Automobile Designer

Automobile design is the process of creating new designs for cars and all kinds of automobiles, both interiors and exteriors of cars, trucks, buses, two and three wheeler’s and also special purpose vehicle keeping in mind the visual appeal as well as functionality.

Career Options

  • - - Mechanical Drafter - Industrial Engineer - Car manufacturers - Two and three wheeler manufacturers - Truck and heavy vehicle manufacturers - Special purpose vehicle manufacturers

Educational Qualifications

  • 10+2

Personal Skills

  • - Immense interest in automobiles - Keen interest in the latest trends in automobile design - An eye for detail - Sketching skill - Team player - Business acumen - Appreciation of automobile design - Creativity - Keen observation - Good communication skill - Complex problem solving skills

Courses to be pursued

  • - Bachelor's degree in engineering
  • industrial design
  • or architecture - Master of Business Administration (MBA) recommended for advancement

Top Colleges

  • Indian Institute of Science Address: CV Raman Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560012 Phone: 080 - 2293 2359 Website:

Working Conditions

Usually automobile designers spend time in office in meetings with clients to discuss plans, create renderings and collaborate with colleagues on projects.

Top Companies

  • Maruti Suzuki Address: Vasant Kunj II, New Delhi 110070 Phone: 1800 180 0180 Website:

Successful Persons

Ashish Manchanda

Ashish Manchanda is a well known recording engineer. He works as a music producer too. He is a recognized entertainment business entrepreneur. The person is known primarily for his work in association with Bollywood. He is also the founder of the music & av media production house "Flying Carpet Productions".

H. Sridhar (Sridhar Hariharan/H.Padmanabh)

H. Sridhar who is popularly known as a Hariharan was a sound engineer from India and known for his work with the famous Musician A. R Rahman. He is known as “Mozart of Madras.” Sridhar was the Chief Audio Engineer at Media Artists Chennai. Though he was a mathematics graduate but he had a keen interest in music and he began his musical career in 1988.