- Lozano spent 4 years at SEAT S.A. and influenced the design of models such as the SEAT Ibiza and the SEAT Arona
- He assumes his new position after having worked at Audi since 2016, working across Germany as a Lead Designer for different projects
- With extensive professional experience in design, Lozano will report directly to Jorge Diez, Design Director of SEAT and CUPRA
SEAT S.A. has appointed Julio Lozano as new Head of Exterior Design. Assuming his position as of today, February 7, he will report directly to Jorge Diez, Design Director of SEAT and CUPRA. Lozano is an experienced designer with more than 15 years of developing his career in the design departments of numerous international brands. Before joining SEAT S.A., Julio Lozano led a design team at Audi headquarters.
“Julio Lozano is a great designer with extensive experience in the automotive sector. His perfectionist attitude and his search for excellence together with his international experience are a perfect combination that will be reflected in the lines of our next models. We are very proud of his return to SEAT S.A. and really excited to keep pushing our electric future” says Jorge Diez, Design Director of SEAT S.A.
Julio Lozano studied Technical Engineering in Industrial Design at the Cardenal Herrera CEU University in Valencia and has a Masters degree at the prestigious Royal College of Art in London and at Elisava in Barcelona.
Lozano worked for six years in Paris at the Renault Group on Exterior Design, spending his whole career in the design field. In 2012, Lozano made the leap to the Volkswagen Group, where he worked on the design team at SEAT. During his time at SEAT he was a key contributor to the design of models, such as the new generation of SEAT Ibiza and the SEAT Arona. In 2016, he was appointed Lead Designer at the Audi Advanced Design Studio in Munich, where he was involved in design projects for some Volkswagen Group brands. Two years later he joined Audi at Ingolstadt, where he led a design team working on key models for the future of the brand.