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Industrial Designer Job Vacancy (Kent, United Kingdom)

Question asked by Clarke Spinosa on Apr 4, 2018

PLEASE SUBMIT YOU CV AND COVER LETTER (Optional) to careers@autonomousflight.com

 

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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Become immersed in the development of an innovative eVTOL concept and their worldwide exploitation.
  • Deliver eVTOL concept and prototype designs, and realization of them using manufacturing subcontracts, plus ‘hands-on’ input wherever it is required.
  • Interfacing with aeronautical, structural and electrical engineers to develop the eVTOL aircraft’s functionality.
  • Ensure the passenger experience is understood and kept central to the development.
  • Assist other team members when required, for example during testing, presentations or assembly.
  • Guide product decisions and designs through user research, user journey, mockups and iterative feedback loops on a wide range of devices and interfaces
  • Work closely with the development and managerial teams to test the design ideas and support the exploitation of the technology.
  • Assist with performance and certification (FCC, CE, etc) testing

 

Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in industrial design, ideally high-end products.
  • Expert user of Solidworks for creating a concept, prototype, and manufacturing design, with supporting artwork and movies (product trailers - see site for examples).
  • Self-starter with ability to self-manage and to drive the direction of project(s)
  • Experience in capturing user requirements and delivering tailored solutions
  • Desirable to have experience of areas such as; light aviation, UAVs, electric propulsion system, composites material, flow modeling, structural design, ergonomics, fast prototyping, animated product commercials, and broader aerospace and transport.

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree in graphic design, industrial design or related subject

 

Package:

  • Competitive package

 

PLEASE SUBMIT YOU CV AND COVER LETTER (Optional) to careers@autonomousflight.com

 

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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