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 Design Department is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated trim and upholstery specialist. The primary responsibility of this role is to help bring designs into reality by achieving high quality upholstered finishes.


  • Surfacing, highlighting, color sanding, buffing, metal finishing of components
  • Geared towards the production and modification of concept vehicles and support properties

Required Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in high end automotive upholstery
  • Experience in creating templates
  • Must be proficient in working will all types of natural and synthetic materials and leather
  • Experienced in hand shaping foam
  • Experienced in conceptual automotive interior builds
  • Works well alone or as part of a team

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with bondo squeezing parts
  • Hard modeling experience
  • Experience with embossing materials
  • Able to work form renderings and print

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.