He is responsible for the design of the exterior shape of a car, by defining the proportions, the forms and surfaces of the different elements that compose it.
He works mainly in an in-house design office of a car manufacturing company, for an automotive supplier, or for a design studio or a service provider.
The « Mobility » major of our design curriculum allows to enter this profession.
Job duties and responsabilities
The exterior car designer intervenes either on the whole vehicle, or on specific equipments and components.
He works in close collaboration with the interior car designer and the color and trim designers as well as with the marketing and product team, the ergonomists, the technical engineers who work on the concept and industrialization of the new vehicles.
48,000 € a year
The exterior car designer must excel in visual expression (sketches, visuals, 3D modeling, mock-up) and must know how to materialize and communicate his ideas. He has good cultural, artistic and technical knowledge, as well as a good understanding of the trends and lifestyle evolutions.
Thanks to his good relational skills and his open-mindedness, he is focused on the project and particularly at ease with teamwork.
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