Head of Industrial Design at
Pininfarina of America

The Opportunity

Pininfarina Shanghai is looking for a talented Head of Industrial Design with demonstrated abilities and sensibilities on the creation of elegant, refined and beautiful designs and experiences.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Manage and supervise the Industrial Design Team
  • Oversee the projects and plan activities and deliverables for each design phase
  • Support processes, people and projects in order to grow the studio and ensure the quality of the outputs
  • Guarantee a consistent identity based on Pininfarina Brand values and DNA
  • Visit clients for business development, briefings and milestone presentations
  • Be an active participant and team player


  • Proficient knowledge of all of the steps of the design process (analysis, user research, prototyping, sketching, 3D modeling, rendering, feasibility, CMF, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and storytelling skills, ability to create outstanding presentations
  • Experience with big and small appliances, consumer electronics, furniture
  • Experience in Transportation, Interior and Graphic Design is a plus
  • Proficiency with hand sketching, Photoshop, Illustrator, Rhino, Keyshot and other tools to enhance team’s skills and knowledge. Familiarity of engineering tools like Creo or SolidWorks is a plus


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design or related field
  • 10+ years design field work experience, multidisciplinary design consultancy experience is preferred
  • 3+ years managing a Design Team
  • Fluency in English. Mandarin and/or Italian is a plus
  • Already settled in China


To be considered for this role please email your COVER LETTER, CV and PORTFOLIO to [email protected] (if all the material exceeds 20Mb send only the link to download it)


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