Senior Industrial Designer

South Burlington, VT


This position is responsible for translating Beta’s vision of eVTOL flight and Simulation into reality.   The Senior Industrial Designer (Sr. ID) will lead internal design projects to develop best-in-class, manufacturable solutions in line with BETA emerging design DNA.  The Sr. ID will interface with customers, other designers, engineers, program managers, and suppliers – ensuring that all stakeholders are aligned.   Exceptional visual and verbal communication skills will be employed while bringing ideas from concept, through sketch, CAD, VR, prototype, certification, and into production. This position is part of a growing BETA Industrial Design team within the OEM that serves the wider organization as an internal consulting agency.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead Projects in Industrial Design of Aircraft, Charging Infrastructure, and Simulators
  • Design usability and operator efficiency into the Interior and exterior of aircraft 
  • Develop and refine human touchpoints in the life cycle of an aircraft, crew, passengers, mechanics, etc.
  • Rapidly 3D model and visualize product challenges and opportunities in Alias
  • Communicate with excellent written, visual, and verbal skills, with both internal & external customers.
  • Maintain high energy, while being self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented
  • Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • 10+ years of ID experience in a transportation related field
  • Experience with aircraft interior and seating design for certification
  • Experience working on fully industrialized vehicle projects
  • Experience with other forms of electric transportation and related infrastructure
  • Proven creative eye for styling and usability, that results in market winning products 
  • Strong 3D cad skills in modeling & visualization (Alias, Dynamo,  VRED preferred) 
  • Strong design communications skills from sketching to rendering
  • Hands on prototyping/fabrication skills a plus
  • Experience with Virtual Reality solutions (VRED VR preferred)
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. 
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

  • BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

    All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

    BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.