Automotive Class-A Surface Designer (ALIAS)

11 - 15 years experience  •  Internet Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/31/17
Pittsburgh, PA
11 - 15 years experience
Internet Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/31/17

About the Role


UATG is hiring highly skilled engineers who have great attention to detail, are experts solving problems, have a deep passion for cars, and will maintain a calm professional attitude under all situations. Travel to various locations will be required.

What You’ll Do

  • Work closely with packaging engineers and concept designers to accelerate innovation in human transportation
  • Develop Alias surfacing for interior and exterior transportation development
  • Provide rapid design modeling support for parallel concept development
  • Prepare concept models for mockups and prototypes via 3D printing, milling etc.
  • Bring concept models into visualization pipeline to support design presentations
  • Take chosen concepts through Class-A surfacing process and release
  • Develop B-side and tooling models as needed for prototype manufacturing
  • Support multiple programs with aggressive deliverables schedules
  • Manage versioning of parts in collaboration with studio engineers
  • Create and maintain CAD data and visualization libraries


What You’ll Need

  • Minimum 10 years of direct experience at an OEM design studio or Tier 1 supplier design team
  • Minimum 10 years experience using Alias tools for vehicle design
  • Experience using Modo or other sub-D tools for vehicle design
  • Deep knowledge of automotive development processes, along with the complex criteria involved
  • Some proficiency in digital rendering and animation technology such as Keyshot, V-red, Maya, V-ray
  • Where possible some proficiency in VR visualization tools such as Unreal Engine, Xunity, Oculus, and Vive
  • A can-do customer service attitude with abilities to multi-task under pressure in an unstructured environment
  • Outstanding communication and people skill
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