Canoo Technologies Inc.

Studio Engineer

Full Time
Location : Location

About Canoo

Canoo’s mission is to bring EVs to Everyone and build a world-class team to deploy this sustainable mobility revolution. We have developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with pioneering technologies, award-winning designs, and a unique business model that spans all owners in the full lifecycle of the vehicle. Canoo is starting production in Q4 of 2022 and is distinguished by its pioneering and experienced team of technologists, engineers and designers. With offices around the country, the company is scaling quickly and seeking candidates who love to challenge themselves, are motivated by purpose, and possess a strong desire to get things done.


On the battleground between world class design and perfection in engineering you are the negotiator – your job is to enable our vision with as little compromise to either Design, Engineering or Usability. You are an excellent diplomat, with fantastic spoken and written communication skills, able to quickly and efficiently explain technical concepts to colleagues of various backgrounds. You have an absolute passion for design and pushing the automotive industry to where the electric vehicle revolution will allow it to go.


  • Provide guidance to Design and Engineering on interior and exterior feasibility
  • Create master sections to accelerate the development process
  • Have a good understanding of automotive component packaging requirements across all departments
  • Provide guidance to Design on dynamic systems, such as glass drop, closures sweeps, wheel travel, and their effect on associated geometry, cutlines and craftmanship
  • Identify manufacturing strategies that enable design vision, as well as advise Design on considerations required for common automotive manufacturing processes
  • Develop prototypes, bucks and fixtures utilizing hand and rapid manufacturing methods
  • Utilize CAD (preferably Catia V6) to review, create and organize information from and for Design and Engineering
  • Advise on homologation requirements for both ECE, FMVSS and GB standards, including but not limited to Lighting, Vision, Exterior Projections, Safety
  • Occupant Packaging including basics of ergonomics, such as reach, comfort clearances, visual obscuration, direct and indirect vision, ingress/egress, cargo requirements and loading. Knowledge of packages such as RAMSIS or OPTIS are a plus
  • Lead benchmarking activities in order to ensure targets are competitive/class leading
  • Understand and advise on program management for engineering & design activities, such as timing for prototype builds, production tooling etc.


  • Highly Proficient in Catia V5 (Catia V6/3D Experience preferred)
  • 4 Year Higher Education Qualification in a relevant field (Engineering, Industrial Design, Product Design, Automotive Design)
  • Great knowledge of automotive landscape, particularly as it pertains to Electric Vehicles
  • Excellent communication skills

What's Cool About Working Here...

What's Cool About Working Here... 

  • Meaningful, challenging work that will redefine automotive landscape and make EVs available to everyone
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Equity Compensation
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy

Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.


Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting. 


Canoo cares deeply about the safety of all candidates who may be asked to participate in an in-person interview. While the company remains operational, some of our positions are remote, while others require working on-site. Canoo is following the Covid-19 protocols set forth by local state and federal governance and the CDC guidelines. Candidates who are vaccinated will be asked to provide a copy of proof of vaccination upon arrival for the interview. Candidates who are not vaccinated will be asked to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test that is no less than 48 hours old. We ask that you practice hand hygiene, social distance, and wear face coverings to reduce the risks of exposure to Covid-19. We appreciate your cooperation with our safety protocols while you explore your future with Canoo!


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