GRADUATE DESIGN PROGRAMME

DESIGN GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

Duration: 2 years

We’re passionate about reimagining design because great design is never just about looks. It’s about how it makes people feel: how it moves them. Exceptional, pioneering design underpins and informs incredible experiences. You can see it in the evolution of our iconic brand and how we keep evolving, setting the tone and the pace, and building in sustainability at every turn.

With even bigger designs on the future – ours and yours – we give our Design graduates everything they need and more to step up a gear and keep moving forward. Here, you’ll be in great company, growing your network, building the relationships and gaining the skills and experience that give you the solid foundation essential to powering progress in an exciting and creative world of opportunity. It’s rewarding in more ways than one.

Pathways

Creative

To drive change and break new ground is a luxury. And sustainable luxury is what we are all about. Our brand is already iconic. If you’re excited about and have the energy and application to define the future of movement where the pace is faster than ever, we’ll give you all the freedom you need to drive us forward.

Our Graphic Designers tell the visual story of our heritage and our ambitions in a way that amplifies our luxury aesthetic, sophisticated sense of style and responsibility to our customers and the world.

In Design Visualisation and Animation (DVA), our multi-skilled team bring our vision to life in motion, showcasing our vehicles and core messaging, and inspiring communications that excite. We’re always evolving and our technology is too.

In Experience and Digital Design, our team build the knowledge, connections and insight that create new and exciting user-experiences. New forms of digital customer engagement opportunities continue to multiply at pace and we’re exploring and embracing them all in a way that makes for a dynamic, creative working environment.

Degree requirements

Graphic Design: A degree at 2:2 or higher in Graphic Design (still or motion). Other creative degrees will be considered such as Product Design, Automotive Design or 3D digital Design. A strong graphical portfolio will be required.

DVA: For our DVA CG Imagery and Animation role: A degree at 2:2 or higher in either Automotive design, Product Design, CG Animation, 3D Digital Design or other relevant creative degrees. A strong portfolio showcasing a talent for 3D Visualisation will be required.

For our DVA 2D Motion graphics role: A degree at 2:2 or higher in Graphic Design or Motion Graphic Design. Other creative degrees will be considered (Product Design, Automotive Design, 3D Digital Design or CG Animation) with a strong motion graphics portfolio demonstrated.

Experience and Digital Design: A degree at 2:2 or higher in Transportation, Product, Graphic or Gaming design or Experience / interaction and information design.

Studio Modelling

We bring sustainable, modern and highly desirable experiences to life for the next-generation driver. So here, we think not only ahead but beyond. We reimagine the future and then we make it happen. We anticipate evolving expectations and we shape experience. As a graduate, you’ll get the grounding you need in everything from new concept development, to detailed design and experience delivery, to be the future of movement.

Our Studio Modelling team works in clay and digital media collaboratively with our creative Designers to create virtual and real models to scale that progress our ambitious designs. Graduates can work with our Creative Digital Design (CAS) team, creating the detailed 3D digital datasets that visualises future concepts and products.

Degree requirements

A design degree is required of 2:2 or higher in subjects such as Transport & Automotive Design, 3D Digital Design

Technical

Laser sharp focus on technical details is what shapes the sweeping curves and luxurious styles of our vehicles. Wherever you join us in our Technical Design team, you’ll be shaping the eye-catching finishes that set us apart everywhere we are – on the road and around the world. And you’ll do that from day one, gaining invaluable experience and picking up technical expertise along the way. This is where the future of movement is taking shape and this is an exciting time to join us.

Surfacing Interiors brings to life design intent where it can be seen and touched inside the vehicle. Here, you’ll join a project team in generating concept schemes and deliver best-in-class, crafted optical quality solutions in new vehicle programmes.

Surfacing Exteriors brings to life design intent where it can be seen and touched on the exterior. Here, you’ll grow your knowledge and network as you learn how to generate concept schemes and deliver best-in-class, crafted optical quality solutions in new vehicle programmes.

The Cubing team are multi-skilled and closely with Design, Surfacing and Studio Engineering to produce the highly accurate 1:1 scale models that enable assessment of quality interface craftsmanship and production surfaces. Join us here and you can look ahead to a Project Leader or CAD role.

Degree requirements

Surfacing Interiors and Exteriors - Automotive Engineering, Transport and Automotive Design, Product or Industrial Design or similar.

Cubing - Automotive Engineering, Transport and Automotive Design, Product or Industrial Design or similar.

WHAT TO EXPECT

APPLICATION PROCESS

Apply online

  • Degree criteria agreed with function for the specific roles within Design
  • Portfolio to be attached to application
  • Portfolios sent through to approved Design reviewer for soft copy review

Face to Face Assessment

  • 90-minute assessment
  • Motivational interview (30 minutes) including reasons to join Jaguar Land Rover and understanding of the industry
  • Behavioural Interview (60 minutes)
  • Portfolio F2F review (45 minutes)

In our assessment process we will be looking for evidence of key behaviours and characteristics that are important for success in our business. We will share these with you ahead of your assessment to help you prepare.

Offer

Candidates that make it through all the steps successfully will be offered a place on the programme.

Meet some graduates

Victor

Victor
Controls and Calibration Engineer

“For me Jaguar Land Rover is the perfect blend of passionate people in a supportive culture, all with a clear aim to change the way the world moves.”

The induction day really set the tone for what it’s like to work here. The presenter on the day told us that more will happen in the automotive industry in the next five years than the last 50 years! I’m an undergraduate on a years’ placement. I’ve only been here for eight weeks, but I’ve seen so much that brings that statement to life. I’ve seen how our commitment to making sure every new Jaguar Land Rover model line will be electrified from 2020 is being brought to life in everything we do.

Sonia

Sonia
Women in Engineering Sponsorship Scheme

“I always wanted to work with cars because I wanted to have an impact on how cars interact with society and how we can change the impact we have on the environment.”

The freedom you get here is great. I’ve been encouraged to go and meet new people, explore possibilities and try new things. What I’ve seen here has really opened my eyes. The investment in R&D is incredible. And the level of detail we go into blows my mind. One of my favourite events is the weekly Electrical Graduate Breakfast Forum. This is where apprentices, graduates and undergraduates all get together to talk about the challenges we are working on and share hints and tips. It’s a brilliant networking opportunity and a great way to build your knowledge and career.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

All programmes are currently closed but you can register your interest below.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

 
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Contact the recruitment team

We're always pleased to hear from talented people. So if you have any questions about the Design Graduate opportunities, or if there's anything else you'd like to know before you apply (or indeed during the application process), please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Email: graduate@jaguarlandrover.com

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