• Design Manager with Line Management Salary

    Job description

    Design Development Project Manager

    • ・Project management in advance and production model design development.
    • ・Education and training of young designers.
    Qualifications, skills and experience required
    • ・Ten years’ experience in the design division of an automobile company.
    • ・Competence in leading a design project team and in managing the education and training of young and talented designers.
    • ・Competence in coordinating and communicating with those both in and outside the company.
    • ・Experience in both concept car and production model design.
    • ・Ability to talk about work and communicate smoothly in English or Japanese would be advantageous.
  • Exterior Designer

    Job description

    Car Exterior Design

    • ・Advance and production model design development.
    • ・Both design managers (line management salary) and designers sought.
    Qualifications, skills and experience required
    • 1. Design Manager
    • ・Minimum eight years’ experience in job described above.
    • ・Ability to talk about work and communicate smoothly in English or Japanese would be advantageous.
    • 2. Designer
    • ・Minimum of three years’ experience in job described above.
    • ・Design creation competence that is strongly competitive in the global arena.
    • ・Ability to talk about work and communicate smoothly in English or Japanese would be advantageous.
  • Interior Designer

    Job description

    Car interior design

    • ・Advance and production model design development.
    • ・Both design managers (line management salary) and designers sought.
    Qualifications, skills and experience required
    • 1. Design Manager
    • ・Minimum eight years’ experience in job described above.
    • ・Ability to talk about work and communicate smoothly in English or Japanese would be advantageous.
    • 2. Designer
    • ・Minimum of three years’ experience in job description given above.
    • ・Design creation competence that is strongly competitive in the global arena.
    • ・Ability to talk about work and communicate smoothly in English or Japanese would be advantageous.
  • Color Designer

    Job description

    CMF Design

    • ・Color and material design development for exterior and interior trim in advance and production models.
    • ・Both design managers (line management salary) and designers sought.
    Qualifications, skills and experience required
    • 1. Design Manager
    • ・Minimum eight years’ experience in job described above.
    • ・Ability to talk about work and communicate smoothly in English or Japanese would be advantageous.
    • 2. Designer
    • ・Minimum of three years’ experience in job described above.
    • ・Competence in creating attractive color concepts on the basis of research and analysis of client requirements.
    • ・Extensive knowledge of colors and trim materials used in the automotive industry. A strong interest in and desire to acquire further knowledge about colors and trim materials.
    • ・Skilled in use of design tools (Photoshop, Illustrator).
    • ・Ability to talk about work and communicate smoothly in English or Japanese would be advantageous.
  • Design Strategy Planner

    Job description

    Design Strategy and Planning

    • ・Formulation and implementation of design strategies focused on strengthening the brand.
    • ・Formulation of product and design planning proposals on basis of research and verification.
    Qualifications, skills and experience required
    • ・Job experience in automotive product strategy & planning division. Or, job experience in product strategy & planning division of a non-automotive company.
    • ・Competence in formulating strategic plans using a questioning mind and strong research and analytic capabilities.
    • ・Ability to talk about work and communicate smoothly in English or Japanese would be advantageous.
  • Visual Communication Designer

    Job description

    Visual Communication Design

    • ・Graphic design focused on creating and enhancing brand appeal.
    • ・Car interior UI design.
    Qualifications, skills and experience required
    • ・Excellent competence in visual communication planning and embodiment (Web, catalogues, motor shows, CI, VI, car dealer).
    • ・Skilled in use of design tools (Photoshop, Illustrator).

    It would also be advantageous to have

    • ・Expertise in vehicular UI/UX system strategic planning, proposal creation and design.
    • ・Competence in creating 3D CG (using Maya, Vred or other rendering software).
    • ・Competence in creating animation.
    • ・Ability to talk about work and communicate smoothly in English or Japanese would be advantageous.
  • Physical Modeler – Clay

    Job description

    Design Development Clay Modeling

    • ・Transforming sketches or 3D data into clay models in design development process.
    • ・Surface quality refinement in design development process.
    Qualifications, skills and experience required
    • ・Minimum three years’ experience in the job described above.
    • ・Clay modeling competence that is strongly competitive in the global arena.
    • ・Ability to talk about work and communicate smoothly in English or Japanese would be advantageous.
  • Digital Modeler – Alias

    Job description

    Design Development 3D Modeling

    • ・Transforming sketches into 3D models in design development process.
    • ・High precision data refinement for production and other model creation in design development process.
    Qualifications, skills and experience required
    • ・Minimum five years’ experience in the job described above, particularly in the field of creating auto show and concept cars.
    • ・Competence in using Alias to create accurate 3D models that reflect the designer’s intent.
    • ・3D modeling competence that is strongly competitive in the global arena.
    • ・Ability to talk about work and communicate smoothly in English or Japanese would be advantageous.
    • ・Experience and a high skill level in CG rendering would also be advantageous.