• Location
    • Mountain View
  • Date Posted
  • Dec. 13, 2021
  • Function
  • Manufacturing
  • Sector
  • Mobility

Who We Are

At Aurora, we’re on a mission to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. It all starts with the Aurora Driver, a platform created from industry-leading hardware and software and designed to adapt across a variety of vehicle types and industries.

We’re led by a team of self-driving luminaries, and we’ve forged strategic partnerships with leading transportation companies—including ride-hailing network Uber, truck-manufacturers PACCAR and Volvo Trucks, and the world’s largest automaker Toyota—setting us up to deliver the Aurora Driver in both trucks and passenger vehicles. We are funded by Amazon, Uber, T Rowe Price, and some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Greylock, and Index Ventures.

Aurora is in the best position to lead the self-driving space with a team of unparalleled depth and expertise, the technology to deliver, and the partnerships to build a transformative business for the long-term.

Aurora hires talented people with diverse backgrounds who are ready to help build a transportation ecosystem that will make our roads safer, get crucial goods where they need to go, and make mobility more efficient and accessible for all. We’re searching for a Class A Modeler.  As a Class A Modeler on the Product team you will create digital surfaces ranging from design team concept support to Class-A engineering hand-off level quality.

In this role, you will

  • Collaborate with a team of Industrial Designers, to create high quality CAS surfaces to support design intent development for the Aurora self driving hardware kits and self driving experience.
  • Work with cross functional teams including: engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, craftsmanship and marketing to execute industrial design concept data into production prep data.
  • Work tightly within the Industrial Design process, ensuring initial design intent is translated into feasible production intent content throughout the R and D process.
  • Create digital assets to support communication of the direction of the Aurora self driving products and solutions, visual assets as well as data for prototyping.
  • Support the Product team with concept projects, general studies, and production intent development, under the guidance of Design leadership and Hardware Engineering.
  • Ensure aesthetic adjustments are incorporated under Design leadership and Hardware Engineering in a timely manner.
  • Create and revise Class-A surface derived from Design team sketch model polygonal data and 2D sketches.
  • Work together with engineers to incorporate high level feasibility for Class-A tooling.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design, transportation design or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5+ years of CAD experience, preferably within the automotive OEM space.
  • Proficiency in Keyshot, VRED or equivalent rendering software.
  • Understanding of production development and procedures with knowledge in manufacturing and prototyping process and general construction and engineering principles.
  • Adept at time management and organization and able to work within tight time frames.
  • Highly motivated, and collaborative, strong organizational and communication skills.



Working at Aurora

At Aurora, we bring together people with extraordinary talent and experience united by the strength of our values. We operate with integrity, set outrageous goals, and continue to build a culture where we win together—all without any jerks.

We have offices in 8+ locations across the United States. We offer a competitive benefits package to qualifying employees. Our Career Page includes everything you need to know about working at Aurora.

We believe that self-driving technology has broad benefits – including an increase in safety and access to transportation – and to achieve those benefits, we want and need a workforce with diverse experiences, insights, and perspectives; said another way, a workforce that reflects the communities and people our technology will benefit. You can find all the latest news on our Blog

Individuals seeking employment at Aurora are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy status, parent or caregiver status, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran and/or military status, physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law.

About Aurora

Aurora (Nasdaq: AUR) is delivering the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. Founded in 2017 by experts in the self-driving industry, Aurora is revolutionizing transportation – making it safer, increasingly accessible, and more reliable and efficient than ever before. Its flagship product, the Aurora Driver, is a platform that brings together software, hardware, and data services,  to autonomously operate passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, and heavy-duty trucks. Aurora is partnered with industry leaders across the transportation ecosystem including Toyota, Uber, Volvo, FedEx, and PACCAR. Aurora tests its vehicles in the Bay Area, Pittsburgh, and Texas and has offices in those areas as well as in Bozeman, MT; Seattle, WA; Louisville, CO; and Wixom, MI. To learn more, visit www.aurora.tech.