Colour and Materials Designer - 36989

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Automation & controls

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25.33 - 25.33 per hour

  • Contact:

    Teresa Anderson

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446112

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Title: Colour and Materials Designer

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Position Description:

  • Responsibility for designing and developing colour & materials for core and SV programmes from an interior and exterior point of view from Concept through to Job 1 and beyond.
  • Responsible for the development of interior/exterior body and trim finishes and surface materials in terms of colour, aesthetic and tactile qualities and the selection and application
  • Responsible for the development of personalisation opportunities and limited editions.
  • A collaborative approach will be required to build on program ideas as projects as they move from Creation to Realisation, influencing the design direction of a project with a high degree of creativity and solutions that can be analysed, developed and lead independently
  • Negotiating against cost and feasibility issues to achieve customer satisfaction and detailed liaison with Interior / Exterior Designers, Sales and Marketing, Engineers and Suppliers
  • Responsible for agreeing design changes and communicating direction to team and suppliers and for coordinating suppliers to deliver on time
  • Flexibility to carry out work on different programme activities dependent on business needs.


  1. Relevant Design Degree
  2. Design software competency in Photoshop/Illustrator/VRED
  3. A good understanding of product and automotive design combined with good aesthetic judgement, colour vision and colour perception


  • Automotive C&M Design experience
  • Proven experience, ideally in a global studio
  • Presentation skills, proficiency


Design related Degree



To apply for this position please send your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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