We are an electric vehicle company addressing the future needs of urban mobility.

OUR VISION

To be a sustainable car manufacturer

based in California, with global reach making vehicles designed for modern urban life.

OUR MISSION

Design, Develop & Deliver

Competitive, capable and connected electric vehicles developed for urban needs.

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Our Team

Swept together by destiny in California, we are a multicultural group of designers, engineers, technology and marketing experts, that have done this before and know what it takes.
We not only know how to build a car but we also know how to run a business.

Stefan Krause

IN CHARGE

Stefan had a 20 year long career at BMW. He held various positions in Engineering, Sales, Marketing & Financial Services at BMW in Germany and the US.

In 2002 he was promoted to the Board of Management of BMW as Global CFO. During his tenure he also was CEO of Rolls Royce and closely involved with the relaunch of the MINI Brand.

He moved to become the Management Board member responsible for Sales, Marketing and Branding before leaving BMW to accept the Global CFO Position at Deutsche Bank in 2008.

After 8 Years at Deutsche Bank he became the CEO of Celestial, a private UK investment firm as well as a Senior Advisor to the Private Equity Firm Warburg Pincus in London and Member of the Supervisory Board of Rocket Internet SE, Berlin.

Before founding EVelozcity he was the CFO and COO at Faraday Future in Los Angeles. He has lived in Colombia, the US, Japan, Germany and the UK. Stefan speaks 3 different languages fluently.

Stefan has a high passion for automobiles and the future of mobility, with extensive experience in marketing and lifestyle brands. His love for cars coupled with his deep network in automotive, finance and technology has motivated him to pursue his life-long dream of creating an EV brand in an effort to address the rising demand and the future of clean mobility.

Ulrich Kranz

IN CHARGE OF TECHNOLOGY

With over 30 years at BMW in research and development, Ulli was in charge of innovative vehicle and technology projects including the development of the BMW Z3, X5, MINI, i3, i8 and project i.

Having worked in both Europe and the USA, he has strong partnerships with Industry leaders as well as key suppliers. He left BMW at the end of 2016 and with his experience in the EV world he consulted with an investment firm on the future of Mobility as well as advising various EV start-up companies in mid-2017.

Ulli was CTO at Faraday Future before founding EVelozcity.

Ulli's passion for automobiles and motorcycles started at a BMW dealership that built BMW race cars, back in 1975. This passion for high-performance cars, pushed him throughout his automotive career to be an industry leader demanding innovative solutions to support the future of clean driving. This passion continues and motivates Ulli to establish an unparalleled sustainable EV brand.

Richard Kim

IN CHARGE OF DESIGN

Until December 2017, Richard was the VP of Design and one of the founding members of Faraday Future. He was responsible for all design and creative departments including Interior and Exterior Vehicle Design, CMF, UIUX, Branding, Web, and VR.

Prior to FF, he was the Design Manager for the VW Audi Group studio in Santa Monica, California focusing on programs for Porsche and Audi. Other experiences include: the VW Audi Design Center in Barcelona, Audi AG in Ingolstadt, Nissan Infiniti in London, and GM Cadillac Advanced Design in Hollywood. In 2008, Richard was one of the original members of the BMW i design team, where he was the lead exterior designer for the BMW i3 production car, the i3 Concept, the i8 Concept, the i8 Spyder Concept, and the BMW i E-Kickboard Concept. Beyond his work for the BMW Group, Richard has also helped design private jet interiors for Embraer and luxury yachts for Intermarine. From 2007-2015, Richard was a faculty member of his alma mater, Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

Richard's passion for innovation in the mobility space is what brought him together with this dynamic team. He is excited to design a progressive electric vehicle that will address the future needs of mobility for ride-sharing, delivery, and naturally, driving.

Careers

AUTOMOTIVE AND TECHNICAL ENGINEERS

We’re looking for automotive professionals with cross-functional experience and strong leadership capabilities to join a dynamic, Southern California start-up company.

Key backgrounds of interest are:

  • Automotive electrical / electronics engineering
  • Electric propulsion component and system engineering
  • Automotive  component and systems engineering
  • Automotive program and project management
  • Similar experience in technology product development
  • As an early member of this team, you will be expected to demonstrate a remarkable degree of versatility as each team member will need to take on multiple roles.

Requirements:

  • Automotive electrical / electronics engineering
  • Electric propulsion component and system engineering
  • Automotive  component and systems engineering
  • Automotive program and project management
  • Similar experience in technology product development
  • As an early member of this team, you will be expected to demonstrate a remarkable degree of versatility as each team member will all need to take on multiple roles.
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CIW ENGINEER

Will be responsible for the design, development and launch of the vehicle closures systems including hood, fenders, side doors and rear door.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Design and development of Closures-in-White systems to meet vehicle requirements (function, cost, weight)
  • Develop alternative engineer solutions for design themes including hinge axis, cutlines, sealing flange development and provide feedback to design team
  • Work on cross-functional teams (Studio, Manufacturing, BIW) to develop efficient designs and leading the integration of interfacing components
  • Interact with CAE team and interpret results to meet all Regulatory, Safety, NVH, Deflection and Fatigue requirements
  • Development of DFMEA, DVP&Rs and GD&T documentation
  • Manage deliverables for all program milestones including cost and timing
  • Support testing and launch activities

Competencies:

  • Experience developing closures systems from initial concept through launch
  • Knowledge of CIW construction solutions including Stamping, Extrusions and Castings along with understanding of design practices
  • Experience with multi material construction  (AHSS, UHSS, Aluminum and composites)
  • Knowledge of joining technologies including Self-Piercing Rivets, Welding, Bonding
  • Development of complex 3D CAD including Surfacing in Catia V5 or V6 along with release and PLM experience
  • Working well in cross-functional groups under pressure to develop optimal solutions for the vehicle
  • Excellent communication skills

Required education and experience:

  • Associates Degree with 10+ years industry experience
  • Minimum 3 years designing of Closures-in-White systems
  • CAD Capability: Minimum 10+ years Catia V5 experience (creating CIW or BIW designs or concepts). Preferably from concept phase through Launch
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EXTERIOR + INTERIOR AUTOMOTIVE DESIGNERS

We’re looking for automotive designers with cross-functional experience and strong leadership capabilities to join a dynamic, Southern California start-up company.

Key backgrounds of interest are:

  • Autonomous technology
  • Production experience
  • Startup mindset

Requirements:

  • An education and degree from a design school specializing in automotive design preferred
  • Proficient in producing a variety of creative ideas with a passion for future mobility solutions
  • Experience in Autonomous and Electrification programs a big plus
  • Strong drawing and visual communication skills
  • Proficient in all design software both 2D and 3D
  • A deep understanding of the complete design process from sketch to production surfacing
  • 3-10 years of OEM experience with a successful track record
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UI / UX DESIGNERS

We are looking for UI / UX designers to join a startup company in Southern California to build the next great electric vehicle. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a solid design resume and the proven ability to innovate in the automotive or tech space.

Responsibilities

  • Work with a talented team of designers and engineers to create innovative designs for the next great electric vehicle
  • Develop presentations, storyboards, prototypes to convey ideas
  • Future mobility mindset

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in interaction design, visual communication design, graphic design or related field
  • 4-7 years of experience in research and design for web, mobile, and emerging platforms
  • Have a strong online portfolio and results in digital (web and app) applications
  • Experience with tools like Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, OmniGraffle, Sketch, etc.
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in graphic design, animation, typography, iconography, color theory and visual layout
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CAD AND DIGITAL MODELERS – ALL LEVELS

We’re looking for automotive modelers with cross-functional experience and strong leadership capabilities to join a dynamic, Southern California start-up company.

Key backgrounds of interest are:

  • Autonomous technology
  • Production experience
  • Startup mindset

Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience with Studiotools, ICEM, Surf, CATIA, and Polygon 3D
  • Experience in quality and highlight control
  • Problem solving skills for complex production solutions
  • Experience with the entire design process from concept to final production
  • Motivated to work on future mobility programs
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IT MANAGER

We are looking for an IT Lead who can work with our team and start to build support to help our high-growth start-up scale.

Key backgrounds of interest are:

  • Experience with start-up high growth businesses
  • Implementation of IT Infrastructure and support systems
  • Technology/automotive businesses
  • Project management & high-level operations
  • Great relationship building and priority management skills

Requirements:

  • IT infrastructure setup and management
  • Understand and problem solve for basic windows/macos (linux a +) issues.
  • Networking and troubleshooting
  • System Administration: Permissions, access, domain controllers etc.
  • Understanding of Network tracing e.g. wireshark, netmon or snoop
  • Script
  • Server system backup and management
  • Document management and issue management
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LEAD COUNSEL

We are looking for an attorney to serve as lead counsel in the formation of our start-up company. You will be responsible to lead the legal department and manage all legal needs for the new venture. This will include providing counsel to the senior team on corporate structure and all other legal needs.

Attorney Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal counsel to the senior leadership team
  • Develop a business structure to mitigate potential liability
  • Provide a legal position on all new projects and advise against potential liabilities

Attorney Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Juris Doctor degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school
  • Admission to the bar in the state of California
  • Experience in corporate law
  • Commitment to ethical behavior above all else
  • Strong communication skills and high degree of resilience
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Reach out with any questions you have

Contact email

info@evelozcity.com

Press inquiries

press@evelozcity.com

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