We’re Cruise, the self-driving ride-hailing service.

We are building the world’s most advanced, all-electric, self-driving cars to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving cars will help save lives, reimagine cities, redefine time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

Cruisers have the opportunity to define new ways of working and learn from world-class leaders in their field. This is a place where dreamers and doers can succeed.

If you are looking to play a part in making a positive impact in the world by advancing the revolutionary work of self-driving cars, join us. 

About the Cruise Design Organization

Design is a passionate group of leaders across design, research, brand, and 3D environments. We craft the experience people have with Cruise – from our self-driving vehicles, to our software, to the way people experience our brand. We’re solving the challenge of introducing self-driving technology to people’s lives with a commitment to making a positive impact in the world.

About the role

As a Senior Industrial Designer, you will be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from generating new product innovations to crafting the environment and finishes. You will leverage your full range of product thinking, industrial design, and maker skills to shape the future of autonomous vehicle experiences.

Day-to-day responsibilities include

  • Collaborate with our cross-functional teams to inspire, conceptualize, design, test, and develop projects. 
  • Lead the entire design process—working within an environment where scope and constraints may change quickly. 
  • Sketch and prototype physical models of new experiences to bring ideas to life.  
  • Use all types of design tools to support form development, design detailing, and prototyping; Create 2D and 3D renderings with photorealistic imagery.
  • Leverage your superior visual communication skills to bring awareness and solicit feedback from partners early and often. 
  • Understand and balance user experience with the value of color, materials, and finishes in your designs. 

You may be a good fit if

  • You’re committed to craft, sweat the details, and love technical challenges.
  • You thrive in ambiguous environments.
  • You have excellent hand sketching and form development skills.
  • A passion for designing the elements of a service beyond the bevels. 
  • Ability to thoughtfully communicate your designs, receive feedback gracefully, and contribute to the work of others.
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant digital tools Adobe CC, 3D CAD, rendering software.
  • Ample technical knowledge to translate your designs for engineering.

Perks of being a Cruiser

While doing meaningful work is rewarding in itself, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our self-driving cars go:

  • Competitive salary and benefits including 401(k) Cruise matching program to help you meet your long-term financial goals
  • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
  • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
  • Healthy lunch, snacks, dinner
  • Paid parental leave & family expansion stipend
  • Monthly gym stipend
  • Quarterly offsites & working retreats
  • On-site massages
  • State-of-the-art equipment for your work station

Learn more about Life at Cruise through the lens of a Cruiser on our LinkedIn Page.

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