Ford Motor Company Studio Project Manager / Trainer in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Studio Project Manager / Trainer

Job Description & Qualifications:

Job Description:

The Studio Project Manager/Trainer is responsible for leading, tracking & deploying a variety of Design Studio projects plus implement new tools, processes, and workflows through training initiatives. Projects include visualization efforts & future state; VR/AR strategies; implementing AI (Artificial Intelligence) into the design process; development of modeling & visualization tools; R&D into new tools, technologies & applications; analyzing, evaluating, and improving current processes; designing and deploying training programs; providing studio support for all CAID tools, techniques and processes.



As the Studio Project Manager / Trainer your responsibilities will be but are not limited to...

  • Apply program management skills to lead multiple projects including visualization, VR/AR and other emerging technologies.

  • Conduct R&D into new technologies, tools and workflows.

  • Conduct strategic planning sessions with appropriate business partners including BIT (Business IT), Design management, Design teams, etc.

  • Maintain accurate records, track training metrics and generate reports to management.

  • Work with vendors and suppliers to coordinate studio efforts.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in design or associated fields

  • 1+ years of experience in CAID tools (AutoStudio, VRED, SpeedForm, Maya, Gravity Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premier, MS Office, SharePoint).

  • 1+ Program management and training experience leading projects and teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and ability to resolve issues regarding workstation configurations, monitors, Wacom tablets, system performance, softwares/drivers, etc.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • VR/AR experience.

  • Ability to think creatively to discover innovative design solutions.

  • Strong team player with ability to collaborate.

  • Self-starter with the ability to multitask and manage multiple projects.

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

Auto req ID:



Ford Motor Company



Skill Team:

Product Development