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Creative Designer  
About FCA FCA US LLC, was formed in 2009 from a global strategic alliance with FIAT Group. The company produces vehicles and products under the Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram, FIAT, SRT, and Mopar® brands. The combined resources, technology, distribution technology, brands, engineering, and manufacturing allow us to compete on a global scale. Our alliance allows us to build on the culture of innovation first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925 and FIAT's complimentary technology whose heritage dates back to 1899.

FCA takes great pride in fostering an inclusive work environment where employees can leverage strengths, experiences and perspectives. At FCA, we believe it is the diversity of talent and perspective that allows us to take a visionary approach, to strategically apply new technologies and forge ahead in our industry in innovation and performance.
Employment Type Full Time
Percent Travel 0-20%
Physical Location Headquarters & Technology Center - Auburn Hills
Job Description
 At FCA, Creative Designers are influential in driving our pride and passion for world-class products. Our designers help set the pace for the company by developing concepts for new and exciting driving experiences. Designers at FCA are encouraged to think bigger, push harder, continually invent, and reinvent automotive technologies and designs. FCA offers designers unrivaled career opportunities in the center of automotive innovation. As our product evolves, so do our Designers.

We are currently seeking Creative Designers with a variety of backgrounds and experience levels to work in our Design Studio. With the use of technology, design candidates must demonstrate excellent 2D and 3D communication and visualization skills. Design team members must have strong leadership and presentation skills. They must also be able to collaborate with Engineers and Developers as they work on diverse programs and projects. Related work experience and emphasis on modeling are also required.

We're looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, deliver as a way of life and are inspired to make a positive impact.

Team members are expected to establish effective working relationships, founded on trust and transparency, with our internal and external partners. Sound judgment, excellent communication skills and the ability to drive decisions through consensus and influence change are a must.

Position Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, or BS in Industrial, Product, or Automotive Design
  • Working knowledge of Alias, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Ability to create both production and advanced design proposals while demonstrating exceptional design intuition
  • Ability to artistically represent 2-D and 3-D concepts using a wide variety of presentation techniques, including manual/digital sketching, ALIAS, Photoshop and/or similar programs
  • Experience with manual and digital sketching
  • Ability to work with a project team of Technical Engineers, clay sculptors and fabrication specialists is preferred
  • Strong presentation and design communication skills
  • Must possess an exceptional awareness of the global state of automotive design concepts and emerging design trends
  • Must submit portfolio along with application to be considered a viable candidate for the position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years of automotive exterior and/or interior product design experience

PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires a portfolio be submitted with your application. Applications will not be processed without meeting this requirement. Please ensure your portfolio meets the following requirements:

  • Your portfolio should represent your skills as it pertains to the position to which you're applying
  • Your most current work should be presented first and displayed in descending order of most current to oldest
  • When appropriate, provide a brief description of your contributions to work that is submitted for review. (i.e.: if a full model is presented, provide explanation to explain you were responsible for the full model or that your involvement was limited to specific areas of the model)
  • Although depictions of your professional work are needed, you're also welcome to submit work you've accomplished on a personal basis however; the two should be separated and kept in separate sections of the portfolio
  • When naming your portfolio, please use the following naming convention: Lastname-firstname-portfolio.pdf
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Date Posted Apr 11, 2018
Job Category Product Design Office-Product Design Office
Req # S805
  FCA US LLC is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.
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CANADA: FCA Canada, Inc. is committed to ensuring equal opportunity in employment, and supports Employment Equity programs to promote the more equitable participation of women, people with disabilities, Aboriginal Peoples of Canada, and member of visible minority groups. FCA Canada Inc. is committed to providing accommodation for people with accessibility needs due to disabilities in accordance with FCA Canada's Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) policy. If you require an accommodation, please contact FCA Canada Human Resources at HRCanada@fcagroup.com or (519) 973-2748 to arrange suitable accommodation which takes into account your accessibility needs.
   
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