Senior CMF Designer (m/f)
Sveta Nedelja, Croatia

 
 

About us

We are a technology powerhouse that designs, engineers, and manufactures the world's most advanced automotive technology and hypercars. Bytes to bolts, Rimac is where everything happens.

Our teams develop and produce both hardware and software solutions for our flagship, record-breaking hypercar, the Nevera, as well as for other automotive manufacturers’ vehicles. Working on technology solutions for partners such as Porsche, Hyundai, Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, Automobili Pininfarina, and others, gives Rimac a unique position of a technology leader in the high-performance electric vehicle industry. The stakes are high.

As a fast-moving company, we nurture a high-performing culture. If you are interested in joining, you must be prepared for relentless learning, adapting, and embracing new technologies. We expect an easy-going person, but also self-driven, entrepreneurial, and highly independent in their work, that will enjoy rising to the challenge and have fun pushing the limits of technology.

Our expectations are high. And we can only achieve our goals with the dedication and collaboration of our exceptional team. Our ambition is to deliver and go the extra mile. We need to expand our already industry-leading team, find the best people, and lead the charge.

 

 

Ensure the best colour and trim solutions for custom made hyper-cars through

  • Best knowledge of both Rimac and Bugatti Brand values
  • Ability to visually express and communicate his/hers ideas (sketching, visuals, 3d modelling, mock-ups)
  • Colour, Material, Finish expertise and strong knowledge of production/industrial processes
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking – combining creative and strategical thinking, eye for details
  • Interpersonal skills and hands-on approach – communication and creation of ideas in an engaging and pulpable way
  • Organisational skills -  time management and proactive attitude. Delivering under time constraints. Efficiency & ability to switch between administrative and creative tasks with ease
  • Strong interest and understanding of market, culture and trends and linking with other industries (fashion, technology, entertainment…)
     

Regular tasks

  • Develop CMF strategy and its palettes

  • Define the visual appearances and finishes of hyper cars and their variants

  • Illustrate and visualize CMF proposals, individualisations

  • New colour & trim development – explore finishes, materials, paint hues etc.

  • Set visual standards & create CMF inputs for relevant styling & engineering components for all products

  • Constantly check and ensure inputs are implemented within internal teams

  • Create inputs & feedback for various external suppliers and engage in constant communication & feedback loops 

  • Initiate checks for samples and produced parts for each development phase

  • Document & share feedback with relevant teams (internal/external)

  • Invite and prepare meetings to communicate information clearly and collect feedback

Occasional tasks

  • Trend research & market benchmarking for colour & trim strategy inspiration

  • Colour & trim ideation & visualisation for various projects & topics for new request

  • Set & clearly communicate perceived quality criteria

  • Material, samples & parts order, coordinate with purchasing & suppliers

  • Organize Internal work flow, inventory

  • Provide support with CMF documentation for marketing activities – website, games etc.

  • Lead configuration tools development (support Sales, communicate with supplier)

  • Tests solutions & ideas through hands on creation of mock-ups

Responsibilities

  • Initiative and accountability for decision making on CMF subjects

  • Clearly defined CMF brochure with all CMF inputs, according to brand and sales requirements

  • Assure clear information exchange with visualisations, presentations, other physical & digital support materials towards CMF presentations for various purposes

  • Assess, funnel and satisfy requests from Sales and market side

  • Adapt and filter inputs to ensure correct information, level of detail, in the right format is transferred to relevant divisions outside the mainstream definitions (Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Planning, Production, Purchasing…)

  • Support other divisions & departments to improve intra as well as inter-division workflow to enhance organisational efficiency

  • Achieve desired results with suppliers (and responsible division, owning the part) according to inputs/documentation

  • Prepare job profile and conduct interviews for potential CMF hires

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Industrial design/Transportation Design/Textile Design/Colour and Material design fields
  • 5 - 10 years of experience within the Automotive Design Industry 
  • Required software and design tools: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Autodesk Alias, VRED, Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Keyshot, Dassualt systems 3D Experience
  • Full professional proficiency in English, Croatian/other language is a plus

What we are like and what we offer

  • We operate in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • You will have the opportunity to work on world-class solutions with cutting-edge technology
  • We work a lot, but also know how to have fun (fun teambuilding, crazy company parties, kitchen and relaxation zones around the office, free coffee/tea and fresh fruit, etc.)
  • Family-like and open work environment (subsidies for kindergartens, Christmas parties for kids, and presents for kids)
  • Financial subsidy for transportation
  • Additional and supplementary healthcare covered
  • Internal educations program
  • Psychological counseling
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Flexible working hours and work-from-home days – up to 12 days of remote work per month
  • Discounts at stores and clinics – for humans and pets 😊

If you are a creative, problem solving, open-minded, highly-motivated individual and you love a fast-paced environment and are up for the challenge – where were you hiding?


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