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Automotive Design Intern

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General Motors – China
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Purpose:

The design intern’s main role is to support and contribute to the advanced design
team, while learning and developing his/her own design skills working with
professional designers in real-world design projects. His/her role should cover:
vehicle interior and exterior design, develop 2D ideations into design
proposals, and execute conceptual ideas into design intent 3D property together
with 3D/clay modelers.

Factors:

This role is unique because he/she should already demonstrate strong creativity,
design background and 2D-to-3D development skills. He/she shall also show the
ability to solve design and engineering issues, to fully support the design
team and other upper level leadership’s decisions and directions.

Areas
of Responsibility

·
Local - within a country or neighboring countries with similar culture

·
Regional – within a continental region (e.g., Europe, Asia, North America,
LAAM)

·
Global – all regions of the world
Area of Accountability

Percent of Time

Local/Regional/Global

Key Responsibilities

1.

2D design

60'

Local / Global

Ideation
for both global and JV projects, high-quality and creative sketches and
renderings.

2.

3D design and development

30'

Local
/ Global

Develop
3D CAS or clay property accommodating engineering inputs and criteria

3.

Project interaction

10'

Local
/ Global

Interact
with project team and operation team, such as CAS and clay modelers; creating
professional design presentations is also an important task

Knowledge:
Automotive design and relevant knowledge

Skills:
Hand sketching, computer sketching, rendering skills; strong 2D to 3D translation
skills; Design execution skills; good communication skills; interpersonal
skills

Experience/Education:
Current design students studying design majoring in transportation/automotive/product/industrial
design

Competencies:
Good English/ Chinese Speaker, good design proposal presenter/ hard worker,
and flexible/ teamwork spirit

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