Industrial Designer at
Wisk

The Opportunity

At Wisk, we're transforming the future of urban mobility through safe, all-electric, autonomous flight. We are a passionate team working together toward a sustainable future, solving high-impact problems that have never been solved before. By delivering everyday flight for everyone, we're making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being there. If you want to be part of shaping the future of mobility, then read on!
As a detail-oriented Industrial Designer, you will report to our Director of Product Design and work alongside our Sr. Industrial Designer and Sr. User Interface Designer as a member of a multidisciplinary integrated product team to realize the future of autonomous air travel through iterative development of our 6th Generation aircraft interior.
You will support the development and detailed design of our autonomous passenger aircraft cabin through the creation of sketches, physical mock ups, and renderings. You will help craft exceptional user experiences and validate your designs by supporting user research studies and carry forward our vision of everyday flight for everyone.
We are looking for exceptional visual communication skills, model making experience, and raw enthusiasm for the design process and bringing ideas to life.

Requirements

  • Develop compelling design proposals from key sketch to 3D model
  • Demonstrate a forward thinking approach to design in a collaborative environment
  • Visually communicate compelling concepts to both designers and engineers
  • Craft both low fidelity and high quality physical prototypes
  • Create technically clean and sculpturally sophisticated surface CAD models
  • Develop stunning renderings of your product vision
  • Collaborate with engineers to develop design over engineering packages

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial or Transportation Design
  • 1-3 years of relevant industry experience
  • Portfolio showcasing your sketching, CAD modeling, rendering, and model making skills
  • Examples of developing design proposals from concept to production
  • Positive attitude in receiving and giving feedback and working in a collaborative environment
  • Obsessive attention to detail

Nice to have

  • Automotive interior design experience
  • Human factors experience
  • Autonomous vehicle experience
  • UI/UX/HMI experience
  • VR content creation

Tools

  • CAD (NX, Alias, Catia, Solidworks, etc.)
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Rendering (Vred, Keyshot, etc.)
  • Model making (wood, foam, clay, composites, etc.)

 

We are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, flight lessons, gym membership subsidies, snacks, drinks, fruits, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, patent bonus program, happy hours and many more.

In order to protect the health and safety of all Wisk employees in the workplace, we are requiring that all employees receive an FDA-authorized vaccination against COVID-19 prior to physically returning to Wisk’s U.S. offices. Exceptions/accommodations are considered for employees with disabilities or sincerely-held religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from being vaccinated against COVID-19.

Wisk Aero provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wisk Aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Wisk Aero is an E-Verify employer.

Location

Mountain View, CA, USA (Hybrid) google maps

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