Degree in a relevant field (Engineering, Industrial Design, Product Design, Automotive Design)
  • Great knowledge of automotive landscape, particularly as it pertains to Electric Vehicles

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.