2017 PD - Automotive Design Ford College Graduate Conversion
Ford Motor Company
Job Description Ford Design is Ford Motor Company’s global creative design organization with eight design studios throughout the world. Ford design studio engineers work collaboratively using the very latest computer technology to design and engineer high quality and exciting products for global markets.
Ford design studio engineers work under the umbrella of Design Technical Operations (DTO), and apply their skills to assist the design team with vehicle exteriors, interiors, and components. Studio engineers use a variety of digital tools to create 3D digital design validation models. Studio engineers interface with creative designers and program engineering teams to develop concept designs and feasible production products.
FCG (Ford College Graduate) DTO candidates are qualified recent college graduates with a bachelor’s degree in some combination of transportation design / industrial design / and or engineering, a minimum GPA of 3.0, 0-3 years of relevant work experience and must have completed and passed an internship with Ford within the past 24 months. Candidates should be able to demonstrate exceptional design creativity, strong problem solving skills, a superior ability to visually communicate through sketches and renderings, an ability to think three-dimensionally and an understanding of proportions and form. An aptitude for creatively solving feasibility issues that ultimately support the delivery of the design theme is highly valued. Ford design studio engineers use Microsoft Windows based computer systems with software applications that include, Alias Automotive 3D, CATIA, and ICEM/surf. Knowledge of these tools is highly desired.
DTO FCG’s will experience working in multiple design studios with seasoned professionals and will have diverse design opportunities.
The distance between imagination and …. Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.
At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.