Senior Parametric Designer , Huemen Automotive Design at

The Opportunity

We Huemen by Harman are looking for a Sr. Parametric Designer in Munich, Germany.

Position Summary:

In the role of Sr. Parametric Designer, you will be responsible for developing iconic generative algorithms. You will be generating hole patterns and 3D structures to apply them on A-surface data. You will be creating, developing, and managing a strategy for patterns and surfaces for multiple Harman premium brands, including Harman/Kardon, JBL, Infinity, Lexicon, Mark Levinson, Revel, AKG, and licensed business such as Bowers & Wilkins, CANTON, CLASSE, Bang & Olufsen and B&O PLAY.

The Parametric designer position will be reporting to:

Design Manager - Car Audio, Philipp Siebourg

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop iconic generative algorithms, hole patterns, and 3D geometries for each Harman brand
  • Develop custom components and Plug-ins for Grasshopper for Rhino with Python or C#, to automate the design processes and to be used from designers internally.
  • Modify provided surface data to apply the generated patterns
  • Develop and nourish Harman’s credible audio brands
  • Manage & lead communication with design team and stakeholders across various locations.
  • Understand, improve and evolve existing brand design guidelines
  • Develop future brand design language strategy
  • Implement design language for each brand and position as 'best in class' in the automotive audio business. Upon request and approval, the Industrial Designer will develop the design language for other parts of the SBU Audio group
  • Understand and design for manufacturability and cost targets.
  • Develop 3D surface files to transfer to mechanical engineering.
  • Work concurrently with Engineering to streamline the developmental process
  • Establish and maintain productive working relationships with other discipline team members and customer or supplier contacts
  • Develop methods and processes to improve efficiency and competence levels

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience required: 5+ years of design and with Parametric Modeling experience
  • Experience with material cost and finishes, manufacturing processes, tooling methods, assembly methods
  • Good knowledge about edge technologies as CNC Milling, Lasering, 3D Printing, etc. is a plus.
  • Expert skills in Rhino and Grasshopper (including Add-ons), familiarity with Rhino and Grasshopper Plug-ins.
  • Excellent programming skills (Able to develop custom components for Grasshopper with Python or C#)
  • Very good technical understanding. Very good understanding about 3D geometry and proportions.
  • Capable to adapt & create brand related design languages in correspondence to the target car interiors
  • Result-orientated and a motivated team player
  • Ability to communicate creative ideas at a high quality level
  • Advanced knowledge of English, other languages are a plus
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Willingness to travel 25% of the time
  • Outgoing, passionate and with an excellent sense of humor

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We look forward to hearing from you!

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