Mid weight and Junior Industrial Designer at Arrival

The Opportunity

Arrival, a London based visionary and design focused technology startup, is seeking a Junior and a Mid Weight Industrial Designer.

We are revolutionising the way in which vehicles are designed, assembled, delivered and serviced for our customers. Our products will realise mobility as an end to end service and we are working closely with our customers and partners to make this truly transformational for industry.

You will be part of a growing multidisciplinary creative team focused on delivering future technology and mobility solutions today. We approach design from the experience out. The experience we want people and our customers to have is why and how we design.

What we are looking for

  • 3-5+ years experience and evidence of exceptional ability.
  • A positive, proactive and flexible mindset.
  • A curious self-learner ready for a startup culture.
  • Strong concept and ideation capabilities.
  • Strong research and experimentation mindset.
  • Good time management and self planning.
  • Ability to work across Interior, Exterior and Components.
  • Basic mechanical, material and production knowledge.
  • Manufacture experience desirable.
  • Exceptional sketching, visualisation and presentation skills.
  • Highly proficient in CAD. NX, Pro-E, Solidworks Alias or Rhino.
  • Proficiency in Keyshot and Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.
  • Previous experience at a world-class design studio preferable.
  • Experience and passion for mobility though automotive background not essential.
  • ID focused, through cross-disciplinary abilities are a plus (graphic design, UX, Arduino/coding/demo building etc).
  • Fluency in English essential.

Day to day  

You will be exclusively based in our head office West Kensington London, working with the Creative Director and Lead Industrial, UX, Digital, CMF and Brand designers to support the major vehicle projects as well as leading your own projects with direction and guidance from the team.

Daily sketching and physical realisation through model making from low to high fidelity and strong visualisation standards is extremely important. Broadly you will be expected to contribute to the bigger picture of design strategy down to using your focused skill sets to realise the smallest of details of our vehicles and components. You must be comfortable with updating the team with your work daily to support a strong workflow pace and team awareness.

You will need to form close relationships with each of the vehicle product owners, creative engineering teams and our suppliers. Our team has impact within the business and regularly enjoys dynamic creative reviews and conversations with our CEO whose passion for design actively drives the progression of our design team.

We are crafting a Design Vision that is questioned and pushed on a daily basis, so a flexible and extremely creative mindset is essential. Our company and team culture are supportive, energic, open and creative.

Application process

1)Email a cover letter, cv and portfolio

2)Please write ‘Midweight or Junior Industrial Designer’ in your subject for the email and address the email to Yakub Zolynski.

3) All attachments must be in PDF format and in total under 3MB.

Candidates who are considered suitable against the above criteria will be contacted within one week of application.


London, UK


London, UK

Email subject: "leManoosh - Mid weight and Junior Industrial Designer"

To: talent@arrival.com