Jaguar Land Rover
work experience
Expires7 days

Design Studio Modelling Undergraduate

Job description

Before any idea can become reality, our studio modelling team comprising of the visualisation and animation team and the digital and clay modelling teams work with the model operations team to transform 2D visions and concepts into photo realistic stills or animations and feasible 3D properties.

As part of the digital modelling or visualisation and animation teams you’ll use your design awareness to create digital properties from design sketches or data and help create the solutions to specific or unique design problems. Whilst those who join our clay modelling team will need good aesthetic judgement to develop 3D shapes for both our interior and exterior design clay properties.

As part of the model operations team you’ll take the studio modelling early design or production ready, data and using your design and engineering awareness, along with the computer aided design /computer aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM), 5 Axis, rapid prototype and paint and trim teams, develop and build full size world-class physical properties to support the design process.

With ongoing support and opportunities to gain further skills, everything you do will help us imagine the next generation of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles and keep us at the forefront of automotive design.

Rewards and benefits

Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach in your work. And, with on-going support from industry leading experts and continual learning opportunities, you’ll quickly realise that our programmes have been designed to be as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.

Whichever part of the business you join your hard work and contribution deserves recognition. For those on placements of longer than three months there is a generous holiday allowance. There are a range of other benefits and regular social events so plenty of chances to make friends and have fun too.

Play your part – apply now.

This placement will commence on 13 April 2020 and finish on 11 September 2020 and you’ll need to be able to commit to the full duration of the five month placement.

What we are looking for

Excellence runs throughout our entire business and we would expect you to be the same. So, as well as being on track to achieve a degree in design at 2:2 level or higher, you’ll need a clear understanding of practical automotive design, engineering and model development.

To join our digital modelling team you’ll also need awareness of software tools and programmes and excellent 3D spatial evaluation skills, and to join the clay modelling or model dperations team we will need to see some evidence of your physical modelling skills.

Please be aware that our undergraduate placement opportunities are only open to penultimate year students working towards a degree in design (i.e. students who will be returning to their final year of study following their placement with us); or returning to university to study a Masters in design.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

UK wide

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

For this programme we encourage applicants to apply early as Jaguar Land Rover reserve the right to move the closing date at any time based on the volume of applications.

All applicants must upload a design portfolio to their application to be considered. This must be no larger than 5MB.

On making your application please use your personal email address and not a university or school address.

Jaguar Land Rover will not support any applications for visa sponsorship for this role and all applicants must have the unrestricted right to work in the UK for an indefinite period or be in possession of a current T4 student visa.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 January 2020

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Closing date:  31 January 2020

Expires7 days

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