Lead Hard Modeler, Design Studio

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Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

We are currently seeking a Lead Hard Modeler to join our Fabrication Studio. This position requires an experienced professional who is a self-starter with a common sense approach to automotive model making. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly, and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment. You must be being able to adapt to a quick-thinking environment focused on problem-solving and results.


  • Provide hands on build support of design prototypes including scale and full-size design models, ergonomic and aerodynamic studies models, show cars, retail displays, etc.
  • Support CNC team with material block ups and post processing
  • Support paint team with part prep and surfacing
  • Maintain the shops and build areas to a high degree of cleanliness and organization
  • Be expected to work within tight tolerances and maintain specified surface finishes and features


  • Experience working with all types of materials. (Wood, plastics, metals, 3D printing, mold making, composites, paint/prep, etc.)
  • Comfortable working safely with standard shop machinery (table saw, sanders, band saw, manual mill, lathe, etc.)
  • Experience with all types of hand tool operation and safe practices
  • Have an extreme level of craftsmanship
  • A flexible schedule and willingness to work flexible hours to coincide with Design Team milestones and deadlines


  • Knowledge of show car builds from start to finish
  • Ability to use automotive spray paint equipment
  • CAD skills a plus
  • Automotive Background a plus
  • 4 years of experience within a shop environment
Salary Range: The compensation range for this position is specific to the locations listed below and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including job-related knowledge; skillset; experience, education and training; certifications; and other relevant business and organizational factors.
  • California (Bay Area) - $42 - $58 per hour

Additional Compensation and Benefits
: Lucid offers a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, and 401k. The successful candidate may also be eligible to participate in Lucid’s equity program and/or a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing such programs. (Cash or equity incentive awards, if any, will depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and company performance.)

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