Open Position

Naval Architect to join our Boat & Yacht Design Team

Job Description

We are looking for a Naval Architect to join Navia, our naval design team of designers and engineers. This new hire will be part of a team within Navia in charge of the technical definition and documentation of leisure crafts from pre-concept up to follow-up of construction and sea trials. The team works in the Aivan studio located in Helsinki, Finland.


Main duties & responsibilities

  • Hull design
  • Performance & propulsion calculation
  • Structural calculation
  • Mass estimation
  • Stability & seakeeping
  • General arrangement & main drawings
  • Selection of main equipment
  • Rule assessment and approval follow-up
  • Technical documentation

Required Skills

  • Technical mindset
  • Good organization
  • An open mind to learn new skills
  • Fluent English
  • Experience is valued but we are also open to a junior candidate

Appreciated knowledge but not mandatory

  • Composite construction
  • ISO, NMMA, SOLAS, IACS rules
  • Orca 3D, Rhino 7

Join us

Join us and work in the team that designs the best boats in the world.
Please submit your application and CV (ENG or FIN) to and put “Naval Architect” as the subject.

It’s recommended to apply soon – we will start the interviews and filling the open position as soon as we find a suitable candidate.

About Aivan

Aivan is a leading Finnish design and innovation agency. We help launch, grow, and evolve progressive businesses. We do that by integrating brand, design and communications.


Please send in your application and CV to If you have questions, please contact Veera Sinnemaa (

Open positions

  1. Naval Architect to join our Boat & Yacht Design Team

    Permanent position
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