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Senior Expert - Head-Up Displays (HUD)(m/f/d)

Date:  23-Jan-2023



  • Build and lead Lotus’ Centre Of Competence for Head-Up Displays (HUD) with focus on advanced development activities and innovative/non-conventional technologies.
  • Form strategic partnerships with key suppliers and/or partners to enable Lotus to bring new innovative solutions to market and be competitive.
  • Execute and complete Proof of Concept (PoC) activities, evaluate concepts and new technologies to drive the selection of the best technical solutions and partners for Lotus.
  • Closely monitor the head-up display market to identify new technologies, developments, and trends.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and technology partners along the complete head-up display supply chain.
  • Define the Lotus head-up display technology roadmap.
  • Lead integration studies for head-up displays and support packaging activities with design, architecture, and vehicle program teams.
  • Work closely with other stakeholders (e.g. windscreen) to ensure a premium execution and excellent optical performance.
  • Perform/oversee optical studies and investigations.
  • Define measurement criteria and methods to assess head-up display performance and optical quality.
  • Establish test and measurement facility for the optical evaluation of head-up display concepts.
  • Define and drive head-up display specifications.



  • Degree in optics, photonics, optical engineering, nanotechnology, physics, mechanical engineering or a related course of studies.
  • Min. 5 years of working experience in the development of head-up display solutions, preferably at an automotive OEM or Tier 1.
  • Experienced working with and managing external supplier(s)/partners.
  • Expertise within one or multiple of the following areas: HUD system design, PGUs, optical design, optical simulation, holographic HUD technologies/holography, waveguide technologies, HUD windscreen integration & requirements, HUD optical measurements and test methods, optical metrology, nano materials, mechanical design
  • Experience in vehicle integration of head-up displays, ideally with a basic level of CAD skills (e.g. CATIA).
  • Previous exposure to optical design and integration analysis (using Zemax) is considered beneficial
  • Having completed at least one complete development lifecycle from concept to series production.
  • High integrity and trust in all activities and communication.
  • Enthusiasm and passion: self-motivated, solution driven and customer focused.
  • Pro-active and self-organised.
  • Excellent communicator with an open and structured mindset.
  • Willingness to travel occasionally to visit suppliers/partners and other Lotus facilities globally.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Driving license




  • Company pension
  • 30 Days of annual paid vacation
  • Flexible working time
  • Hybrid working
  • Company events
  • Free parking
  • Canteen
  • Car leasing discount
  • Fitness bonus
  • Free beverages