Technical Illustrator and CAD Coordinator

Faraday Future, Gardena, CA


The Company:
Faraday Future (FF) is a California-based mobility company, leveraging the latest technologies and world’s best talent to realize exciting new possibilities in mobility. We’re producing user-centric, technology-first vehicles to establish new paradigms in human-vehicle interaction. We’re not just seeking to change how our cars work – we’re seeking to change the way we drive. At FF, we’re creating something new, something connected, and something with a true global impact.
Your Role:
Our team is responsible for delivering impactful Illustrations that visually describe the assembly and key attributes of premium innovative Electric Vehicle production.  As a Technical Illustrator & CAD Coordinator, you’ll be working with some of the industry’s brightest minds to become a key contributor of the FF Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering illustration production team. The Technical Illustrator & CAD Coordinator will primarily be responsible to create IAD’s (Illustrated Assembly Documents) by using both CAD assets, graphics, and Illustration software tools.  The ideal candidate will generate complete and accurate IAD’s, illustrations, or graphics to meet schedule milestones and aligned to program deliverables.  As a member of the Technical Illustration Team you will ensure that Engineering product requirements and specifications are captured in illustrated / textual document.  The Technical Illustrator is responsible for following change management procedures and fully managing the life-cycle of any released IAD or Technical Illustration, working cross-functionally with PLM, R&D releases, and Manufacturing engineering. Illustrated documents continue to evolve through the vehicle’s product life cycle beginning with Proof of Concept then through Prototype Build phases and onto to Series Production.  In addition, we support ongoing Continuous Engineering changes as required.  

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of Technical Illustration or Graphic Design or relevant industry experience creating art work product.  (Automotive, Military, and/or Aerospace preferred).
  • Minimum: 2-yr certification (or higher) in Graphic Design, CAD technology, or Arts Preferred: 4-yr degree in Graphic Design, CAD engineering technology
  • Demonstrated Top-notch skills with Technical Illustration Software including but not limited to:  Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW, Autotrol, IsoDraw , Photoshop
  • Knowledge + expertise in working with 3D CAD environments or software
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, very high level of organization and personal initiative to get tasks completed with tight or changing deadlines.
  • Ability to work on tasks with minimum direction and without need for constant supervision, can manage and measure metrics on deliverables.
  • Attention to detail and ability to collaborate and work with Product Engineers, Design Engineers and Manufacturing Engineers. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven expertise with Adobe Illustrator and/or CorelDRAW
  • A diverse skillset including use of CAD assets, drawings, and physical properties to create and produce illustrations.
  • Intimate familiarity with Automotive CAD system CATIA 2014/CATIA 2016 or Seimens NX, Solidworks; coupled with a solid understanding of Automotive Assembly and Manufacturing Processes
  • 2+ years of experience in Automotive industry or R&D space.
  • Ability to follow established Technical Document Standards.
  • A creative curiosity, collaborative work ethic, hardworking enthusiasm, and driving personal vision
  • A genuine fascination for the Technical Illustration, Assembly Processes, and a passion for New Technologies.
  • A true Sense of Determination and hopefully ...... a Sense of Humor
Perks + Benefits
·       Stock options for every employee (we are all Shareholders and therefore Owners)
·       Healthcare, dental, and vision benefits (free for you and discounted for your family)
·       Health Club and Gym membership reimbursement (healthy body, healthy mind)
·       401k options (save for your future)
·       Engineering orientation and onboarding program (learn, work, and grow)
·       Daily catered lunches onsite (nominal cost)
·       Healthy snacks and beverages  (satisfy your afternoon hunger pangs)
·       15 days of annual paid time off, 10 days of paid holidays, and 8 days off between Christmas and New Year’s Day (live those weeks on your terms)
·       Maternity & paternity leave (be a present parent)
·       Relocation assistance/reimbursement (we’ll help you start your new life)
·       Free parking & carpool reimbursement (save the environment and your wallet)

About Faraday Future

Hello. We are Faraday Future from California. We are a user-centric, advanced mobility company with headquarters in Silicon Valley and Southern California. Our team leverages the talents of passionate creators from the technology and automotive industries to bring premium, seamlessly connected electric vehicles. Our heart and soul is comprised of more than our technology and resources. Our team – our community – is what makes FF extraordinary. Different Backgrounds. Same Vision. Our incredibly dedicated, international team comes from diverse backgrounds spanning the technology, automotive, energy, and aerospace industries.

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