Design for the big and small members of the Daimler family.
Responsibility for a wide range of tasks.
The designers in Brands & Operations have a wide range of tasks, being responsible for the design of all model series of Mercedes-Benz Vans, Trucks and Special Trucks (Unimog/ Econic) as well as smart. For Daimler Trucks, the designers coordinate and shape the global truck design strategy and are responsible for the differentiation between the various truck brands, including Mercedes-Benz, BharatBenz, Freightliner, Mitsubishi Fuso, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses and Setra.
Clear-puristic design language.
An exciting challenge that the designers are also tasked with is designing the smart, the company’s smallest product. The design philosophy behind the smart is FUN.ctional since the vehicle stands for a perfect balance between heart and brain, passion and reason. The design language is clear-puristic and highly progressive, focusing on the typical features of the smart, such as the silhouette with ultra-short overhangs, the clear lines, forms and surfaces, the tridion cell and the refined, friendly face of the smart. “Operations” is home to the employees of the design workshops as well as the teams concerned with all the planning/control processes and IT systems for the whole of Design department.